Artur Spigel is the founder and CEO of 7ate9 Entertainment, a state-of-the-art kids’ IP creator and production studio. With over 20 years on the forefront of kids’ entertainment, Artur leads a team of passionate creatives focused on the future of content and distribution. Artur’s unique expertise in franchise creation and reinvention has made 7ate9 one of the most trusted creative partners for Disney, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Warner Bros., producing original and strategic content for their most valuable global brands such as: Mickey Mouse, Looney Tunes, and Disney Princess, among others.
Artur’s credits include: the creator and executive producer of the Emmy award-winning, interactive, tent-pole series, Disney Channel Games, the Emmy award-winning documentary series Disney’s Make Your Mark, the #1 rated JoJo Siwa: My World special for Nickelodeon, and the upcoming Major League Baseball kids’ series, TWIB.
Artur’s passion for innovation and technology drove him to create a brand-new format in kids’ entertainment, dubbed Animated Reality. Created and executive produced by Artur, Massive Monster Mayhem is Nickelodeon and DHX Media’s new worldwide series that brings together CGI and live-action scripted comedy with real-time animation and real kid competition. A hybrid, multi-channel property, MMM was designed to maximize every ancillary opportunity while engaging a modern global kid audience everywhere.
Artur holds a degree in Film Theory and Economics from Emory University, is a founding partner of Fireman Capital Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, and is considered one of the greatest professional dodgeball players of all time.