Portfolio Entertainment

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Deals: Corus, Raven Banner, Portfolio

Corus Entertainment’s Treehouse inks a wide-ranging deal with Australian Broadcasting Corporation for its preschool property The Wiggles, plus more.

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Deals: Portfolio, PNP, Radio-Canada

Portfolio inks a raft of international sales, Pacific Northwest Pictures nabs theatrical rights to a buzzy U.K. drama, plus more.

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Portfolio sells more Cat in the Hat

International broadcasters including Sony Pictures Television Networks and Discovery Kids have picked up the preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!.

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Animators step out of the (service) shadows

With international demand for animation riding a sustained high, a growing number of service-based companies in Canada are cracking into the arena of original IP.

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Deals: Seven24, Portfolio, Super Channel

Netflix picks up Wynonna Earp for U.S. and Canada, plus more deals.

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The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! gets third season

The Portfolio Entertainment-produced series airs on Treehouse in Canada and PBS in the U.S.

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Deals: 9 Story, Blue Ice, Quebecor, PNP

Blue Ice Docs acquires the Canadian rights to Opus 59 Films’ Aim for the Roses (pictured), plus more from PNP, 9 Story, Portfolio and Quebecor.

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Discovery Kids Lat Am greenlights more Doki

Pre-production is underway on 48 new episodes of the Portfolio Entertainment preschool series.

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Deals: D Films, Proper Rights, Portfolio, DHX

Proper Rights has acquired the international distribution rights to 9/11 documentary For the Love of Their Brother (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

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Portfolio’s Cat in the Hat movies acquired overseas

The three-movie set was previously commissioned by PBS in the U.S.

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Portfolio Entertainment names global sales director

Jonathan Abraham will be responsible for selling the company’s slate of original programs globally and strengthening Portfolio’s distribution division.

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Deals: Quebecor Content, Discovery, Mongrel

Discovery Canada has acquired the broadcast rights to Steven Avery: Innocent or Guilty? (pictured), plus more deals of the week.