Portfolio Entertainment

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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.

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More international sales for Doki

Toronto-based distributor Portfolio Entertainment has secured a raft of new TV sales for its hit animated preschool series Doki.

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Corus inks new Teletoon development deals

Captain Cornelius’ Cartoon Lagoon (pictured) is one of two new indie series in development with the kids caster.

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WIFT-T names 2015 Crystal Awards winners

First Generation Films’ Christina Piovesan (pictured) and Accent Entertainment’s Susan Cavan are among those recognized for their contributions to TV, film and digital media.

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Deals: Sinking Ship, Picture Box, Portfolio, Tricon

Sinking Ship has sold Odd Squad (pictured), Chirp and Playdate into multiple territories, plus more pre-MIPCOM deals.

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Portfolio Entertainment opens new animation studio

The producer and distributor has launched Portfolio Animation, a 9,000 square foot studio located in Toronto.

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Food Net Canada orders side helping of You Gotta Eat Here!

Sixteen themed episodes, featuring best bits from previous seasons, will begin airing on Sept. 4.

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Deals: Picture Box, Portfolio, Muse, Big Bad Boo

You Gotta Eat Here! (pictured) heads to Europe and Asia, and more deals of the week.

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You Gotta Eat Here! goes to season five

Food Network Canada has ordered a fifth season of Lone Eagle Entertainment’s travelling food series.

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Cat In The Hat lands new Euro sales

Portfolio Entertainment has secured new broadcast and in-flight deals for its animated series The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That! and its companion one-hour holiday special.