Portfolio Entertainment

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Portfolio’s new focus on film

Following increased demand from SVOD services, the company has set about diversifying its catalogue with family-friendly films, says Donnie MacIntyre.

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Deals: Kew Media, Bell Media, Blue Ant Media

Kew Media Distribution secures sales for titles like Our House Media’s My Paranormal Nightmare, Love Nature expands its reach in Russia, and more.

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Portfolio hires development exec to L.A. post

Former Universal Kids executive Meghan Sheridan will work closely with the prodco’s Toronto team to grow its slate of animated and live-action properties.

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Deals: Breakthrough, Portfolio, Yap Films

Breakthough reveals its factual and scripted sales ahead of MIPCOM, while Portfolio and Yap Films list new acquisitions and productions for the fall market.

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Portfolio branches into adult animation with Doomsday Brothers

The post-apocalyptic series, commissioned by Corus, is part of a larger drive to diversify its content offerings in a market hungry for adult-focused animated content, says CEO Lisa Olfman.

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Deals: Media Ranch, Sinking Ship, Portfolio, TVO

The international deals come in for Media Ranch’s new game format, Sinking Ship and Portfolio’s latest kids programming sales, and more.

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Deals: Sinking Ship, Toon-A-Vision, Raven Banner, Portfolio

Netflix acquires a pair of Portfolio Entertainment projects, Halifax’s Toon-A-Vision picks up its first anime series, Raven Banner’s latest horror acquisition and more.

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Deals: PNP, Portfolio Entertainment, And Now Global

PNP picks up a John Lithgow-led Sundance drama, while And Now Global lands a new comedy collection, and more.

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On the MIPCOM sales floor

Playback caught up with a few of the companies and execs who headed to the Palais to discuss how their corporate and content strategies paid off.

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MIPCOM 2018: Sellers talk slates, strategies and trends

Senior execs from Gusto, Boat Rocker, Corus and more discuss international buyers’ appetites and shows they’re excited about.

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Portfolio names VP of sales & business development

The Toronto prodco has hired former director of sales for marblemedia Donnie MacIntyre for the newly created role.

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Corey Caplan to head up int’l sales at Gusto Worldwide Media

The former sales director at Portfolio Entertainment joins Gusto as it looks to expand its linear TV channel into international markets.