Portfolio Launches Toronto Studio

Producer/distributor Portfolio Entertainment has launched Portfolio Animation — a new creative-driven studio located in Toronto’s King West district. The ultra-modern studio, ... Continue Reading →

Portfolio Plots Course for ‘Freaktown’

Portfolio Entertainment is swinging the gates open to Freaktown, a new animated comedy for kids. The 26 half-hour — or 52 x 11 min. — series is geared toward ages 6-11 and is available ... Continue Reading →

A Big Relief

New Tax Credits Are Giving an Immediate Jolt to the U.K. Animation Industry. It’s only been less than a year since the United Kingdom enacted tax relief credits aimed at reviving ... Continue Reading →
Trent Locke

Locke Takes Exec Job at Portfolio

Veteran industry finance and business executive Trent Locke has been appointed VP of finance and chief operating officer of Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment. Formerly VP of business ... Continue Reading →

New Latin, Asian Partners for ‘Cat in the Hat’

Canada’s Portfolio Entertainment has inked four new deals for it preschool toon The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! with companies in Southeast Asia and Latin America. ... Continue Reading →

Portfolio Unveils Discovery Kids LatAm’s ‘Doki’

Discovery Kids announced during the Kidscreen Summit that Portfolio Entertainment will be distributing the new animated preschool series Doki, which it is also producing. Based on ... Continue Reading →

‘Cat in the Hat’ Christmas Special to Air on PBS

PBS Kids will premiere The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas special November 21st. The animated adventure follows the Cat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Preview: Trendwatching with Toon Toppers

  We caught up with some of our favorite small-screen animation business execs prior to the MIPCOM market to get their take on the TV climate and the forces that are changing the ... Continue Reading →

PBS Plans Cat-In-The-Hat-A-Thon for March 2

PBS KIDS will be honoring the 108th birthday of Theodor Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) on March 2 with a two-hour marathon of its popular preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot ... Continue Reading →

Disney Jr. Doffs ‘Cat in the Hat’ Season 2, Special

On the heels of the MIPCOM market in France, Portfolio International has announced the sale of the second season and holiday special of their hit preschool series The Cat in the Hat ... Continue Reading →