(November 10, 2016 – Toronto, Canada) – Portfolio Entertainment concludes MIPCOM 2016 with multiple sales deals from its kids catalogue including DOKI and The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!.
National Geographic Channel has acquired the first season of DOKI (26 X 30’) for its kids block in the Middle East and North Africa, while Studio U7’s Channel Ryzhy in Russia has purchased the first and second season of the series (52 X 30’). DOKI is an animated series that centres around curious Doki and his friends who travel the world to answer important preschool questions.
Video and entertainment service, PlayKids, has also bought the SVOD rights to DOKI (10 x11’) for the U.K., Ireland, U.S. and Canada. PlayKids has also picked up season one of the celebrated Dr. Seuss-inspired preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (10 x 11’) for its SVOD service in the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
“We’re thrilled to see these children’s titles land on new platforms and channels internationally,” said Jonathan Abraham, Director of International Sales and Acquisitions, Portfolio Entertainment. “These recent sales showcase Portfolio Entertainment’s rich library of kids content that continues to be favourites around the world.”
About Portfolio Entertainment
Portfolio Entertainment is a leading producer and distributor of premium television and multi-platform content. Now celebrating 25 years in business, founders Joy Rosen and Lisa Olfman have earned a global reputation for creative excellence and collaboration. Portfolio’s distribution division sets ambitious standards for itself, representing a diverse catalogue of high quality children’s live action, animation, factual and lifestyle content. The programs, produced in house and acquired from independent producers worldwide, have landed on many of the world’s most recognized television networks and digital platforms. Portfolio’s strategic partnerships, range from joint ventures, development and co-production agreements, to first-look distribution deals. Above all, the company is committed to exceptional service and building enduring relationships with program buyers worldwide. In 2015, Portfolio launched Portfolio Animation, a creative-driven, state of the art animation studio staffed with top-tier talent as well as a factual/lifestyle production division. www.portfolioentertainment.com