(July 13, 2017 – Toronto, Canada) – Worldwide content producer and distributor, Portfolio Entertainment, has signed a raft of new deals that will see their animated and live action series launch in the Ukraine, Middle East and North Africa, and the US.
With this latest round of sales, Urkraine’s Niki Kids signed on to the hit comedy, Freaktown, while Ultra Kids (Ex-Yugoslavia) has acquired the first two seasons of the animated expedition-adventure pre-school series, DOKI.
In the Middle East and North Africa, Discovery Kids and E Junior have acquired Mack & Moxy (12x13’), a preschool series featuring the guest-voices of celebrities like Hank Azaria, Josh Duhamel & Rachel Ray.
In the kids live-action space, Starz (USA) has picked up, for its on-demand and online platforms, both seasons of docu-series Do You Know? hosted by YouTube tech vlogger Maddie Moate.
“We’re thrilled to continue growing the success of our tentpole series while bringing fresh, diverse titles to new and existing global partners and audiences,” said Jonathan Abraham, Director of International Sales and Acquisitions, Portfolio Entertainment.
About Portfolio Entertainment
Portfolio Entertainment produces and distributes kids, factual and unscripted entertainment to television and digital media content providers worldwide. Portfolio’s most notable projects include The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (PBS/Treehouse); DOKI (Discovery Kids); and Freaktown, a new animated kids’ series for 2016 (TELETOON). The company’s Toronto headquarters house Portfolio Animation, a creative-driven animation studio staffed with top-tier talent and cutting-edge technology. In 2015, the company expanded into live-action and primetime development, and bolstered its factual and lifestyle development division. Portfolio was founded by Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen.
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