(May 2, 2018 – Toronto, Canada) – Portfolio Entertainment, taps Marianne Culbert as its new Vice President of Production.
Culbert, an award-winning kids’ producer, brings over 30 years of animation studio service and content production experience to Portfolio and will report directly to Portfolio’s CEO and Co-Founder, Lisa Olfman.
Marianne will be overseeing the production of all of the company’s animated properties as well as managing Portfolio’s animation studio. Marianne will be involved at the onset of each project, working closely with Portfolio’s partners on new and upcoming projects
Prior to joining Portfolio, Culbert served as the VP of Production at major studios like Arc Productions, Mercury Filmworks and Nelvana, where she oversaw the production of acclaimed series such as Wilbur, Toot and Puddle, Little Bear, Max & Rub, Braceface, Cybercase, Elliot Moose, Beyblade, George & Martha, and Jim Henson’s Dog City.
About Portfolio Entertainment
Portfolio Entertainment is a leading media company specializing in the production, distribution and animation of kids and family entertainment for 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 (Teletoon). The company’s Toronto headquarters house Portfolio Animation, a creator-driven 2D Harmony animation studio. Its distribution division represents over 1,500 half-hours of animated and live-action programming seen on broadcasting and streaming platforms across 110 markets worldwide. Portfolio was founded by Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen.
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