Portfolio Entertainment

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Portfolio Entertainment, Inc.
FounderLisa Olfman
Joy Rosen
Key people
Lisa Oldman (CEO)
Joy Rosen (CEO)
Trent Locke
(Vice President/COO)
Sonya Roberts (Director)
ProductsLive action and animated shows
DivisionsPortfolio Animation

Portfolio Entertainment is a Canadian television production and distribution company.[1] It was founded in 1991 by Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen with a focus on children's programming, later expanding into primetime production.[2] The company distributes television programming internationally to more than 90 countries.[3][4] About four-fifths of its catalogue consists of in-house productions.[5]


Television shows[edit]

Title Years Notes
Groundling Marsh 1995–97 co-production with YTV, Disney Channel, PBS Kids, J.A. Delmage Productions and Groundling Marsh Productions
Adventures with Kanga Roddy 1998 International Distributor
Toad Patrol 1999–02 International Distributor
The Living Century 2000–03 co-production with PBS
Animal Miracles 2001–03 International Distributor
Cyberchase 2002–17 International Distributor; produced by Thirteen New York and Nelvana
RoboRoach 2002–04 co-production with Helix Animation
Bump! 2004–13 International Distributor
Carl² 2005–11 co-production with PiP Animation Services
Heads Up! 2005–08 International Distributor
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! 2010–present co-production with Collingwood & Co., Random House Children's Entertainment, Dr. Seuss Enterprises, KQED, Treehouse TV and PBS Kids
You Gotta Eat Here! 2012–17 International Distributor
Doki 2013–present co-production with Discovery Kids (Latin America)
Freaktown 2016 co-production with PIP Animation Services, Inc.
Bravest Warriors 2017–present animation production; Season 4 only


  1. ^ "· Portfolio Entertainment ·". Portfolioentertainment.com. Retrieved 2013-12-22.
  2. ^ Joy Rosen (2002-09-30). "Switching gears to succeed » Playback". Playbackonline.ca. Retrieved 2014-07-30.
  3. ^ Susanne Baillie || December 10, 2003 (2003-12-10). "Secrets of an entertainment exporter". PROFITguide.com. Retrieved 2014-07-30.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ EDC webmaster (2004-06-20). "Export Development Canada (EDC) - ExportWise (Spring 2004) - From Roaches to Riches". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on June 20, 2004. Retrieved 2014-07-30.
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20150518085132/http://www.worldscreen.com/articles/display/50446

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