Thursday, November 23

Portfolio Entertainment acquires distribution rights

PortfolioPortfolio Entertainment has acquired the global distribution rights of Addison excluding Canada, a CBC Kids original animated series produced by Six Eleven Media.

Addison

Aimed at children between four- to six-year-olds, the STEM-themed series follows a seven-year-old inventor who solves mysteries with her group of friends.

The series has been executively produced by Charles Bishop and produced by Katrina Walsh.

The toon’s 30 x 11-minute second season is set to start production in early 2018.

The acquisition comes on the heels of Portfolio sending The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! and Doki to Chinese SVOD service iQiYi.

On the production side, Portfolio had recently announced that it would be expanding its pre-school and kids distribution slate with two new animated series namely Bubu and the Little Owls and Cyberchase as well as season two of CBeebies series Do You Know?