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Portfolio grabs Hemmings House MMA series, promotes Stall

Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment is serving as EP and distributor for a new mixed martial arts (MMA) series from New Brunswick-headquartered Hemmings House Pictures.
September 16, 2010

Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment is serving as EP and distributor for a new mixed martial arts (MMA) series from New Brunswick-headquartered Hemmings House Pictures. Cubicle to the Cage (26 x 60-minutes) will showcase the efforts of a ‘regular joe’ to become a mixed martial arts fighter under the guidance of coach Peter Martel. The program received the 2010 Banff World Television Award for Best Short Pilot. Also in Portfolio news, the company has upped Julie Stall from head of animation to vice president of production. She will oversee Portfolio’s production slate in lifestyle, factual and children’s content, and will aid in expanding Portfolio’s relationship with producers around the world.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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