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Portfolio adds director of development to team

Portfolio Entertainment has appointed Nancy Yeaman as director of development, tasked with sourcing new projects and bringing them from concept to pre-production.
February 16, 2011

Portfolio Entertainment has appointed Nancy Yeaman as its director of development, tasked with sourcing new projects and bringing them from concept to pre-production.

Yeaman comes to the Toronto-based production company from Decode Entertainment Inc., where she spent 12 years and was most recently its director of development. At Portfolio she will work on both non-fiction and scripted projects.

“Nancy has a flair for bringing characters and ideas to life. Her creativity and strong relationships in the creative community will contribute to our expanding production slate and we  are thrilled to have her join our team,” said Lisa Olfman, co-president of Portfolio Entertainment in a statement.

“I am delighted to be joining Portfolio Entertainment at such an exciting time of growth for the company and look forward to working with such a talented team,” said Yeaman.

 

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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