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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.

 

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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