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PORTFOLIO ENTERTAINMENT ENGAGES IRENE WEIBEL AS LOS ANGELES REPRESENTATIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION

24 Mar - 2021

The Emmy® Award-winning executive to lead Los Angeles-based activity, representing Portfolio’s creative slate and animation studio

Portfolio Entertainment continues to expand its senior creative team with Irene Weibel Emmy® Award-winning executive producer. In her consulting role, Weibel will be responsible for further accelerating the company’s presence in the US, by using her vast strategic business and creative experience to represent and build the company’s robust slate and thriving Toronto animation studio.

Reporting to Lisa Olfman, CEO and Co-Founder, Weibel will work closely with the senior creative team at Portfolio’s headquarters in Toronto across the company’s extensive development slate of both animated and live-action properties for kids and family audiences. Weibel will also assist in supporting Portfolio’s newest endeavours in Primetime and Adult Animation production and service animation for the Toronto based studio. 

Weibel will also further drive the company’s already successful initiatives in supporting and curating new talent and diverse storytelling. She will serve as an Executive Producer on a new slate of projects that will be announced soon.


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