Treehouse Delivers The World Premiere Of The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That!
Treehouse is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising services, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, CosmoTV, VIVA, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW, CFOX, CKOI, 98,5 FM, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York (CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
Portfolio Entertainment is one of Canada’s leading independent producers and distributors of award-winning children's, factual, and primetime content. Founders Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen’s reputation for developing strong international partnerships and creating new business opportunities has landed their programming on some of the world’s most prestigious television networks and digital content providers. Portfolio’s newest project is The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That!, which it both co-produces and distributes internationally. Premiering fall 2010, the series will broadcast on Treehouse (Canada) and PBS (US). It will also air on CITV (UK) and on Playhouse Disney channels across South East Asia, India, Australia, New Zealand and Italy. Also on the production slate are: live action sci fi comedy Parallel Max, HOOD, an animated comedy-adventure series developed with Disney XD (UK); and Chinatown Cops, a primetime animated comedy developed with Teletoon. Portfolio’s completed animated series Carl2 and RoboRoach, air globally. The company's distribution division, Portfolio International, represents over 2,000 episodes of animated and lifestyle programming. Its entrepreneurial approach to deal making, together with an insight into market trends and emerging players, has benefitted the many independent producers it represents. Broadcasters worldwide look to Portfolio International for both high quality programs and exceptional service.
Collingwood O’Hare Productions was established in 1988 by Tony Collingwood (Writer/Director) and Christopher O'Hare (MD/Producer). The company has earned a prestigious international reputation as a creator and producer of award-winning, high-quality animated series, specials, and television features. In 2001, 2002, and 2004 Collingwood O'Hare won BAFTA Awards for Best Pre-School Animation for Animal Stories, Eddy & The Bear and Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto! Their most recent series for 7-12 year-olds, The Secret Show, was a double BAFTA winner in 2007, scooping Best Animation and Best Interactive awards. COP’s other production credits include their multi-award-winning debut film Rarg, the Emmy-nominated Dr. Seuss’ Daisy-Head Mayzie, BAFTA-nominated series Dennis & Gnasher from The Beano and Harry & His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs; plus The Magic Key, Oscar’s Orchestra, Pond Life, The King’s Beard and Gordon the Garden Gnome.