DARREN PORTELLI

President & Founder

A graduate of the National Screen Institute Features Program and Trans Atlantic Partners, Darren is best known for his work producing the award-winning, theatrically released feature films Algonquin, It Was You Charlie and The Cocksure Lads Movie, along with co-producing the multi Gemini award-winning television series Departures (OLN/National Geographic Adventure/City TV). He brings a rare hybrid of extensive experience in both scripted and non-scripted formats. Over the past few years Darren line produced docudrama’s including Gold: The Eternal Quest (National Geographic), Sin City ER (Discovery Life) and Haunted Case Files (Destination America/T+E). He produced numerous segments and seasonal specials for the CSA Award-Winning FOOD FACTORY (The Food Network) and has a variety of experience producing and line producing branded content such as The Nissan Versa Larger Than Life Road Trip (Web Series) and commercials including 2 The Beat one-off commercial satire extending back to 2006.

darren@spiralentertainment-ltd.com

TAMARA DOERKSEN

Executive Director Of Business Development

With over twenty years of progressive business and leadership experience in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, Tamara is excited to apply her skillset and experience to drive the growth of Spiral Entertainment. As Executive Producer of THE COCKSURE LADS MOVIE, Tamara executed an innovative, multi-faceted strategy to aggregate $200,000 in private investment funding. She also successfully pitched CBC’s Dragons’ Den, gaining exposure to over 2 million viewers.

tamara@spiralentertainment-ltd.com