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June 29, 2020

Ultimate Home Championship

No Sports? No Problem.

With stadiums going dark, we teamed up with Stephen Curry and YouTube Originals to show that the spirit of competition is alive and well, in the first-ever UHC: Ultimate Home Championship.

Von Miller, Ronda Rousey, Ryan García, DeAndre Jordan, The F2, Kristopher London, and Lindsey Vonn all competed in a series of four,

June 23, 2020


This Juneteenth, our team tapped seven creators reaching 4m fans as part of The Collective PAC‘s #VoteToLive effort to register 250,000 Black voters ahead of the 2020 elections.

One step forward, and we’re just getting started.

June 23, 2020

Action Royale Show Announcement

📣 Big news in the world of Portal A Originals 📣

Our first scripted show ACTION ROYALE was announced today by Snapchat as part of their new original content slate.

Here’s a taste: “In this coming-of-age thriller, a teenager starts an underground esports gambling ring to pay off his father’s debts, but he and his gaming phenom best friend soon find themselves in over their heads in a dangerous,

June 23, 2020

Webby Awards Nom

Blessed 🙏 that “5 Minutes From Home” is recognized as one of the “Best Video Series” of the year by The Webby Awards alongside titans of industry like James Corden, Samantha Bee, Hasan Minhaj…and Big Bird.

April 7, 2020

Stephen Curry & Storm Reid for Under Armour

Catch our latest with @UnderArmour, featuring @StephenCurry30, @StormReid and three incredible female filmmakers who paid tribute to International Women’s Month. Watch the first video in the series.

April 2, 2020

*Chef’s Kiss* (immediately Purells)

Ad Age covered (nay, featured) Portal A in a story about how agencies and content shops are adapting.

Read in Ad Age about how creative companies like Portal A are continuing to create during this period, and see the deck itself.

Previously on...

2 Minutes with Kai

Our very own Kai Hasson was interviewed for Muse, covering all things creative, from Rewind to Jack Black to Calvin and Hobbes, Akira Kurosawa, to Indiana Jones. No stone left unturned.

Introducing the Costanza “World’s Theory”

Our Senior Copywriter, Sam Jackson, shared his wisdom on how to stay creative now that we’re all confined at home in this round up of creative leaders. Read their tips!  

The Drive-Thru Creator Problem

Shots. Fired. Zach Blume on why you shouldn’t trade quality for scale, and the value of investing in high quality content and long term partnerships.

Read in Tubefilter.

We’re in a State of Pride as a GLAAD Awards nominee

Feeling ALL the feels as STATE OF PRIDE is a GLAAD Awards nominee for Outstanding Documentary along with 5 other incredible films.

How Portal A Found Success Bypassing the Traditional Agency Model

Kicking off a new decade with this Business Insider profile of Portal A and our started-from-a-basement story. From White Collar Brawler, to Rewind, to Wheelhouse, to Stephen Curry, and much more.

How Carmelo Anthony Slays YouTube Video

Great piece on our partnership with the Comeback 👑, along with our general approach to, you know, slaying YouTube. Read the interview with Arif and Asani.