Self promotion idea. OK - no beatng around the bush - this is a serious portfolio - but this may be your competition - so what you may lack in money for a portfolio - make up for it in creativity - see all my suggestions on my Self Promotion Idea Board.
Geiger Magazine by Mads Thorsoe, features a kind of "Paper Movie" theme. The design of the layout is aimed to pair the personality of each topic that is being presented. Love point size of the font in the table of contents