Children & Youth

 

CBC Kids

CBC Kids creates entertaining and inspiring media for children and the grown-ups who care for them. As Canada’s national broadcaster we continue our tradition of excellence and innovation in children’s content and reach our audience through CBC Television, our websites and social platforms.

Have a look at our schedule here.

Our Audience:

TV Weekday Mornings: up to age 8
TV Weekend Mornings: up to age 10
Digital Originals (cbckids.ca, OTT and YouTube): up to age 12


Our Content DOES:

  • make kids laugh, feel, think and create

  • speak with a voice that is authentic, age-appropriate, current and smart

  • reflect the diversity of Canadian culture, geography and place in the world

  • value excellent storytelling, design, cinematography, music and performance

  • embrace a variety of genres such as comedy, game shows and on-line formats

  • add to and compliment the CBC Kids brand

  • appeal to all genders
     

CBC Kids DOES NOT:

  • talk down, promote negativity, violence, harmful body images or stereotypes

  • currently create content for teens

  • feature commercial messaging

  • commission one-offs, specials or movies

  • air programs available widely in our markets
     

In Development:

  • our team reviews and responds to all proposals including T.V. and digital first

  • we take pitches from writers, animators and producers of all experience levels

  • we can help fund and access CMF

  • we currently have a slate of projects at various stages of development
     

​TV Production:

  • we love creative, collaborative, resourceful partners

  • we primarily fund CANCON co-productions with some exceptions

  • we support our productions through our television broadcast, outreach, social media and web-based platforms


CBC Submission Release Form

Materials will not be reviewed unless accompanied by a signed CBC Submission Release Form, downloadable here: Submission Release Form.

We will respond to all submissions within 4 - 6 weeks of receiving a signed CBC Submission Release Form. Please note that we cannot return materials submitted.


Contact Information

Lisa Cinelli
Producer, Independent Productions and Development
(416) 205-7155
email: lisa.cinelli@cbc.ca

Postal Address
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
PO Box 500, Station "A"
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5W 1E6
 
Shipping Address
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205 Wellington Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5V 3G7

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