Toronto Broadcast Centre

Production Design Services

The mandate of the TORONTO DESIGN OFFICE (TDO) is to assist in-house, independent, and co-productions to obtain the best quality and most cost effective external design services.

The TDO has a list of resources, including shops and personnel, who can provide the best services for your productions. These Design specialties include:

  • Set Design
  • Costume & Wardrobe
  • Set Decoration
  • Hair & Makeup
  • Props
  • Special Effects
  • Scenic Construction
  • Riggers
  • Scenic Paint
  • Staging

TDO/Staging crew leaders will also work with your production to plan the logistics of having sets shipped into and out of the building, including but not limited to:

  • Booking Elevators
  • Obtaining Permits
  • Liaising with Bldg. Mgmt. (PROFAC)

All lift and material-handling equipment and operators will be handled through the TDO and/or our Studio and TV Technical Stores area.

Please contact Barbara Farquharson at 416.205.7059 for additional information.

Independent and co-Productions also have access to the extensive design reference collection in the Image Research Library, including picture files, books and magazines. For more information, visit the CBC Image Research Library website.