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The team work and performance displayed by our studio team were key components to an excellent working environment that generated the results we…

- David Wilson, PM CBC Doc Unit

so consistently raise our standard and they do it every week.

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The Fifth Estate

Once again your CBC team has worked magic

- Jim Corston,
Life With Boys

...managed extraordinary and complicated feats of batten management efficiently and safely

- Nick Rose,
Life With Boys

They all worked well beyond their normal boundaries of operation.

- Don Reynolds,
CBC News

The whole crew worked tirelessly and incredibly well with various suppliers, vendors & clients

- Steve Sloan,
Canada Day

"Sports Weekend can be a challenge with tight turnarounds of international events. It is made easier with operators like Angela…

- Phil LaChapelle,
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"...everyone from maintenance has been fantastic, the whole department was great - instant reponse in an emergency"

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"Your leadership skills are amazing. Every member of the election team respects you and can't say enough about your abilities.…

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"...The National had to do a lot of juggling to add Breaking News for the US debt crisis. Gord was…

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"Bruce (Whiteford) & Marianne (Teminski), this would not have been possible without your diligence, patience, hard work, and willingness to…

- Tom Dinsmore,
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Thanks again for your dedication, skill and commitment to Popsicle Soccer Day in Canada.

- Karen Sebesta,
CBC Sports

The professionalism and the good humour of everyone on our team was being extolled by many people after the show.

- David Kitching,
Culture Days

"thanks for all your hard work, preparation and valuable contribution to our 15 hours of television from Winnipeg two weeks…

- Larry Issac,
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"Thank you all very much for pulling this together (3D broadcast). I expect the reason you haven't heard from anyone…

- Bob Kerr,
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The team work and performance displayed by our studio team were key components to an excellent working environment that generated the results we…

- David Wilson, PM CBC Doc Unit

"It was great working with you and your team as well, and it was fantastic working in the CBC building!

- Tony Lomonaco

This entire production crew was excellent, extremely skilled and fabulous to work with.

- Leslie Wasserman

Dave Allmark (Technical Producer) and Carla Petruccelli (Project Manager) played an integral role in preparing for "Sounds of the Season."

- Sonia Arab

Stew (Moore) was very prompt and professional in his immediate follow-up after the event.

- Jane Eisbrenner

"Dianne Coles (Project Manager) is a strong part in your team and was most helpful in making things work."

- Fred Nicolaidis

"Thank you for all your hard work on "Over the Rainbow" It's been a true pleasure!"

- Lesley Birchard

"Without this experienced group the show might have been in jeopardy."

- Phil LaChappelle

"It would have been impossible to have done the show we did without the phenomenal Kenny Gray and his stellar Staging Crew"

- Millan Curry-Sharples

"The Producer of "Living Out Loud" was interviewed on "As It Happens" and he talked about Ken Puley (Researcher, Radio Archives). The interview was a testament to the importance of archiving material."

- Greg Hobbs

"David Morgan's graphic design treatments were terrific."

- Harvey Cashore

"everyone was extremely proactive in trying to solve this issue (audio in Studio 53). It was greatly appreciated"

- Melissa Mercer,
Network & News Production Services

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- Paul Marshall,
CBC Network Sports

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.