Producer Resources

A handy collection of material for content producers in Manitoba. Check back from time to time for items you might find helpful with regards to rules, regulations and resources.


Deliverable Requirements for Community Producers

Already working on a show? Here are some of the things we will need as you complete your project for us here at Stories From Home. This attached document outlines the basics but any additional questions can always be addressed to us directly or through the contact us area of our website. Please note there are some changes from the past document that was posted here.

Basic Delivery Requirements – Bell MTS Stories From Home 2017

Rights and Clearances

Rights and clearances for music, archival still images and video can be tricky areas to navigate for broadcast television. Below you will find some useful links and information compiled and used by permission from Elizabeth Klinck, a multiple award winning visual research and copyright specialist.

Learn more about Elizabeth Klinck here:

Music Copyright Basics

Canadian Copyright Act information

When Works Pass into the Public Domain

Fair Use


Regulatory Links

Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2016-224, Policy framework for local and community television.

Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-622, Community television policy

Public Notice CRTC 1991-59, Community Channel Policy

Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2002-61, Policy framework for community-based media


Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987 (SOR/87-49)

Industry Links

Film Training Manitoba

On Screen Manitoba

Manitoba Film & Music

Winnipeg Film Group

Video Pool Media Arts Centre

National Screen Institute

National Film Board of Canada