The second film in the Dude, Where's my TV? documentary trilogy.
(22 minutes, HD, Colour, 16:9, 2025)
The second film in the Dude, Where's my TV? documentary trilogy, Tower Road (working title), featuring the staying power
and precarious future of over-the-air (OTA) conventional television broadcasting in Canada, is in production. If you were
an OTA TV viewer of CIII-TV-2 (Global TV Vennachar/Bancroft) and/or a current viewer of CICO-DT-92 (TVO Cloyne) I'd like to
interview you as part of the documentary! Please shoot me a line at sjm(at)manifestation(dot)tv.
Dude, Where's my TV? presents Ben v. Bell
The first film in the Dude, Where's my TV? documentary trilogy.
(22 minutes, HD, Colour, 16:9, 2019)
"Political economists of communications scrutinize how big companies such as Bell and Rogers try to shape Canada's
telecommunications and digital media policy and regulatory environment in support of their bottom line. Focusing on Ben Klass'
filing of a net neutrality complaint with the CRTC against Bell, Steven James May's Ben v. Bell shows how an informed, engaged
and active citizen can intervene in and disrupt an otherwise cozy institutional relationship between economic and political
elites. This short documentary tells an inspiring story about the importance and efficacy of a citizen's participation in
communications and digital media policy-making and regulatory processes."
-Tanner Mirrlees, Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media Studies, Ontario Tech University
To request online access to Ben v. Bell for your post-secondary or public library, please contact sjm(at)manifestation(dot)tv
Thank you to the following Canadian post-secondary libraries for carrying Ben v. Bell!
-Wilfrid Laurier University
-Toronto Metropolitan (Ryerson) University
-University of Ottawa
-University of Guelph
-University of Calgary
-University of Toronto, Mississauga
-University of Waterloo
-University of Winnipeg