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LIFT announces Ontario Touring Filmmaking Workshops - Spring 2017 Season
Filmmaker Eva Kolcze inspecting some 16mm film. Photo by Spencer Barclay.
THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT)
ANNOUNCES THE SPRING 2017 SEASON OF ONTARIO TOURING FILMMAKING WORKSHOPS
Toronto, April 5, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the spring season of the Ontario touring filmmaking workshops program. Building on successful production training in Toronto, LIFT is working closely with partner organizations across Ontario to deliver workshops that will expand knowledge and encourage experimentation by the local talent base of each community. The workshops this season offer a range of skill development for artists, and independent filmmakers.
This season’s workshops will take place in London with the London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA), Guelph with Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Sudbury with Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION), and North Bay with the Near North Mobile Media Lab (N2M2L). Workshops will be taught by Ontario-based independent filmmakers and film professionals.
Confirmed workshops include “Under the Camera Stop-motion Animation” with Christine Negus, “16mm Bolex and Black and White Hand Processing” with Eva Kolcze and Daniel McIntyre, “Cut-out Animation” with Leslie Supnet, “Green Screen” with Alex Kingsmill, and “Found Footage” with Daniel McIntyre. More workshops and instructors will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
More workshops and instructors will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
The touring program is generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).
The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is Canada’s foremost artist-run production and education organization dedicated to celebrating excellence in the moving image. LIFT exists to provide support and encouragement for independent filmmakers and artists through affordable access to production, post-production and exhibition equipment; professional and creative development; workshops and courses; commissioning and exhibitions; artist-residencies; and a variety of other services. LIFT is supported by its membership, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Arts Foundation, the Government of Ontario and the Toronto Arts Council. http://lift.ca
For additional information please see http://lift.ca/community or e-mail Education and Outreach Administrator Rolla Tahir at workshops@(at)lift.on.ca
Confirmed Spring 2017 Workshops
LIFT Touring Workshop with Cultural Industries North Ontario: Green Screen