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A Conduit to Ideas and Dreams: Films and Videos by Benjamin Wigley
  The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to presentA Conduit to Ideas and Dreams: Films and Videos by Benjamin Wigley Benjamin Wigley in person On Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7pm at PIX Film Gallery (1411 Dufferin Street, Unit C), Benjamin Wigley will present a screening of a selection of his films. Visiting from Nottingham, United Kingdom, Benjamin...
LIFT announces UK Visiting Artist Benjamin Wigley
  LIFT ANNOUNCES UK VISITING ARTIST BENJAMIN WIGLEY Toronto, August 16, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Benjamin Wigley has joined us from Nottingham, United Kingdom as a visiting artist from August 9 to August 31, 2017 to work on an on-going 16mm project utilizing a personal journey through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) over...
Call for Submissions: National Artist Residency 2018
    Roberto Ariganello at the Latvian House, 2001. (Photo Credit: Anya Chibisova)  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:THE ROBERTO ARIGANELLO NATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY 2018  Toronto, August 14, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is announcing the second annual ROBERTO ARIGANELLO NATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY. We are seeking applications from Canadian citizens...
Call for Applications: LIFT Newcomer Filmmentor
  Participants and facilitators from LIFT's Syrian Youth Filmmentor  CALL FOR APPLICANTS:LIFT NEWCOMER FILMMENTOR  Toronto, August 10, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the call for applications for Newcomer Filmmentor. LIFT will be offering a series of workshops for up to six newcomers, ages 18 – 29, who are...
Screenwriters Circle - Aug 16
 The LIFT Screenwriters Circle meets on the third Wednesday of each month to facilitate skill-sharing, supportive critique and moving member scripts from the page to the screen. The group is open to all LIFT members.  No experience is necessary, just a passion for words and images and a dream to one day see them on screen. Through monthly meetings members create a welcoming and...
Call for Applications: LIFT, Innis College and Cinema Studies Institute's Filmmaking Mentorship Program
      CALL FOR APPLICANTS:LIFT, INNIS COLLEGE and CINEMA STUDIES INSTITUTE’sINAUGURAL FILMMAKING MENTORSHIP PROGRAM Toronto, August 2, 2017—Do you have a great idea for a 5-minute short film? In an effort to foster independent filmmaking, the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), University of Toronto’s Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute...
LIFT Office and Store Closed for Simcoe Day - Aug 7th
 The LIFT office and store will be closed for Simcoe Day on Monday, August 7th, 2017. LIFT will reopen on Tuesday, August 8th at 10:00AM. 
The Order of Revelation: Films by Anna Kipervaser
  The Order of Revelation by Anna Kipervaser   The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to present"The Order of Revelation: Films by Anna Kipervaser" Anna Kipervaser in person  On Monday, July 31, 2017 at 7pm at PIX Film Gallery (1411 Dufferin Street, Unit C), Anna Kipervaser will present a screening of a selection of her 16mm films....
BAICC International Artist Residency Program with LIFT, (S8) Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico and Acción Cultural Española-AC/E
    Call for Applications:BAICC International Artist Residency Program From June 29 until August 27, 2017, applications to take part in an artist residency in Toronto (Canada) can be submitted by creators born or living in Spain, willing to create works in analogic film format. The duration of the residence will be between 4 and 6 uninterrupted weeks between October 2017...
LIFT Round-Up 2016
 Alter Ego by Serene Husni  The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT)is pleased to present ROUND-UP 2016 Toronto, July 12, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the LIFT Round-Up 2016, a screening of films made by LIFT members last year, as well as selections from our Film Access program, supporting deaf artists...