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LIFT co-presents "Local Heroes" program at Inside Out
  The Inherent Traits of Connor James by Ally Pankiw  LIFT co-presents at the 2017 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. Summer camp songs, surrogacy, best friends, bondage, and bathhouses. Inside Out's annual showcase of our local queeros highlights creativity, talent and imagination of artists from The 6ix. What About Shelley by Kyle ReaumeI want to kill myself by...
(Extended) Call for Submissions: LIFT Round-Up 2016
     LIFT ANNOUNCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSMEMBERS' ROUND-UP 2016 Toronto, April 26, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) announces its Call for Submissions for its annual Members’ Round-Up. LIFT is a member-driven non-profit organization that provides affordable access to equipment, education and space for those who want to make films, out of a passion...
LIFT Office and Store Closed for Victoria Day - May 22
 The LIFT office and store will be closed for Victoria Day on Monday, May 22, 2017. LIFT will reopen on Tuesday, May 23 at 10:00AM. 
Screenwriters Circle - May 17
 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...
LIFT Touring Workshop with Ed Video: Cut-Out Animation Techniques
    LIFT Touring Workshop with Ed Video Media Arts Centre: Cut-Out Animation Techniques  Workshop:Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, 201711am - 5pmEd Video Media Arts Centre404 York RoadGuelph, Ontario Cost: $185.00Pre-registration and payment in full is required: angus(at)edvideo.orgEnrollment is limited to 8 Because the instructors are traveling for the workshops we...
LIFT Touring Workshop with Cultural Industries North Ontario: Green Screen
  LIFT Touring Workshop with Cultural Industries North Ontario (CION):Green Screen   Workshop:Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25, 2017Querney's Office Plus67 Elm Street Sudbury, Ontario Cost: Free for NOMFA Conference registrants  Enrollment is limited to 10 To register: http://bit.ly/2qTlJMR   This workshop is designed for those interested in practical...
LIFT Touring Workshop with Near North Mobile Media Lab: Memory Movies: Remixing North Bay's Visual Archive
   LIFT Touring Workshop With Near North Mobile Media Lab: Memory Movies: Remixing North Bay's Visual Archive  Workshop: Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00am - 4:00pmSunday, May 21, 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm    $50 for N2M2L members$60 non-members To register: http://n2m2l.ca/workshops/workshops-for-adults Using archival footage of North Bay over the decades, this...
The Rendered Earth: Films and Artworks by Tinne Zenner
   Arrábida by Tinne Zenner   The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to present The Rendered Earth: Films and Artworks by Tinne Zenner    Zenner in attendance   On Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7pm at PIX Film Gallery (1411 Dufferin Street, Unit C), Tinne Zenner will present an artist talk and a screening of her films, featuring...
LIFT co-presents "Journey to Belong" at Mayworks
   LIFT co-presents Journey to Belongat the 2017 Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts Co-presented with Shameless Magazine, Inside Out: Toronto LGBT Film Festival, Workers’ Action Centre, Alliance Française de Toronto, Caregivers’ Action Centre, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change Co-sponsored by CUPE Ontario...
LIFT co-presents "Maison du bonheur" at Hot Docs
    LIFT co-presents Maison du bonheurat the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival Maison du Bonheur Dir. Sofia Bohdanowicz Wednesday May 3 @ 8:45 PM, TIFF Bell Lightbox 4Thursday May 4 @ 10:15 AM, TIFF Bell Lightbox 3 Friday May 5 @ 3:45 PM, TIFF Bell Lightbox 3 In 30 carefully constructed segments, Maison du bonheur paints an endearing...