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LIFT Touring Workshop with Near North Mobile Media Lab: Found Footage
      LIFT Touring Workshop with Near North Mobile Media Lab (N2M2L):What's Lost is Found Again: Found FootageCo-presented as part of the Northern Arts and Crafts Movement Workshop: Saturday August 20 and Sunday August 21, 2016Both days 10am - 4pm Cost: $20 for N2M2L and LIFT Members, $30 for Non-members  Pre-registration and payment in full is required: Near...
Announcement of New Chair of LIFT's Board of Directors
    Incoming Board Chair David Café-Fébrissy and Outgoing Chair Kathryn MacKay  DAVID CAFÉ-FÉBRISSY ELECTEDCHAIR OF LIFT’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS   Toronto, August 11, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the election of David Café-Fébrissy as the new Chair of its Board of Directors.   Café-Fébrissy replaces...
(Extended) Call for Submissions: National Artist Residency 2017
    Roberto Ariganello at the Latvian House, 2001. (Photo Credit: Anya Chibisova)  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:THE ROBERTO ARIGANELLO NATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY 2017  Toronto, August 4, 2016—In remembrance of the tenth anniversary of the passing of former Executive Director Roberto Ariganello, the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is announcing the creation...
Seeing Double: Films by Antonia Kuo and Lily Jue Sheng
 Chromoflux  The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to present Seeing Double: Films by Antonia Kuo and Lily Jue Sheng  Kuo and Sheng in attendance Antonia Kuo and Lily Jue Sheng are visiting artists from Brooklyn collaborating at LIFT from July 4 to August 17. This screening will present a number of their single and dual channel 16mm films—including...
LIFT Touring Workshop With London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA): Introduction to After Effects
  LIFT Touring Workshop with London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA): Introduction to After Effects Workshop: Saturday, August 6, 201610am - 4pm Fanshawe CollegeRoom M20281001 Fanshawe College Boulevard Members/ Students: $20.00General: $30.00  Pre-registration and payment in full is required: www.lomaa.ca (click on Events)   Participants will...
LIFT Office and Store Closed for Simcoe Day - Aug 1st and 2nd
 The LIFT office and store will be closed for Simcoe Day on Monday, August 1st, 2016.We will also be closed on Tuesday, August 2nd. LIFT will reopen on Wednedsay, August 3rd at 10:00AM. 
LIFT co-presents "Drawing on Film" Activity at 2016 BIG on Bloor Festival
 Leslie Supnet and Eva Kolcze (both with cool sunglasses) with participants during 2015 BIG on Bloor.  LIFT co-presents "Drawing on Film" Activity at the 2016 BIG on Bloor Festivalwith Eva Kolcze and Leslie Supnet Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 1pm – 6pmSunday, July 24, 2016 from 1pm – 6pmBloor Street West (between Dufferin Street and Lansdowne Avenue) *** LIFT's area...
LIFT announces American Visiting Artists Antonia Kuo and Lily Jue Sheng
 Lily Jue Sheng and Antonia Kuo   THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT)ANNOUNCES AMERICAN VISITING ARTISTS ANTONIA KUO and LILY JUE SHENG   Toronto, July 20, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Antonia Kuo and Lily Jue Sheng have joined us from Brooklyn, New York as visiting artists from July 4, 2016...
LIFT Welcomes New Staff - Summer 2016
 June 30, 2016   (L-R) Adrian Muir, Kaimeng Feng, and Rita Ferrando   Welcome to New Summer 2016 Technical Assistants and Education/Outreach Assistant   Adrian Muir and Kaimeng Feng are our new Technical Assistants this summer at LIFT. They will be assisting our Technical team, Karl Reinsalu, Anh Dao and Gerald Grison, in the equipment room, production...
LIFT Office and Store Closed for Canada Day - Jul 1
 The LIFT office and store will be closed for the Canada Day holiday on Friday, July 1st, 2016. LIFT will reopen on Monday, July 4th at 10:00AM.