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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. 
LIFT co-presents "Korean Canadian Showcase" program at Toronto Korean Film Festival
  Sun by Eui Yong Zong  LIFT co-presents at the 2016 Toronto Korean Film Festival.Korean Canadian Showcase Program Canada is home to an abundance of extraordinarily talented Korean-Canadian filmmakers. Whether they are first generation immigrants, or born-and- raised in Canada, these filmmakers have unique perspectives that cross cultural and geographic borders. Eleven...
LIFT co-presents "Home and Away" program at (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico
 Fugue by Kerstin Schroedinger  LIFT co-presents at the 2016 (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico. LIFT PROGRAM (TORONTO)Home and Away – Commissions and Resident Films from the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), now in its 35th year, has been a strong supporter of independent filmmaking in Toronto and beyond....
Screening and Talk with Ricardo Leite
 Fomapan Reversal film processed with caffenol/peroxide/vinegar/bleach  Ricardo Leite is LIFT's Spring 2016 Artist in Residence. Leite will present a screening of his work and a talk on his process. Leite will show the films he is completing at LIFT, including Caffenol, his film celebrating the processing technique, which includes an interview with Rochester scientist, Dr....
Ricardo Leite - Spring 2016 Artist in Residence
   LIFT ANNOUNCES SPRING 2016 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE RICARDO LEITE  Toronto, May 26, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Portuguese filmmaker Ricardo Leite has joined us in Toronto as an artist in residence from May 16 to July 4, 2016 to work on his on-going project in advancing ecological alternatives to the industrial...