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LIFT announces start of Film Access Program
  THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES THE START OF FILM ACCESS PROGRAM  Adam Roy Cohoon, Special Projects Coordinator Terra Long, Clementine Morrigan, Film Access Facilitator Jaene Castrillon, Romeo Dontae Tresean Biggz Pierre, melannie g. campbell, Ali Saeedi and Nicola DiCapua  Toronto, April 15, 2016—The staff at the Liaison of Independent...
LIFT and imagineNATIVE 2016 Mentorship Announcement
 2016 LIFT and imagineNATIVE Mentorship Winner Jamie Whitecrow  Toronto, April 13, 2016—imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) are pleased to announce that Toronto-based Anishinaabe artist Jamie Whitecrow is the recipient of the 12th annual LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship. This annual mentorship was developed to offer an...
LIFT announces Montreal Visiting Artist Erin Weisgerber
   THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES MONTREAL VISITING ARTIST ERIN WEISGERBER   Toronto, March 23, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Montreal-based filmmaker Erin Weisgerber is visiting us in Toronto to work on her new film installation at our facilities. Erin Weisgerber is a Montreal-...
Call for Submissions: International Artist Residencies 2016/2017
   CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:INTERNATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCIES 2016/2017  March 10, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is seeking applications from international (non-Canadian Citizens and Residents) artists for a 4 – 6 week individual production residencies to take place between October 2016 and August 2017. LIFT is an artist-run production and educational...
Film For Artists: Site and Cycle - 2016 Residency
 2015 participants Fereshteh Toosi and Penny McCann. Photo by Eva Kolcze  FILM FOR ARTISTS: SITE AND CYCLE2016 Residency at Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Facilitators: Zoë Heyn-Jones and Eva KolczeProgram Dates: June 22 to June 29, 2016 Deadline: Sunday, May 1, 2016Cost: $750 + HST (scholarship available) This hands-on filmmaking workshop, appropriate for...
LIFT Office and Store Closed for Good Friday - Mar 25
 The LIFT office and store will be closed for Good Friday on Friday, March 25th, 2016. LIFT will reopen on Monday, March 28th (Easter Monday) at 10:00AM. 
LIFT Touring Workshop with London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA): Pop Up Cinema
  LIFT Touring Workshop with  London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA):Pop Up Cinema Workshop:Saturday, March 19, 201611am - 4pmMembers/ Students: $20General: $30Cost includes materials. Register online here by Monday, March 14, 2016Pre-registration required (via LOMAA) Enrollment is limited to 8 people.  Because the instructors are...
LIFT Touring Workshop with Ed Video: Script Supervision
  LIFT Touring Workshop with Ed Video Media Arts Centre: Script Supervision Workshop:Saturday, March 19, 201610am - 5pm Members/ Students: $50.00General: $70.00 Enrollment is limited to 8 people.Pre-registration and payment in full is required: angus(at)edvideo.org  Because the instructors are traveling for the workshops we require pre-registration. We also require...
LIFT Touring Master Class with Belleville Downtown DocFest: Brian D. Johnson
  LIFT Touring Master Class with Belleville Downtown DocFest  The Delinquent Documentary: How to Direct a Film That Has Authority IssuesA Discussion with Brian D. Johnson (Director/Producer Al Purdy was Here)  Saturday, March 5, 20162:30pm - 5:00pmCapers Richie Room272 Front StreetBelleville, ON  Join Brian D. Johnson as he shares the story of his trajectory from longtime...
LIFT Office and Store Closed for Family Day - Feb 15
 The LIFT office and store will be closed for Family Day on Monday, February 15th, 2016. LIFT will reopen on Tuesday, February 16th at 10:00AM.