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LIFT Round-up 2015
 No End by Josephine Massarella The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to present ROUND-UP 2015The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the LIFT Round-Up 2015, a screening of films made by LIFT members over the last year. LIFT is a member-driven, charitable organization that provides affordable access...
Press Release—LIFT Round-Up 2015 Screens at The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELIFT ROUND-UP 2015 SCREENS AT THE BLOOR HOT DOCS CINEMASUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2016 AT 6:00PM    Toronto, December 18, 2015—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the LIFT Round-Up 2015, a screening of films made by LIFT members over the last year. LIFT is a member-driven, charitable organization that provides affordable...
Executive Director's 2015 Year End Message
   December 2015  We're just about to wrap up another productive year here at LIFT, with lots of activity, wonderful international guests, great community collaborations and many exciting films made by our members. Thanks so much for your support throughout the year! As you consider all of the worthy causes to support this holiday season, I'd like to invite you to make a...
LIFT co-presents Early Monthly Segments #79 with Naomi Uman
 Leche by Naomi Uman  Early Monthly Segments (EMS) #79Naomi Uman in person! Co-presented by the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) Early Monthly Segments is pleased to welcome back Naomi Uman, who last visited us in 2010 to present the Ukrainian Time Machine, a series of films that focused on her time spent living off the land in a small...
Naomi Uman - Winter 2016 Artist in Residence
   LIFT ANNOUNCES WINTER 2016 ARTIST IN RESIDENCENAOMI UMAN Toronto, December 10, 2015—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that American filmmaker Naomi Uman has joined us in Toronto as an artist in residence from December 1, 2015 to January 30, 2016 to edit a new 16mm film shot in a tiny mountain village in rural Albania. She will be...
2015 Holiday Closure: LIFT Store
 November 27, 2015 2015 Holiday Closure: LIFT Store The LIFT store will be closing on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 6:00pm and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 10:00am.FRIDAY DECEMBER 18th IS THE LAST DAY THE OFFICE AND STORE WILL BE OPEN IN 2015.   Any special orders must be arranged for, paid and picked up from LIFT by Friday, December 11, 2015.  Contact...
2015 Holiday Closure: Discounted Rental Rates for Production Members
 November 27, 2015 Holiday Closure: Discounted Rental Rates for Production Members LIFT will be closing on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 6:00pm and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 10:00am.FRIDAY DECEMBER 18th IS THE LAST DAY THE OFFICE AND STORE WILL BE OPEN IN 2015. ANNUAL CLOSURE RENTAL SPECIALS AT LIFT  Pick up your gear on Friday, December 18, 2015 and return...
Call for Submissions: LIFT Round-Up 2015 (Extended)
   LIFT ANNOUNCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT ROUND-UP 2015 November 5, 2015—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) announces its Call for Submissions for Round-Up 2015. 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 for, and commitment to, the...
Creating Organic Developer Recipes with Roger D. Wilson - Fall 2015
  Creating Organic Developer RecipesFall 2015 Workshop with Roger D. Wilson Enrolment limit: 4 Pre-registration is required.Register by phone with a credit card (416.588.6444) or in person with cash/debit/credit at LIFT during office hours (Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm). Learn how to develop your own black and white film using common household ingredients, you will be...
LIFT co-presents Black Radical Imagination 2015 in Toronto
 Swimming in Your Skin Again by Terence Nance The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is proud to co-presentTHE BLACK RADICAL IMAGINATION 2015 Wednesday, November 25, 2015Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto2 Sussex AvenueStarts 6:00pmTickets are free. First come, first served.  The notion of the Black Radical Imagination stemmed from a series of discussions...