Commissioning Projects

LIFT provides support to media artists through occasional commissioning projects. These range from omnibus projects with modest budgets to the creation of significant new works. Some LIFT commissions are curated and others are selected through open calls for submissions. Check back regularly for current calls for submissions.

 

 

Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 6:00pm
disjunction: the act of disjoining or condition of being disjoined; separation, disunion. The relation of the terms of a disjunctive proposition. fr dissociation. —Webster’s Dictionary  The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is seeking submissions for Cinema and Disjunction...
Sunday, October 21, 2007 (All day)
LIFT in collaboration with the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) present: POETRY PROJECTIONS IISunday, October 21, 2007 3:00pm - 5:00pm  York Quay Centre, Studio Theatre Harbourfront Centre LIFT and the IFOA present the premier of ten new collaborative works bridging film and...
Monday, January 1, 2007 (All day)
 Artist: Michelle Latimer (Toronto)  2007 Mentorship recipient, Michelle Latimer, produced a beautiful Super 16mm experimental short titled Tomorrow that screened at imagineNATIVE. Michelle shares that her experience helped to launch her in the industry: “It gave me confidence to get out...
Friday, October 28, 2005 (All day)
POETRY PROJECTIONS I 15 Poets. 15 Filmmakers. 15 Films. 15 Poems. Friday, October 28th, 2005 Starts at 7:00pm The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West Admission $7 ($5 for LIFT Members) Featuring works by Poets + Filmmakers: Daniel David Moses + Adam Garnet Jones Paul Vermeersch + Allyson Mitchell...
Wednesday, November 24, 2004 - 7:00pm
 As part of its goal to support young, emerging talent from the Asian community, Reel Asian recently joined together with the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto to support the creation of works by the following four young, emerging Asian directors.  Three of them will be...