Programming

Displayed here is a partial list of LIFT programming and co-presentations going back to 2004. Entries are sorted by date, with the most recent entries first. The programming links on the left provide a a quick view of each program offered by LIFT and calls for submissions.

 

 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
 The LIFT Screenwriters Circle meets on the third Wednesday of each month to facilitate skill-sharing, supportive critique and moving member scripts from the page to the screen. The group is open to all LIFT members.  No experience is necessary, just a passion for words and images...
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
  LIFT co-presents at the 2017 Toronto Black Film FestivalCouples NightDirected by Mark Harris When a bored but quirky housewife becomes obsessed with her argumentative neighbors, she starts a Couples Night that sends her mild mannered husband into a tailspin. 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 (All day)
    LIFT AND PIX FILM ANNOUNCES THE FIRST RESIDENT IN THE STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM—LESLIE SUPNET  Toronto, February 7, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM is pleased to announce that local filmmaker Leslie Supnet is now in residence as...
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:00am
    LIFT and imagineNATIVE 13th annual Mentorship Program: Call for Applicants Toronto, February 2, 2017—Do you have a great idea for a 5-minute short film? Celebrating 13 years of supporting independent Indigenous film, the LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship program welcomes you to...
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 11:00pm
   LIFT co-presents at the 2017 8 Fest.Reid Diamond: Echoes   Super 8, silent, 1986-2001Musical accompaniment by Don Rooke and Paul Pasmore  "Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance."—Carl SandburgReid Diamond (February 1958-February 2001) was inspired by the...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
  Short by Dairo Cervantes   COL-MEX: Film and Video from Colombia and MexicoProgram curated by Jorge Lorenzo for the LIFT Artist Residency    Jorge Lorenzo is LIFT's Winter 2017 Artist in Residence. "I have travelled to and fro between Bogota (Colombia) and...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
  "'On The Road' by Jack Kerouac" by Jorge Lorenzo    Jorge Lorenzo is LIFT's Winter 2017 Artist in Residence.  The Wank (USA 2004), 16mm, b&w, silent, 1:00minBlue-up (USA 2005) 16mm, 4:30min., color, soundPINHOLE SERIES 1: Bulb (USA 2006) 16mm film...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 (All day)
  LIFT ANNOUNCES WINTER 2017 ARTIST IN RESIDENCEJORGE LORENZO Toronto, December 9, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Mexican filmmaker Jorge Lorenzo has joined us in Toronto as an artist in residence from December 6, 2016 to January...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
 November 15, 2016   LIFT PRODUCTION/POST-PRODUCTION SUPPORT GRANT 2016  Deadline: Monday, December 5, 2016 at 5:00pmComplete grant applications must be received by 5:00pm on Monday, December 5, 2016 by mail or dropped off in person to the LIFT office. Absolutely no fax or email...
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:00am
  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT and PIX FILM STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM 2017 Thematic: Hybrid Models of Filmmaking  November 25, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM are seeking applications for a new Studio Immersion Program in 2017. We are...