Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Personal Health Insurance for LIFT Members Through the Arts & Entertainment Plan® We are pleased to announced that through the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT)’s organizational membership with Media Arts Network of Ontario / Réseau des arts médiatiques de l’Ontario (MANO | RAMO) individual LIFT members are now... [more]
8 Jul 2017 - 10:00 - 18:00
   LIFT Touring Workshop with Ed Video Media Arts Centre:Filming Dance: Movement on Film Workshop:Saturday, July 8, 201710am - 6pmEd Video Media Arts Centre404 York RoadGuelph, Ontario  Cost: $100.00 + HSTPre-registration and payment in full is required: angus(at)edvideo.org Bonus: Participants of this session may attend the Intro to Shooting Video workshop at no costAlso... [more]
4 Jul 2017 - 10:00 - 14:00
Create your own film poem! This fun and unique workshop explores a creative tradition in experimental filmmaking that is improvisational and interactive. This way of working has a comparative body of work in music, painting and poetry. Participants will shoot 16mm film on a Bolex and process their film in LIFT's darkroom and then rework that footage using artisinal techniques such as decay,... [more]
4 Jul 2017 - 18:00 - 22:00
This two-evening workshop and case study takes participants through the various stages of making a documentary, from concept to development and financing through production, post-production, delivery and distributing your project. Participants will discuss the proposal, funding opportunities, the documentary script, ownership and rights, production and post-production budget, clearances,... [more]
28 Jun 2017 - 18:00 - 22:00
Hone your producing skills in this two-evening crash course in producing independent film. In this workshop, participants learn the process of taking a dramatic film project from development to delivery from a producer’s perspective. Topics include story editing, pitching, casting, crewing, securing locations, financing, budgets, scheduling, contracts, clearing music, deliverables, marketing and... [more]
27 Jun 2017 - 18:00 - 22:00
With each student working on their own iMac in LIFT’s digital media lab, this hands-on workshop gives participants a basic understanding of digital editing using this powerful software. The course takes you through the process of capturing video and audio, editing and manipulating your image, adding titles and mastering your short video for export. Explore the possibilities of Final Cut Pro X.... [more]