Upcoming

27 May 2017 - 11:00 - 28 May 2017 - 17:00
    LIFT Touring Workshop with Ed Video Media Arts Centre: Cut-Out Animation Techniques  Workshop:Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, 201711am - 5pmEd Video Media Arts Centre404 York RoadGuelph, Ontario Cost: $185.00Pre-registration and payment in full is required: angus(at)edvideo.orgEnrollment is limited to 8 Because the instructors are traveling for the workshops we... [more]
30 May 2017 - 18:00 - 19:30
Come learn how to become a member, register for workshops and enquire about renting equipment. Information will be available about our upcoming Summer 2017 workshops, equipment and facility. There will be guided tours, approximately 45 minutes in length, led by a LIFT staff member at the times listed below. The office is located at 1137 Dupont Street (east of Dufferin Street, at the... [more]
4 Jun 2017 - 10:00 - 16:00
Join LIFT for a master class with director Hugh Gibson and the team behind award-winning feature documentary The Stairs as they discuss and deconstruct the making of this compassionate portrait of a group of habitual drug users living in Regent Park. Made over the course of five years, this process-driven, observational film has been described as “part Allan King/part Alan Zweig” and was awarded... [more]
3 Jun 2017 - 11:00 - 17:00
This lecture-based course gives participants an overview of all the stages involved in independent filmmaking and is a must for beginning directors and producers. Learn about the writing process, planning your workflow, prepping for your shoot, crewing up, the fundamentals of production, the importance of cinematography and quality sound recording, getting all your shots, how to approach editing... [more]
5 Jun 2017 - 18:00 - 22:00
Sustaining a career as an artist necessitates learning how to write a clear, concise and persuasive arts grant application. Get an early start with this workshop, which will outline the process of planning, writing and submitting media arts grant proposals that accurately and interestingly represent your individual project. The class will focus on what juries look for in the presentation, budget... [more]
11 Jun 2017 - 10:00 - 18:00
Ideal for those running Adobe Premiere Pro on their home computer or anyone looking to start learning non-linear editing. In this hands-on workshop participants will learn step-by-step video editing from import to export. Learn how to create a project for HD or SD, capture footage, organize assets, apply basic editing techniques, add audio and video transition effects, create titles, colour... [more]