Upcoming

2 Aug 2017 (All day) - 22 Sep 2017 (All day)
      CALL FOR APPLICANTS:LIFT, INNIS COLLEGE and CINEMA STUDIES INSTITUTE’sINAUGURAL FILMMAKING MENTORSHIP PROGRAM Toronto, August 2, 2017—Do you have a great idea for a 5-minute short film? In an effort to foster independent filmmaking, the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), University of Toronto’s Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute... [more]
10 Aug 2017 - 00:00 - 15 Sep 2017 - 17:00
  Participants and facilitators from LIFT's Syrian Youth Filmmentor  CALL FOR APPLICANTS:LIFT NEWCOMER FILMMENTOR  Toronto, August 10, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the call for applications for Newcomer Filmmentor. LIFT will be offering a series of workshops for up to six newcomers, ages 18 – 29, who are... [more]
22 Aug 2017 - 18:00 - 22:00
Learn what it takes to be an effective and professional grip. Gain an understanding of what a grip does and their important role in a professional film crew. Get to know the types of grip (key, best boy, dolly), and the on-set etiquette of working with the camera and electrical departments. Topics include basic rigging, cutting light and setting flags, tenting out, managing on-set safety and more... [more]
21 Aug 2017 - 18:00 - 22:00
The latest addition to LIFT’s digital cinema equipment, the RED Epic, is a workhorse of the digital production industry. The follow-up to the revolutionary RED One, the RED Epic offers 5K RAW image capture with outstanding colour science and a vast array of post production options. During this hands-on workshop, participants will explore the features of the camera and its different recording... [more]
20 Aug 2017 - 10:00 - 18:00
Editing aesthetics is more art than science, but there are some basic rules and techniques to editing that will help you tell a better story. This lecture-based class is an introduction to the creative aspects of picture editing, and is designed to teach why and how edits work. The workshop includes a history of editing, and examples from feature films as well as short and long-form documentaries... [more]
20 Aug 2017 - 10:00 - 18:00
Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard software for graphic designers and photographers, and an important resource for filmmakers and media artists who want to design and edit digital images for their video, web and print work. Learn the basics of this powerful, professional image editor, including formatting for digital video, and the use of filters, alpha channels, colour correction, masking... [more]