Toronto, May 14, 2020—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to welcome four newcomer filmmakers to participate in the Newcomer Filmmentor 2020 Program. In the past few years, we have become aware of an increased interest from newcomers who are either looking to translate their film experiences into a Canadian context or looking to transition into filmmaking. However, the challenges encountered on their part are apparent and understandably overwhelming. Through this mentorship, LIFT hopes to ease their transition process, while bolstering their creative and technical skills.
LIFT’S ACTIONS TO SUPPORT BLACK LIVES MATTER Collective Statement by the Board and Staff of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) June 4, 2020 The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) stands in solidarity with our Black members, Black colleagues, and Black-led organizations. We extend condolences to the families and communities of"... more
2020 LIFT and imagineNATIVE Mentorship Winner Tim Myles Toronto, June 16, 2020—The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) are pleased to announce that Toronto-based artist Tim Myles is the recipient of the 16th annual LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship. Tim is a Mi’kmaq artist originally from St. Bernard’s-Jacques Fontaine,"... more
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EDUCATION AND OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR EDUCATION AND OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR $18.50 per hour 40 hours, 5 days per week (11am to 7pm, with paid lunch break) Projected Start Date: October 19, 2020 One-year renewable contract. This is an in-office position, with some work-from-home elements, depending on the local health guidelines. September 24, 2020—The Liaison of"... more
FALL 2020 FILM, VIDEO and INTERACTIVE ART WORKSHOPS Registration opens Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10am and continues until workshops are full. Please stay updated on added workshops by checking our announcements or visiting this page frequently. As we continue to work through these difficult and unpredictable times, we will be hosting our workshops differently,"... more