Summer 2022 Workshops Now Online
Summer 2022 Workshops and Courses Now Online!

Registration opens Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 10am and continues until all workshops are full. Please stay updated on added workshops by checking our social media announcements or visiting this page frequently.

Office and Store Holiday Closure – December 2021
Office and Store Holiday Closure – December 2021

December 9, 2021 LIFT will be closing on Monday, December 20, 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 10:00am ET. FRIDAY DECEMBER 17 IS THE LAST DAY THE OFFICE AND STORE WILL BE OPEN IN 2021. IMPORTANT NOTE: Online Store orders must be received by 5:00pm ET on Wednesday, December 15, 2021"... more

Updates on LIFT Operations – November 2021
Updates on LIFT Operations – November 2021

UPDATES ON LIFT OPERATIONS: NOVEMBER 2021 November 3, 2021 Dear LIFT Community, Thank you for your patience as we work towards creating a safer environment in order to access LIFT rentals, facilities and resources. We are looking forward to restarting our equipment rentals to members shortly and soon after that, re-opening our facilities to members."... more

LIFT Workshop Bursary Program – Winter 2022
LIFT Workshop Bursary Program – Winter 2022

December 6, 2021 Since the onslaught of the pandemic the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) has been working to ensure that our programming remains accessible to our wider community. In an effort to provide further financial accessibility for those interested in learning about the art of filmmaking, we will be piloting a Workshop"... more

LIFT Production and Post-Production Support Grant 2022
LIFT Production and Post-Production Support Grant 2022

Photo Credit: Member Richard B. Pierre and  shooting his documentary, “What Are You?” with LIFT’s RED Epic Mysterium-X Camera Package. “What Are You” was a recipient of a 2016 Production and Post-Production Support Grant. .   December 13, 2021 LIFT Production and Post-Production Support Grant 2022 Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022 at 6:00pm ET After"... more

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LIFT co-presents “Where Do We Go From Here?” at the8Fest

LIFT and the CFMDC co-presents “Where Do We Go From Here?” 15 Years of CFMDC and LIFT at the 8fest Curated by Jesse Brossoit from…

LIFT Office and Store Closed for Simcoe Day – Aug 1

The LIFT office and store will be closed for Simcoe Day on Monday, August 1st, 2022. Staff will be available, as per our current COVID-19…

LIFT announces Finnish Visiting Artist Britt Al-Busultan

LIFT ANNOUNCES FINNISH VISITING ARTIST BRITT AL-BUSULTAN Toronto, July 20, 2022—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Britt Al-Busultan…

LIFT Welcomes Summer Staff – July 2022

(L-R) David Nguyen, Esteban Powell and Mena Fouda   July 15, 2022 Welcome to Summer 2022 Staff Thanks to the Canada Summer Job program, supported…

Call for Proposals: Transformations: A Cross Generational Commissioning Project

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES 2022 CALL FOR PROPOSALS TRANSFORMATIONS: A CROSS GENERATIONAL COMMISSIONING PROJECT Toronto, July 11, 2022—The Liaison of…

LIFT Welcomes New Additional Staff – June 2022

Incoming Special Projects Coordinator Helen Lee (L) and Commissioning and Mentorship Coordinator Robert Lee (R) June 27, 2022 Welcome to Special Projects Coordinator Helen Lee…

Recipients of the 2022 Production and Post-Production Support Grant

Top Row (L-R):  Bonnie Whitehall, Camil Ghajary, Ella Morton and Emily Ryder Bottom Row (L-R): Japinder Sandhu, Joanna Decc, Oyin Olalekan and Rolla Tahir Monday,…

Updates on LIFT Operations – June 2022

Saturday, June 11, 2022 Dear Members and Community, Thank you for supporting us over the course of the pandemic as we have all done our…

Summer 2022 Workshops and Courses Now Online!

We are happy to announce our Summer 2022 workshops, and will be hosting a hybrid season. Both in-person and online workshops (delivered via Zoom), will…