Employment Opportunities - Workshop Instructors


January 17, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is an artist-run charitable organization dedicated to facilitating excellence in the moving image through media arts education and production resources. LIFT exists to provide support and encouragement for independent filmmakers and artists through affordable access to production, post-production and exhibition equipment; professional and creative development; workshops and courses; commissioning and exhibitions; artist-residencies; and a variety of other services. Founded in 1981 by a small collective, LIFT has since grown to become one of the foremost centres of its kind globally. https://lift.ca

LIFT is dedicated to making filmmaking and film education affordable for everyone. Our Education Department is currently looking to add to our roster of instructors for year-round seasonal, private and community workshops in the following areas:

• Camera Assisting
• Cinematography (Analogue Film and Digital)
• Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
• Directing - Documentary
• Directing - Dramatic
• Directing Actors
• Drone Filmmaking
• Editing Aesthetics
• Film Editing - Documentary
• Film Editing - Dramatic
• Film Writing - Documentary
• Lighting
• Location Sound Recording
• Multi-Platform Storytelling
• Non-Liner Editing: Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro
• Short Film Distribution
• Sound Design: ProTools
• Sound Editing: Audition
• Storyboarding
• Voice-Over Techniques
Workshops are typically four (4) or eight (8) hours long and can take place on one (1) or two (2) evenings or all day on a weekend. Workshop attendance ranges from four (4) participants up to a maximum of twelve (12). Visit https://lift.ca/workshops for a current list of workshops.
LIFT is also open to new workshop suggestions from potential instructors. We can work with you to develop a curriculum. These teaching positions are a perfect fit for filmmakers who are looking to give back to the community and nurture emerging talent with the support of LIFT’s resources and facilities.

Please email a current 2019 résumé or curriculum vitae and/or questions to our Education and Outreach Coordinator Shenaz Baksh at instructor(at)lift.on.ca
Subject Heading: LIFT Workshop Instructor Application - First and Last Name
Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:00pm ET


Individuals from equity-seeking groups are highly encouraged to apply.

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