Community and Youth Projects

LIFT provides a space for communities to produce representations on their own terms. Each community collaboration works with LIFT’s professional equipment, facilities and member resources to assist social justice, education, arts and other non-profits in training their constituents to make media and produce the media content they need within often limited budgets.


Canadian Commission for UNESCO Youth Advisory Group: Do You See What I Think?

Wednesday 23 February 2011, 00:00

For the International Year of Youth, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canada Council for the Arts launched a video project for young Canadians based on the 2010 International Year of Youth theme, “Dialogue and Mutual Understanding.”  Canadian Commission for UNESCO Youth Advisory Group (YAG)  For the International Year of Youth,”… more

It’s On: Challenging Violence Through Film and Video

Wednesday 1 September 2010, 00:00

In September 2010 LIFT was awarded funding through Canada Council for the Arts to initiate an innovative film and video production pilot program in the Toronto District School System. Partnering with media teacher David Lush at Bloor Collegiate Institute, LIFT brings film and video expertise into the classroom with It’s On: Challenging Violence thr”… more