Employment Opportunities

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 is currently hiring for the three (3) following positions:

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1. SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER
$18.50 per hour
32 hours, 4 days a week
Projected Start Date: June 13, 2022

This position will require a mix of on-site and work from home hours, based on public safety requirements.

May 3, 2022—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. LIFT offers over 150 workshops per year covering all elements of filmmaking, as well as numerous youth and community education programs. http://www.lift.ca

LIFT requires a highly organized Special Projects Manager to join the LIFT staff and work to implement a variety of Special Projects that amplify LIFT’s programs. Upcoming projects to be managed include a commissioning project with 10 filmmakers, an international gathering of analogue film artists, and a yet to be confirmed professional development program.

This position is an 18-month contract, with the potential to extend further based on project development.

DEADLINE: Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10:00am ET

This opportunity with LIFT is made possible through the support of the Canada Council for the Arts’ Digital Now Grant.

Download a full list of responsibilities, qualifications and details on how to apply.

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2. SUMMER 2022 TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
$17.50 per hour
32 hours, 12-week contract
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday workdays
Projected Dates: June 6 to August 26, 2022

This position will be on-site, based on public safety requirements.

May 3, 2022—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is an artist-run production and educational media arts organization dedicated to celebrating excellence in the moving image. 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 requires a highly organized film and digital technician to join the LIFT staff and to work in cooperation with members. The summer Technical Assistant will work directly with our Technical Department on all aspects of LIFT’s equipment maintenance, rentals, expendable sales and supporting access to and understanding of the resources available at the centre.

DEADLINE: Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10:00am ET

This opportunity with LIFT is made possible through the support of the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program of Employment and Social Development Canada (EDSC).

Download a full list of responsibilities, qualifications and details on how to apply.

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3. SUMMER 2022 EDUCATION AND OUTREACH ASSISTANT
$17.50 per hour
32 hours, 12-week contract (including weekend hours)
Projected Dates: June 13 to September 2, 2022

This position will be a combination of on-site and work from home, based on public safety requirements.

May 3, 2022—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is an artist-run production and educational media arts organization dedicated to celebrating excellence in the moving image. 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 requires a highly organized summer Education and Outreach Assistant to join the LIFT staff and to work in cooperation with the membership, education and technical department in support of the summer workshop season.

DEADLINE: Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10:00am ET

This opportunity with LIFT is made possible through the support of the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program of Employment and Social Development Canada (EDSC).

Download a full list of responsibilities, qualifications and details on how to apply.