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LIFT Office and Store Closed for Labour Day - Sep 2
  The LIFT office and store will be closed for Labour Day on Monday, September 2nd, 2019.LIFT will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd at 10:00AM. Have a happy and safe holiday. 
Call for Submissions: LIFT Seasonal Screening Series - Narrative
   CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SEASONAL SCREENING SERIES - NARRATIVE   Toronto, August 15, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce submissions are now open for the third screening of current members' work. For this upcoming autumn event, we will be shining a light on narrative works. Current members are encouraged to submit work if...
Screenwriters Circle - August 21
 The LIFT Screenwriters Circle meets on the third Wednesday of each month to facilitate skill-sharing, supportive critique and moving member scripts from the page to the screen. You must be a current LIFT member to attend this group.  No experience is necessary, just a passion for words and images and a dream to one day see them on screen. Through monthly meetings members create a...
Summer 2019 Studio Immersion Program - Artist Talk and Screening: Blinn & Lambert
  Romantic Love by Blinn & Lambert   SUMMER 2019 STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAMARTIST TALK AND SCREENING: BLINN & LAMBERT   Blinn & Lambert will screen Romantic Love, a 23 minute dual dual 35mm slide projection. For this project they developed an imaging technique that is haptic, laborious, and unpredictable. It is incapable of linear perspective, and...
LIFT Office and Store Closed for Simcoe Day - Aug 5
    The LIFT office and store will be closed for Simcoe Day on Monday, August 5th, 2019. LIFT will reopen on Tuesday, August 6th at 10:00AM. 
Blinn & Lambert - Summer 2019 Studio Immersion Program
    Nicholas Steindorf and Kyle Williams (Photo by NANCY SMITH/artloversnewyork)  LIFT AND PIX FILM ANNOUNCES THE FIRST RESIDENTS IN THE 2019 STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM—BLINN & LAMBERT    Toronto, July 18, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM is pleased to announce that the Brooklyn-based collaborators Blinn &...
Important Update about LIFT Store Shipping in July
 *** IMPORTANT JULY SHIPPING DETAILS ***  The LIFT Store will not be shipping any store items between July 22 to July 26, 2019.Only in-person purchases will be available that week. Any shipments required during that week must be confirmed and paid for in full by Thursday July 18, 2019 by 12noon.Contact the Technical Department at tech@lift.on.ca for more details. 
LIFT Welcomes New Staff - Summer 2019
 (L-R) Cole Forrest and Hilary Wilson  July 9, 2019 LIFT Welcomes New Staff - Summer 2019 Thanks again to the Canada Summer Job program, supported by the Canadian Government, we are able to welcome two summer staff to LIFT this summer. Hilary Wilson is our new Education Assistant. She will be working behind the scenes on our databases, helping them up-to-date so that we...
Best Wishes to Rolla Tahir and Welcome to Interim Education Administrator Fraser Wrighte
 (L-R) Interim Education Administrator Fraser Wrighte and Outgoing Education and Outreach Administrator Rolla Tahir  June 25, 2019  Best Wishes to Rolla Tahir and Welcome to Interim Education Administrator Fraser Wrighte - Maternity Coverage  The staff and board at LIFT would like to announce that Rolla Tahir will be taking maternity leave at the beginning of July. Rolla...
LIFT Seasonal Screening Series: Experimental
     The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to presentthe 2019 Seasonal Screening Series: Experimental Toronto, June 18, 2019—Member screenings have been an essential part of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto’s nearly forty-year history. From screenings at the defunct experimental cinema The Funnel in the 1980s to Trash...