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Screenwriters Circle - December 18
 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...
LIFT Holiday Sale 2019
     Hey all you analogue fans out there, we are having a sale! LIFT has been around for awhile and we've collected a few things along the way. Come by on December 13 and 14, 2019 and stock up on film, vintage kit and kitsch. Find a one of a kind gift for the film lover in your life. Or just treat yourself!  LIFT HOLIDAY SALEFriday, December 13 and Saturday, December...
2019 Holiday Closure: LIFT Store
      November 21, 2019  2019 Holiday Closure: LIFT Store   The LIFT Store will be closing on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00pm and will reopen on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10:00am. THURSDAY DECEMBER 19 IS THE LAST DAY THE LIFT STORE WILL BE OPEN IN 2019. Note: Shipping Orders and Custom Orders must be received by 12noon on Monday,...
2019 Holiday Closure: Discounted Rental Rates for Production Members
 High Park toboggan runs, 1914   November 21, 2019  2019 Holiday Closure: Special Savings on Rental Rates  LIFT will be closing on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00pm and will reopen on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10:00am.THURSDAY DECEMBER 19 IS THE LAST DAY THE OFFICE WILL BE OPEN IN 2019.  Annual Closure Rentals Specials at LIFT Pick up your...
Artist Talk with Visiting Artist Milja Viita
  35mm still from "Department of Film Pathology" (work in progress) by Milja Viita  The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to present anArtist Talk with Visiting Artist Milja Viita  Milja Viita in person  On Wednesday December 11 at 7:00pm at LIFT (1137 Dupont Street), Milja Viita will present an artist talk of her work and introduce her...
LIFT co-presents "Our Dance of Revolution" at Regent Park Film Festival
  Our Dance of Revolution by Phillip Pike    LIFT co-presents "Our Dance of Revolution"at the 2019 Regent Park Film Festival  Our Dance of Revolution tells the story of how Black queer folks in Toronto faced every adversity, from invisibility to police brutality, and over a four-decade span rose up to become a vibrant, triple-snap-fierce community. 
LIFT co-presents "Lada Kamenski" at European Union Film Festival
 Lada Kamenski by Sara Hribar, Marko Šantić    LIFT co-presents "Lada Kamenski"at the 2019 European Union Film Festival  Frano, a young director, is preparing his debut feature. In order to cast the star of the film, he invites three actresses to an informal reading rehearsal in his apartment. Once they realise they are competing for the same role, things take an...
LIFT at ProFusion Expo 2019
          LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO AT PROFUSION 2019  Look for LIFT at this year's ProFusion 2019 Pro Imaging Expo—Booth 1005.ProFusion will take place on November 13th and 14th at Metro Toronto Convention Centre. In the span of 10 years, Profusion has claimed the title of Canada’s premiere pro imaging event.  ProFusion...
LIFT Fundraising Campaign - November 2019
     (click logo to be redirected to CanadaHelps)   LIFT Fundraising Campaign launched on November 4, 2019   From now until the end of the year LIFT is looking to raise $20,000 in donations to go towards operational support of our organization. This support will enable us to continue our high level of outreach efforts, production support, and...
LIFT co-presents "Irene’s Ghost" at Rendezvous with Madness
   Irene's Ghost by Iain Cunningham  LIFT co-presents "Irene's Ghost"at the 2019 Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival  Irene's Ghost is a stunning 6-years-in-the-making documentary that follows a son's search to find out about the mother he never knew. Cunningham breaks the silence and tracks down his mother’s friends and family to rebuild a picture of her....