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Year-End Updates on LIFT Operations – November 2020

YEAR-END UPDATE ON LIFT OPERATIONS – NOVEMBER 2020 November 23, 2020 Dear Members and Community, The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto will be revising our operations for the rest of the year, as a result of Friday’s announcement by the Government of Ontario’s action to stop the spread of COVID-19: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/5930″… more

LIFT Welcomes New Staff – November 2020

November 6, 2020 Welcome to New Education and Office Administrator Iman Abbaro The staff of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) would like to welcome our new Education and Office Administrator, Iman Abbaro, who joined us on Monday. Iman joins Shenaz in the Education Department, providing support for our workshop program as we co”… more

Fall 2020 Workshops – Online

FALL 2020 FILM, VIDEO and INTERACTIVE ART WORKSHOPS Registration opens Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10am and continues until workshops are full. Please stay updated on added workshops by checking our announcements or visiting this page frequently.   As we continue to work through these difficult and unpredictable times, we will be hosting our wor”… more

LIFT and imagineNATIVE 2020 Mentorship Announcement

Tuesday 16 June 2020, 00:00

2020 LIFT and imagineNATIVE Mentorship Winner Tim Myles Toronto, June 16, 2020—The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) are pleased to announce that Toronto-based artist Tim Myles is the recipient of the 16th annual LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship. Tim is a Mi’kmaq artist originally from”… more

Collective Statement by the Board and Staff of LIFT – Actions to Support Black Lives Matter

LIFT’S ACTIONS TO SUPPORT BLACK LIVES MATTER Collective Statement by the Board and Staff of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) June 4, 2020 The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) stands in solidarity with our Black members, Black colleagues, and Black-led organizations. We extend condolences to the families and”… more

LIFT welcomes the participants of the Newcomer Filmmentor 2020 Program

Wednesday 1 April 2020, 00:00

(L-R) Mentees: Halime Akturk, Movsar Asuev, Jo Güstin and Darya Ruseva. LIFT WELCOMES THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE NEWCOMER FILMMENTOR 2020 PROGRAM Toronto, May 14, 2020—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to welcome four newcomer filmmakers to participate in the Newcomer Filmmentor 2020 Program. In the past few years, we”… more