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LIFT Office and Store Closed for Canada Day – July 3

The LIFT office and store will be closed for the statutory holiday Canada Day on Monday, July 3, 2023. Staff will be available, as per our current COVID-19 closure protocol, starting back on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 10:00am ET.

Call for Applications: BAICC International Artist Residency Program 2023 – Extended

Thursday 11 May 2023, 00:00 to 23:59

Call for Applications: BAICC International Artist Residency Program 2023 with LIFT, (S8) Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico and Acción Cultural Española-AC/E In 2017, the first International Artistic Residencies for Cinematographic Creation (BAICC), were launched, promoted by the (S8) International Peripheral Film Festival of A Coruña. This”… more

Artists Selected for Transformations: A Cross Generational Commissioning Project

LIFT ANNOUNCES ARTISTS SELECTED FOR TRANSFORMATIONS: A CROSS GENERATIONAL COMMISSIONING PROJECT Toronto, April 13, 2023—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto’s (LIFT) recently celebrated its 40th anniversary back in 2021 as an artist-run organization. This milestone presented the opportunity to create an intergenerational dialogue betwee”… more

LIFT and imagineNATIVE 2023 Mentorship Announcement

Monday 13 March 2023, 00:00 to 00:00

2023 LIFT and imagineNATIVE Mentorship Winner Jordan Wanakamik . THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) AND THE IMAGINENATIVE FILM + MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL 2023 MENTORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT Toronto, March 17, 2023—The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) are pleased to announc”… more

LIFT’s Operations and Facilities Protocols – February 2023

Friday, February 3, 2023 Dear Members and Community, Happy New Year. We hope that 2023 is a productive year as we slowly pull ourselves out of the COVID-19 pandemic’s long tail. We’re excited about all the new members’ projects that have already begun and thank you for continuing to use our services for your work. LIFT is now fully open to the publ”… more