This is the chronological compendium of LIFT news posts from all of our departments; most recent first.


Updates on LIFT Operations – November 2021

UPDATES ON LIFT OPERATIONS: NOVEMBER 2021 November 3, 2021 Dear LIFT Community, Thank you for your patience as we work towards creating a safer environment in order to access LIFT rentals, facilities and resources. We are looking forward to restarting our equipment rentals to members shortly and soon after that, re-opening our facilities to members”… more

Screenwriters Circle – Nov 17

Wednesday 17 November 2021, 19:00 to 21:00

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 mo”… more

LIFT Welcomes New Staff – October 2021

(L) Yixun Zhang and (R) Robin Riad October 14, 2021 Welcome to New Technical Staff The staff of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) would like to welcome our new Technical Administrator Yixun Zhang and our new Technical Coordinator Robin Riad to the team. They both join current Technical Coordinator Karl Reinsalu in the Technica”… more

LIFT Office and Store Closed for Thanksgiving Day – Oct 11

The LIFT office and store will be closed for Thanksgiving Day on Monday, October 11th, 2021. LIFT will be back in operation, as per our current COVID-19 access, on Tuesday, October 12th at 10:00AM ET.  

Performance and Screening with 2021 BAICC Resident Bruno Delgado Ramo

Thursday 7 October 2021, 19:00 to 21:00

PERFORMANCE AND SCREENING WITH 2021 BAICC RESIDENT BRUNO DELGADO RAMO: PROJECTION IN PROJECTION SAUCE Co-presented by the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM Toronto, October 4, 2021—Spanish filmmaker Bruno Delgado Ramo joins us on Thursday, October 7, 2021 to present a screening of his Super 8mm films. This screening c”… more

LIFT Office and Store Closed for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Sep 30

September 30th, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. The LIFT office”… more

LIFT Announces Fall 2021 Industry Panels

Wednesday 29 September 2021, 13:00

​​LIFT ANNOUNCES FALL 2021 PANELS Toronto, September 1, 2021—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce the return of LIFT’s free industry panels this fall season. Registration opens Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 10:00am ET. Mark your calendar, register online and get ready to tune in online via Zoom on the foll”… more

LIFT co-presents “Latinidad” at aluCine

Thursday 30 September 2021, 18:00 to 20:00

Ride Fair by Javier Lovera LIFT co-presents Latinidad at 2021 aluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival New Works by Latin Canadian Filmmakers Showcasing new works from local artists is a proud tradition at aluCine, and this year is no exception! See what’s hot and new in the Latin-Canadian film scene, and dive into ten new short films from Latin-Ca”… more

Goethe-Institut Toronto and LIFT – Documentary Filmmaking and Storytelling with Daniel Carsenty

Saturday 18 September 2021, 13:00

Goethe-Institut Toronto and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) present Documentary Filmmaking and Storytelling with Daniel Carsenty A free two-part digital workshop. Co-presented with Toronto Arab Film (TAF) and the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF). Part 1: Artist Talk Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm ET”… more

Employment Opportunities

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