LIFT News

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

 

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

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Screenwriters Circle – Sep 15

Wednesday 15 September 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 Office and Store Closed for Labour Day – Sep 6

The LIFT office and store will be closed for Labour Day on Monday, September 6th, 2021. LIFT will be in operation, as per our current COVID-19 access, on Tuesday, September 7th at 10:00AM. Have a rejuvenating and safe holiday.

LIFT Staff Farewell – August 2021

Outgoing Technical Administrator Justine McCloskey August 5, 2021 Best Wishes to Technical Administrator Justine McCloskey LIFT would like to announce the departure of Justine McCloskey as she has chosen to take on another opportunity. She served for four years as the Technical Administrator at LIFT. Justine was key to ensuring our technical depart”… more

Updates on LIFT Operations – August 2021

UPDATES ON LIFT OPERATIONS: AUGUST 2021 August 5, 2021 Dear Members and Community, Similar to our announcement last month, the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto will continue to be operating at reduced capacity through the end of September as the Government of Ontario moves into Step 3 of reopening the province. Details: https://www.onta”… more

LIFT Office and Store Closed for Simcoe Day – Aug 2

The LIFT office and store will be closed for Simcoe Day on Monday, August 2nd, 2021. Staff will be available, as per our current COVID-19 closure protocol, starting back on Tuesday, August 3rd at 10:00am EDT.

Updates on LIFT Operations – July 2021

UPDATES ON LIFT OPERATIONS: JULY 2021 June 30, 2021 Dear Members and Community, Similar to our announcement last month, the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto will continue to be operating at reduced capacity through the end of July as the Government of Ontario moves into Step 2 of reopening the province. Details: https://www.ontario.ca/p”… more