LIFT News

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

 

Call for Applications: Newcomer Filmmentor 2024

Friday 23 February 2024, 00:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: LIFT NEWCOMER FILMMENTOR 2024 Toronto, February 23, 2024—Are you a newcomer or refugee filmmaker living in or near the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA)? Are you looking to develop specific film-related skills, better familiarize yourself with the film c”… more

Screenwriters Circle – March 20

Wednesday 20 March 2024, 19:00 to 19:00

The LIFT Screenwriters Circle meets online 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.”… more

Digital Cinema Residency – 2024 Announcement

Monday 12 February 2024, 00:00 to 00:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES THE 2024 LIFT DIGITAL CINEMA RESIDENCY RECIPIENT A.C. BIRCH Toronto, February 20, 2024—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that A.C. Birch is the inaugural resident of our Digital Cinema Residency, launched for the first time in 2024. The Di”… more

LIFT Office and Store Closed for Family Day – Feb 19

The LIFT office and store operations will be closed for Family Day on Monday, February 19, 2024. Staff will be available starting back on Tuesday, February 20 at 10:00AM ET.

LIFT’s Operations and Facilities Protocols – Moving Forward

Friday, February 9, 2024 Dear Members and Community, The new year is well underway and we’re getting busy again. Staff are in the office from Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm. Our front entrance on Dupont Street will be open throughout the week, depending on staffing levels. If the front door is locked during office hours, please ring the d”… more

LIFT Staff Farewell – January 2024

January 5, 2024 Best Wishes to Development Coordinator Cayley James LIFT wishes a fond farewell to our Development Coordinator Cayley James. For the past five years, Cayley has been a significant member of the team, both in building our fundraising capacity, spearheading grant writing, and in leading some of our important special projects. In the p”… more

Call for Proposals: Digital Cinema Residency 2024 – Extended

Friday 15 December 2023, 17:00 to 10:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS: DIGITAL CINEMA RESIDENCY 2024 Toronto, December 15, 2023 (Updated January 8, 2024)—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is seeking applications from emerging filmmakers and artists between the age of 18 and 30 for a Digital Cinema Residency. The”… more

Call for Proposals: Expanding North Residency Program

Wednesday 13 December 2023, 10:00 to 10:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS: “EXPANDING NORTH” RESIDENCY PROGRAM WITH LIFT, BALTIC ANALOGUE LAB, FILMVERKSTADEN and POLAR FILM LAB Toronto, December 13, 2023 (Updated January 4, 2024)—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce its participation in the colla”… more

Josephine Massarella Artist Award – 2022 Announcement

Thursday 30 November 2023, 00:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO ANNOUNCES THE 2022 JOSEPHINE MASSARELLA ARTIST AWARD RECIPIENT Toronto, November 30, 2023—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Marnie Parrell is the 2022 Josephine Massarella Artist Award Recipient. After some unexpected delays, we are thrilled to welcom”… more

Infographic for the LIFT Round Up featuring a handline drawing of a Bolex 16mm camera

LIFT announces Round-Up 2023 Screening, presented by MUBI

Monday 11 December 2023, 19:00 to 21:00

LIFT announces Round-Up 2023 Screening, presented by MUBI November 23, 2023—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) announces the return of the LIFT Round-Up on December 11, 2023 at the Paradise Theatre, 1006c Bloor Street West. For the first time since 2018, we will be hosting an evening of recent works by LIFT’s talented community”… more