LIFT News

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

 

LIFT co-presents “Baltic Experimental Films”

Monday 28 March 2022, 19:00 to 21:00

Bonds of Time by Henrijs Laķis LIFT and PIX FILM co-presents Baltic Experimental Films Films from the Baltic Analog Lab Curated by Ieva Balode Ieva Balode is a founder of artist’s collective and film lab Baltic Analog Lab from Riga, Latvia that gathers filmmakers and photographers working in a field of a photochemical and experimental film. As a di”… more

Updates on LIFT Operations – March 2022 Additions

Monday, March 21, 2022 Dear Members and Community, Thank you for your continued patience as we work towards creating a safer environment in order to access LIFT rentals, facilities and resources. Our equipment rentals and facilities continue to be available to accessing members. As Ontario continues its pathway to re-opening, we want to reiterate L”… more

Artist Talk with 2022 BAICC Resident Laura Moreno Bueno

Thursday 24 March 2022, 18:00 to 20:00

ARTIST TALK WITH 2022 BAICC RESIDENT LAURA MORENO BUENO   Toronto, March 11, 2022—Join us online on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 6:00pm EDT to see a presentation by the Spanish filmmaker Laura Moreno Bueno. This presentation follows shortly after her residency in the fifth edition of the BAICC Residencias Artísticas Internacionales de Creacion Cinem”… more

Updates on LIFT Operations – March 2022

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Dear Members and Community, Thank you for your continued patience as we work towards creating a safer environment in order to access LIFT rentals, facilities and resources. Our equipment rentals and facilities continue to be available to accessing members. As Ontario continues its pathway to re-opening, we want to reiterate”… more

LIFT co-presents “Sea Series 23” at Media City Film Festival

Tuesday 8 February 2022, 00:00 to 00:00

Sea Series 23 by John Price LIFT co-presents Sea Series 23 at Media City Film Festival “Sea Series 23” John Price Canada, 16mm > digital, 8 min, 2022 This film is available to stream for free globally between February 8 – March 1, 2022. Listen to John Price’s MCFF25 Film Introduction. “Yes, I contemplate the sea, what else is there to do?…to loo”… more

LIFT announces the 2022 BAICC Resident – Laura Moreno Bueno

Monday 7 February 2022, 00:00 to 00:00

LIFT ANNOUNCES 2022 BAICC RESIDENT LAURA MORENO BUENO Toronto, February 16, 2022—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to welcome Spanish filmmaker Laura Moreno Bueno as the current resident in the fifth edition of the BAICC Residencias Artísticas Internacionales de Creacion Cinematográfica, a collaboration between the”… more

LIFT Office and Store Closed for Family Day – Feb 21

The LIFT office and store operations will be closed for Family Day on Monday, February 21st, 2022. Staff will be available, as per our current COVID-19 closure protocol, starting back on Tuesday, February 22nd at 10:00AM ET.

Updates on LIFT Operations – February 2022

Friday, February 4, 2022 Dear LIFT Community, Thank you for your continued 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 and re-opening our facilities to accessing members beginning on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. We have i”… more

Shadows and Light: Six Film Portraits from LIFT members, 1981-2001

Thursday 13 January 2022, 11:00 to 23:59

Do Nothing by Ruba Nadda Toronto, January 13, 2022—In April of 2021, the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) marked our 40th anniversary. It was a quiet celebration during a tumultuous pandemic year. But since then we have been looking back and taking stock of the LIFT’s legacy as a resource and community hub for the filmmakers who”… more

Call for Applicants: LIFT and imagineNATIVE 17th annual Mentorship Program

Monday 10 January 2022, 00:00 to 00:00

LIFT and imagineNATIVE 2022 ANNUAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM Call for applicants in Toronto Are you an Indigenous filmmaker with a great idea for a 5-minute 16mm short? EXTENDED DEADLINE: Monday, February 14, 2022 Celebrating 17 years of supporting independent Indigenous film, the LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship program welcomes you to explore 16mm filmmaki”… more