LIFT News

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

 

Jaap Pieters in Conversation at LIFT

Wednesday 8 June 2011, 19:00

Fresh from the Media City International Festival of Film and Video Art and the monthly Early Monthly Segments screening salon at the Gladstone Hotel, LIFT will be hosting Dutch filmmaker Jaap Pieters in the LIFT classroom for an informal and casual screening / talk next Wednesday. All are welcome to this FREE event. Fresh from the Media City Intern”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD June 8 – Guest Moderator Elkn Town

Wednesday 8 June 2011, 19:30

LIFT OUT LOUD, A Bi-Monthly Screenplay Reading SeriesWith Guest Moderator Elke Town(Story Editor) Two short screenplays for discussionAsk Alice written by Cara MumfordA woman wakes up in a hospital room with amnesia. As she journeys through the dark recesses of her mind trying to remember what happened to her, she experiences a series of incre”… more

LIFT co-presents “Hogtown Homos” at Inside Out

Wednesday 25 May 2011, 19:15

 The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), along with Xtra! and Community Arts Ontario  The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), along with Xtra! and Community Arts Ontario and the 2011 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival co-presents Hogtown HomosInside Outs annual sold-out celebration of ou”… more

Summer 2011 Workshops in Film and Video: From Start to Finish

LIFT Summer workshops are now online! – First day of registration is Tuesday May 17th at 10am.- In person registration will take priority on the first day of registration.- Current schedule is available here Free Programs LIFT Summer workshops are now online! – First day of registration is Tuesday May 17th at 10am.- In person registration will take”… more

Winter 2011 Workshop Screening

Tuesday 10 May 2011, 20:00

     LIFT presents new films and works-in-progress by participants of LIFT’s Winter Super 8mm and 16mm Filmmaking Intensives. Members, non-members, friends and family all welcome to attend.   The Emmet Ray924 College Street(just east of Dovercourt Road) www.theemmetray.com  Untitled by Zoë Heyn-Jones Approx. 4 min”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD – Call for Short Script Submissions June 2011

Monday 25 April 2011, 00:00

LIFT’s popular screenplay reading series LIFT OUT LOUD is currently looking for short screenplays for our LIFT OUT LOUD reading in June. Please submit them as either a PDF or Word document by Monday April 25th, 2011 to: E-mail: liftoutloud (at) gmail.com Subject Heading: LIFT OUT LOUD June 2011 Submission Selected non-member writers are r”… more

Peter Schjeldahl’s “Of Ourselves and of Our Origins: Subjects of Art” – NRATI

Wednesday 29 June 2011, 19:00

   Facilitated by cheyanne turions In conjunction with Gallery TPW’s presentation of The Normal Condition of Any Communication, Peter Schjeldahl’s “Of Ourselves and of Our Origins: Subjects of Art” has been selected to compliment the exhibition. Curated by cheyanne turions, The Normal Condition of Any Communication features works that exp”… more

Hank Bull’s Notes for a Research on Hearing – NRATI

Wednesday 25 May 2011, 19:00

   Facilitated by Hank Bull and cheyanne turions In conjunction with the 2011 Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art, the inimitable Hank Bull has been invited to select a reading in relation to his upcoming performance with the festival.Compiled in 1987, Notes for a Research on Hearing was born of a New Year’s day conversat”… more

LIFT and Images Present the 2011 Tom Berner Award to Philip Hoffman

The Tom Berner Award award, sponsored by LIFT at the Images Festival commemorates the late Tom Berner, who for many years supported and nurtured Canadian filmmakers. The award is presented annually to an individual who has provided extraordinary support to the cause of independent filmmaking in Toronto. In 2011 the Tom Berner Award is presented to”… more

Enrico Mandirola – Spring 2011 Residency Screening and Artist Talk

Friday 15 April 2011, 20:00

 Since early March 2011 Bogota based filmmaker Enrico Mandirola has been in residence at LIFT. During his stay Enrico has produced two new films on 16mm in collaboration with LIFT and Niagara Custom Lab. These new films include El cuento a 30 minute 16mm reflection on war and the short A l’aube.  Since early March 2011 Bogota based filmma”… more