(Extended) Call for Submissions: LIFT Round-Up 2016





Toronto, April 26, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) announces its Call for Submissions for its annual Members’ Round-Up. LIFT is a member-driven non-profit organization that provides affordable access to equipment, education and space for those who want to make films, out of a passion for, and commitment to, the practice of filmmaking.
LIFT is seeking submissions of current members’ films for a screening to be held at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema on Thursday, July 20, 2017
– Accepted genres: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos
– Commercials and PSAs cannot be submitted
– Maximum running time is 8 minutes (including credits)
– Work must have been completed in 2016 or 2017
– Work must have been made by a current member in good standing as of May 23, 2017
– Member must have used LIFT production equipment and facilities in the creation of the work
– Work may be shot in either film or video/digital
Artist fees will be paid.
– Complete submission form and preview of work either:
By email (preferred):
– Word Document of submission form and online link to submissions@lift.on.ca
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By mail:
– DVD (NTSC) to the LIFT office
– Completed hard copy of submission form
Questions can be sent to submissions@lift.on.ca
Subject Heading: LIFT Members’ Round-Up 2016

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 5:00pm

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is an artist-run charitable organization dedicated to facilitating excellence in the moving image through media arts education and production resources. LIFT exists to provide support and encouragement for independent filmmakers and artists through affordable access to production, post-production and exhibition equipment; professional and creative development; workshops and courses; commissioning and exhibitions; artist-residencies; and a variety of other services. Founded in 1981 by a small collective, LIFT has since grown to become one of the foremost centres of its kind globally. www.lift.ca


Wednesday 26 April 2017 –

Non-members: Members only
Members: Free to apply

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema 
506 Bloor Street West 
Toronto ON Canada