Programming

Displayed here is a partial list of LIFT programming and co-presentations going back to 2004. Entries are sorted by date, with the most recent first. The sub-menu provides a quick view of each program offered by LIFT and our calls for submissions.

 

LIFT OUT LOUD Script Call for February Reading

Monday 31 January 2005, 00:00

LIFT OUT LOUD is looking for LIFT members (all levels) to workshop a short script they have written to participate in the February 2nd, 2005 reading.  This is great way to see your work acted out by professional actors. We are looking for a short script (5-20 pages in length), preferably a film that’s slated for production this spring.  P”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD: Jan. 12, 2005

Wednesday 12 January 2005, 19:00

LIFT’s first LIFT OUT LOUD Event of 2005 is Proud to Present Two Short Scripts by Andrew Hamilton and Ian Kennedy FREE pizza will be served at the event, compliments of PIZZA PIZZA. LIFT would like to thank PIZZA PIZZA on their generous donation.   January’s Readings Will Be Moderated By LIFT’S own Executive Director Roberto Ariganello.”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD: Wednesday, December 1st, 2004

Wednesday 1 December 2004, 19:00

December’s LIFT OUT LOUD two short scripts by Dan Trudeau and Daren Foster December’s readings Will Be Moderated By Paula Tiberius   December’s LIFT OUT LOUD two short scripts by Dan Trudeau and Daren Foster December’s readings Will Be Moderated By Paula Tiberius  Toronto filmmaker Paula Tiberius wrote and directed her first fea”… more

$99 No Excuses Film Festival Tour in Peterborough

Saturday 27 November 2004, 00:00

LIFT presents a benefit screening for the Peterborough Arts Umbrella to help raise funds for the Peterborough arts community, which experienced a devastating flood disaster this past summer.Started in 2002, LIFT’s $99 No-Excuses Film Festival challenges the demons that occasionally plague independent filmmakers: the four horsemen of procrastination”… more

Martha Colburn Residency Interview

Tuesday 28 September 2004, 00:00

Like Taking a Group of Zombie Pack-Mules Over a Mountain: A Conversation with Martha Colburn By Roberto Ariganello   Like Taking a Group of Zombie Pack-Mules Over a Mountain: A Conversation with Martha Colburn By Roberto Ariganello   Martha Colburn, the queen of defiled filmmaking and bastardized animation, begins an artist residency at L”… more

(ReelAsian) LIFT-Reel Asian Co-Commissioned Projects

Wednesday 24 November 2004, 19:00

 As part of its goal to support young, emerging talent from the Asian community, Reel Asian recently joined together with the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto to support the creation of works by the following four young, emerging Asian directors.  Three of them will be screened at this year’s festival. These works were all mad”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD: Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004

Wednesday 3 November 2004, 19:00

November’s LIFT OUT LOUD two short scripts by Viki Posidis and Christina Ray LIFT OUT LOUD will be presenting FRAGMENTS By Viki Posidis and UNTITLED PUPPET PROJECT By Christina Ray  FRAGMENTS By Viki Posidis  FRAGMENTS is the story of Rose Anna, a young woman that battles with a host of multiple personalities developed in childhood,”… more

Collage Collisions – Recent Films by Martha Colburn (In Person)

Friday 29 October 2004, 20:00

Martha Colburn, the queen of defiled hand coloured collage animation, makes a triumphant return to Toronto with a selection of some of her most recent films. Since 1994 Colburn has created more than 35 films that are a remarkable blend of pleasure and perversity. Creating dazzling rhythmic visual montages from pop culture ephemera, stylishly interm”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD: Wednesday, October 6th, 2004

Wednesday 6 October 2004, 19:00

October’s LIFT OUT LOUD two short scripts by Rhett Morita and Mark Masoumi  The Readings Will Be Moderated By Alan Powell  LOST IN SPACE By Rhett Morita  This is a hilarious story that follows the sometimes real, sometimes ridiculous adventure of two life long pals as they try to get home from working out in the ‘sticks’ After an unf”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD October 2004

Wednesday 6 October 2004, 19:00

October’s LIFT OUT LOUD two short scripts by Rhett Morita and Mark Masoumi  The Readings Will Be Moderated By Alan Powell  LOST IN SPACE By Rhett Morita  This is a hilarious story that follows the sometimes real, sometimes ridiculous adventure of two life long pals as they try to get home from working out in the ‘sticks’ After an unf”… more

LIFT Out Loud seeks scripts

Saturday 1 February 2003, 00:00

LIFT OUT LOUD is looking for LIFT members to workshop short scripts they have written to participate in the September LIFT OUT LOUD reading.  This is a great way to see your work acted out by professional writers. We are looking for short scripts (5-20 pages in length), preferably a film that’s slated for production this fall.  Please cal”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD Script Call for July Reading

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 19:00

July Reading of LIFT OUT LOUD  * *Date pushed back to 2nd week due workshop series. * *   This month’s LIFT OUT LOUD takes place on Wednesday, June 2nd at 7pm in the mezzanine features two short scripts by Daren Foster and Marc Gilani.  * * We are looking for one more script, see call below * *  July Reading of LIFT OUT LOUD”… more

Lee Krist – Artist in Residence 2004 and Artist Talk

Wednesday 19 May 2004, 00:00

 In today’s transforming landscape of motion picture film Lee Krist’s a cinematic artist committed to hedonistically indulging in the vast tapestry of photographic emulsion. For the past eight years Krist has created experimental films that specialize in hand processing techniques. Currently he is an artist in residence at LIFT, where he has b”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD – April 1st, 2004

Thursday 1 April 2004, 19:00

LIFT OUT LOUD  April’s LIFT OUT LOUD features three short scripts by LIFT members Michael McMaster, Christine Koch, and Shirvington Hannays.  HUNGRY by Michael McMaster   LIFT OUT LOUD  April’s LIFT OUT LOUD features three short scripts by LIFT members Michael McMaster, Christine Koch, and Shirvington Hannays.  HUNGRY by Mi”… more

April Reading of LIFT OUT LOUD

Thursday 1 April 2004, 19:00

LIFT OUT LOUD  April’s LIFT OUT LOUD features three short scripts by LIFT members Michael McMaster, Christine Koch, and Shirvington Hannays.  HUNGRY by Michael McMaster   LIFT OUT LOUD  April’s LIFT OUT LOUD features three short scripts by LIFT members Michael McMaster, Christine Koch, and Shirvington Hannays.  HUNGRY by Mi”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD – March 3rd

Wednesday 3 March 2004, 19:00

March Reading of LIFT OUT LOUD Take part in the LIFT writer’s series where members workshop their scripts to by professional Actors and then get feedback from the audience of their peers. This month’s LIFT OUT LOUD series taking place on Wednesday March 3rd at 7pm in the Mezzanine features two short scripts; a musical by Nick Cushing and a com”… more

Scripts Needed for LIFT OUT LOUD

Tuesday 1 April 2003, 00:00

Attention all members, we are asking for scripts to be read in our monthly script reading series. Any member can have a script read. This is a great opportunity to get feedback before you head into production. We accept short and feature scripts. Don’t be shy!  If you are interested in submitting your script for future reading, or have any inq”… more

LIFT Filmmakers’ Support Program Eligibility Deadline

Monday 1 March 2004, 00:00

This is a notice to all members about LIFT’s annual Filmmakers’ Support Program.  In 2004, LIFT will have $8,000 in cash and $10, 000 in equipment credit available to accessing members. To be eligible for the Filmmakers’ Support Program Grant, you must be an Associate or Full Member in good standing as of Monday, March 1, 2004.  If you ha”… more

Catch LIFT Out Loud

Thursday 15 January 2004, 19:00

CATCH LIFT OUT LOUD Take part in the LIFT writer’s series where members workshop their scripts to by professional Actors and then get feedback from the audience of their peers.  This week is a feature script, Euphoria by Sonny Malhotra, plus his short film Limbo headed for production in February.   CATCH LIFT OUT LOUD Take part”… more

LIFT OUT LOUD: Thursday, Jan. 15th, 2004

Thursday 15 January 2004, 19:00

CATCH LIFT OUT LOUD Take part in the LIFT writer’s series where members workshop their scripts to by professional Actors and then get feedback from the audience of their peers.  This week is a feature script, Euphoria by Sonny Malhotra, plus his short film Limbo headed for production in February.   CATCH LIFT OUT LOUD Take part”… more