Commissioning Projects

LIFT provides support to media artists through occasional commissioning projects. These range from omnibus projects with modest budgets to the creation of significant new works. Some LIFT commissions are curated and others are selected through open calls for submissions. Check back regularly for current calls for submissions.


Poetry Projections I

Friday 28 October 2005, 00:00

POETRY PROJECTIONS I POETRY PROJECTIONS I 15 Poets. 15 Filmmakers. 15 Films. 15 Poems. Friday, October 28th, 2005 Starts at 7:00pm The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West Admission $7 ($5 for LIFT Members) Featuring works by Poets + Filmmakers: Daniel David Moses + Adam Garnet Jones Paul Vermeersch + Allyson Mitchell Bill Bissett + Pete Dako Christ”… 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 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