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 entries first. The programming links on the left provide a a quick view of each program offered by LIFT and calls for submissions.

 

 

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:45pm
  My Fuzzy Valentine by Ben Edelberg    LIFT co-presents Shorts: Local Heroesat the 2019 Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival   Co-presented in partnership with Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), Out LGBTQ+ and Yohomo.  Our annual collection of what...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
 The LIFT Screenwriters Circle meets on the third Wednesday of each month to facilitate skill-sharing, supportive critique and moving member scripts from the page to the screen. You must be a current LIFT member to attend this group.  No experience is necessary, just a passion for...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 12:00am
   CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SEASONAL SCREENING SERIES - EXPERIMENTAL  Toronto, May 9, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce submissions are now open for the second screening of current members work. For this summer’s event, we will be...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 6:30pm
  LIFT co-presents A Kandahar Awayat the 2019 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival A Kandahar Away  Dir. Aisha Jamal Wednesday May 1 at 6:30pm TIFF Bell Lightbox 2Thursday May 2 at 1:00pm, Isabel Bader TheatreSaturday May 4 at 10:15am, TIFF Bell Lightbox 2...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
      The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to presentthe 2019 Seasonal Screening Series: Documentary Toronto, April 4, 2019—Member screenings have been an essential part of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto’s nearly forty-...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:00pm
 Five Movements by Lily Jue Sheng  LIFT co-presents Domestic Cinema Shorts Programat the 2019 Images Festival  Co-presented in partnership with Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), Breakthroughs Film Festivals, Call Again and the South Asian Visual Arts Centre (...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 (All day)
 2019 LIFT and imagineNATIVE Mentorship Winner Cole Forrest  Toronto, April 18, 2019—The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) are pleased to announce that Toronto-based artist Cole Forrest is the recipient of the 15th...
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:00am
   CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT SEASONAL SCREENING SERIES Toronto, March 1, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) will be launching a seasonal screening series that will highlight recently completed films made by our current members. Each screening will...
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:00pm
 Salvage by Tyler Dowey  LIFT co-presentations at the 2019 Toronto Black Film Festival FILM #1: LIFT co-presents “Salvage”Thursday, February 14, 2019Starts at 7:00pmJackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario317 Dundas Street WestAdmission: $12.00 Living in his car, The Driver...
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:00am
  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT and PIX FILM STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM 2019 Thematic: Hybrid Models of Filmmaking   TORONTO, February 14, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM are seeking applications for a new Studio Immersion Program in 2019...