Calls for Submissions

This is list of LIFT’s calls for submissions from all categories, starting with the most recent.

 

LIFT Supported Call for Submissions: PIX FILM Studio Immersion Program 2020

Saturday 9 May 2020, 10:00

LIFT SUPPORTED CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS PIX FILM STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM 2020 TORONTO, May 9, 2020—The PIX FILM Collective is now accepting applications for the next 2020 Studio Immersion Program. This will expand upon the theme of Hybrid Models of Filmmaking. We are seeking applications from International and Canadian artists to re-think, research an”… more

EXTENDED // Call for Applicants: LIFT and imagineNATIVE 16th annual Mentorship Program

LIFT and imagineNATIVE 16th ANNUAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: CALL FOR APPLICANTS Extended Deadline: Monday, January 20, 2020 Toronto, December 17, 2019—Are you an Indigenous filmmaker with a great idea for a 5-minute 16mm short? Celebrating 16 years of supporting independent Indigenous film, the LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship program welcomes you to explo”… more

Call for Submissions: LIFT Seasonal Screening Series – Narrative

Thursday 15 August 2019, 10:00

       CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SEASONAL SCREENING SERIES – NARRATIVE   Toronto, August 15, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce submissions are now open for the third screening of current members’ work. For this upcoming autumn event, we will be shining a light on”… more

Call for Submissions: LIFT Seasonal Screening Series – Experimental

Thursday 9 May 2019, 00:00

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 shining a light on experimental works. Current members are encouraged to sub”… more

Call for Submissions: LIFT Seasonal Screening Series – Documentary

Friday 1 March 2019, 10:00

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LIFT 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 focus on a specific form—documentary, narrative, experimental, music videos—and”… more

Josephine Massarella Artist Award 2019

Tuesday 12 February 2019, 10:00 to 17:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES THE JOSEPHINE MASSARELLA ARTIST AWARD 2019 Toronto, February 12, 2019—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto’s (LIFT) longtime member Josephine Massarella passed away in June of 2018 after a short illness. https://lift.ca/about/remembering-josephine-massarella She was an im”… more

Call for Applicants: LIFT and imagineNATIVE 15th annual Mentorship Program

Thursday 13 December 2018, 00:00

 LIFT and imagineNATIVE 15th ANNUAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: CALL FOR APPLICANTS Application Deadline: Monday, January 21, 2019 Toronto, December 13, 2018—Are you an Indigenous filmmaker with a great idea for a 5-minute short film? Celebrating 15 years of supporting independent Indigenous film, the LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship program welcomes you to e”… more

Call for Submissions: LIFT Round-Up 2017

Friday 6 July 2018, 10:00

LIFT ANNOUNCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS MEMBERS’ ROUND-UP 2017 July 6, 2018—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 o”… more

Call for Submissions: LIFT and PIX FILM Studio Immersion Program 2018

Friday 9 February 2018, 00:00

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LIFT and PIX FILM STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM 2018 Thematic: Hybrid Models of Filmmaking TORONTO, February 9, 2018—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM are seeking applications for a new Studio Immersion Program in 2018. We are looking for applications from International and Canadian artists to re-t”… more

Call for Submissions: Goethe-LIFT Filmmaker Residency 2018 – Extended Deadline

Wednesday 7 February 2018, 00:00

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: GOETHE-LIFT FILMMAKER RESIDENCY 2018 *** Extended Deadline: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10am EST *** TORONTO, February 7, 2018—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and the Goethe-Institut Toronto are seeking applications from German national or German resident artists for 4 – 6 week individual production resid”… more

Call for Applicants: LIFT and imagineNATIVE 14th annual Mentorship Program

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 00:00

LIFT and imagineNATIVE 14th ANNUAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: CALL FOR APPLICANTS Application Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2017 by 12:00pm Toronto, November 15, 2017— Are you an Indigenous artist or emerging filmmaker living in or near the GTA? Do you have a great idea for a 5-minute short film? Celebrating 14 years of supporting independent Indigenous”… more

Call for Submissions: National Artist Residency 2018 – Extended

Monday 14 August 2017, 00:00

Roberto Ariganello at the Latvian House, 2001. (Photo Credit: Anya Chibisova) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: THE ROBERTO ARIGANELLO NATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY 2018 Toronto, August 14, 2017—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is announcing the second annual ROBERTO ARIGANELLO NATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY. We are seeking applications from Cana”… more

BAICC International Artist Residency Program with LIFT, (S8) Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico and Acción Cultural Española-AC/E

Thursday 29 June 2017, 00:00

Call for Applications: BAICC International Artist Residency Program From June 29 until August 27, 2017, applications to take part in an artist residency in Toronto (Canada) can be submitted by creators born or living in Spain, willing to create works in analogic film format. The duration of the residence will be between 4 and 6 uninterrupted weeks”… more

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

Wednesday 26 April 2017, 00:00

          LIFT ANNOUNCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSMEMBERS’ 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, educ”… more

Call for Applicants: LIFT and imagineNATIVE 13th annual Mentorship Program – EXTENDED

Thursday 2 February 2017, 10:00

         LIFT and imagineNATIVE 13th annual Mentorship Program: Call for Applicants Toronto, February 2, 2017—Do you have a great idea for a 5-minute short film? Celebrating 13 years of supporting independent Indigenous film, the LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship program welcomes you to explore 16mm filmmaking through”… more

Call for Submissions: LIFT and PIX FILM Studio Immersion Program 2017

Friday 25 November 2016, 10:00

  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT and PIX FILM STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM 2017 Thematic: Hybrid Models of Filmmaking    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT and PIX FILM STUDIO IMMERSION PROGRAM 2017 Thematic: Hybrid Models of Filmmaking  November 25, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM”… more

LIFT Artist Commission: The Madvo Collection

Wednesday 7 September 2016, 10:00

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: LIFT ARTIST COMMISSION PROJECT THE MADVO COLLECTION September 7, 2016—In 2014 a 200-reel collection of the films and outtakes of local documentary filmmaker Jacques Madvo was donated to the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT). Madvo travelled the world from the 1960s to the 1980s, shooting 16mm footage that made”… more

(Extended) Call for Submissions: National Artist Residency 2017

Thursday 4 August 2016, 00:00

    Roberto Ariganello at the Latvian House, 2001. (Photo Credit: Anya Chibisova)       Roberto Ariganello at the Latvian House, 2001. (Photo Credit: Anya Chibisova)  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:THE ROBERTO ARIGANELLO NATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY 2017  Toronto, August 4, 2016—In remembrance of the tenth”… more

Call for Submissions: International Artist Residencies 2016/2017

Thursday 10 March 2016, 00:00

      CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:INTERNATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCIES 2016/2017  March 10, 2016—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is seeking applications from international (non-Canadian Citizens and Residents) artists for a 4 – 6 week individual production residencies to take place between October 2016 and Augu”… more

Call for Submissions: LIFT Round-Up 2015 (Extended)

Friday 27 November 2015, 17:00

   LIFT ANNOUNCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT ROUND-UP 2015     LIFT ANNOUNCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSLIFT ROUND-UP 2015 November 5, 2015—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) announces its Call for Submissions for Round-Up 2015. LIFT is a member-driven non-profit organization that provides affordable acces”… more