Upcoming

1 Apr 2020 (All day) - 31 Oct 2020 (All day)
   (L-R) Mentees: Halime Akturk, Movsar Asuev, Jo Güstin and Darya Ruseva.      LIFT WELCOMES THE PARTICIPANTSOF THE NEWCOMER FILMMENTOR 2020 PROGRAM Toronto, May 14, 2020—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to welcome four newcomer filmmakers to participate in the Newcomer Filmmentor 2020 Program. In the past few years, we... [more]
        May 15, 2020   Dear LIFT Community,  As we continue to work through these difficult and unpredictable times, we will be hosting our workshops differently, pivoting to an on-line delivery for our theory based workshops, with the same roster of experienced industry instructors. We are pleased to still be able to offer these workshops for our... [more]
    LIFT'S ACTIONS TO SUPPORT BLACK LIVES MATTERCollective Statement by the Board and Staff of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) June 4, 2020 The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) stands in solidarity with our Black members, Black colleagues, and Black-led organizations. We extend condolences to the families and communities of loved... [more]
16 Jun 2020 (All day) - 25 Oct 2020 (All day)
  2020 LIFT and imagineNATIVE Mentorship Winner Tim Myles  Toronto, June 16, 2020—The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) are pleased to announce that Toronto-based artist Tim Myles is the recipient of the 16th annual LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship. Tim is a Mi'kmaq artist originally from St. Bernard's-Jacques... [more]
6 Jul 2020 (All day) - 9 Sep 2020 (All day)
        LIFT ANNOUNCESSUMMER 2020 INDUSTRY PANELS Toronto, July 6, 2020—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce our summer lineup of industry panels as part of the 2020 Newcomer Filmmentor Program. Although geared towards the emerging artists participating in this year's mentorship we have opened up registration... [more]
        LIFT HOSTS PROFUZ DIGITALMEDIA ACCESSIBILITY, CREATIVE CAPTIONING AND SUBTITLING WITH SUBTITLENEXT Toronto, July 10, 2020—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to host an online demonstration with Profuz Digital and their program SubtitleNEXT. Accessibility in film is fast becoming an essential part of the creative... [more]