Past Workshop Descriptions

All Workshop Categories

Adobe Express for Content Production


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Advanced Documentary Storytelling Studio


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$225 /member$250 /nonmember

Advanced Script Studio: 4 Sessions


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$225 /member$250 /nonmember

Advanced Script Studio: 4 Sessions Class C


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$225 /member$250 /nonmember

Advanced Script Studio: 8 Sessions


24 hours of instruction in 8 parts$425 /member$450 /nonmember

After Effects Intensive: In Person


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Analogue Resilience: A Film Labs Gathering


$40 /member$50 /nonmember

Animating Analogue: 4 Sessions


16 hours of instruction in 4 parts$350 /member$375 /nonmember

Arri SRII 16mm and Aaton XTR Prod Super 16mm Cameras


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$150 /member$175 /nonmember

Artist Talk With 2022 BAICC Resident Laura Moreno Bueno


$0 or PWYC donation

Assistant Directing


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Assistant Editing with Premiere Pro


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Blackmagic Cinema Camera and URSA Mini Pro


4 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K Digital Cinema Camera


4 hours of instruction $85 /member$110 /nonmember

Bolex 16mm Cameras


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Camera Assisting


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Camera Assisting - Private Customized


6 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Camera Theory


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Camera Theory - Private Customized


6 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Camera Theory: Class A


8 hours of instruction $105 /member$130 /nonmember

Cameraless Filmmaking: Laser Printing on 16mm Film


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Casting for Filmmakers


4 hours of instruction $65 /member$90 /nonmember

Cinematography Fundamentals


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Cinematography Fundamentals - Private Customized


6 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Colour Theory


3 hours of instruction $65 /member$90 /nonmember

Contact Printing + Emulsion Manipulation


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

COVID-19 Production Protocols Panel


1.5 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Creating Accessible Content


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Creating and Producing Cinemagraphs


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Creating Inclusive and Accessible Productions (In Person)


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Creating Inclusive and Accessible Productions (Online)


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Creating Television Series


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Creative Lighting


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Darkroom Play with 16mm Colour Film


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Developing a Documentary With Social Impact


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Developing a Television Series


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$150 /member$175 /nonmember

Digital Colour Grading with DaVinci Resolve


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Digital Imaging (DIT)


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Digital Imaging (DIT) - Private Customized


6 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Digital Imaging Intensive (DIT): 2 Days


16 hours of instruction in 2 parts$250 /member$275 /nonmember

Digital Media Entrepreneurship


3 hours of instruction $65 /member$90 /nonmember

Digital Post Production


6 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

Directing Actors for Film


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Directing Actors for Narrative


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Directing Actors for Narrative: Previous Description


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Directing Documentary Film


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Directing Dramatic Film


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Directing Hybrid Fiction


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Directing Music Videos


4 hours of instruction $60 /member$85 /nonmember

Distribution Strategies for Independent Films


3 hours of instruction $65 /member$90 /nonmember

Diversity and Inclusion for Storytellers


7 hours of instruction $105 /member$130 /nonmember

Documentary Film Editing


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Documentary Film Writing


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Documentary Filmmaking & Storytelling with Daniel Carsenty Part 1


2 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Documentary Filmmaking & Storytelling with Daniel Carsenty Part 2


3 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Documentary Storytelling


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Dramatic Film Editing


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Dramatic Film Funding


4 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

DSLR Cameras for Video


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Editing Aesthetics


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Editing on Film


4 hours of instruction $65 /member$90 /nonmember

Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Editing with DaVinci Resolve


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Editing with Premiere Pro


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Emotional Landscapes in Film - Artist Talk with Antonia Kilian


$0 or PWYC donation

Emotional Landscapes in Film - Facilitated Workshop


$20 /nonmember

Experimental Animation on 16mm Film


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$150 /member$175 /nonmember

Experimenting with Super 8


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$175 /member$200 /nonmember

Extreme Low Budget Analogue Filmmaking


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Film Law


3 hours of instruction $60 /member$85 /nonmember

Grant Writing for Arts Councils


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Grip and Electric Fundamentals


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Grip Fundamentals


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Grip Fundamentals - Private Customized


6 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Hand Processing Black and White Film


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Hand Processing Colour Film


8 hours of instruction $175 /member$200 /nonmember

Improvise your Screenplay


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Independent Filmmakers and Agency Representation Panel


1.5 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Intermediate After Effects: In Person


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Intermediate Digital Colour Grading with DaVinci Resolve


4 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

Intermediate Premiere Pro


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Intimacy Coordination for Film and Television


4 hours of instruction $60 /member$85 /nonmember

Introduction to After Effects: In Person


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Introduction to Blender


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Introduction to Digital Colour Grading with DaVinci Resolve


4 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

Introduction to Final Cut Pro X


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Introduction to Independent Filmmaking (In Person)


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Introduction to Independent Filmmaking (Online)


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Introduction to Location Sound Recording


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Introduction to Photoshop


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Introduction to Post-Production Sound for Filmmakers and Producers


4 hours of instruction $65 /member$90 /nonmember

Introduction to Premiere Pro


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Introduction to Production Accounting


3 hours of instruction $60 /member$85 /nonmember

Introduction to Production Management and Accounting


6 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Introduction to Regular/Double 8mm Filmmaking


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Introduction to Screenwriting - Extended


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Introduction to Screenwriting: Class A


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$225 /member$250 /nonmember

Introduction to Screenwriting: Class B


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$225 /member$250 /nonmember

Introduction to Sound Editing ProTools


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Introduction to Sound Editing with Audition


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Introduction to Unity


7 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

LIFT Public Guided Tour


45 minutes of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

LIFT Round-Up 2023, presented by MUBI


1.5 hours of instruction $10 /nonmember

LIFT Summer 2020 Guided Tour


$0 or PWYC donation

LIFT’s “Transformations” - In-person Screening Tickets


$10 /nonmember

LIFT’s Open Screening Spring 2024 - In-person Screening Tickets


2.5 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Light and The Corporeal


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Lighting Fundamentals


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Lighting Fundamentals - Private Customized


6 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Making Content Findable - FREE workshop!


An Introduction to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
(This is a free three-hour workshop)
3 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Materiality and Light: Handmade Techniques and Experimental Genres


3 hours of instruction in 3 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Meet the Funders Panel


1.5 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Memory in Motion - Screening and Panel


2 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Mordançage on 16mm Film


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Multi-Platform Storytelling


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Open Studio Session - Dark and Light



  
$0 or PWYC donation

Optical Printing with the JK


6 hours of instruction $105 /member$130 /nonmember

Organic Film Processing


8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

Paper Puppets and Found Object Animation


9 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Performing the Process: In Person


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$150 /member$175 /nonmember

Phytograms


5 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Playing with Location Sound


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Producing Documentary Film


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Producing Dramatic Film


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Producing Dramatic Film on a Shoe String Budget


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Producing Low Budget Music Videos


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Producing on a Shoestring Budget


4 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

Production Design


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Production Management


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

RED Epic Camera


4 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

Reimagining Independent Filmmaking


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Script Coordinating


3 hours of instruction $60 /member$85 /nonmember

Script Supervision


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$115 /member$140 /nonmember

Script Supervision Intensive: 2 Days


14 hours of instruction in 2 parts$225 /member$250 /nonmember

Script Supervision: Rewrite


8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Short Film Writing


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$150 /member$175 /nonmember

Small Gauge Filmmaking


9 hours of instruction in 3 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Smartphone Filmmaking


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Smartphone Filmmaking: 4 Sessions


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$200 /member$225 /nonmember

Social Media for Filmmakers


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Sound Design with Pro Tools


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Starting a Production Company


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Storyboarding


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Storytelling in Virtual Reality


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Streaming Canadian Content Panel


1.5 hours of instruction $0 or PWYC donation

Super 8 Filmmaking Intensive (Shooting and Processing)


8 hours of instruction $175 /member$200 /nonmember

Telecine: Film to Video Transfer


4 hours of instruction $75 /member$100 /nonmember

The Art of the Interview


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

The Business of Film Distribution


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

The Simple Magic of Analogue Photography


6 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

The Workflow of the Full-Dome Projections for Independent Productions


3 hours of instruction $60 /member$85 /nonmember

TikTok for Filmmakers


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Timelapse Techniques


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

VFX On Set: Workflow and Supervision Practices


6 hours of instruction $105 /member$130 /nonmember

Video Projection Mapping


12 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Video Storytelling


12 hours of instruction in 4 parts$150 /member$175 /nonmember

Virtual Reality Workflow


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Visual Metaphor and Expressive Directing Techniques


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Visual Metaphor and Expressive Directing Techniques: 3 Sessions


12 hours of instruction in 3 parts$250 /member$275 /nonmember

Visual Research for Documentaries


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$105 /member$130 /nonmember

Voice Over Techniques


8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember

Web Series Development


6 hours of instruction in 2 parts$100 /member$125 /nonmember

Working with a Voice Coach


6 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

Youth Analogue Filmmaking


16 hours of instruction in 4 parts$250 /member$250 /nonmember

Youth Digital Filmmaking


32 hours of instruction in 8 parts$300 /member$300 /nonmember