The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is seeking applications for its residency program. LIFT is an artist-run production and educational media arts organization dedicated to celebrating excellence in the moving image.
LIFT’s residency program focuses on the production of film-based works with equipment and facilities to which the artist would not have access in their local region. Artists are expected to be at an established point in their practice (although not necessarily working predominantly with film).
International (non-Canadian) artists.
• Proposal/Artist statement (including how they intend to engage the local community during their stay
and how LIFT can help create access to equipment or facilities not available at their home location)
• Curriculum vitae
• Proposed budget (including funding sources for materials)
• Visual support material of past work (do not send originals, documentation will not be returned)
Mail applications to:
International Artist Residencies 2011/12 Application
c/o Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT)
1137 Dupont Street
M6H 2A3 CANADA
The maximum cash funding for projects is $3,000 (CAD) for travel, accommodation and per diems. Equipment and facilities will be provided by LIFT to a maximum of $3,000 (CAD), LIFT equipment rates can be found at www.lift.on.ca. The artist is responsible for the costs of all film stock, chemicals, lab fees and other expendables.
Ben Donoghue, Executive Director
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