TORONTO LIFT-OFF FILM FESTIVAL
We bring authentic independent films from emerging global artists in the traditional Lift-Off fashion, fostering connections between the Canandian and international markets. Our goal is to amplify artists' engagement with audiences and establish an experimental platform that cultivates voices and jumpstarts careers in the indie creative space.
With a mixture of fresh talent and festival veterans covering all genres there really is something for everyone! Screening exclusively with our partners Vimeo OnDemand.

TORONTO LIFT-OFF FILM FESTIVAL 2024, STARTS MONDAY 10th JUNE - SUNDAY 16th JULY.

MONDAY 10th JUNE - SUNDAY 16th JULY  

FESTIVAL FINALISTS:

Monday 8th July - Sunday 14th July

Showcasing the short films that scored highly during the first round, the Network Round Shorts is the final round judged exclusively by the Lift-Off Jury & Network Members

Monday 8th July - Sunday 14th July

Showcasing the feature films that scored highly during the first round, the Network Round Features is the final round judged exclusively by the Lift-Off Jury & Network Members

FESTIVAL PROGRAMMES:

View Programme | 10th June- 16th July

We take pride in presenting LOCAL FILMMAKER SHORTS, showcasing films handpicked by our jury for their audacity and experimental flair. We are thrilled to bring you content from these exceptional filmmakers.

View Programme | 10th June - 16th July

JUDGES' SELECT SHORTS features shorts highlighted by the judges as exceptional during the selection process. We are proud to bring you content from these outstanding filmmakers

View Programme | 10th June - 16th July

TRENDSETTERS features establishing voices from a diverse array of genres, styles, and regions. Featuring narratives, documentary, and animation there's something to entice every palate.

View Programme | 10th June - 16th July

NEW VOICE SHORTS is a remarkable anthology that showcases emerging filmmakers blazing their trails in the industry. Daring and sometimes experimental, we are proud to bring you content from these outstanding filmmakers.

View Programme | 10th June - 16th July

FEATURES offers a diverse array of genres, styles, and distinct flavours, presenting a veritable feast for the senses. From experimental and art-house works to other captivating genres, there's something to entice every palate.

EVENTS

More Info On The NETWORK HUB

Thursday, 20th June
Exclusively for Officially Selected Filmmakers &  Lift-Off Members at this year's Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival. The Focus Group & Feedback Session is where you can meet fellow filmmakers, exchange feedback and discuss your projects.

More Info On The NETWORK HUB

Thursday, 11th July
Exclusively for Officially Selected Filmmakers & Lift-Off Members at this year's Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival. Join us in Toronto for a showcase & networking event held in conjunction with the festival's online screenings.

More Info On The NETWORK HUB

Thursday, 27th June
Exclusively for Officially Selected Filmmakers & Lift-Off Members at this year's Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival. Join us virtually for an online networking event held during the festival.

Lift-Off Global Network