2020 Sponsors

CLiFF has a volunteer board and no regular funding. We rely on the generous donations from worker organizations and individuals to run the festival each year.

We are so happy to have your support!

If you would like to contribute to CLiFF 2020, or you know an organization that would, email us at info@labourfilms.ca.

2020 Producer Level Sponsors

IATSE Local 58

The members of International Alliance Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 58 provide professional staging services to the Toronto entertainment, convention, and trade show industries. Their members have a wealth of experience in set construction, sound, video, lighting systems of all specifications.

2020 Associate Producer Level Sponsors

CUPW National

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is a labour union that represents members who work for Canada Post as letter carriers, rural and suburban mail carriers, postal clerks, mail handlers and dispatchers, technicians, mechanics and electricians, as well as cleaners, couriers, drivers, vehicle mechanics, warehouse workers, printers, emergency medical dispatchers and other workers in the private sector.

2020 Director Level Sponsors


CWACanada the oldest and only all-media union in Canada, with about 6,000 members in 17 Locals across the country. They represent workers in the communications industry – including news services, digital media, radio, television, newspapers, print shops, and mailing operations. Their members can be found everywhere from the front door to the back shop, working in administration, customer service, sales, staff support, production, distribution and, of course, the newsroom.


The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) represents educational assistants, continuing education teachers and instructors, psychologists, secretaries, speech-language pathologists, social workers, plant support personnel, attendance counselors and many other education professionals.


Unifor is Canada’s largest private sector union, with over 300,000 members in a diverse range of sectors, across the country. Unifor represents members that work in nearly every industry in the private and public sector. Some Unifor local unions have membership that span the country, from coast to coast to coast.

2020 Associate Director Level Sponsors

Edmonton & District Labour Council

The Edmonton & District Labour Council is chartered by the Canadian Labour of Congress and affiliated to the Alberta Federation of Labour. They are comprised of many Edmonton and area unions. Their members work in various levels of government federal, provincial and municipal, school boards, hospitals, nursing homes, offices hotel, retail stores and the steel, auto, chemical, energy, paper, communications, print, airline, postal, meatpacking, garment, food and other industries.

Toronto Firefighters

Toronto Professional Fire Fighters’ Association, IAFF Local 3888, to represent over 3,000 women and men employed by the Toronto Fire Services.