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We love independent film. Hell, we make independent film here. If there's one thing we love, it's giving a platform to up-and-coming filmmakers from a

Virtual Reality Filmmaking Toolkit

How about we go on an adventure together? How about we go and see the great wall of China? Or how about we learn what we have to do when the building

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Submissions for the 24th Raindance Now Open

Raindance Film Festival invites UK and International producers and filmmakers to submit their films to its 24th edition that will take place from 21st

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1. A violinist needs to study violin playing You don’t just go out and buy a violin and then get a booking to perform the Bruch concerto at the Royal Albert Hall. Call me old-fashioned but I kind of think it’s useful to study your craft before you go out to do it, and yet […]

We love independent film. Hell, we make independent film here. If there’s one thing we love, it’s giving a platform to up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world so that their films will get a broader audience. One of these films was the Bollywood production “Peter Gaya Kaam Se”, which premiered under the title “The Goa Run” […]

Thanksgiving time is upon our American friends, and this is the time of the year to gather with family and be thankful for all the good in our lives. It also comes with the traditional turkey; and that’s why we take the time to commemorate this year’s turkeys in film. Much like what President Obama […]

So many people want to break in as film actors, but few take the time to fully research the right way to present and market themselves. Here’s our special to-do list of how ‘not-to’ make an actor’ showreel. 1. They start the reel with two people of the same gender having a conversation. I know […]