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Raindance’s Top 5 Outstandingly Lit Films

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While watching a film, we can often forget that the simple element of light has its own beauty. In the cornucopia of landscapes, faces, car chases and special effects that comprise a modern film it’s easy to overlook the way lighting can tell a story all of its own. Here are some of our favourite […]

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With the current heatwave melting filmmaker’s equipment, we thought it a good idea to remind ourselves how filmmakers can be cool! While independent filmmaking can be challenging, there is no doubt that being an independent filmmaker is the coolest of cool occupations and an independent film can become the flavor of the month amongst the […]

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If you are a screenwriter reading this you are likely wondering how to get your screenplay sold and turned into a movie. Join the club. For some reason many writers work along unaware of the basics needed to turn the script into a movie. May writers are also afraid of accepting the creative collaborations of […]

10 Big Mistakes Documentary-Makers Make

I made my first doc while in film school, and have been doing it ever since. Documentaries are flavour of the month now – people love real and true life stories. Docs are an easier way for emerging filmmakers to break in as the production costs can be lower than with a narrative film. I’m […]