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Let’s make a film! Short films are some of the favourite films at Raindance Film Festival. The beauty of a short film is you don’t need to have experience, money or training to make one. A short can be anything from a few seconds (like a Vine video) to 45 minutes (according to the Oscars™). […]

  I recently came across this initiative called “For A Thousand Lives: Be Human”, which has already gathered over 5,500 signatures. It is an appeal from European filmmakers and film professionals to governments and institutions of the European Union to address the current disaster happening at our borders with the refugee crisis. Over 23,000 people have died […]

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time for our annual 14-second horror film competition. How to Take Part: On Twitter 1) Shoot a 14-second Horror Film. 2) Upload it to Youtube. 3) Tweet us to enter the competition, including @Raindance and the hashtag #14SecondHorror E.g.: Hey @Raindance, here’s my #14SecondHorror! On Instagram 1) […]

Cinema 2.0 is all about making your own cinema on your own terms for your own audience.  You have to take the first steps and start shooting and sharing – today. If I had to distil this manifesto down to simple statements – these would be it: #SHOOT #SHARE #REPEAT #DOMOREWITHLESS Everything else comes in […]