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Early Bird submissions for Short Films, Features, Web Series and Music Videos are now open for the 24th Raindance Film Festival.


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Independent Filmmaker’s Ball – Press

Nearly a thousand independent filmmakers and film overs graced the Independent Filmmaker's Ball.  Publicity and celebrity booking was handled by the L

Your First 100 Days As A Filmmaker

You've finally decided to jump headlong towards your dream and become a filmmaker. Now what? Leaving the ordinary civilian lifestyle to become a filmm

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As one of the most distinguished film brands we were appalled to hear that both BHS and Autin Reed went into receivorship. These are two of the most t

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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After emails back-and-forth for a couple of weeks, we finally manage to catch some time with activist and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Iara Lee in New York following a packed-out screening of her two latest documentaries, as she prepares to head out to Brazil, followed by India and East Timor on the rest of the films’ […]

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We are thrilled to launch a filmmaking competition at this years Great Escape music festival in Brighton. We want festival goers at The Great Escape to capture their experience of the festival and submit their 30-60 second short films to be reviewed by a panel of judges. The top 5 films will be screened at Raindance […]

Nearly a thousand independent filmmakers and film overs graced the Independent Filmmaker’s Ball.  Publicity and celebrity booking was handled by the LA/London based Flair PR. The evening celebrated 25 years of Raindance which started in 1992. Nearly £10,000 was raised for the registered charity Independent Film Trust. The IFT supports Raindance Film Festival. The IFT […]

We all need stories. Film is an extraordinarily powerful medium to tell stories -if not the most powerful one, with its blend of visuals, cuts, music and the input of everyone from the writer to the audience member. It is, however, fairly recent and is probably going to develop into an even more powerful storytelling […]