One can see the movie director’s artistic expression in the different approaches he takes towards making his own film masterpiece.

As filmmaking is no walk in the park, some world-famous directors are here to share some priceless knowledge not taught at any film school. Such wisdom gained only from years and years spent in honing their craft.

Our friends at The Film Savvy have come up with an infographic that offers expert advice from 24 acclaimed directors:
24 filmmakers on filmmaking

Since 1992 Raindance has been offering advice and support for independent filmmakers. We started the Raindance Film Festival in 1993, and the British Independent Film Awards in 1998.

Most of our year is spent training thousands of new and established filmmakers in all aspects of film. Among high profile alumni are Christopher Nolan (Batman Begins), David Yates (Harry Potter), Guy Ritchie and Matthew Vaughn – who actually met at a Raindance course. Raindance training is one of the world’s largest catering for over 3000 students per year.

In 2011 we launched an innovative Postgraduate Film Degree with Staffordshire University and the Independent Film Trust.

The 24th Raindance Film Festival has now released it's 2016 festival trailer: a homage to Stephen Spielberg who celebrates his 70th birthday this year:

In 2014 we relaunched our production arm, Raw Talent with the feature Deadly Virtues.