6 Reasons To Attend Independent Filmmakers’ Ball

Filmmaking can sometimes lead to the depths of isolation. Every waking moment is spent chained to a never-ending film project. The inability to edit one’s own life is undeniably frustrating. Unshakeable focus and unwavering passion can generate feelings of captivity. This solitary darkness can be soothing to the artistic soul, sure. You know what else […]

BAFTA Breakthrough Brits

This week, BAFTA has launched its annual Breakthrough Brits campaign in partnership with Burberry. The initiative identifies the next generation of British talent in film, TV and games, providing them with 12 months’ access to one-to-one mentoring, guidance sessions and networking opportunities to help them into the next stage in their careers. Since the launch […]

Steve Kaplan’s Favourite British Comedies

I’m often asked, “what’s your favourite British comedy?” That’s an almost impossible question to answer. How can I select just one? Favourite contemporary comedy? Favourite Ealing comedy? Favourite Python? There is no favourite because these are some damn funny apples and oranges. So I can’t claim that these are the favourite. What I can do is […]

Make March 2017 Your Month – Go From Film Fan To Filmmaker

Happy March! It’s time to go from film fan to filmmaker. Here at Raindance, we’ve decided that March is going to be a special month. What better month to re-invigorate your dreams than March – which starts 48 hours after the Oscars? Of course, everyone repeats that every day, but we really mean it. Why? […]

Hollywood’s 10 Best Marketing Campaigns of 2016

There was an influx of “must-see” movies this year. Each film was competing with the other. Marketers came up with unique and creative ways to create hype and encourage viewers to watch their films. The following list comprises of this year’s heavily anticipated movies due to successful marketing campaigns. Deadpool When discussing this year’s best […]

5 Ways Your Score Could be Holding You Back from an Award

It’s true what they say. First impressions count. Sight is the primary sense and it takes just moments to make a judgement call. As humans, we’re exceptionally good at this. You judged this article within minutes of seeing the image and title. (I’m delighted you’ve read this far. Stay with me. It gets better.) Film […]