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Raindance Festival Passes

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Register Today for an Early-Bird Pass and save 20% 24th Raindance Film Festival – 21 September to 2 October 2016, central London Experience the entire Raindance Film Festival at a reduced rate. For twelve days truly immerse yourself in the world of independent film and discover new talents from the UK and from world cinema. Your pass […]

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Top 8 films about sport


Sports and films generally are not always associated with each other. But when the two are combined in the right way it produces one of two things, either a deep, inspirational film. Or it may produce a piece of comedy gold. As someone who has a great passion for sports myself these films appeal to […]

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Hot Models Wanted: One Actor’s Point Of View On Casting Your Indie Film (Part 2)

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Six dos and don’ts every actor wishes you knew from breakdown to booking.  If you are an indie filmmaker then you know that casting is that wildcard that can make or break your chances at festivals, awards, and making all of your hard work worth it, and that mis-casting can make your shoot a living […]

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The Art Of Script Reading

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I was asked to look at a script recently. Nothing unusual there, it’s what I do after all. I duly read the script and provided feedback. It was what happened afterward that gave me pause. The writer had managed to include almost every conceivable screenwriting issue in one script. Despite this, there was a positive […]

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