Postgraduate Degree In Independent Film

Develop your voice as an independent filmmaker In partnership with Staffordshire University, Raindance offers a fully accredited Masters Program.

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Festival Passes are now on sale for the 23rd Raindance Film Festival and Raindance Web Fest taking place in London's glamorous West End between September 23rd - October 4th 2015. Don't miss your chance to participate.

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We Don't Teach Filmmaking Raindance Makes Filmmakers

Raindance Berlin's courses offer the most amount of information in the shortest amount of time. Most film schools tell you how it can't be done. We tell you how to.

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On this 7-week course you'll be guided through the process of making your first feature film, from storyboard to writing or acquiring a script, camera
Develop your screenplay over 5 weeks! The course is based around in-class critique sessions and feedback to help you finish your script. Starts Septem

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9 Career-Boosting Skills Filmmakers Need

Career Skills For Filmmakers

Learn these essential filmmaking and career boosting skills and you are away and running.

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7 Ways Filmmakers Hit Film Festival Brick Walls

You've made a film - congratulations. Are you hitting brick walls at film festivals? Every year about this time I start getting emails from filmmakers complaining about their treatment at the hands of film festival programmers who have skipped over their film. There's even professional advisers who train disgruntled filmmakers how to do better with […]

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Why You Should Care About The Genre of Your Story

"It's a romantic comedy about this woman and this man..." "It's a thriller about a lobbyist who..." "It's a zombie coming-of-age story..." All loglines should have several things: a conflict, a main character and a genre. Most screenwriting book will tell you the importance of creating a three-dimensional character and of having a central conflict […]

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Why Diversity Is A Key Issue In The Film Industry

Why diversity is important for the film industry

The 2016 Academy Awards was one of the more controversial, with several high-profile actors and filmmakers boycotting the ceremony because of the lack of diversity in the nominations list.

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