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6 Things Screenwriters Can Learn From Ofgem

things screenwriters can learn from ofgem

You're going to be asking what screenwriters can learn from Ofgem. How, you ask can the creator of Europe's largest independent film festival give a scare about Ofgem. Ofgem is the antithesis of Raindance. It's a corporate-run government organisation. If you're new to the United Kingdom, or corporate law in general, Ofgem is a consumer […]

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Create Movie Titles Easily


Another creative tool from Raindance! Can you create  movie titles from this handy toolkit and write the logline and synopsis in no more than 50 words? Get your creative juices going and send to by the end of the day on May 31st for a chance to win a Raindance Tee Shirt in 100% […]

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#StarringJohnCho and Social Media Activism

Starring John Cho

In recent years, the Internet has grown to be either the biggest cave for trolls or the best improvement that the public agora has known since the advent of modern democracy. Social media has become so powerful that it can and has overthrown governments and shifted political lines in a way that, not so long […]

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5 reasons not to miss ‘Victoria’


If you haven’t already seen Sebastian Schipper's German/English, one shot thriller, here’s why Victoria is a must see. 1. It's actually a one-shot film Whilst there are many films which are edited to appear to be one-shot I.e. Iñárritu’s Birdman (2015) and Hitchcock’s Rope, (1948) Sebastian Schipper’s Victoria’s tagline “One girl, One night, One city, One shot” […]

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