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Raindance Film Festival 2016 – Benefactor & Patron packages

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With the 24th Raindance Film Festival approaching fast, there's only a limited time left to register as a Benefactor or Patron, giving unrivalled access to the UK's largest independent film festival, in addition to events and perks throughout the year. Find out more about becoming a Benefactor or Patron of Raindance Film Festival 2016 Benefactors & […]

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5 Worst Dangers On A Film Set


Filmmaking is a risky endeavour. In your mind, there's an awesome final product that your brain got busy creating, and it's going to take loads of other people getting creative for your vision to work -sort of. Woody Allen is famous for being disappointed in his final films because he falls short of realising his […]

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The Art of Location Scouting

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A few years back I did some journeyman work on Man on Fire, the 2004 Tony Scott re-make of a novel set to shoot in Mexico City and its immense suburbs. The Locations Manager, Janice Polley, a long time Scott collaborator, was my boss for the few weeks I worked there and I have to say […]

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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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