Raindance New York

Raindance New York supports and promotes independent films and filmmakers by offering film training and networking opportunities in New York.

From new and emerging to industry pros, Raindance provides information and advice on all aspects of film, from shorts, features, documentaries, web series and new media

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5 Ways A Documentary Consultant Helps Get Your Film Sold

Most documentaries that get made will never be seen by more than a handful of people. I know this because as both a documentary consultant and as an occasional film festival selector I see many turkeys. By turkey I mean boring, unstructured and ultimately unwatchable...

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Seven Story Types Professional Storytellers Use

In my travels I meet film producers in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Their common complaint is never about getting the finance. It's about finding quality projects. The producers moan that writers don't seem to understand which of the seven story types they're using....

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How to Write a Christmas Classic Movie

Oh the charm of a Christmas classic movie! ‘Tis the Christmas Season, when families come together and inevitably gather around the TV to watch a heart-warming, often funny, Christmas themed movie. Done well, they will want to watch the same movie year after year to...

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