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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Five Great Hand-to-Hand Combat Movies

The Raid 1 & 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2piDs9HMn4 The Raid surprises with an amazing – and for most people unknown – new style of Indonesian martial art called Pancack Silat. Coming out in 2011, The Raid stunned audiences with its fast and acrobatic fight...

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Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

1. Give your characters a voice A test of good dialogue is: can you omit the character’s name heading and still know who’s speaking? If so, you have found your character’s unique voice. In one screenplay I had a character who, for purposes of maintaining control,...

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The Battle of Netflix

To most people, the Cannes Film Festival is the epitome of what the film industry represents in our collective unconsciousness: glamour, beautiful people doing awesome things, red carpets, flashes and validation from the masses in the form of cheers and long rounds of...

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