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December 2013

2 Day Film School with Dov Simens

December 14, 2013 @ 9:00 am - December 15, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
Doubletree Suites Hotel – Times Square, 1568 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Dov Simens launched his revolutionary 2 Day Film School nearly 30 years ago and with it has changed the nature of film education in Amrica, Europe and Asia. His past students contain some of the biggest names now working in film.

why wait? Take this weekend class and launch your career.

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June 2014
$249.00

Filmmaker’s Foundation Course $50 OFF SALE + Special Offer COURSE UNAVAILABLE

June 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - June 14, 2014 @ 10:00 pm
Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street 12th Fl
New York, NY NY 10019 United States
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Learn the basics of filmmaking: from writing to shooting and directing to winning awards at film festivals from one of America's top independent filmmakers, Fred Carpenter.

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$59.00

Writing High Concept Screenplays That Sell

June 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street 12th Fl
New York, NY NY 10019 United States
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Today in the Hollywood trades: script sells for millions of dollars. You're thinking, “Why not me?” And you're right! Why not you?

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June Monthly Mixer – 5 Reasons To Attend

June 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pioneer’s Bar, 138 W 29th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Boozin' N' Schmoozin' is our filmmakers networking / meet up event.

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$59.00

Elliot Grove: How To Work A Film Festival & Get Your Screenplay Made! Free offer!

June 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street 12th Fl
New York, NY NY 10019 United States
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Screenwriters shop your script - and filmmakers plot your festival strategy to turn your film (and career) into this year's indie cult classic! Raindance Founder Elliot Grove gives you more useful information in 3 hours than you'll get in a year at film school!

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July 2014
$39

Innovation, Indiegogo, and the Crowdfunding Experience

July 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wix Lounge, 235 W. 23rd Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10011 United States
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We are proud to partner with Indiegogo to offer all Raindance members and friends practical information, tips, and tactics about how to launch a successful film campaign by going with the flow of traditional models of fundraising, utilizing today’s technological and social innovations, and augmenting each with an added personal touch.

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July Monthly Mixer – 5 Reasons To Attend

July 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pioneer’s Bar, 138 W 29th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Boozin’ N’ Schmoozin’ is our filmmakers networking / meet up event.

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September 2014

September Monthly Mixer – 5 Reasons To Attend

September 29, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Pioneer’s Bar, 138 W 29th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Boozin’ N’ Schmoozin’ is our filmmakers networking / meet up event.

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November 2014
$39.00

Pitching Skills Workshop w/Raindance Founder Elliot Grove SOLD OUT!!!

November 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Studios 150, 150 W. 46th Street 7th floor
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Discover the basic psychology behind a pitch and develop and practice your pitching skills.

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December 2014
$299

TV Writers’ Summit – Exclusive Event w/ special pitching bonus ****$100 OFF*****

December 6, 2014 @ 9:00 am - December 7, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Doubletree Suites Hotel – Times Square, 1568 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Raindance NYC has partnered with TV/Film Seminars to bring you this exclusive two day TV Writing Workshop with three of the most well-known and influential TV Writers & Producers working today. And because of our exclusive partnership with TV/Film Seminars Raindancers receive 25% off(normally $399)

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March 2015
$208

Myth Genre Master Class with John Truby

March 16, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Doubletree Suites Hotel – Times Square, 1568 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Myth is the most popular of all story forms, but it comes with many hidden pitfalls. Myth uses the journey structure, which is a very different kind of plotting technique than the one found in other genres where the hero has to dig under the surface to get to the truth.

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May 2015
$400.00

Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking w/ Elliot Grove

May 30, 2015 @ 9:30 am - May 31, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Ripley Grier, 520 8th Avenue Room 17C
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Raindance's signature producing class has been labelled 'the best and most informative introduction to the film business'.

Have the film industry demystified in one weekend. Learn how to shoot, edit and direct your first feature cost-effectively and develop a plan for securing finance and submitting to film festivals and distributors.

What makes this weekend different is the tutor, Elliot Grove, is a filmmaker and veteran festival organiser of Europe's largest independent film festival

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July 2015
$49

Learn To Write A TV Pilot

July 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue (between 36th & 37th) Room 17A
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Today's best writing is on television. But how do you create a show? How do you develop your show idea? How do you structure your characters and stories over a full season?

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September 2015
$249

Story Expo 2015 in LA

September 11, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - September 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Westin LAX, 5400 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045 United States
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STORY EXPO 2015 is the world’s biggest convention of writers from all mediums – screenwriters, TV writers, novelists, filmmakers, gamers, journalists, graphic novelists, actors, business people, comic book writers and more.

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October 2015
$425

Anatomy Of Story Master Class With John Truby -$120 OFF (reg. price $545)

October 2, 2015 @ 9:30 am - October 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Doubletree Suites Hotel – Times Square, 1568 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 United States
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John Truby's signature screenwriting class has become the most sought after class in it's field and is considered essential training by professional screenwriters.

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How To Save Money On A No-budget Film

October 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Postgrad Students: To register for this PSL please email: postgraduate@raindance.co.uk Please state in person or Live Online About this session A case study on how to cut costs and save money on a no-budget feature film. Learning how to save money on a film can often get a film made quicker than spending time searching for financing. This information packed session will allow plenty of time for Q&A Topics covered include: Different ways to save money on a low to…

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November 2015
$10

Live! Ammunition! Pitching Competition with Lloyd Kaufman

November 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fontana’s, 105 Eldridge St
New York City, NY 10002 United States
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Click here to RSVP LIVE! AMMUNITION! Is Sharks Tank, for filmmakers! Screenwriters and filmmakers pitch their film, tv, or web series idea in 2 minutes or less to a panel of industry insiders in front of a LIVE audience. It’s fun. It’s nerve-wracking. And you're going to learn an awful lot. Schlock horror king/Troma films founder Lloyd Kaufman, and Raindance founder Elliot Grove will be in town to host our signature event. Bring your business cards. Bring your courage and join the…

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March 2016

Social Media Toolkit To Grow Your Film Career

March 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

This is event is for Raindance Postgraduate Students only Back by popular demand we are once again running the Social Media Toolkit to Grow your Film Career - a Project Skills Lab. Social media is everywhere and everyone is using it. Yet how do you use social media to promote and support your career  as a filmmaker? In this Project Skills Lab Jaimy Warner with explain how you can leverage and grow your personal network into a professional network. What…

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Free

Postgraduate Film Degree for independent filmmakers

March 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Can a postgraduate film degree help you? In a world where competition for work and recognition is fierce, a postgraduate degree from a British University can make a difference.  Add the fact that creative industries are becoming increasingly diverse, it's more important than ever to stand out from the crowd. Many of our M.A. students use this degree to specialise in a craft or skill, or develop their own creative project using the revolutionary techniques we champion. Until 2013, when…

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May 2016
$49.00

How to Deal With Talent Agents

May 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This class is FREE for Raindance Postgraduate Film Degree Students MA students: To register, please contact kate.shenton@raindance.co.uk The film industry loves talent. When you make a film you want people to see it (and buy it). Talent mens your film will have a greater visability thus increasing the profile of your film. Whether you are looking for representation yourself, or looking to hire actors or other talent who are themselves represented by Talent Agents, you need to understand the process…

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