Kate Shenton Wins Best Director Award for “Egomaniac”

Advisor Kate Shenton’s latest feature film, Egomaniac, which had its world premiere at FrightFest in August 2016 has just won best director at the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival in London. Congratulations! Read more about Egomaniac in Kate Shenton’s interview with Screen International. Raindance Since 1992 Raindance has been offering advice and support for independent […]

David Worth Teaches “The Production Flow”

Veteran cinematographer, and Raindance Postgraduate alumni David Worth, is teaching a  three-week course this month, especially for the Raindance MA students, called “The Production Workflow”. With over 40 years of experience working in Hollywood, he’ll impart his knowledge to students on how to manage a low-budget production and how to enhance its visual style and […]

Raindance Graduation 2016

Join us in congratulating our MA graduates of 2016 who came together from all over the world to celebrate their achievements! Students flew in from Canada, California, Austria, France, Malaysia, South Africa to join Elliot Grove and our London students for a terrific day at Staffordshire University. See more pictures below! Raindance Since 1992 Raindance has been […]

Kate Shenton’s “Egomaniac” to Premiere at FrightFest

Kate Shenton, cohort advisor in the Raindance Postgraduate Programme, will have her feature premiere at Fright Fest. Suspension, sex toys and psychotic clowns. You can’t say that British director Kate Shenton doesn’t mix it up when it comes to the themes of her films. Having previously graced the Frightfest screens with her documentary On Tender Hooks, […]

The World’s First Interactive Feature

Kurban Kassam is a member of the Raindance network and a mentor in the Raindance Postgraduate Degree. He, along with thirty other mentors, helps students improve their skills and bring about innovative projects. He has produced the world’s first interactive feature, Late Shift which you can now watch on your smartphone. More info on the Raindance […]

Debs Paterson Receives Pia Pressure Award

Filmmaker Pia Getty has bestowed the first Pia Pressure Awards to directors and writers Johnny Kenton and Debs Paterson. The awards are an initiative of Getty’s film and television production company Pia Pressure, which launched last year. The Pia Pressure Awards offer funding and support to filmmakers, who receive up to £25,000 ($35,600) to help fund their projects as well […]