Join Raindance Community for just $100/yr!  

Raindance Membership puts you INSIDE the film industry and connects you to Raindance resources worldwide. MEMBERSHIP builds community, become connected with people who have the skills, trades, and resources you need through our continuously growing network.

Not living in LA? No problem! The benefits and discounts of membership apply worldwide.



10 Reasons You Should Join Raindance...

 #1. We Host Monthly Industry Mixers

Raindance hosts free-of-charge Monthly Member Mixers for Premium Members to connect with the film industry. Monthly mixers bring together filmmakers, film enthusiasts and film industry leaders.

 #2. We Host Members-Only Events

Raindance LA hosts free-of-charge Members-Only panels, meet-ups and parties organized by either Rough Diamond Productions or our Industry Partners. Some of these events are:

  • Actors: Prepping For The Pilot Season
  • The Hollywood Roundtable
  • Rough Diamond Easter Tea Party
  • The Camera House Presents: Legendary Cinematographers Speak
  • The Camera House Presents: Directing Essentials
  • Branding Yourself In The Entertainment Industry
  • Building Audience on Social Media Roundtable
  • Rough Diamond Holidays Party

 #3. We Have A Pool Of Industry Discounts

Raindance Premium Members receive tons of discounts from our industry partners:

Final Draft, IMDb Pro, The Camera House, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and LookWho Web Design Services and many more.

 #4. We Promote Your Projects

Raindance LA supports Premium Members by promoting their film openings, screenings, crowdfunding campaigns via newsletters and social media accounts. Raindance accounts globally have 200k+ people subscribed to newsletters and following Raindance social media accounts.

#5. We Are Well Connected

The team behind Raindance LA producer Julia Verdin and Rough Diamond Productions, one of the leading independent film production companies in Los Angeles. Raindance LA is in a fortunate position to share their connections and knowledge of 25 years with Raindance Members through Raindance courses and events.

#6. We Have Innovative Film Training 

Raindance organizes variety of courses, seminars and workshops by bringing top filmmakers and key industry leaders. Most courses can be attended In Person In Los Angeles, Live Online or can be watched later on Video-On-Demand. Raindance Members get 15-25% discount on all courses.

#7. We Have Free Online Videos And Resources

Watch a detailed two hours on sound recording, learn about PR and marketing, or watch Raindance tutor Patrick Tucker's amazing Saturday Film School segment - over 20 hours of free online training in total. If you are making a movie download the Filmmaker's Toolkit: sample budgetsbusiness plans, and contracts for writers, directors, producers and actors.

#8. We Are Global

With Raindance Membership, you become a member of a global community. Raindance Members get the benefits offered by other Raindance hubs in London, New York, Toronto, Vancouver, Paris, Brussels, Budapest, Montreal, Windsor/Detroit and Beijing.

#9. We Have A Top Film Consultant

There are lots of script coverage and notes, and production consultation services out there. We only want the very best for our members. Get your project on track and your script read by Raindance LA Consulting Producer, Julia VerdinMembers get 25% discount on consultations.

#10. We Have Europe's Largest Independent Film Festival

It's true: more movies and more admissions than any other independent* film festival in Europe. Founded in 1992 by Elliot Grove, Raindance hosted major UK debuts including Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction and Christopher Nolan's Memento, created the British Independent Film Awards, and launched Independent Film Trust, a charity that support independent filmmaking and provides bursaries and training for the disadvantaged, from children in inner city schools to refugees and the mentally ill. Want your film screened at Raindance? Members get discounts on festival tickets and a 50% discount on feature, short and web film submissions. Short films screened at Raindance are Oscar and BIFA eligible!



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* fiercely independent: We don't take government or public funding support.