Online Postgraduate Degree

Develop your voice as an independent filmmaker
In partnership with Staffordshire University, Raindance offers a fully accredited Masters Program. Accessible in person in London, or online from around the world. Join over 100 students who have forged their own path in the film business

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Film Training

Develop your filmmaking craft.
We provide dozens of filmmaking workshops with industry professionals. All our courses take place in evenings or on weekends to suite your work schedule.

Start building your filmmaking toolkit.

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Industry Networking

Join us in the heart of Toronto's Film District for exclusive industry networking events.
Join us and chat with the people who are movin’ and shakin’ in the Canadian film industry right now.

Bring your business cards and network.

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Latest News

A few of our latest news items

The inagural Toronto Independent Filmmaker's Ball promises to be one of the most exciting parties during TIFF Admission is free to Members of Raindanc
Attention Raindancers! Are you ready for the biggest film festival in North America and the second largest in the world after Cannes? Long days of fil
Raindance founder elliot Grove explains what makes hois one day course so different, and why it is an essential must attend to anyone contemplating a
Filmmakers and indie film lovers alike are invited to join us for an evening of celebration and fundraising as we host the hottest party in town. Held

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What can a film adaptation do for the story on the page?

book film adaptations

Being both a bookworm and a film-buff, my little heart is sent into spasms of confusion when the next adaptation is released. Am I being disloyal to my page-dwelling side if I get excited, or am I betraying that silver-screen devotee in me if I don’t? In many cases, I am left disappointed, or unimpressed, […]

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Raindance Film Festival 2016 – Programme Announcement

press launch

  JUST ANNOUNCED: The hotly anticipated line-up for our 24th Raindance Film Festival, which takes place in London’s West End from 21 September – 2 October 2016. As the largest independent film festival in Europe, we received our highest ever number of entries this year with 6250 submissions from 98 countries. We are excited to be screening 90 […]

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Mechamonsters vs Orchs/Tax credits vs Film funds


Looking for money to fund a film can prove a herculean task. Not only is your film a unique prototype, which is hard enough to explain to potential investors, but money is an incredibly shy entity, especially if compared to the overly bold and borderline irresponsible thugs who sometimes sit at the top of the […]

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How to get kids interested in film

children filmmaking

In this digital age young people have free access to media content wherever and whenever. The days of waiting with bated breath for a cinema release or renting a video as a weekend treat are long gone with most children now having their own Netflix profiles on their parents’ accounts and a tablet or phone […]

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