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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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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.

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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.

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Elliot Grove is the Canadian founder of Britain's Raindance Film Festival. He has lived in the UK since the early 1980s. Raindance Canada's Tiska Wied
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Cinema 2.0: Why 10 Hour Days Work for DIY Cinema

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10-Hour Days RULE OK! Many mainstream crews are slaves to the grind of a very long day and you don’t have to be. The average union shoot day is 14 hours allowing for lunch and traveling to set (12 hours work/ 1 hour lunch/ 1 hour travel). Even longer if the gig is out of […]

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The Power of Abstraction


When it comes to making films or any art for that matter there are two sides to making something that people would call a classic. The one side of art that is easier to grasp is the side that can be taught. The technical side can always be shown in a certain way. You can […]

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Cinema 2.0 Guerilla Strategies: 7 People You Need on Your Set

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I meet filmmakers all the time who are convinced that the more people they have on set the better it will be. WRONG! I am constantly amazed by the arrogance and attitude of ‘movie’ brats who watch mainstream cinema and determine that you need an army to make a movie. It’s complete bullshit and you […]

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3 Ways To Get Your Film Funded


Starting out making a film is not easy. Whether that is professional or amateur, you need the funds to be able to follow through with the project. However, there are many ways that you can raise the money to fund your project. Some of these include grants from companies, crowdfunding and personal fundraising. 1. Fundraising […]

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