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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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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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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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A Screenwriting Structure Hack That Nobody Talks About


Having a strong grasp of screenwriting structure is essential if you’re an aspiring screenwriter aiming to break into the business. However, while there’s a ton of theory out there on act breaks, plot points and what has to happen where, there’s not much in the way of practical things you can do to help improve […]

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10 Indie Films To Listen To


As you know, Raindance is partnering with Brighton based music festival The Great Escape, from the 19th - 21st May 2016. Like Raindance, The Great Escape fest is all about the independent and up-and-coming. So, here are 10 indie music films to watch while you are waiting for this great event. Frank (2014) Directed by Lenny Abrahamson A […]

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Why “Grammar-Nazis” Make The Best Filmmakers


Filmmaking is a language. It has its own specific rules, its own rhythms and its own idiosyncrasies. And just like in any language, it comes with a number of "grammar-nazis". In English, they're these people who haunt Twitter and disqualify any comment that was made if it's not grammatically correct. They're everywhere and will not […]

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7 Essential Investigative Journalism Films


The amount of media outlets that are willing to report news on corruption with the largest establishments is few and far between. It is not easy for journalists to report the truth. In honor of World Press Freedom Day, I have taken the liberty to make a list of films that tell the story of […]

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