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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.

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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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#StarringJohnCho and Social Media Activism

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In recent years, the Internet has grown to be either the biggest cave for trolls or the best improvement that the public agora has known since the advent of modern democracy. Social media has become so powerful that it can and has overthrown governments and shifted political lines in a way that, not so long […]

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5 reasons not to miss ‘Victoria’

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If you haven’t already seen Sebastian Schipper's German/English, one shot thriller, here’s why Victoria is a must see. 1. It's actually a one-shot film Whilst there are many films which are edited to appear to be one-shot I.e. Iñárritu’s Birdman (2015) and Hitchcock’s Rope, (1948) Sebastian Schipper’s Victoria’s tagline “One girl, One night, One city, One shot” […]

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The Why, Where, How, What and Who of Virtual Reality Filmmaking

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Why waste your time with something that was made up by bored science fiction and Simpsons writers? Never before have we had access to the stuff dreams are made of, and given its current trajectory, a shared Virtual Dreamscape on the scene wouldn't be all that surprising. Virtual reality as it stands has excellent gimmick […]

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The best Shakespeare adaptations (part II)

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You might have seen the first article we published on Shakespeare adaptations, so as promised here are the more modern ones. 1. Romeo. Juliet, Armando Acosta (1990) Romeo and Juliet, but with cats. Don’t be fooled this is a very serious film. The cast includes John Hurt (the only human), Ben Kingsley, Dame Maggie Smith […]

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