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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Changing The Representation Of Femininity In Cinema


Women and film. Film and women. This tango has been going on far too long in the industry. Whether it’s Amy Dunne in Gone Girl or Bella Swan from the Twilight series, films with a female lead have always gotten mixed responses. Either criticised over how they look or that the role didn’t suit them. My question […]

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Raindance Film Festival 2016 – Benefactor & Patron packages

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With the 24th Raindance Film Festival approaching fast, there's only a limited time left to register as a Benefactor or Patron, giving unrivalled access to the UK's largest independent film festival, in addition to events and perks throughout the year. Find out more about becoming a Benefactor or Patron of Raindance Film Festival 2016 Benefactors & […]

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5 Worst Dangers On A Film Set


Filmmaking is a risky endeavour. In your mind, there's an awesome final product that your brain got busy creating, and it's going to take loads of other people getting creative for your vision to work -sort of. Woody Allen is famous for being disappointed in his final films because he falls short of realising his […]

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The Art of Location Scouting

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A few years back I did some journeyman work on Man on Fire, the 2004 Tony Scott re-make of a novel set to shoot in Mexico City and its immense suburbs. The Locations Manager, Janice Polley, a long time Scott collaborator, was my boss for the few weeks I worked there and I have to say […]

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