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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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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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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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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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12 Woody Allen Movies You Can’t Afford To Miss


When asked whether his relationship with death had evolved in his old age, at a press conference a few years ago, he replied « No, I’m still strongly against it. » At any rate, it has definitely been a constant theme in his work. As his latest opus, Irrational Man, is about to hit UK theatres soon, […]

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D.I.Y Filmmaking


  It's never been easier to make movies with little money, have a watch of these selected few tutorials for D.I.Y filmmaking, why spend loads on equipment when you can just make it yourself?   Bullet Time Effect We’ve all seen the huge camera rigs for bullet time effects, and a lot of us have been […]

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Cinema 2.0: Trailer Camp

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Trailers matter. The work we do as filmmakers is best illustrated and tested with a dramatic and visual trailer that shows our hard work to our best advantage. Don't give away all of the story (like the mainstream does) and try to make sure that the look, sound and feel of the work is indicative […]

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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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