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February 2017
$79.00

Write a Sci-Fi Film That Sells

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Sci-fi movies that sell

Courtesy of Prison Gates Open   Mastering Genre Storytelling for Screenwriters & Filmmakers: THE ART & CRAFT OF SCI-FI Sci-Fi is an increasingly popular genre with an identifiable audience and lots of fresh opportunity for story-world development.  This genre, once thought to require expensive budgets, is increasingly being written for low budgets by emerging filmmakers, such as Mike Cahill's Another Earth (2011) or I, Origins (2014). More recently, 2015 BIFA Award winner, Ex Machina created a powerful human story in…

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$499.00

Short Film Bootcamp Hands On

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Short Film Bootcamp

Creativity can be polished, not taught;  film craft can be learned. This 5- week hands on boot camp is designed for new filmmakers and passionate enthusiasts who wish to take their passion through hands on development, production and post to achieve a completed short film. This Saturday boot camp will show you how to take an idea and develop it into a complete short film. Each participant will be encouraged to take part in and learn multiple roles in the…

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FREE

VR Creator’s Meet Up – Powered by Raindance

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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VR Meetup

A VR Meet Up for AR/VR creators. Learn, Share. Create.

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Free

Online Raindance Postgraduate Info Session

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE Google+ Hangout, ONLINE: Please email Raindance to receive Login instructions + Google Map

Can a postgraduate film degree help you? In a world where competition for work and recognition is fierce, a postgraduate degree from a British University can make a difference. Add the fact that creative industries are becoming increasingly diverse, it's more important than ever to stand out from the crowd. Many of our M.A. students use this degree to specialise in a craft or skill, or develop their own creative project using the revolutionary techniques we champion. Until 2013, when…

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$10.00

Boozin’ N’ Schmoozin’

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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It’s not what you know, but who you’re standing next to.

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March 2017
$269.00

Producer’s Foundation Certificate

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - March 30 @ 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Producers Foundation Certificate

Producer's Foundation Certificate  Creating Business Plans | Marketing and Selling |  Movie Money  | Basic Legal Contracts Get Your Movie Funded, Made and Seen This five-part evening Producer's Foundation Certificate answers specific questions in key areas of producing, and explores the opportunities producers have today to develop, finance, budget and market a film, as well as deal with legal chain of title. During each class you will learn skills essential to getting a movie made. To receive a certificate, attend…

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$79.00

Creating A Business Plan

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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This entertaining and informative evening class takes you through the basics of how a viable business plan is assembled enabling you to successfully seek finance for your film project large or small.

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$219.00

Write and Sell The Hot Script Comes To Toronto

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
RaindanceToronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Write and Sell the Hot Script

Learn how to get that film or movie out of your head and onto paper in a single fact-filled and fun day

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$10.00

LIVE! AMMUNITION! Pitching Competition

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Soho House, 192 Adelaide St W
Toronto, ON M5H 0A3 Canada
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DRAGON's DEN for FILMMAKERS!

Screenwriters and filmmakers - you get 2 minutes to pitch your idea to a panel of Canadian industry insiders - in front of a live audience. Get instant feedback on your pitch - win ca$h and prizes. The most nerve-wracking fun you'll have this year!

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$79.00

Creating Personal Branding For Filmmakers

March 8 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
RaindanceToronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Personal Branding For Filmmakers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWK_knuv7jM Personal branding is the hot keyword right now. The question is, how do we use the power of traditional and social media in order to develop your brand as a filmmaker, and the brand of your scripts and movies. The great thing about working in the creative industries is you get to create a brand around yourself and what you do. Just like Sherlock Holmes wouldn't have gotten too far without a strategy, so too your film career will…

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$79.00

Budgeting and Scheduling

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Creating A Business

Part of Producer's Foundation Certificate  Creating Business Plans | Marketing and Selling |  Movie Money  | Basic Legal Contracts A film budget is a list of all the resources and people you need to make your film; and a schedule is the list of when and where you need them.  "All classes were informative and the tutors chosen were really one of the best and though I know there's a lot more I need to learn I left feeling a…

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$269.00

Virtual Reality Foundation Certificate

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - April 11 @ 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEKdm8TiaN8 VR, AR, 360 are topics you're hearing a lot about these days. It's hot, it's hyped, but what exactly is VR (different from 360 and AR), what tools and equipment do you need, and how do you tell a story through this new medium? Raindance's new 5-week Foundation Certificate introduces  you specifically to Virtual Reality from a filmmaking and gaming perspective. What are the basic processes and tools to tell a VR story? Where is the VR market today…

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$79.00

Marketing and Selling Your Film

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Part of Producer's Foundation Certificate Budgeting & Scheduling | Creating Business Plans | Movie Money  |Basic Legal Contracts Elliot Grove presents this session. The essential task for filmmakers is creating a marketing plan for your film. Learn how to utilise the trade press, consumer press and film festivals to turn your film (and yourself) into this year's cult classic.  Week 1 and 2 with Elliot Grove. It was a good basis to start the course with and a great into…

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$289.00

iPhone Filmmaking Certificate

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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This 5 week certificate builds on the Director's Foundation Certificate and participants write, shoot, edit and screen a short film which they make by the end of the course, on week 6! Participants must bring an iPhone, Smartphone, Tablet or any other device with shooting capabilities. Make your own no-budget film in six weeks! Explore the vibrant filmmaking landscape in the most diverse city in the world: Toronto.  Passionate, professional filmmaker George D’Amato with a stunning visual eye honed as…

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$79.00

Movie Money

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
RaindanceToronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Movie Money: where it is and how to get it

Part of Producer's Foundation Certificate Budgeting & Scheduling | Creating Business Plans | Marketing and Selling |  Basic Legal Contracts You have a great idea for a movie. You've met your writer and had meeting after meeting about the script. You've attended a film festival or two and found a hot director and a couple of actors. Now you need some cash to make your short or feature. "Movie money was excellent.  Ignited huge interest.   Would like to…

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$79.00

Basic Legal Contracts

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Part of Producer's Foundation Certificate Budgeting & Scheduling | Creating Business Plans | Marketing and Selling |  Movie Money Once your film is finished and ready to be sold, you will have to show the “chain of title” to any prospective film buyer. f you fail to do this you will never be able to sell your film.  As an Older Student, found the whole course very worth while. Five days after finishing the course; I am now in the…

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