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January 2017
269.00 + HST

Web Series Foundation Certificate

January 11 @ 6:30 pm - February 8 @ 9:30 pm
RaindanceToronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Web Series are the epitome of the low budget, highly creative platform that affords early entry into visual storytelling. You don't need a whole lot of money to produce web worthy content or a distribution deal to secure your project. What you do need is a great story and a great team. This 5-week foundation series course will teach you the basics of writing, developing, shooting, producing and monetizing your web series. In addition, this course will help you if…

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269.00 + HST

Documentary Foundation Certificate Course

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - February 16 @ 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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As part of this course, you will create and shoot a short documentary assignment for yourself and complete it over the 5 week period, under the supervision of Chuck Scott. A DSLR camera, iphone or any other camera you have can be brought to the course to use, but having a camera is not mandatory to completing this course.

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75.00 + HST

Canadian Indie Film Producing – What They Don’t Teach You in Film School

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Raindance Studio Carlaw, 276 Carlaw Ave, Suite 222
Toronto, Ontario M4M3L1 Canada
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Raindance Canada is serious about the business of producing independent films in Canada – and presents Canada’s indie-king and industry bad-boy, Producer and Distributor Avi Federgreen, in one intense day of BOOTCAMP to produce an independent film. Learn the pitfalls and payoffs of making independent movies in Canada.

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25.00 + HST

FINISHIT: Screenwriting Sprint!

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Office, 276 Carlaw Ave, Suite 222
Toronto, Ontario M4M3L1 Canada
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$10 members, $25 general. Complete your feature screenplay outline in one night!

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519.00 + HST

Cinematography Foundation Certificate

January 28 @ 10:00 am - January 29 @ 5:00 pm
Dazmo Camera, 221 Norseman St.
Toronto, ON M8Z 2R5 Canada
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This hands-on cinematography foundation workshop is offered in an immersion weekend, two full days. This course really gets your hands on the gear, but also focuses on learning the language of cinematography to create good communication between directors and cinematographers.

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FREE

VR Creator’s Meet Up – Powered by Raindance

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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A VR Meet Up for AR/VR creators. Learn, Share. Create.

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20.00 + HST

Boozin’ N’ Schmoozin’

January 30 @ 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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February 2017
35.00 + HST

Filmmakers’ Sandbox: Make a Short in 3 Hours

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Raindance Office, 276 Carlaw Ave, Suite 222
Toronto, Ontario M4M3L1 Canada
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https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQYAey9pTK-mmXuYpujkWZtPjGLDRar5Q Introducing the Filmmakers' Sandbox: Write. Direct. Shoot. Play. The Filmmakers Sandbox is your opportunity to stretch your creative muscles in an intensive, totally hands-on filmmaking experience. Shoot, produce, write, act, direct: it's up to you! Here's your chance to test out new gear, work with new people, and start building your project portfolio. The Rules: Two groups will each produce a short film script in three hours. Filmmakers may use any and all resources available on site and brought in…

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269.00 + HST

Screenwriting Foundation Certificate

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Raindance Office, 276 Carlaw Ave, Suite 222
Toronto, Ontario M4M3L1 Canada
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This Foundation Certificate course provides broad coverage on the art, craft and mechanics of screenwriting. Aimed at writers who want to write a feature film or television series drama/comedy, this course is given once a week over 5 weeks, on Tuesday evenings.

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269.00 + HST

Director’s Foundation Certificate

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - March 15 @ 9:30 pm
Raindance Studio Carlaw, 276 Carlaw Ave, Suite 222
Toronto, Ontario M4M3L1 Canada
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The director is ultimately responsible for what appears on the screen. Many new directors chase the dream of directing without the actual skills needed to succeed in this tough but exciting role.

In this hands on director's course you will learn the basics of working with the screenplay, directing actors, blocking and framing shots, and gain a comprehensive overview of the skills and career of a working director.

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369.00 + HST

Script Supervision And Continuity Workshop

February 18 @ 10:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm
Raindance Office, 276 Carlaw Ave, Suite 222
Toronto, Ontario M4M3L1 Canada
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Are you looking for an important, well-paid job in the film and television industry? Are you meticulous about details and have a talent for extreme multi-tasking? Are you calm in a crisis? Do you like being referred to as an “unsung hero?” Script continuity might be your perfect career. Script Supervisors (aka, Continuity Supervisors) are responsible for making sure that all aspects of the filmmaking process are performed flawlessly from script to screen. As a “department of one” the script…

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79.00 + HST

Write a Sci-Fi Fantasy Film That Sells

February 23 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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Mastering Genre Storytelling for Screenwriters & Filmmakers: THE ART & CRAFT OF SCI-FI FANTASY Sci-Fi Fantasy 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 a future dystopia which…

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499.00 + HST

Short Film Bootcamp Hands On

February 25 @ 10:00 am - March 25 @ 4:00 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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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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March 2017
269.00 + HST

Producer’s Foundation Certificate

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - March 29 @ 9:30 pm
Raindance Toronto, 276 Carlaw Ave. Suite 222
Toronto, ON M4M 3L1 Canada
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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 + HST

Budgeting and Scheduling

March 2 @ 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

Michael Sparaga teaching this class in Toronto November 2016 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…

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20.00 + HST

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 + HST

Creating A Business Plan

March 9 @ 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 | Marketing and Selling |  Movie Money  |Basic Legal Contracts This class is presented by the founder of Raindance, Elliot Grove, visiting from London England. Few people have known more filmmakers and projects than Elliot. He will outline how to prepare your project for presentation to private investors and to industry funding sources. Once you have scoured film festivals looking for new talent, settled on the next hot director and found that…

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289.00 + HST

iPhone Filmmaking Certificate

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - April 26 @ 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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