Short Courses

Take a look at our range of world-renowned
evening and weekend film training courses

Raindance Film Festival

The biggest indie film festival in the UK, showcasing
shorts, features, web series, music videos and VR

BTEC Level 5 HND in Moving Image

Industry-focussed 2-year HND course that
fits around your work/life commitments

MA/MSc in Film

Design your own postgraduate film degree based
on your personal & professional interests

Short Courses

Take a look at our range of world-renowned
evening and weekend film training courses

BTEC Level 5 HND in Moving Image

Industry-focussed 2-year HND course that
fits around your work/life commitments

MA/MSc in Film

Design your own postgraduate film degree based
on your personal & professional interests

Raindance Film Festival

The biggest indie film festival in the UK, showcasing
shorts, features, web series, music videos and VR

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“Raindance has done a very useful and very good job in promoting independent British cinema.”
Ken Loach

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“Raindance continues to inspire and encourage. A natural force in independent filmmaking and long may it ‘rain'”
Alan Rickman

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“Raindance does an indispensable job supporting independent film and provides a distinctive voice in world cinema”
Paul Greengrass

Virtual Reality (VR) Storytelling Structure

One of the coolest parts of the Raindance Film Festival was my first introduction to VR technology. As I sat in a Masterclass I learned how challenging this new technology is for linear story telling. The viewer could be looking left while the big murder happens to...

15 Second Horror Competition 2017

The Raindance #15SecondHorror competition returns for 2017 as we get ready for Halloween. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dfC25415E0 How to Take Part: 1) Shoot a 15-second horror film. 2) Upload it to Youtube. 3) Tweet us to enter the competition,...

My First Produced Script

Recently, the first short script I wrote to be produced (with an actual budget), wrapped in the Netherlands. Its title “Bijltjesdag” (probably not pronounced how you’d think) is a Dutch expression which means “Day of Reckoning” - and feels particularly apt as the last...