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

Short Courses

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

BTEC Level 5 HND

Industry-focussed 2-year HND courses 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.”
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7 Deadly Sins Of Self Distribution

Getting your film made is easy, compared to the struggles filmmakers have in getting their films distributed. Many filmmakers are now turning to self-distribution. At Raindance Film Festival we work with countless filmmakers trying to get their shorts, features and...

The 5 Best Opening Shots in Film

Opening shots can tell a lot about your film. It is an introduction to your film, so think carefully how you want to introduce it to your audience. (check out this video I made specifically made for the article):...

How Big Data is Changing Filmmaking

The struggle between artistic impulses and commercial imperatives is a question as old as art itself. In the film world, big data is changing all that. The joy and greatness of independent film is that the artist’s vision supersedes the fiduciary interests associated...