Raindance Membership

Raindance Members enjoy unparalleled access to over 100 events a year worldwide, plus a multitude of Member discounts, benefits and services.

Do you really love independent film? Find out about Raindance Patron opportunities.

The following benefits are available to all Raindance Members for just £50/year. Take a closer look below and become a Member today.


Film training (Members-only rates)

Raindance Members get 20% off Raindance film training short courses, classes, workshops and masterclasses in London and around the world, as well as online.

Film training and events (FREE)

Free access to specific classes and special events throughout the year, including Live Ammunition!, Directing Essentials, Taster Day and 99 Minute Film School.

Raindance Film Festival submissions (Members-only rates)

50% off your first submission to Raindance Film Festival each year.

Networking (FREE)

Raindance Members get free entry to monthly Boozin’ & Schmoozin’ networking evenings for filmmakers and film lovers in London, Toronto, Berlin, New York, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Montreal and Brussels, plus access to members-only events.

Filmmaker resources (FREE)

Free access to online Members-only resources, including online training videos and interviews, an online screenplay library with 1000+ scripts, and example legal documents for filmmakers.

Script registration (FREE)

Free script registration to protect your intellectual property in case of idea theft.

Studio hire (Members-only rates)

15% off renting Raindance’s central London studios – perfect for castings, read-throughs, production meetings, rehearsals and private screenings.

Discounts (Members-only rates)

Discounts on a range of services for filmmakers via our partners, including kit hire, post-production services, magazine subscriptions, film festival submissions, consultancy, screenings and events.

Consultation (FREE & Members-only rates)

Take advantage of one free one-to-one filmmaking consultation with Raindance founder, film producer and author Elliot Grove per year, and discounts on script consultation.


In addition to those listed above, all Raindance Members also receive the following benefits:

Raindance Film Festival (Members-only rates)

Raindance produces the world-renowned Raindance Film Festival in London each September. Members can take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Discounts on all festival passes and ticket packages
  • Discounts on tickets to individual screenings and events, including Opening and Closing Night Galas
  • Free access to special events throughout the festival

British Independent Film Awards (Members-only rates)

Opportunity to purchase tickets for the star-studded, invite-only British Independent Film Awards after party each December by becoming a Raindance Patron

Discounts (Members-only rates)

Discounts on a range of goodies for cinephiles via our partners, including film magazine subscriptions, screenings and events.

Members of Raindance’s Benefactor and Patron programmes include individual and corporate benefactors who recognise the importance of supporting original, bold and independent filmmaking. Find out more about Benefactor and Patron opportunities.