About Baptiste Charles

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Baptiste is a writer hailing from the part of France where it is always sunny. At Raindance, he started as a marketing intern for the 23rd Raindance Film Festival in 2015, then joined the London team in 2016 as the Raindance Postgraduate Degree Registrar. He is passionate about diversity in film, his dissertation topic for his Master's Degree in Management, which he writes about extensively. He is also a writer and producer, founder of Bubble Wrap Creations.

The Queer Film of the Year is a Mainstream Hit

The Queer Film of the Year is a Mainstream Hit

Time is an interesting thing. Ten years ago, Mamma Mia!, the smash West End and Broadway hit made its way to the silver screen. Now, the sequel that no one was really screaming for is dancing into cinemas, ten years later to the week. If the songs are equally joyous,...
How Big Data is Changing Filmmaking

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...