About Elliot Grove

Elliot Grove is the founder of Raindance Film Festival and the British Independent Film Awards. He has produced over hundreds of short films and also five feature films, including the multi-award-winning The Living and the Dead in 2006. He teaches screenwriting and producing in the UK, Europe, Asia and America.

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Elliot has written three books which have become industry standards: Raindance Writers’ Lab: Write + Sell the Hot Screenplay, now in its second edition, Raindance Producers’ Lab: Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking and Beginning Filmmaking: 100 Easy Steps from Script to Screen (Professional Media Practice).

He has produced over 700 shorts and 6 features including the new action film AMBER.

In 2009 he was awarded a PhD for services to film education.

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4 Key Film Jobs No One Can Fill

4 Key Film Jobs No One Can Fill

I didn’t go to film school (or university for that matter) and I am completely self-taught. Then I decided to look for film jobs. There are hundreds of times I wished I had learned some basic tricks of the film trade, and knuckled down and had some basic...
13 Steps To Making A Horror Film

13 Steps To Making A Horror Film

Hallowe’en always brings the horror genre into focus. Horror films always have a certain audience, as we are captivated by misfortune that happens to our fellows. Horror films are a great place to launch a career because they can be made without the huge...