About Raindance

Raindance aims to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers.

From new and emerging to industry pros, Raindance connects, trains, supports, and promotes visual storytellers through every step of their career.

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Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

1. Give your characters a voice A test of good dialogue is: can you omit the character’s name heading and still know who’s speaking? If so, you have found your character’s unique voice. In one screenplay I had a character who, for purposes of maintaining control,...
Making and Funding Your Short Film

Making and Funding Your Short Film

The benefits of making shorts and submitting to festivals are multiple. From a group of school leavers creating a short film with an iPhone, to an experienced commercials director demonstrating their skills at voicing a story in more than 30 seconds, the benefits are...