Here are some gift ideas that can bring cheer to the filmmaker in your life.

Or, if you like, each of these items make great self-gifts!

Gift Membership

Pick between:

  1. Raindance Membership – £50 (Concession rate £30)
  2. Raindance Membership + Gift Bundle – £80 (Concession rate £60)

Gift bundle includes: Raindance T-Shirt, Raindance badges, Raindance mug, Raindance tote bag, and one of our favourite films on DVD – worth £40!

Benefits include:

– 20% discount on Raindance evening and weekend courses
– free classes like 99 Minutes Film School and Directing Essentials
– access to the exclusive online resources
– free filmmaking career mentoring with Raindance founder Elliot Grove
– fee access to monthly networking events and members-only events

Raindance Gift Membership

Stocking stuffers: How about FREE stuff?

1. The Zero-Budget Software Suite

Just because something is completely free doesn’t mean it’s not valuable. Give someone the gift of knowing how to save on software for their filmmaking career.

The Zero Budget Software Suite

2. Christopher Nolan Script Suite

Download a dozen of Christopher Nolan’s screenplays – put them onto a pen drive or print them out into a big, thick and very heavy package.
A handy stocking stuffer for that favourite film fanatic friend of yours.

Get the Christopher Nolan Script Suite HERE

3. Open House

Invite someone to our Open House event on the 12th January 2019. Open to everyone, it’s the chance to informally meet and network with Raindance filmmakers, tutors, and, last but not least, the Raindance team! Admission is just a fiver!

Deal or what? And there’s free networking drinks!

2020.01.18 Raindance Film Training Open House

Gift ideas £10 and Under

1. Raindance buttons

A really distinctive stocking stuffer
A collection of Raindance buttons with fun taglines

Badges for Filmmakers

2. Raindance Mug

Two different flavours:

Go fund yourself
I’ll pay you back when I’m famous

Raindance Mug

3. 27th Raindance Festival poster

Here’s a real collectors item, the 27th Raindance Film Festival poster

27th Raindance Poster

4. 10 x 10

Ideal for budding screenwriters interested how how the professionals open their screenplays
Get the first ten pages of ten commercially successful films
Printed and bound on A4 paper

10 x 10

5. Umbrella

No need to get soaked!
Stay dry and look sharp with a Raindance Umbrella

Raindance Umbrella

6. Raindance T-Shirts

A really distinctive stocking stuffer

Raindance T-Shirt

Gift ideas £25 and Under

Screenplay USB

Get over 100 screenplays of PDF + copies of:
Raindance Writers’ Lab (worth £19.99)
Raindance Producers’ Lab (worth £29.99)

Screenplays USB

Raindance Gift Bundle

Includes: Raindance T-Shirt, Raindance mug, Raindance badges, Raindance tote bag, and one of our favourite films on DVD – worth £40!

Raindance Gift Bundle

The 99 Minute Film School

Do you know someone who’s interested in filmmaking, but doesn’t know where to begin?
Give them the chance to learn the basics and find out how to kickstart their dream career, in just 99 minutes!

2020.01.21 99 Minute Film School

Gift ideas £100 and under

Gift Certificates

Some people might be more difficult to buy presents for than others. If you are in doubt as to what they could like, we have the solution: a Raindance Gift Certificate.
Let them choose, and you can’t go wrong! They’re available in £50 units ie £50/100/150/200

Raindance Gift Certificates

Gift ideas £150 and under

Saturday Film School

Giving this inspirational course as a present could be the perfect way to encourage the friend/family member who has the perfect idea for a film, but no budget. Who knows? They could be the next Guy Ritchie, Christopher Nolan or Edgar Wright – all of whom launched their careers using the information supplied by this course.

Four action-packed sessions in screenwriting, directing, low-budget producing and how to break into the film industry.

Saturday Film School
When? 8th February 2020 10:00-17:00
Where? King’s College, Strand, London WC2R 2LS (nr Waterloo Bridge)
How Much? £150.00 / Members Price £59.00

2019.12.07 Saturday Film School London

Books by Raindance tutors

Everyone loves a book. These brilliant filmmaking books are all industry standard. Have a browse and choose your poison:


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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.

The Raindance Film Festival runs each Autumn in London's Leicester Square.

Raindance has been delivering film training since 1992. A wide range of Open Classes to a 2 year HND Level 5 BTEC in Moving Images to a Postgraduate Film Degree are delivered to students on five continents, both in person and online.