Welcome to Raindance London

Raindance London aims to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the UK.

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

This page contains all of the information you will need to know about our Raindance London hub, including upcoming courses, classes and events, and how to find us.

Details on Raindance Film Festival can be found here.

Courses available at Raindance London

Click here to browse upcoming film training courses and events at Raindance London

“What has always impressed me about Raindance is their accessibility. The toughest thing about building a career in the film industry is that it’s easy to feel like you’re on the outside. Raindance breaks that theory down – it demystifies the process and it gives you access to industry insiders who have been there and done it.”

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6 Ways to Open a Crime Film

Crime films are often defined by their slow-burn pace – a powerful opening is an easy way to keep an audience engaged through the sleuthing to come. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEfJAOINlO0 1. Spione Fritz Lang’s silent films often end well and start well (usually...

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An Aussie Indie Company’s Solution to Finding Film Funding

Beernuts Productions is a completely independent film production company that writes, produces and then distributes its own work, all online without any interference from any third party. This means we have complete control over our content and what we produce. This...

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[REVIEW] Making Your First Blockbuster

The promise of Paul Dudbridge’s Making Your First Blockbuster initially seems dubious, or at best unlikely. A book about making a blockbuster, targeted at filmmakers who aren’t likely to be busting blocks any time soon. But while this title might be a touch...

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8 Streaming Websites For Independent Films You May Not Know

Seeking more film festival vibes and inspiring visions in your ordinary life? If you can't attend festivals as much as you would like to or you don't have the luxury of small distribution in your town, some streaming websites could be a surprising and affordable...

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