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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Raindance Film Festival 2020 Explained

Raindance Film Festival 2020 Explained

Before you dig into this years Raindance Film Festival Programme, you may have some questions about how it will work. Find out below how to access our hybrid festival. What are the changes to Raindance Film Festival this year? Raindance brings you an entirely new way...

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Actors Sometimes Know Best

Actors Sometimes Know Best

At the end of John Huston’s Maltese Falcon (1941), Detective Tom Polhaus (Ward Bond) picks up the heavy statue of the falcon and asks “What is it?” to which Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) meaningfully replies: “The, uh… stuff that dreams are made of.” There is no such...

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Your Characters: Twins

Your Characters: Twins

The ultimate symbols for duality, twins are typically found in opposite film genres – thriller and comedy. Wouldn’t it be funny – or wouldn’t it be scary – if there was more than one of “you”?  While twins and further multiples are certainly individuals, part of their...

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The Difference Between a Videographer and a Cinematographer

The Difference Between a Videographer and a Cinematographer

In the creative universe, determining how to label your talents can be complicated. As a result, choosing what type of production specialist to hire for a project can become confusing. With so many titles in the industry, it's a challenge to understand the...

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