Welcome to Raindance Los Angeles

Raindance Los Angeles is a Film / TV training and networking organization that works to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the United States.

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 Los Angeles hub, including upcoming courses, classes and events, and how to find us.

Raindance LA courses and events are presented by Rough Diamond Productions.


Courses and events available at Raindance Los Angeles

Browse upcoming film training courses and events at Raindance LA.


Consult with Producer Julia Verdin

Need professional help on your screenplay or film project? Check out Julia Verdin’s services.

“Raindance does an indispensable job supporting independent film and provides a distinctive voice in world cinema” Paul Greengrass

Oscar-nominated director, The Bourne Supremacy, United 93, Captain Phillips

Raindance Los Angeles


Contact Us

Email: losangeles@raindance.org

Phone: +1 (323) 848-2900

1424 North Kings Road,
Los Angeles, CA 90069

How to Pitch Your Project

So, you've got a great idea for your next film. You've got your characters and plot details all thought out. You can see it all clearly in your head, but as soon as you run into the person who can make it a reality, you freeze. Your moment to pitch your great idea is...

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4 Obscure Directors You Should Get To Know

If there were any justice in the world, every great filmmaker would receive the recognition and plaudits they deserve. But this cruel universe we call home has room only for maltreatment and suffering, the bottomless pit of despair drawing ever closer as we dive...

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Writing Screenplays Without Dialogue

Developing scenes or an entire short film without dialogue will focus your story's essentials. Some moviegoers mistakenly believe that a screenwriter only writes what the actors say and that the film’s director and cinematographer supply what the actors do, but of...

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