Welcome to Raindance Los Angeles

Raindance Los Angeles is a film 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 available at Raindance Los Angeles

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

“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

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Contact Us

Email: info@raindancela.com

Phone: +1 (323) 848-2900

Address:
1424 North Kings Road,
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Ten Cult Film Directors You Should Know

Our greatest cult film directors often don't get the recognition they deserve. Most top director lists contain only a few directors who could legitimately be described as “cult.” With the assistance of Judy Berman over at Flavourwire we are making an attempt to remedy...

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Five Great Hand-to-Hand Combat Movies

The Raid 1 & 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2piDs9HMn4 The Raid surprises with an amazing – and for most people unknown – new style of Indonesian martial art called Pancack Silat. Coming out in 2011, The Raid stunned audiences with its fast and acrobatic fight...

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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,...

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