Raindance Montreal

Raindance Montreal is a networking and film training organization that works to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers in Canada.

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

Courses available at Raindance Toronto

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

Paul Greengrass

Director, Captain Phillips, The Bourne Supremacy

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Email: montreal@raindance.org

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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