Raindance New York

Raindance New York supports and promotes independent films and filmmakers by offering film training and networking opportunities in New York.

From new and emerging to industry pros, Raindance provides information and advice on all aspects of film, from shorts, features, documentaries, web series and new media

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Email: nyc@raindance.org

Has Marketing Changed Filmmaking?

Marketing your film is arguably one of the most crucial aspects of film production today. The writer in me will say that, no, it's actually the writing. If you don't have a story, you don't have a good film to market. Actors will say that great performances will draw...

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8 Things You Can Learn from the First 8 Years of Cinema

Anyone who remembers Martin Scorsese’s Hugo (2011) has had a short introduction to the weird, innovative, and sometimes pretty awkward world of the first few years of film history, what Tom Gunning has defined as the “cinema of attractions”. One of the thing that...

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#15SecondDate Short Film Competition 2018

The Raindance #15SecondDate competition returns for 2018 as we get ready for Valentine's Day. How to Take Part: 1) Shoot a 15-second film around the theme: the date. 2) Upload it to Youtube. 3) Tweet us to enter the competition, including @Raindance and the hashtag...

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