Raindance Film Festival - Truly International - Raindance

Our programmers are hard at work viewing the entries to this year’s 23rd Raindance Film Festival We were looking at the address of the submissions and were amazed to see that entries have come from over 85 countries.

Here are the countries  in descending order relating to the number of submissions from each country:

United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Mexico, France, Germany, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Spain, Italy, India, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands , Norway, Israel, Brazil, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Russian Federation, Denmark, New Zealand, Taiwan, Egypt, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Republic of, South Africa, Austria, Turkey, Lebanon, China, Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Finland, Hungary, Portugal, Chile, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Serbia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Romania, Iraq, Singapore, Philippines , Bulgaria, Cyprus, Montenegro, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Lesotho, Bahrain, Algeria, Colombia, Palestine, State of, Latvia, Czech Republic, Cuba, Jordan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Estonia, French Polynesia, Greece, Faroe Islands, Ghana, Greenland, Costa Rica, Morocco, Iceland, Kuwait, Trinidad and Tobago, Macao, Nigeria, Armenia, Afghanistan, Luxembourg, Pakistan, Lithuania, Bolivia, Plurinational State of

It was interesting for us to note that more entries have arrived from Iran (34) than from Spain (23). There’s still time to submit. Our entries finally close on June 29th. The festival takes place in the heart of London’s West End from September 23rd – October 4th.

You can submit your film here
Discounted passes to the entire event are now available here.

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Raindance aims to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers.

From new and emerging to industry pros, Raindance connects, trains, supports, and promotes visual storytellers through every step of their career.

The Raindance Film Festival runs each Autumn in London's Leicester Square.

Raindance has been delivering film training since 1992. A wide range of Open Classes to a 2 year HND Level 5 BTEC in Moving Images to a Postgraduate Film Degree are delivered to students on five continents, both in person and online.