Raindance: open business as unusual

We at Raindance are wishing you and your beloved ones are keeping well and safe. The Raindance bunker is closed for now. Raindance: open business as unusual. The whole team is working hard from home with our festival, courses and higher education teams continuing to offer you support.

Raindance is rising to the challenge of self-isolation with an innovative virtual programme. We have been with the underdog and the champions of independent filmmaking in the UK since 1992. We will continue to offer online training, resources and support for independent film and filmmakers, come shine or come rain.

Join us on our social media channels for filmmaking tips and inspiraton to help you maimise your future projects.

And don’t stop writing or making movies!
We encourage you to use this new opportunity to exercise your creativity.

Raindance: Open For Business As Unusual

Our festival programming team are watching films as usual.
Browse Raindance Film Festival
Reach them here: festival@raindance.co.uk

Our evening and weekend classes are running as unusual: all online
Explore our evening and weekend online filmmaking courses
Reach them here: courses@raindance.co.uk

Our Higher Education team (HDN and Postgraduate) are ready to assist
Our Masters and HND are running as unusual: all online
You can reach them here: filmschool@raindance.co.uk

Thank you very much for your continued support. Unlike our peers, we receive no public funding, if you need to reschedule a course please contact our team to offer you a credit towards another course. Joining Raindance means you support Raindance, our filmmakers, and keeps the flame of independence film alive!!

Raindance looks forward to welcoming you to normal operations as soon as possible. Meanwhile, we wish you the very best.

Don’t forget to tag @Raindance and share on your social media!

Yours in filmmaking
Elliot Grove
Elliot Grove
Founder, Raindance Film Festival | British Independent Film Awards



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.