Well!! We have just officially ended our #SixtySexySeconds valentines short film competition, with some quite phenominal winners! You can check out the top 5, plus some notable mentions below for some creative inspiration! How incredible what story you can accomplish in 60 seconds!



#5: @maria_is_ok

#4: @jakebentley3012

Top 3: @jamesskinneruk

Top 3: @pl.mlgrw

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Hey there @raindancefilmfestival Delighted to be sharing our #SixtySexySeconds where sexiness is inspiring others to challenge repressive norms by exposing your own vulnerability. Thanks so much to everyone involved for your time, openness and generosity. It was a hell of alotta fun! Cast Niamh: Ebony Dickson Macy: Natalie Selles Mother: Claire Kieran McGrogan Nurse: Paula McCafferty Patient 1: Rosamund Monteith Patient 2: Jenny Parkhill Patient 3: Fintan Woods Crew Writer, Director & Producer: Paul Mulgrew Art & Producer: Jarlath Houston Editor: Ryan Mulgrew Director of Photography: Conor Rotherham Assistant Director: Hannah McEvoy Sound: Daniel McCabe Camera Assistant: Ruaidhri Owens-Fennell General Assistant: Jenny Parkhill Chaperone: Noelle Dickson Special Thanks Jude Sharvin; David Templeton and Children’s Heartbeat Trust; Catherine Devlin and Digital Art Studios; Lynda Briggs; Bettina Waked; Sarah Cathers; Susan Scott; Hannah Smyth; Nicky Larkin; Professor Raffaella Folli, Yvonne Richmond, staff and security team of the Ulster University at Jordanstown. #ShortFilm #IndependentFilm #Belfast #CHDAwareness #CHD #Heart #ZipperScar

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Top 3: @clemdelaclem

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Presenting… ”FEVER: Love in the Time of Corona”, a new sultry dark comedy. It’s 2020 and sanitisation is the new currency of seduction. The more you wear, the better… Keep clean, keep sexy. Are you… #HotforHygiene? [Sound ON] Winner of @raindancefilmfestival #SixtySexySeconds short film competition Crew: Writer & Director: Clemily Martin @clemdelaclem Producer: Josh W Barnett @joshwbarnettfreelance 1st AD: Sam Redfearn @samredfearnvideos Cast: Guy Clark @guyhclark Meredith Lambert @mez_dispenser Clemily Martin @clemdelaclem Sam Toller @stntoller #SexySanitisation #fevershortfilm #raindancefilmfestival #sixtysexyseconds #shortfilm #shortfilmcompetition #shortfilmfestival #comedy #darkcomedy #1minutefilm #newwriting #womeninfilm #femalewriters #coronavirus #coronavirusmask #coronavírus #coronavirusitaly #coronavirusuk #coronavirusespaña #coronavirusoutbreak⚠️ #covid_19 #flattenthecurve #washyourhands #coronavirusitalianews #coronavirüsü #coronamemes #corona #coronavirusnontitemo

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Additional Staff Favourites:

With such wonderful films submitted this year, we couldn’t help but share a few extras. Here are an additional 3 chosen by our staff!!





Thank you to everyone who submitted their films! Due to the quality of films submitted this year, we have decided to send through the top 3 to the screening of the festival! Other winners will be enjoying their wins of 2020 Raindance Festival passes, Independent Filmmakers Ball tickets, and memberships!!

Want to enter our next competition? Get your design skills ready for this one:

Independent Filmmakers’ Ball Poster Competition



Bailey Graham is responsible for the various dad jokes you see scattered across our social media at Raindance. Not only is she the marketing and media, but she also has won multiple competitions through adobe and is pursuing her own film and photography projects. If she had a dime for every time she was seen with her camera, that would be an incredible coincidence.

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