#SixtySociallyDistancedSeconds Our New Short Film Competition Is Now Open!! - Raindance

With all of us stuck inside, it is easy to get into a rut. Luckily, Raindance is here to help, and get your creative juices flowing!! No film crew, no problem! Make a film during lockdown with whatever you have, be creative! We would like to see you make a 1-minute short film around the theme ‘ The New Normal’!

So here is yet another, short film competition for YOU!

How to Take Part:

First: Shoot a film following all these conditions:

  • It can’t be longer than 60 seconds
  • All actors have to be at least 2 meters apart at all times
  • Create your film around the theme: The New Normal

Second: Post the completed film on Instagram, including @raindancefilmfestival and the hashtag #SixtySociallyDistancedSeconds

E.g.: Hey @raindancefilmfestival, here’s my #SixtySociallyDistancedSeconds

Submissions close at midnight, Monday, June 1st, 2020.

The Fine Print

  • One entry per person.
  • Submissions under 60 seconds will be accepted,
  • Submissions over 60 seconds will be ineligible.
  • Opening titles and closing credits are included in your runtime.
  • Your film must be made after January 1, 2020

The Raindance payback: What you’ll win

All winners will have the open invite to do a Live Chat with Elliot Grove on our Raindance Live daily at 1 pm on instagram



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.