Welcome to Raindance Toronto

Raindance Toronto is the film training and networking branch of Britain’s Raindance Film Festival. We work to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers in Canada.

There are a variety of way you can help us.
Donate >HERE<

And ways we can help you.

  • Drop into one of our free events.
  • Join Raindance and benefit from free mentorship and advice.
  • Write and plan your movie. We can help with that.
  • Make your movie. We can help with that.
  • Show your movie. We can help with that too!

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

Now registering for Autumn filmmaking courses at Raindance Toronto

Click here to browse upcoming film training courses and events

“Whether you’re just thinking of starting a career in film, or have been doing it for years, Raindance Toronto offers something for everybody. If you’re a filmmaker who needs help, there will be somebody who will take the time to help you, and be sure to connect you with all the right people. ”
William Brownridge

Editor-in-Chief, Toronto Film Scene

Raindance Toronto Newsletter


Contact Us

Email: toronto@raindance.org

Phone: 647-297-5137

Meetings by appointment only.

Mailing address: 
CSI Regent Park
585 Dundas Street East,
3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5A 2B7

Film training and screenwriting
classes held weekly at:
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas St. E.  (near Sackville St.)

Raindance Toronto gratefully acknowledges our community partners and sponsors
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