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Filmmaker Intensives

Independent Film Distribution

Getting Your Film Seen

When? Monday 12th and Wednesday 14th April 2021, 19:00 – 21:30 UK time
Duration: 2 evenings
Where? Online via Zoom

Filmmaker Intensives: Directing Actors

When? Thursday 15th April and Tuesday 20th April 2021, 19:00 – 21:00 UK time
Duration: 2 evenings
Where? Online via Zoom

Lo-to-No Budget Weekend

Making movies using the old technology and the old business plan no longer works. If you understand how the industry now works, you can make a feature film, profitably.

When? Saturday and Sunday 17th / 18th April 2021, 10:00 – 17:00
Duration: One weekend
Where? Online via Zoom

WE’RE BACK IN PERSON Hands On Basic Cinematography

When? Monday / Tuesday / Friday 19th / 20th / 23rd April Evenings 6:30 – 9pm
Saturday and Sunday 24th / 25th April 10am – 5pm
Duration: 3 evenings and 2 days
Where? Online via Zoom

Filmmaker Intensives: The Art and Craft of Comedy with David Misch

With: David Misch
: Saturday and Sunday 24th / 25th April 2021, 16:00 – 19:30 UK time
Duration: 2 sessions
Address: Live Online via Zoom

How Comedy Works has no direct instruction but gives actors, writers, directors, producers and Crafts Service personnel a close up of comedy’s innards, the idea being that understanding how comedy works will help you work in comedy.

The Raindance Podcast with Dr. Comedy David Misch 

Raindance talks with comedy screenwriter David Misch, of “Mork and Mindy” and “Saturday Night Live” about the nature of comedy, what is funny, and why are things funnier in threes.


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The Filmmaker Intensives

Fast, insightful and cheap filmmaking classes, which you can join from anywhere in the world!

MA in Screenwriting

Our new MA in Screenwriting is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to become a working screenwriter in the film and television industries.

Raindance MA in Filmmaking

The Raindance MA in Filmmaking is a 21st-century degree for filmmakers, entrepreneurs, and creatives wishing to upskill or transition into the film and digital media industry.

Raindance Accelerated BTEC Level 5 HND in Filmmaking

With an internationally-recognised HND or Top-up BA, you have the option of progressing to the MA in Filmmaking or Screenwriting, or you can take the plunge and go straight into exciting job prospects in the film industry.

Raindance Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Acting and Filmmaking

Why wait for the phone to ring for acting work? Take control of your acting career by making your own films. Learn screen acting skills and fimmaking techniques at the same time with our unique pathway in Acting and Filmmaking!

Raindance Film School Top-Up BA in Film and Performing Arts Practices

The Raindance Film School Top-Up BA (Hons) in Film and Performing Arts Practices is a one year practical course that has been designed to provide aspiring, and existing, Film and Performing Arts practitioners the opportunity to develop their existing academic or professional experience up to BA level in a chosen pathway or pathways (producing, directing, screenwriting or acting).

Dubai Campus

Offering a range of short courses,  certificates, and undergraduate programmes, we look forward to training new generations of powerful independent filmmakers in our brand new campus in the sunny Dubai!

Raindance Merchandise

Bring Raindance home with you! Get all our official gadgets, t-shirts, masks, mugs and more!

Raindance Player

Enjoy the Raindance Player! Our special selection of shorts, documentaries and features from our past editions of the Raindance Film Festival!