Short Film Competition at The Great Escape - Raindance

We are thrilled to launch a filmmaking competition at this years Great Escape music festival in Brighton.

We want festival goers at The Great Escape to capture their experience of the festival and submit their 30-60 second short films to be reviewed by a panel of judges. The top 5 films will be screened at Raindance Film Festival 2016, taking place 21 September-2 October 2016 in central London, and the overall winning film will be awarded with £1000 worth of film courses plus a pair of tickets to The Great Escape 2017.

Within your film submissions you can capture the artists, the atmosphere, Brighton, the people, one evening or a medley of the whole weekend, it’s entirely up to you.

Submissions need to be uploaded to You Tube, Vimeo or a similar film sharing site and the link sent to no later than midnight 30th June.

How to enter

1. Make a 30-60 second short film around the theme of “Your Great Escape” capturing your experience of the festival and Brighton. Add the title card to the end of your film for two seconds (below).

2. Upload it to YouTube.

3. Email us the link to Please include the following information: your name, phone number (including area code), the name of your film, cast and crew details.

4. Entries close at midnight on 30 June 2016. Raindance Film Festival and The Great Escape will have full usage rights of all entries during the competition, and for future promotional purposes. For full terms and conditions of this competition CLICK HERE

Title card to be added to the end of your film for 2 seconds:

TGE holding card



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.