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The House of Raindance is where filmmakers, audience members, and industry professionals come together. Join us! Discuss the future of film!

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This year’s edition of the Raindance Industry Forum (28 October – 6 November) celebrates the future of Independent Cinema.

Indulge in over thirty talks. We are covering topics from the evolution of Sound Design in Virtual Reality to the explosive transition of Drag Performances from Stage to Screen. We invite our industry delegates to join us in the House of Raindance for an exciting series of thought-provoking discussions and presentations.

We’ve invited some of our favourite filmmakers and industry experts to explore a range of technical, cultural, and above all cutting edge subjects designed to educate and inspire conversation.

Now more than ever, we as an industry must look forward. This programme has been curated to explore a future we can all be excited about.

The pass includes:

  • – Complimentary coffee during the morning coffee club
  • – Complimentary Happy Hour drinks daily from 17:00 – 18:00
  • – Access to the nightly networking drinks
  • – Access to the Raindance Industry Forum panels
  • – Complimentary wifi
  • – The in-person Raindance Immersive Gallery (28th – 1st November)

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*Confirmed events

**Please note: Happy Hour each day 17:00 – 18:00

Thursday October 28th

11:00 – 12:00

NFTs WTF?!

Do NFTs make you ask WTF?! Then join us for a conversation that aims to demystify the three trendiest letters in crypto. We’ll have a look at what ‘Non-Fungible Token’ means for content creators and explore why these unique blockchain-powered digital assets are so difficult to define.

Panelists: Stephen Graves (UK Managing Editor, Decrypt), Julia Errens (Stylus), Roland Spencer (Creative Producer, Outlier Ventures)

12:30 – 13:30

How to finance your film with NFTs

Following on from our discussion on NFTs and their relevance for content creators, this panel takes a look at the potential for NFTs to become the next big thing in film financing. NFTs and their underlying blockchains make automated, easily-verifiable royalty payments possible – could this mean the end of ‘Hollywood Accounting’ and provide independent producers with a way to control their income?

Panelists: Stephen Graves (UK Managing Editor, Decrypt), Chris Donovan (Head of Legal, Outlier Ventures)

15:30 – 16:30

Cyprus Tax Incentives and Film Location, by INVEST CYPRUS

Join us for this in-depth presentation of the exciting opportunities for filmmakers in Cyprus.

Friday October 29th

11:00 – 12:00

Music rights with Tony Morris

An exploration of music rights with IP lawyer Tony Morris.

Panelists: Tony Morris, Christian Siddell, Greg Fitzpatrick

15:30 – 16:30

In Conversation with Raindance Discovery Winner, by BIFA

Join us for this insightful conversation with previous Discovery Award winners.

Saturday October 30th

11:00 – 12:00

Filmmaking for the Future: Environmental Safeguarding

Making movies is an inherently wasteful process. Blockbuster films produce an average of 2,840 tonnes of CO2 per production– a figure equivalent to the amount absorbed by 3,700 acres of forest in one year. This panel will be investigating what we as a community can do to help stop the waste and safeguard the environment for future filmmakers.

Panelists: Jenna Suru

Sunday October 31st

12:30 – 13:30

Physical Effects in a Digital World: Old Fashioned or Ageless?

As the potential for digital effects reaches new heights, will the classic physical effects fall by the wayside? Will capturing something in camera become a thing of the past, or is there a place for both processes in the future of film? This panel explores the benefits of physical and digital effects and what the future of these processes might look like for filmmakers.

Panelists: Daniel Martin

14:00 – 15:00

Anatomy of a Murder: Live SFX Demo

Special Effects Artist Daniel Martin (POSSESSOR, COLOUR OUT OF SPACE, HIGHRISE) says he gets to kill the nicest people over and over again. Join him for this live breakdown revealing exactly how he achieves his award winning effects without actually drawing blood. Due to the graphic nature of this panel, it is limited to audiences 18 and over.

Panelists: Daniel Martin

Monday November 1st

12:30 – 13:30

Are You Listening? Film Podcasts and their Audiences

It seems like there is a podcast for everything these days, and film is no exception. With audiences choosing between thousands of options, what exactly is it that makes them tune in? This panel examines the place of podcasts in the context of film criticism and how audiences choose to engage with the medium.

Panelists: Mike Muncer (Evolution of Horror)

15:30 – 16:30 @ Genesis Cinema

Cinematography Masterclass, by Haris Zambarloukos

This presentation is an intimate look at the cinematography of Haris Zambarloukos (VENUS, THOR, DEATH ON THE NILE) by the artist himself. In this detailed dissection, the Cypriot filmmaker will be breaking down an unreleased scene from BELFAST, his most recent collaboration with director Kenneth Branagh.

Panelist: Haris Zambarloukos

Tuesday November 2nd

11:00 – 12:00

Screen Queens: The Rise of Drag in Media

From basement bars to the Westend Stage, no art form has travelled as far as drag. What was once considered deviant is now winning Emmy’s- so what happened? This panel seeks to explore Drag’s journey and investigate what it is about this once underground art form that means everybody’s talking about Drag.

Panelists: Geoff Deane, Baby Lame

12:30 – 13:30

Mental Health and Industry Practices

– Presented by the Raindance Industry Committee The Raindance Industry Committee is made of Masters students and alumni from Raindance’s educational programs. Every year, the festival invites them to program a presentation that speaks to the issues filmmakers face today.

As the film industry continues to struggle with poor mental health representation both behind and in front of the camera, it’s important that we as a community identify where we can effect change. We welcome you to join The Raindance Industry Committee for their panel to discuss: the visual media culture of mental health; supportive production practices; safe working conditions and future industry standards.

14:00 – 15:00

Remote Festival Attendance: What does it mean for filmmakers

Necessitated by international restrictions, 2021 saw many festivals moving to online editions. While live audiences are being reintroduced, remote attendance is here to stay. This panel will evaluate how filmmakers can make the most of these remote screenings and explore what opportunities there are for filmmakers who must present their films from afar.

Panelists: Liza van der Smissen

15:30 – 16:30

Face to Face: Diverse Voices from Germany, by GERMAN FILMS

Wednesday November 3rd

12:30 – 13:30

Crack the Code: Crowdfunding Hacks with Greenlit

Greenlit’s Grace O’Keefe, Phil Melanson, and filmmaker Alex Kayode-Kay (THE BALLAD OF OLIVE MORRIS) share top crowdfunding tips, from cutting a compelling campaign video, to managing an engaging social presence. Learn how to not only reach your funding goal but also how to reap crowdfunding’s unexpected and valuable benefits. Visit greenlit.com/create-film to learn more.

Panelists: Grace O’Keefe, Head of Community, Greenlit, Phil Melanson, Head of Communications, Greenlit, Alex Kayode-Kay, Writer/Director of 15k-funded drama short “The Ballad Of Olive Morris”

15:30 – 16:30

Greenlit: Funding Your Film on Your Own Terms

Crowdfunding has fundamentally reshaped the independent filmmaking landscape, from development to distribution. Join Peter J. Storey, Greenlit’s CEO and Head of Film, and Magdalena Herfurtner, Head of Creativity, for a keynote exploring how crowdfunding empowers filmmakers to create on their own terms, without waiting for someone else’s permission. More info at greenlit.com.

Speakers: Peter J. Storey, Founder and CEO of Greenlit, Magdalena Herfurtner, Head of Creativity, Greenlit

Thursday November 4th

12:30 – 13:30

My Secret Social Life: Behind the Scenes of Content Creators

We scroll casually while they toil endlessly; if you’ve ever wondered what goes into satisfying our endless craving for bite sized video stimuli, then this is the panel for you. We’ll be joined by a panel of professional content creators who will give us a behind the scenes look at what it takes to keep the content monsters fed.

Panelists: Rob Mayhew

Friday November 5th

11:00 – 12:00

Filmmaking at a Distance: Production w/ remote cast and crew

As technology and culture evolve, more and more often filmmakers are working remotely to their crew, cast, and even locations. In this first half of our two part series, our panelists will discuss when remote filmmaking becomes a necessary part of production and what makes it possible.

Panelists: Douglas Cox (Producer)

12:30 – 13:30

Filmmaking at a Distance: Post-Production w/ remote cast and crew

As technology and culture evolve, more and more often filmmakers are working remotely to their crew, cast, and even locations. In this second half of our two part series, our panelists will discuss when remote filmmaking becomes a necessary part of post-production and what makes it possible.

Panelists: Douglas Cox (Producer)

15:30 – 16:30

Clever ways to Manage your Film Budget, by Soldo

Petty cash is so last year! Join us for this look into the future of budget management with Soldo. As independent filmmakers, we know time is money and every second counts during production. This presentation looks at digital money management and how it can help your production stay organised and on budget and make lost receipts a thing of the past.

Panelists: Carlo Gualandri (CEO and Founder, Soldo)

Saturday November 6th

11:00 – 12:00

Filmmaking for the Future: Environmental Safeguarding

Making movies is an inherently wasteful process. Blockbuster films produce an average of 2,840 tonnes of CO2 per production– a figure equivalent to the amount absorbed by 3,700 acres of forest in one year. This panel will be investigating what we as a community can do to help stop the waste and safeguard the environment for future filmmakers.

Panelists: Jenna Suru

15:30 – 16:30

Casting Masterclass with Mandy.com

Join us for this in-depth look at all things casting, hosted by mandy.com .

Panelists: Abigail Longstaffe

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Organiser Raindance

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Raindance is dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world. Based in the heart of London, Raindance combines Raindance Film Festival, training courses, which are offered throughout the year through its 10 international hubs, and the British Independent Film Awards.

Operating for more than 25 years, we offer a wide range of evening and weekend film training courses in London and online - all taught by experienced film professionals. Our courses, classes and workshops include some of the most popular in the UK, spanning disciplines and crafts such as screenwriting, directing, producing, cinematography, VR, special effects, editing, lighting, sound and short film making to name just a few. Whether you are a complete beginner or a practising filmmaker, we are sure we have something to entice you into choosing one of our many filmmaking classes. Any questions? Contact us on 020 7930 3412 Monday - Friday between 10 am - 6 pm, or email us on courses@raindance.co.uk.

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