Raindance Film Training Open Day

Raindance Film Training Open Day

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Raindance Film Training Centre

10a Craven Street



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Your opportunity to experience a real taste of our world-renowned evening and weekend film training courses, classes and workshops.

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The Raindance Open Day is your opportunity to experience a real taste of our world-renowned evening and weekend film training courses, classes and workshops.

Attending our Open Day will allow you to learn more about the different filmmaking disciplines and crafts through sample lectures and workshops delivered by experienced film professionals over the day. Attendees will leave with an introductory knowledge of the many filmmaking disciplines taught by Raindance.

We have designed the film courses London day for you to explore what we have to offer and immerse yourself in our film training school for the day. Try out as many of the taster sessions as you like, and end the day at our networking drinks where you can talk to tutors and other attendees over a free drink.

The day will include a range of taster sessions including directing, screenwriting and producing, along with sessions on breaking into the film industry. There will also be a chance to talk to the Raindance Film Festival team and learn about the flexible, practice-focussed MA/MSc in Film offered by Raindance in partnership with Staffordshire University.

Stay with us to the end of the day and enjoy a drink on us in the company of your fellow delegates. You could find your next best friend.

This event will take place at the Raindance Film Training Centre. Here you will find all the information you will need about stepping into the world of filmmaking, no matter your level and experience.

This event is free for Raindance Members More information and sign up HERE

What do I need to bring

Just yourself and something to make notes on, if you wish.

And a drink and your business information for the networking afterwards.

The schedule for Saturday 26th February was:

11:00: Career Surgery

Bring your filmmaking career questions and get solid advice on the next steps to creating a doable career pathway

With Raindance founder, Elliot Grove

[If you like this session the next Career Surgery for Emerging Filmmakers is Sunday 20th March]

12:00: Practical Documentary Filmmaking

Find out about the Practical Documentary Filmmaking class at Raindance where you will learn how to make your skills transferrable between passion projects and paid corporate work

With Raindance tutor Tom Webb

If you like this session take the full foundation course from Wednesday 9 March

 13:00: Creating your first film from scratch

No money? No Ideas? Find out how Raindance can guide you to getting that movie idea out of your head, onto paper, and then onto the screen

With Elliot Grove

If you want more pointers from Elliot Grove check out the Saturday Film School on Saturday 5th March or Saturday 28th May.

14:00: Introduction to Smartphone Filmmaking

In this practical session learn the basics of shooting a film with your smart phone. Bring along your mobile as you'll be filming your own scene!

With Raindance tutor Ufuk Gokkaya

Learn more about the fundamentals of filmmaking with a Raindance Higher Education course

15:00: Networking Drinks

Raindance offers monthly Online and In-Person networking events.

Filmmaking is all about networking, come and have a drink on us.

17:00: Close

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