Why You Should Not Care About Awards Season – Raindance

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Colourful lights are set, stars shine bright, people exchange gifts... Awards season is upon us. After the announcement of the Golden Globes nominations, we need to brace ourselves for the next weeks, when more "surprises", "shocking snubs" and "shoo-ins" are announced for the horse race of the … Continue reading Why You Should Not Care About Awards Season – Raindance

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Building the Future of British Independent Film – Raindance

These are troubled times. Hatred is on the rise and division seems to be the only constant in the news. Film -especially independent film- has a crucial part to play in this day and age. At the British Independent Film Awards, we honoured I, Daniel Blake, a film whose relevance and necessity is harrowing to contemplate and … Continue reading Building the Future of British Independent Film – Raindance

The Biggest Box-Office Turkeys of 2016 – Raindance

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Everyone is in a holiday spirit. Halloween is over, Bonfire Night is behind us, and it's time to eat turkey again because it's Thanksgiving for our friends in the United States. Granted, they have a lot to be not thankful for, but they -and we, the independent filmmakers community- also … Continue reading The Biggest Box-Office Turkeys of 2016 – Raindance

10 Inspiring Films That Brought About Social Change – Raindance

These are strange times we're living in. Very little can be predicted about the future, even in the short term —except perhaps that you want to write more, and make more films. That's good, because that work matters. People don't take the time to understand each other, and hate is rising. It's completely legitimate, now, that you'd want to … Continue reading 10 Inspiring Films That Brought About Social Change – Raindance