Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Class Act


We have a tantalising array of film courses coming up in July at Raindance in London.

At Raindance you won't get antecdotes or stories. You will only get information.
Quickly and affordably.

Read on...
Evening Classes
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Many Raindance courses are weeknights, conveniently located at the Arts Theatre, a few yards from Leicester Square. These courses are designed to provide the maximum amount of information in the shortest possible time. And they are inexpensive as well.

Pitching Skills Workshop
Wednesday 2 July 6:30 - 9pm
YLearn to talk the talk. How to pitch for money or a script sale.
One evening. Just £30.00 Get the full details here

Budgeting and Scheduling
Tuesday 8 July 7:00 - 9:30pm
You could spend thousands preparing a budget. Or do-it-yourself. Endure. Enjoy. Learn. All for £30.00 More details...

TV Writer's Lab
7 Nights starting 09 July 6:30 - 9:30pm
Learn how tutor Clive Bradley has won awards and sold scripts for television and film.
Work on your project and your treatments. £165 + VAT Get the full details here

Movie Money
Tuesday 15 July 6:30 - 9pm
The best primer on how to raise money from private investors using UK tax deals. £30.00 All in one night. Complete details here

Creating A Business Plan
Tuesday 22 July 6:30 - 9pm
Learn to prepare a viable plan to present to private investors or the film industry.
Could be £30.00 well spent. How? Get full details here

Basic Legal Contracts
Tuesday 29 July 7:00 - 9:30pm
Like Health Insurance for filmmakers. With a £400 an hour entertainment solicitor. It's just £30.00 More details here

If you have any questions about Raindance or our courses, please call us on 0207 287 3833. We like that!
Weekend Classes
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Weekend Courses
Our weekend courses are designed to give comphrehensive in-depth training in writing, producing and directing. If you are contemplating a career in film, or would simply like to dip your toe in the water to test film out, call us and we will make sure you take the course that is right for you and your career.
At Raindance we don't want you to waste money or time.

Dov S-S Simens 2 Day Film School
Saturday/Sunday 5/6 July 9 - 6pm
The legendary course Tarentino took. From Hollywood. 2 days of intensity and information. £245 + VAT Get the low down here

Hands On Directing
Saturday/Sunday 5/6 July 10 - 6pm
Understand the building blocks and learn the grammar and become a better director.
An intense weekend with Patrick Tucker. Read on £250 + VAT

Hands On Directing Part 2
Saturday/Sunday 12/13 July 10 - 6pm
More and indepth instruction from Tucker, who has over 400 hours of broadcast work.
Details £250 + VAT Remember to save 15% on any Raindance course by Joining here

Write and Sell the HOT Script
Saturday/Sunday 12/13 July 9:30 - 6pm
Learn to get that great movie idea out of your head onto paper. Then How To SELL it. A great introduction to writing. Read on £250 + VAT

Special effects For Low Budget Films
Saturday/Sunday 19/20 July 9:30 - 6pm
Blood, slime, gore, wounds, decapitations. Things that make movies great. And cheap.
Demonstratons and hands-on exercises. Details here £250 + VAT

Directing Performance
Saturday/Sunday 2/3 August 9:30 - 6pm
Actors know how to act - do you know how how to direct? Learn to maximise them.
Demonstratons and hands-on exercises. Read more here £250 + VAT

Don't live in London? Ask about our special out-of-town discount.
What They Are Saying

"A wealth of great experience, shared." - Douglas McFarlane

Probably the best thirty quid I have ever spent in my life.
- Ken Marshall, producer, London To Brighton, The Cottage

"A huge amount of information, presented in digestible chunks, and utterly invaluable." - Jeremy Phillips

"Now I know how much I didn't know." - Ashley Holloway

Read our celebrity quotes here

Raindance does NOT teach filmmaking. We MAKE filmmakers

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Using the knowledge and contacts we have built up over since 1992, Raindance has developed a membership scheme that will help you to make your films cheaper, give you the right advice, increase your film knowledge and put you in touch with like-minded filmmakers. It will also provide you with fun, inspiration and an opportunity to rub shoulders with the stars!

And you can save 15% on any course booked with Raindance!

Full details here on how to join us. Call Joe 0207 287 3833. OrBook Online Here
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I'd be surprised if you couldn't find a course in this list that wouldn't tempt you.

Perhaps you have thought about making writing, directing or producing a movie. Remember, procrastination is the reason you won't.

Give me a call today on 0207 287 3833. I'm the course director at Raindance.

Will Pearce and the Raindance Team
Raindance Film Festival
What is Raindance?

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We are fiercely independent.
Read our history here.
Raindance Courses Work

Raindance alumni keep hitting the big time:
Alison Owen produced BRICK LANE
Ken Marshall produced LONDON TO BRIGHTON and THE COTTAGE
Mark Ezra produced WAKING NED
Charles Steel produced THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Philippa Braithwaite produced SLIDING DOORS
Vadim Jean produced LEON THE PIG FARMER
Paul Brooks produced MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING
Jeremy Bolt produced THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY
Matthew Vaughn directed STARDUST
Julian Fellowes wrote GOSFORD PARK
Guy Ritchie wrote and directed LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS
Christopher Nolan wrote & directed MEMENTO
Edgar Wright wrote & directed SHAUN OF THE DEAD and HOT FUZZ
Simon Hunter directed and hot THE MUTANT CHRONICLES
Jake West is directing DOGHOUSE with Danny Dyer
James Marsh directed the Sundance award winning MAN ON WIRE
Kirk Jones wrote and is directing EVERBODYS FINE with Rober deNiro

All took Raindance courses.

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