Raindance Film Festival, 26/9-7/10/18

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
26 September 2018 - 07 October 2018
London, UK
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Festival News:

Call for entries (Archive):

Raindance Film Festival invites UK and International producers and filmmakers to submit their films to its 26th edition that will take place from 26 September to 7 October 2018 in central London.

The Raindance Film Festival aims to show the very best in new cinema from the UK and around the world and specializes in first-time directors and discovery.

The Festival accepts feature films (over 45 min.), short films (under 45 min.), music videos (under 6 min), VR and AR experiences (under 25min) and web series.

Projects of all lengths and genres are welcome.

Raindance Film Festival is committed to showing the boldest and most innovative work that challenges the boundaries of filmmaking.

  • Narrative Feature
  • Documentary Feature
  • Narrative Short
  • Documentary Short
  • Animation Short
  • Music Video
  • LGBT (Feature)
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality Experiences
  • Web Series (this year the Raindance Web Fest will be hosted online for the duration of the Raindance Film Festival from 19 to 30 September on the Raindance website).

To be eligible for Raindance 2018 the films must have been completed after 1 January 2017.

Deadlines and fees:

Early deadline:  27 April 2018 (features fee: £55, shorts and music video fee: £25)
Regular Deadline: 18 May 2018 (features fee: £70, shorts and music video fee: £35)
Late Deadline: 01 June 2018 (features fee: £100, shorts and music video fee: £50)
WAB Extended Deadline: 08 June 2018 (features fee: £150, shorts and music video fee: £80)

After reading the relevant terms and conditions, films can be submitted via FilmFreeway and Withoutabox.


Event Dates

  • From 26 September 2018 to 07 October 2018


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