Raindance Film Festival 28 Oct - 7 Nov 2020

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28 October 2020 - 07 November 2020
London, UK
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2020 Call for Entries 

Raindance Film Festival is officially recognised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences USA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the British Independent Film Awards. Selected shorts will qualify for Oscar® and BAFTA considerations.

 All submissions must have been completed after 1 January 2019. Raindance requires at least a UK premiere for any feature film. There is no premiere policy for short films and music videos.

Animations Shorts: Animated films, of any genre and type, under 45 minutes long.

Awards and Prizes

Raindance Jury Awards:
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Cinematography
- Best Performance
- Best International Feature
- Best UK Feature
- Best Documentary Feature
- Discovery Award
- Best Short of the Festival
- Best UK Short
- Best Documentary Short
- Best Animation Short
- Best Music Video

Raindance Special Awards:
- Film of the Festival
- Spirit of the Festival

Raindance Immersive Stories Awards:
- Best Immersive Game
- Best Interactive NarrativeExperience
- Best Cinematic Experience
- Best Animated Experience
- Best Documentary Experience
- Outstanding Achievement in Art
- Outstanding Achievement in Audio
- British Award: Best UK Experience
- Discovery Award: Best Debut Experience
- Grand Jury Prize: Best Immersive Experience of the Festival

  • Submit via FilmFreeway
  • Deadline:  April 24, 2020 (Earlybird Deadline), May 22, 2020 (Regular Deadline), July 6, 2020 (Late Deadline)


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Event Dates

  • From 28 October 2020 to 07 November 2020

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