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Mar 16, 2011 at 8:00 pm

99 Minute Film School Raindance New York

w/ Elliot Grove


Elliot Grove, founder of Raindance and one of the most knowledgeable filmmakers in the UK, will attempt just that and give you a viable plan and dozens of filmmaking tips in just 99 minutes.

Writers, directors, producers, actors, filmmakers, cinema lovers, anyone with an interest in how movies are made and who seek a basic introduction to the filmmaking process are welcome. This evening workshop will run through the basic essentials you will need to create a film and to create a plan to launch your career.

* Finding a do-able script

* Finding cast and crew

* Shooting tips

* Getting your film seen

* The career ladder

* Distribution and exhibition

* Money and how to get paid

99 minutes

Elliot Grove has worked intensively with writers at Raindance since 1992. He explains the tricks of the trade from practical experience and reveals some of the latest paradigms through lecture, exercises and video clips. Elliot Grove founded Raindance Film Festival in 1993, the British Independent Film Awards in 1998, and Raindance.TV in 2007. He has produced over 150 short films, and 5 feature films. He has written eight scripts, one of which is currently in pre-production. His first feature film, Table 5 was shot on 35mm and completed for a total of $382.89. He teaches writers and producers in the UK, Europe. Japan and America. He has written three books which have become industry standards: Raindance Writers’ Lab: 2nd Edition (Focal Press 2008), Raindance Producers’ Lab (Focal Press 2004) and 130 Projects to Get You Into Filmmaking (Barrons 2009). His first novel The Bandit Queen is scheduled for publication in 2010. closed University awarded Elliot an Honorary Doctorate for services to film education in 2009.

Raindance New York


Mar 16, 2011
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm


BROOKLYN, NY 11211 United States
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