December Events...

  • Aks International Minorities Festival, Film – Art – Dialogue
  • Bahamas International Film Festival
  • Berlin Lesbian Non-Binary Filmfest
  • Cine+Mas SF
  • For Rainbow
  • International Queer & Migrant Film Festival
  • Lesflicks Xmas Film Festival
  • Ljubljana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
  • Merlinka International Queer Film Festival
  • Monaco International Film Festival
  • Oaxaca FilmFest
  • OMovies
  • Santo Domingo OutFest
Raindance Film Festival

Raindance Film Festival

Oscar-Qualifier: Film of the Festival

Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK, currently rated top 10 international film festival for filmmakers to consider, according to studiobinder. It is based in the heart of London’s buzzing West End film district.

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.
Festival Sections:

- World-renowned programme of the best UK and international independent films
- Masterclasses with special guests
- Raindance Industry Forum – talks and panels
- Raindance Virtual and Augmented Reality Strand
- Networking events

Each year, Raindance attracts dozens of thousands of visitors including hundreds of industry professionals into London. The 29th Raindance will take place between October 27th and November 6th in central London.

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


2022 films...

A Bit of Light + Q&A

Anonymous Club + Zoom Q&A

Banglatown + Q&A

Bawa's Garden + Q&A

Black Girl

Broadway + Q&A

Corner Office + Q&A [Opening Night Film]

Daughters of the Dust

Dogwatch + Q&A

Erin's Guide To Kissing Girls + Q&A and Party

Falcon Lake + Q&A

Father's Day + Zoom Q&A

Four Samosas + Q&A

Gentle + Q&A

Goldfish + Q&A

Iguana Like The Sun + Q&A

Karaoke + Q&A

Little Axel + Q&A

Low Life + Q&A

Marcel! + Q&A


Met Mes + Q&A

Music Videos + Q&A

My Love Affair with Marriage + Q&A

My Name is Andrea + Q&A in Collaboration with Birds Eye View

Nanny + Recorded Intro

Night Burns Like Cigarettes + Q&A

OKAY! (The ASD Band Film) + Q&A Autism Friendly Screening


Our River... Our Sky + Q&A

Paloma + Q&A


Pantafa + Q&A

Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game + Q&A and Party [Closing Night Gala]

Pulp Fiction + Party

Razorlight: Fall To Pieces + Q&A and Music Party

Relative + Q&A

Roving Woman + Q&A

Shorts Programme: Abstract Notions + Q&A

Shorts Programme: Animated States + Q&A

Shorts Programme: Documented People

Shorts Programme: Gone Astray + Q&A

Shorts Programme: Horror Show + Q&A

Shorts Programme: Queer Shorts + Q&A

Shorts Programme: Radical Agendas

Shorts Programme: Transient Ventures + Q&A

Shorts Programme: UK Shorts + Q&A

Spanton vs. The French Police + Q&A

Swallow + Recorded Intro

Swede Caroline + Q&A

The Blair Witch Project + Intro & Party

To Leslie

Traces of Glory + Q&A

Una Femmina - The Code of Silence + Zoom Q&A

Wake Up, Leonard + Q&A

When We Speak + Q&A

Winners + Q&A