Now in its 24th year, Raindance Film Festival is Europe’s leading independent film festival showcasing feature films, shorts and docs, web series and music videos from around the world and specialising in independent films and directorial debuts. The festival has a strong legacy of showing alternative, edgy films. Since 1993 Raindance Film Festival has uncovered the hottest new filmmakers to hit the cinematic scene.

Submit Your Films and Projects

Raindance is open to all to submit your films (Next Call for Entries on Nov 2016) and to apply to the Co-Production Forum UK / Ibero-America.

Internship and Volunteering Opportunities

You can also participate at Raindance as an Intern or Volunteer and join the vibrant team of the biggest UK independent film festival.

Get your Festival Pass

All participation in Raindance starts when you buy your festival pass- available now!

Raindance Film Festival 2016 will run from 21 September - 02 October. The full programme of films, panels, market opportunities and events will be launched on 25 August 2016.