Eye For Film >> Festivals >> A-Z >> Raindance Film Festival >> 2007
This independent festival is "dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world". More than simply a festival, Raindance also runs training courses for up and coming film-makers and also hosts the British Independent Film Awards (read our news story on this year's nominees).
New awards for 2007 include the Canon Best Cinematography Award, with the winner taking home a Canon XH A1 HD camera and the Adobe Animation Award, the festival say: "The award winning film will be chosen for its originality and technical proficiency by the Raindance jury and an Adobe animation specialist." The festival will open with Weirdsville on September 25 and run until October 7.
View previous years coverage of the Raindance Film Festival festival:
Raindance Latest Reviews
Guy meets Girl and makes beautiful - and Oscar-winning - music with her.
A detective caught in a battle of wits with a killer is forced to pay for his past failings.
Moody and atmospheric picture about unrequited love on skid row.
The unlikely lives of Canadian junkies.
Dystopian fairytale about a 'city without a voice'.
A group of punk misfits ask a famous novelist to join their band... despite the fact he can't play, only to find their plans spiralling out of control.
The forces of good and evil battle over a device with the power to save or destroy Moscow.
A group of Johannesburg stand-up comedians take a roadtrip to perform at a rock concert.
Two brothers who hate each other drive to Skye to search for their dead daddy's money.
A tragicomic look at the events preceeding the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema
US streaming edition of a Romanian filmmaking retrospective
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Scotland's oldest film festival
Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Touring festival of films with a human rights focus
Britain's premier factual film festival