The 20th Raindance Film Festival will take place in London from 26 September to 7 October 2012.

The festival aims to reflect the cultural, visual and narrative diversity of the international independent filmmaking community and specialises in films by first-time directors. Raindance accepts fictional, documentary and experimental features, short films, music videos and children’s films.

How to Submit

Submit using Withoutabox

Please use where you can create your own profile.
You can also ask for our submission form by sending us an email to

Then Mail your film

Make sure all your materials are clearly labelled, and the title of your film and contact details are clearly printed on your DVD.
*NOTE: If you submit a music video, please clearly label ‘music video’ on your submitted DVD.

Submission Address

Please make sure you have attached sufficient postage. Incorrect postage will result in delay and possible return of your submission.

Raindance Film Festival
Festival Submissions
6-7 Little Russell Street
London WC1A 2HR
United Kingdom

Submission Deadline

Submissions will be accepted from 1 November 2011.
The regular deadline is 6 May 2012.
The late deadline is 10 June 2012.
There is an extended Withoutabox-only deadline of 24 June 2012.

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