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London Film Communities

My most recent project for my Raindance MA was a Research Methods Report. For this, I researched the Film Communities currently available to London-based filmmakers.  This was aimed to help me place Action On The Side within the market, and to determine its USP (Unique Selling Point, or Value Proposition). My overall MA goal is to develop AOTS into a sustainable short film business model.

After doing all the research, I had a large appendix with details on film organisations. And why not share that information?

Here is a list of the London Film Communities…

Of course, since writing the report, new communities have cropped up, or I found ones I should have included. Please add a comment if you see any errors or omissions and I will amend them accordingly.


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Boozin’ & Schmoozin’ and Action On The Side

I’ve just come back from my first experience of Boozin’ & Schmoozin’, a monthly networking event that Raindance arranges. I’ve met some lovely filmmakers and am looking forward to working with them.

Boozin’ & Schmoozin’ includes allowing filmmakers to stand on a stool and announce to a captive crowd what projects they’re working on: composers and actors announcing their availability to work; writers looking for producers; directors/producers looking for crew; or just people introducing themselves.

I got up and announced my recent exciting news! Action On The Side, the collaborative film project that I was involved with in July, will be running again in October. Sign up on the website to be involved.

James, the organizer, has invited me to help organize Action On The Side. So I will be there in October, and hope to see you there too!