The Raindance Film Festival is holding their 2nd annual Independent Filmmakers Ball, a charity event in aid of The British Independent Film trust
and its programs. Filmmakers and indie film lovers alike are invited to join the Raindancers and IFT patrons for an evening of celebrating the independent
spirit and fundraising as they host the hottest party in London.
Held at art deco inspired Cafe de Paris, with the live big band sound of Natty Congeroo & the Flames of Rhythm, a charity raffle where you could win a £1000 Ted Baker London shopping spree! #Pinch_Me with other prizes from festival partners and a fun #FilmFantasy matchmaking game –
get a tarot card on the door, match it with a patron and get a surprise gift.
IFT Patrons scheduled to appear include: Terry Gilliam, Sadie Frost, Nik Powell, Michael Winterbottom, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Peter Straughan, Eline Powell, Kierston Wareing,
Derek Malcolm and more.
The event will take place on Wednesday April 29, 2015 at the Cafe De Paris, London. Arrivals are scheduled from 7:30-9:30 PM.
Partners include: Ted Baker London, Nikon, VUE Cinemas, Cinema Jam, Mayfair Hotels, Rotolight, The Athenaeum, The Smalls, Writer’s Store, Pond5, The
Telegraph, Total Film/Future Publishing, Time Out, Indiewire and Variety.
About The British independent Film Trust
The Independent Film Trust is a UK charity which was set up to advance the cause of independent film-making by various means. We support initiatives that
encourage interest in film production and help emerging film-makers to develop and express themselves. Our activities include the provision of training for
the disadvantaged and scholarships for those who have shown talent but need monetary or other help. We work with groups such as Raindance and BIFA to find
and showcase the best in independent film, to promote innovation and to celebrate the vitality and diversity of the sector.
About Raindance Film Festival
Now in its 23rd year, the festival has a strong legacy of showing alternative films and uncovering the hottest new filmmakers to hit the cinematic scene.
Raindance-premiered hits include “Memento,” “Old Boy,” “The Blair Witch Project,” “Pusher,” “Ghost World” and “Lover Exposure.” Listed by Variety as one of the world’s top 50 ‘unmissable film festivals’, Raindance aims to nurture, support and promote independent films and filmmakers from the
UK and around the world. Based in the heart of London, Raindance combines Raindance Film Festival, Training Courses, the prestigious British Independent
Film Awards, the Raindance Web Fest, the British Independent Series Awards and Raindance Releasing.