Saturday 01 October 12 Noon


www: Why Webisodes Work

Saturday 1st October - Noon   Book Tickets Here or call 0871 220 6000
Web Series Panel
followed by Competition Entry screenings.

In a first for Raindance, we will be introducing the concept of original web series and why we think more UK filmmakers should be looking at this new genre of filmmaking; how storytelling differs from shorts, films and television; how web series can potentially earn money; and, why advertising brands are looking at investing in your web series ideas.

This session will also see the 6 shortlisted finalists in the Raindance Web Series Pilot Competition which are:

After The Bomb
Blue Steel
The Vessel
The DreamWalker
Noel's Goal

You can see all the Web Series Pilot Competition entries here



Susan Miller Susan Miller

Susan is a New York based playwright, screenwriter and producer,

Susan won the Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Original New Media for her web series Anyone But Me, now in its third season.  


Elisar CabreraElisar Cabrera

Elisar is a filmmaker, distributor and sales agent,

Elisar has been the producer and host of Those Video Guys, an online show devoted to every week reviewing the best web series as well as interviewing the series creators and producers.


Chris Stone Chris Stone

An award-winning music video director, Chris  has turned his craft to creating his first indie web series Blood and Bone China, a homage to the days of Hammer Horror.




Darrien GipsonDarrien Michele Gipson

As the National Director of SAGIndie, Darrien is responsible for the strategic planning and oversight of SAGIndie.  As National Director, her duties include creating the budget, grant writing, workshops and panels, sponsorship negotiations, national advertising campaigns, and – the organization's online resource for independent filmmakers.  A regular on panels and workshops, Darrien has spoken at numerous festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, CineVegas (NV), RiverRun (NC), Midwest Independent (Chicago), Waterfront FF (MI), Starz (CO), Florida FF, Sacramento FF, Palm Springs Shorts Fest, Sundance Institute, and many others.  She has visited more than 25 states, 3 countries, and over 55 festivals to consult with independent filmmakers and actors.

Elliot GroveElliot Grove

Elliot Grove founded Raindance Film Festival in 1993, the British Independent Film Awards in 1998, and Raindance.TV in 2007.




Tickets For This Event - £10

Online Booking
Telephone Booking: call 0871 220 8000 and say "Operator' for a human being at the cinema.

Practical Information

Event at Apollo Cinema Piccadilly Circus
19 Lower Regent Street