VIDEO: Elliot Grove Interview – Film Festivals, Independent Filmmaking and Social Media
By Elliot Grove
Elliot Grove founded Raindance Film Festival in 1993, the British Independent Film Awards in 1998, and Raindance.TV in 2007.
He has produced over 150 short films and 5 feature films. He has written eight scripts, one of which is currently in pre-production. His first feature film, TABLE 5 was shot on 35mm and completed for a total of £278.38.
He currently teaches professional screenwriting and filmmaking courses internationally, and in 2009 Open University awarded him an Honorary Doctorate for his contribution to education. In May 2013, not long after launching Raindance Raw Talent—a production company devoted to producing movies that follow the Raindance producing principals—Elliot wrapped his first movie: Love.Honour.Obey.
He has written three books for Focal Press. He latest book Raindance Producers’ Lab Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking, 2nd Edition was just published!