Posted by Amanda Toney
Richard "RB" Botto Richard "RB" Botto
For the 3rd time, we've partnered with the Raindance Film Festival to bring an impressive lineup of Stage 32 creative talent to London. After debuting our 4th Annual Short Film Program to a packed house at Hollyshorts, we're now taking the films to the UK where they'll be screened for international executives and Raindance festival attendees.
The program screens on September 27, 2019 with a Q&A to follow. Afterward, we'll be hosting another Stage 32 London meetup directly following. Our London meetups always result in a packed house and last year resulted in a number of projects being launched which was a cool bonus. Come early and come ready to network.
Whether you live in London or are traveling in for the festival, consider this my invitation to come celebrate our winning filmmakers and connections to the winning films and to join us at the meetup.
More details below. I look forward to seeing many of you there! Once again, congratulations to our winning filmmakers!

We're looking forward to meeting and mingling with our Stage 32 members in and around the London area! Join us as we partner with the 27th Annual Raindance Film Festival for an exciting week of events. To start, we've arranged a huge perk for Stage 32 members - If you'd like to get full Raindance Film Festival passes you can get 20% off your badge price!

Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK. Holding its 27th edition in 2019, Raindance is based in the heart of London’s buzzing West End film district. Raindance Film Festival aims to show the very best in new cinema from the UK and around the world and specialises in first-time directors and discovery. For further information, please contact the box office, at +44 (0)207 930 3412 or

Here's what to expect from Stage 32 during Raindance, which takes place from September 18, 2019 - September 29, 2019:


Friday, September 27, 2018

3:30pm-5:30pm - Stage 32 Short Film Program, plus Q&A with the filmmakers

6:30pm - 9:00pm - Stage 32 Meetup to Follow - location will be announced at the screening

An intimate meet & greet with Stage 32 Founder & CEO, Richard Botto, and Managing Director, Amanda Toney, as well as other members of the Stage community!

Judged and curated by Academy Award-winning short film filmmakers. The Stage32 screening features filmmakers from Canada, USA, France and Turkey, who will be in attendance for a Q&A with Stage 32's CEO Richard Botto. Joining RB will be the Grand Prize winner, director of Tell Him, Virginia Bach. Following the screening and Q&A we'll be having a Stage 32 meetup. This will certainly be a fun and inspirational evening!


Location & Tickets

VUE Cinemas - Piccadilly - Screen 2

19 Lower Regent St

London, GB SW1Y 4LR

Get Your Tickets Here!


We look forward to seeing you at the events!


Stage 32 Joins Forces With Raindance Film Festival in London All Are Invited

The 4th Annual Stage 32 Short Film Program

Grand Prize Winner

TELL HIM by Virginia Bach

NEVERMIND by Burak Kum

DREAM CATCHER by Avery Rouda


DUKE by Thiago Dadalt



Special feature: DOLPHIN GIRL by Tanya Lovrics


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