Elliot Grove, the fella who founded Raindance and the British Independent Film Awards, will get the first honarary degree from Plymouth College of Art, and marks a closer association of the college with the Raindance crew.
There will be filmmaking masterclasses this summer and a new foundation degree in independent filmmaking.
College film arts programme leader Dan Paolantonio told the Plymouth Herald: “With Raindance as our partners, students at Plymouth College of Art will have unparalleled access to the heart of the independent film industry and an exclusive London footprint for their studies, creating regionally unparalleled work experience and networking opportunities. It really is an exciting opportunity for all involved.”
Elliot said: “Success in the movie-making business is a simple matter of demystifying the process of breaking into the film industry and allowing individual talent to prosper.
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Who would get your honorary award for filmmakers?
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