It's the 20th year of the Raindance Film Festival and we are open for submissions.
Like last year, and every year before, we start getting arm-twisting telephone calls from self appointed experts calling themselves festival 'consultants'.
I dont know about you, but we are sick to the death of consultants!
With Rotterdam's excellent IFFR underway, and with Berlinale starting on the 10th of Feb, you can bet your bottom dollar that there will be a whole new wave of newbie festival consultants infecting these two fine events.
But this is just one of the cons out there.
Do your research:
Read: 5 Cons Filmmakers Fall For