Ep 236: Dan Schechter Returns

Ep 236: Dan Schechter Returns

Filmmaker Dan Schechter (Supporting Characters) returns to discuss his new movie, Life of Crime, an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel and starring Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fischer & yassin bey (aka Mos Def).

Alex Cox Weekend at Basilica Scope

Alex Cox Weekend at Basilica Scope

BasilicaScope, running Sept 19 & 20 and in its second year at Basilica Hudson, dedicates its entire run to the legendary Alex Cox with his cult classics Repo Man, Straight to Hell Returns, and Walker.

Students: Join the Rooftop Films Team this Fall

Students: Join the Rooftop Films Team this Fall

Attention students! Ever wonder what it takes to run a film festival? Ever think to yourself “I wonder what does Rooftop do in the off season?” Ever wonder how we go from thousands of submissions to hundreds of amazing films to show on the roof each year? Intern with us this fall, and you’ll learn all that and more.

Ep 235: Alex & Andrew Smith / Kenn Lowy / Thomas Allen Harris

Ep 235: Alex & Andrew Smith / Kenn Lowy / Thomas Allen Harris

Guests include Brooklyn Heights Cinema owner Kenn Lowy; the co-directors of Winter in the Blood, brothers Alex & Andrew Smith; and Thomas Allen Harris, director of the new documentary Through a Lens Darkly.

Ep 234: Ira Sachs Returns

Ep 234: Ira Sachs Returns

Filmmaker Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On, Forty Shades of Blue) returns to the podcast.

Farewell to an Amazing Summer

Farewell to an Amazing Summer

A summer intern says farewell to Rooftop.

Taking it to the web: YouTube for Filmmakers

Taking it to the web: YouTube for Filmmakers

Back in July, YouTube and Rooftop films hosted YouTube for Filmmakers, a presentation offering Rooftop filmmakers and friends an overview of the various resources YouTube has to offer. In front of a packed audience, the YouTube staffers gave us a presentation that was short, but jammed with information, just like YouTube videos themselves.

ENTER TO MAKE A FILM FOR JALOPNIK FILM FEST

ENTER TO MAKE A FILM FOR JALOPNIK FILM FEST

Submit your concept of “the human side of car culture” by August 25th for a chance to produce your idea with a professional team, and screen at this year’s Jalopnik Film Festival!

Ep 233: Glenn Kenny / Jennifer Kroot

Ep 233: Glenn Kenny / Jennifer Kroot

Guests include film blogger and journalist Glenn Kenny & director of the new documentary, To Be Takei on the life of George Takei, Jennifer Kroot.

Summer Series Alums in Theaters/VOD/iTunes Now

Summer Series Alums in Theaters/VOD/iTunes Now

As you mourn the end of the 2014 Summer Series, take solace in the fact that many of the wonderful films we’ve screened this summer are now available for consumption in more conventional venues.

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