Archive for: 2014 summer series

Ep 311: Michael Beach Nichols & Christopher Walker / Stanley Nelson / Oren Moverman

Ep 311: Michael Beach Nichols & Christopher Walker / Stanley Nelson / Oren Moverman

Guests on this episode include the co-directors of the new documentary Welcome to Leith; Stanley Nelson director of the new documentary The Blank Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution; and director Oren Moverman discusses his new film starring Richard Gere, Time Out of Mind.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Hits Theaters November 21st

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Hits Theaters November 21st

Summer Series alum A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night hits select theaters on November 21st! Don’t miss the world’s first Iranian vampire spaghetti western.

Meet the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees!

Meet the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees!

Rooftop Films is pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees – a group of talented, up and coming filmmakers who you should certainly be looking out for!

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.

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.

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.

Meet the Filmmaker: Trey Edwards Shults (Krisha)

Meet the Filmmaker: Trey Edwards Shults (Krisha)

We spoke with director Trey Edwards Shults about the process behind his intense short film, and the project’s future as a feature. Krisha screens on Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration Rooftop Shots. Tickets are on sale now!

Meet the Filmmaker: Alexander Carson (Numbers and Friends)

Meet the Filmmaker: Alexander Carson (Numbers and Friends)

Numbers and Friends screens Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration, Rooftop Shots! Tickets are on sale now!

Meet the Filmmaker: Aaron I. Naar (Mateo)

Meet the Filmmaker: Aaron I. Naar (Mateo)

Get to know Aaron I. Naar, whose new film Mateo portrays the miraculous mariachi career of musician Mathew Stoneman over the course of four years.

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