Archive for: Film Festivals

Film Students: Become our next Programming Intern!

Film Students: Become our next Programming Intern!

Rooftop films seeks a hard working, dedicated individual to be our Fall Programming Intern – if you’re interested in film festival programming, independent film, arts administration, or non-profit management, apply today!

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Sean Baker (Tangerine)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Sean Baker (Tangerine)

We spoke with Sean Baker about the challenges of marrying quality filmmaking with social commentary, as well as his influences in making Tangerine (at Rooftop 7/07).

Rooftop Films Alumni and Grantees At SXSW

Rooftop Films Alumni and Grantees At SXSW

Films to look out for when you head town to Austin!

Interview with Hannes Brühwiler and Andrew Grant of Berlin’s UNKNOWN PLEASURES Festival

Interview with Hannes Brühwiler and Andrew Grant of Berlin’s UNKNOWN PLEASURES Festival

UNKNOWN PLEASURES presents American films far removed from Hollywood. Consistent in form and content, varied and adventurous, the films make for intelligent and engaging cinema that defies both Hollywood and mainstream independent film. Rooftop’s Danielle Kourtesis caught up with them to discuss their collaboration and this year’s selections.

Filmmakers: You Have One Month to Submit to Tribeca 2015!

Filmmakers: You Have One Month to Submit to Tribeca 2015!

Mark your calendars, filmmakers! There’s just one month left to submit your film to the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.

Two Great Films to See at Margaret Mead Film Festival

Two Great Films to See at Margaret Mead Film Festival

Watch premiere documentaries, experimental films, animation, and hybrid works at the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival!

Rooftop Films 2015 Submission Drive is Open!

Rooftop Films 2015 Submission Drive is Open!

Welcome! Whether this is your first time submitting or your 31st time, this blog post aims to answer any and all of your questions to make your submission process as easy as possible!

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.

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!

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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