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MEET THE FILMMAKER: Matthew Bate (Sam Klemke’s Time Machine)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Matthew Bate (Sam Klemke’s Time Machine)

We spoke with director Matthew Bate about his second feature film, “Sam Klemke’s Time Machine”. The film is a real life portrait of an ordinary man who also happened to have recorded his entire life from the age of 17. “Sam Klemke’s Time Machine” will screen on June 26th 2015 at The Old American Can Factory.

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: ZOE MCINTOSH

MEET THE FILMMAKER: ZOE MCINTOSH

The name alone gives you a sense of the riotous journey that Zoe McIntosh takes her audience on in her docu-comedy, “The Deadly Ponies Gang.” She follows Clint and Dwayne, who are “the bestest of friends” and the sole members of their gang, who use their pimped-out ponies as their main method of transportation around […]

Meet The Filmmaker: Sara Dosa

Meet The Filmmaker: Sara Dosa

We chatted with director Sara Dosa about her film The Last Season, a beautifully intimate look at an unexpected friendship between war veterans turned seasonal mushroom hunters in Oregon.

Meet The Filmmaker: Adam Rifkin

Meet The Filmmaker: Adam Rifkin

Adam Rifkin explores the world of no-budget avant-garde filmmaker Giuseppe Andrews in Giuseppe Makes A Movie. We talked to Adam about the bizarro world of this bonkers, hilarious filmmaker.

Meet the Actress: Jenny Hutton (Pleasure)

Meet the Actress: Jenny Hutton (Pleasure)

Actress Jenny Hutton stars in the short film Pleasure, Ninja Thyberg short film that portrays the behind the scenes of a porn shoot. We talked with Jenny about her experience making the film, what it was like to portray a porn star, and the screening this Saturday at our short film program, Love Hurts.

A New Kind of Gaming: Emotional Arcade

A New Kind of Gaming: Emotional Arcade

The Emotional Arcade, an interactive installation where experiencers engage in competitive games using their emotions, is coming to Rooftop Films this weekend! We talked with creator Brent Hoff about his project – come try it out this Saturday at Love Hurts (Romantic Short Films)

Meet The Filmmaker: Keith Miller (Five Star)

Meet The Filmmaker: Keith Miller (Five Star)

Last year, we awarded the Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Equipment Grant to Keith Miller’s Five Star. The film is set to make its World Premiere tonight at Tribeca Film Festival. We asked Keith a few questions about the making of the film, the challenges he faced, and what’s coming next.

Rooftop Filmmakers Fund: Tales from the World’s Longest Yard Sale

Rooftop Filmmakers Fund: Tales from the World’s Longest Yard Sale

This past August I, along with three other filmmakers, set off on a journey to shoot a documentary at the world’s longest yard sale…

An Update from AT&T Feature Films Grantees Bill & Turner Ross!

An Update from AT&T Feature Films Grantees Bill & Turner Ross!

AT&T Rooftop Feature Film Grantees Bill and Turner Ross give us an update on Western, their latest project.

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