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Discover NY’s Up & Comers at CUNY Film Fest

Discover NY’s Up & Comers at CUNY Film Fest

We know that there are a ton of film events this season, most notably SXSW fever, which has many of our friends skipping town for sunny Austin, TX. For those of us who didn’t get on a plane last week, there are still some great events right here in the city (and at a much lower cost!)

Kickstart An Alumni World Premiere at Slamdance

Kickstart An Alumni World Premiere at Slamdance

Alumni filmmaker Keith Miller’s first feature film has been accepted, and will make its world premiere at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival! Before they can head to Utah they need to make a few finishing touches, so they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign and they need your help!

Kickstart a Sundance Premiere!

Kickstart a Sundance Premiere!

We are pleased to announce that the debut feature by Rooftop alumni Terence Nance has been selected to make its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival! But he needs your help to make it there.

Kickstarter: Take A Bite of “Soul Food Junkies”

Kickstarter: Take A Bite of “Soul Food Junkies”

Soul Food Junkies, the new documentary from award-winning director and Rooftop Films alum Byron Hurt, addresses the consequences of the beloved comfort food cuisine known as soul food – both good and bad. Kickstart this important project.

Support “Delta Boys” on Kickstarter

Support “Delta Boys” on Kickstarter

Andy Berends is a daring and very smart filmmaker, as well as a Rooftop alum (We showed Adnaan’s feature When Adnaan Comes Home back in 2007). His latest project looks fantastic, so take a look at his trailer and help him finish his film!

Kick start Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary

Kick start Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary

Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary has been almost a decade in the making and now filmmaker Jan Weber needs your help to make it a reality. Pledge now and kick start this important project which explores the changing agricultural industry of America and asks where our food really comes from.

WATCH A WILL FERREL LOOK-ALIKE ALMOST GET HIS FACE BITTEN OFF BY A SNAPPING TURTLE

WATCH A WILL FERREL LOOK-ALIKE ALMOST GET HIS FACE BITTEN OFF BY A SNAPPING TURTLE

Todd Bieber, director of Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently trying to kick start his next project Turtle Derby Documentary and has just sent us a clip from the movie featuring a belligerent little snapping turtle.

Help Kickstart Sarah Newens and Mina T. Son’s New Documentary, Top Spin

Help Kickstart Sarah Newens and Mina T. Son’s New Documentary, Top Spin

Top Spin documents Ariel Hsing and Michael Landers, two very young U.S. Singles Champions in competitive table tennis. They may already be famous, but Sarah and Mina will prove just how relatable these athletes are as well; they’re striving to make it to the 2012 Olympics, while also just trying to get through high school! Please give them your support.

Kickstart The Devil is Due in Dreary

Kickstart The Devil is Due in Dreary

Rooftop’s good friends Daryl Friemark and David Parkin are putting out a new comic thriller series. But moving from pencils, to ink, to color, to the world is an arduous adventure itself. Take part! Pledge now to help kickstart The Devil is Due in Dreary.

Kickstart “Hide Your Smiling Faces”

Kickstart “Hide Your Smiling Faces”

Hide Your Smiling Faces is a film directed by Dan Carbone, and produced by Zach Shedd and Matt Petock, three guys I went to school with at NYU. In the four short years since we all graduated, these three have produced an impressive amount of work, including the fiction feature film A Little Closer, which premiered […]

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