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Announcing the 2015 Rooftop Filmmaker’s Fund Grantees!

Announcing the 2015 Rooftop Filmmaker’s Fund Grantees!

And the 2015 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees are:

Help Support “Medina’s Dream” on Kickstarter

Help Support “Medina’s Dream” on Kickstarter

Andrew Berends, a dauntless storytelling-based director, spent 5 months in Sudan during war to be the voice for the voiceless. He tells the story of the refugees fighting to keep their culture and their people alive in “Medina’s Dream”. Pledge on Kickstarter and help him finish the story!

Live Documentary Master Class With Sam Green

Live Documentary Master Class With Sam Green

Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantee and Oscar nominated filmmaker Sam Green talks film as experience and his “live docmentary” format at DCTV December 2nd.

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!

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!

Rooftop Annouces Its 2014 Filmmakers’ Fund Grants

Rooftop Annouces Its 2014 Filmmakers’ Fund Grants

Rooftop Films is pleased to announce the opening of our 2014 Filmmakers’ Fund Grants! Applications to our 2014 Grants are now open and available to all Rooftop alumni.

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.

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