Archive for: Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund

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.

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: IAN CHENEY (“THE CITY DARK”)

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: IAN CHENEY (“THE CITY DARK”)

Rooftop Films speaks to Ian Cheney (Rooftop Alum, King Corn) about how astronomy can help us put our lives into perspective, and where he goes to enjoy darkness under the 1,000 watt smile of New York City

Watch: Once It Started…

Watch: Once It Started…

A limited-time sneak preview of Kelly Sears’ brand new film, an animated high school horror, supported by the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund. Playing at Rooftop on May 26.

Kickstart: When Two Worlds Collide

Kickstart: When Two Worlds Collide

The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund gave early support to Heidi Brandenburg and Matthew Orzel’s When Two Worlds Collide. Get in early as they are now seeking finishing funds for what is sure to be an astonishing political/environmental documentary.

Announcing Our South by Southwest Weekend

Announcing Our South by Southwest Weekend

We could not be more excited to announce our special weekend of select films from the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival, making their New York Premieres June 3-5 2011, as part of Rooftop Films 15th Annual Summer Series.

Filmmakers, Aliens, Wrestlers on Rooftops

Filmmakers, Aliens, Wrestlers on Rooftops

We met our Kickstarter goal! Thanks everyone. Read here about all the filmmakers, wrestlers, robots, and lesbian space aliens on the Rooftops of New York City.

Drunken baby goes on rampage, Rooftop grantee goes viral

Drunken baby goes on rampage, Rooftop grantee goes viral

The trailer for Johannes Nyholm’s Rooftop grantee has received almost 6 million hits on YouTube. Watch it and you’ll see why.

Sundance Favorites

Sundance Favorites

Banksy, Martha Marcy May Marlene, and getting to see an edit of my new feature.

Day 4 Recap: In which Dan talks about money, alcohol, dancing and pot. Oh, and movies.

Day 4 Recap: In which Dan talks about money, alcohol, dancing and pot. Oh, and movies.

Wanna know what made me cry and what made me dance at Sundance? Plus exciting news for Rooftop Alum Sean Durkin.

Dear Isabella Rossellini:

Dear Isabella Rossellini:

You were at the director’s brunch; I was at the director’s brunch. Our eyes met. You smiled. Then I waved, which admittedly might have been a little misleading.

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