Archive for: Rooftop Press

Ep 143: Jordan Vogt-Roberts / Florence Almozini / Matt Johnson

Ep 143: Jordan Vogt-Roberts / Florence Almozini / Matt Johnson

The guests for this episode of Filmwax Radio include filmmakers Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Matt Johnson, and BAMcinématek programmer Florence Almozini.

Free Arts Workshop + Screening for Youth

Free Arts Workshop + Screening for Youth

Rooftop Films, the Fledgling Fund, DreamYard Project, and Shine Global partner-up to bring free arts workshops and screenings on July 31, August 3, and August 7.

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

It’s been an exciting few months for our Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees. Join us in doing a little dance for them.

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.

Rooftop Alums at Sundance

Rooftop Alums at Sundance

The 2011 Sundance line-up features 25 Rooftop Alums, more than ever before. Meet the Sundance stars of tomorrow: Buy a Rooftop Films Membership today.

Rooftop Films and the Kickstarter Film Festival in the New York Times

Rooftop Films and the Kickstarter Film Festival in the New York Times

The New York Times writes about the First Annual Kickstarter Festival, presented by Rooftop Films, and how Kickstarter.com is changing the world of independent film.

Rooftop Photos: Toronto

Rooftop Photos: Toronto

On May 5-8, Rooftop Films hosted screenings on a roof in Toronto, in conjunction with Hot Docs. The nights were chilly, but the movies and views were spectacular. Check out the pics!

The Weather Conspiracy

The Weather Conspiracy

As an outdoor film festival, Rooftop is particularly attuned to the weather. As a self-trained weather expert, we’ve realized mainstream weather coverage is a conspiracy! Come to Rooftop Films even when the weather forecast has a chance of rain!

Opening Weekend: Sold Out Shows, Lots of Buzz

Opening Weekend: Sold Out Shows, Lots of Buzz

Over 1,700 of you came out for Rooftop Films Opening Weekend, which sold out and got lots of attention from the press. (Photo by Chris La Putt of Brooklyn Vegan.)

Rooftop in The New Yorker

Rooftop in The New Yorker

The New Yorker ran an adorable illustration of Rooftop Films’ opening weekend screening of Holy Rollers, Saturday, May 15 at Open Road Rooftop above New Design High School.

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