Archive for: Animation

Cartoons Aren’t Just for Kids!

Cartoons Aren’t Just for Kids!

Rooftop hosts a night of animated shorts that are sure to bring back Saturday morning memories

Short Film Takeover

Short Film Takeover

Join us for three nights jam-packed with short films that you won’t want to miss!

The Perfect Short Films for Halloween

The Perfect Short Films for Halloween

Happy Halloween from Rooftop Films!

WATCH: DONT HUG ME, I AM SCARED

WATCH: DONT HUG ME, I AM SCARED

Take a look at this hilarious animated short to pick up your mood!

Meet Casey Safron, Founder and Curator of the Animation Block Party

Meet Casey Safron, Founder and Curator of the Animation Block Party

Rooftop Films sits down with the programmer for Animation Block Party, playing Friday, July 28 at Automotive High School.

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.

Shooting People’s Animation Takeover!

Shooting People’s Animation Takeover!

Animators! The incomperable Matt Groening will be judging Shooting People’s Animation Takeover Month, THIS MONTH. Submit your film here.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: CHRISTEN BACH (“BEAR_UNTITLED”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: CHRISTEN BACH (“BEAR_UNTITLED”)

A hunter and a bear were in love, but now the bear no longer loves the hunter. Bear_Untitled, Christen Bach’s animated short takes an ironic approach to heartbreak that says quite a bit about real love in just a minute of 8-bit monotone. We spoke to Christen regarding how he conceived his intriguing work, and the relevance of video game aesthetics in deeply impassioned contexts.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: JULIA POTT (“HOWARD”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: JULIA POTT (“HOWARD”)

Julia Pott’s animated short, “Howard” tells the story of love gone cold. We spoke to Julia about hope, heartbreak and animal metaphors.

The Animation Block Party Announces 2011 Lineup

The Animation Block Party Announces 2011 Lineup

July 29th through July 31st is Animation Weekend, and the list of films is here! The Animation Block:Summerfest (ABP) will screen at Rooftop and Bamcinématek, bringing you the best in animation from all over the world.

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