Archive for: Animation

Filmmaker Interview: “Dreams from the Woods”

Filmmaker Interview: “Dreams from the Woods”

Rooftop Films speaks to director Johannes Nyholm about the fine line between dreams and reality. See his shadow puppet animation TONIGHT at Rooftop Films “Dark ‘Toons.”

Filmmaker Interview “Inukshuk”

Filmmaker Interview “Inukshuk”

Rooftop Films spoke with Camillevis Thery about metaphysics and the communicative power of a simple line. See his short film “Inukshuk” TONIGHT at our “Dark ‘Toons” show.

Filmmaker Interview: “Let’s Harvest the Organs of Death Row Inmates”

Filmmaker Interview: “Let’s Harvest the Organs of Death Row Inmates”

Directors Max Joseph and Chris Weller talk about their film “Let’s Harvest the Organs of Death Row Inmates,” a funny and provocative new take on the death penalty.

Filmmaker Interview: “The Surprise Demise of Francis Cooper’s Mother”

Filmmaker Interview: “The Surprise Demise of Francis Cooper’s Mother”

Rooftop Films spoke to the director of “The Surprise Demise of Francis Cooper’s Mother,” part of our “Dark Toons” program, about why being self-centered around death sometimes makes sense.

Filmmaker Interview: “Oktopodi”

Filmmaker Interview: “Oktopodi”

Julien Bocabeille, director of “Oktopodi,” an animated short about two octopi in love and on the run, speaks to Rooftop Films about making the film and his love of seafood.

Filmmaker Interview: “The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9!”

Filmmaker Interview: “The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9!”

Rooftop Films speaks with Jake Armstrong, director of “The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9,” a funny and heartbreaking sci-fi animation and part of our Dark Toons program on May 28th.

Filmmaker Interview: “Star Wars: Retold”

Filmmaker Interview: “Star Wars: Retold”

Everyone’s seen Star Wars, right? Well, not quite everyone. Rooftop Films speaks with Joe Nicolosi about his film, “Star Wars: Retold”

Rooftop Alum Brent Green’s Art Show

Rooftop Alum Brent Green’s Art Show

Rooftop Films alum artist/filmmaker/musician Brent Green has a solo gallery show in Chelsea for artwork from his upcoming feature Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then, which will play at Rooftop on June 26.

(TWISTED) HOLIDAY CHEER FROM “MIDDLE DOG GETS ANGRY” DIRECTOR

(TWISTED) HOLIDAY CHEER FROM “MIDDLE DOG GETS ANGRY” DIRECTOR

One of the most popular films we ever showed at Rooftop was the simple and darkly sweet animation Middle Dog Gets Angry, directed by George Gendi. George now would like to send you his own bit of melancholy holiday greetings, to be celebrated with a good meal. Eat up! (Click here to launch the 45 […]

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