Archive for: Dark ‘Toons

Announcing Animation Block Party’s Opening Night Line-up

Announcing Animation Block Party’s Opening Night Line-up

Announcing the 2010 Animation Block Party Opening Night Line-up, at Rooftop Films on July 30th.

Watch: The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9

Watch: The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9

What if mankind’s greatest predators were just big five-eyed blue puppy dogs looking to play? Would we still try to zap them? This adorable and energetic animated film by Jake Armstrong is a ton of fun, and also speaks to humanity’s wild daring and laughably bold ignorance.

Watch: “N.A.S.A. A Volta”

Watch: “N.A.S.A. A Volta”

This film scares the guts out of me.

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: “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.

Welcome to Rooftop’s 2010 Summer Series

Welcome to Rooftop’s 2010 Summer Series

Rooftop Films’ 14th Summer Series runs weekends from May 14-August 20. This year we will be screening 28 feature-length films and over 100 short films.

LIMITED TIME OFFER: $6 TICKETS FOR TWITTER, FACEBOOK, BLOG READERS

LIMITED TIME OFFER: $6 TICKETS FOR TWITTER, FACEBOOK, BLOG READERS

Get your Rooftop Web 2.0 savvy on: today, from 11:30am till 1:30pm, tickets to this weekend’s Rooftop Films shows are just $6. Spread the word and get tix now!  FRIDAY, MAY 29 DARK ‘TOONS – BUY TICKETS Animated short films that bring the still to life. FREE OPEN BAR AFTER THE SHOW    Venue: on the roof of the […]

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