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Meet The Filmmaker: Keith Miller (Five Star)

Meet The Filmmaker: Keith Miller (Five Star)

Last year, we awarded the Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Equipment Grant to Keith Miller’s Five Star. The film is set to make its World Premiere tonight at Tribeca Film Festival. We asked Keith a few questions about the making of the film, the challenges he faced, and what’s coming next.

ROOFTOP GRANTEES & ALUMNI AT SUNDANCE

ROOFTOP GRANTEES & ALUMNI AT SUNDANCE

We’re happy to say that many, many grantees and alumni are heading to Sundance this year! Watch out for these great projects in 2014.

Rooftop Filmmakers Fund: Tales from the World’s Longest Yard Sale

Rooftop Filmmakers Fund: Tales from the World’s Longest Yard Sale

This past August I, along with three other filmmakers, set off on a journey to shoot a documentary at the world’s longest yard sale…

An Update from AT&T Feature Films Grantees Bill & Turner Ross!

An Update from AT&T Feature Films Grantees Bill & Turner Ross!

AT&T Rooftop Feature Film Grantees Bill and Turner Ross give us an update on Western, their latest project.

Support Rooftop Alum Alison Bagnall’s “Funny Bunny” on Kickstarter

Support Rooftop Alum Alison Bagnall’s “Funny Bunny” on Kickstarter

Help kickstart Rooftop alum and grant recipient Alison Bagnall’s latest project “Funny Bunny” about complicated characters who do absurd but authentic things.

Confessions Of a Closet Meetings Junkie

Confessions Of a Closet Meetings Junkie

Hi. My name is Gillian Robespierre. I’m a writer/director attending the 2011 IFP Emerging Narrative project forum with my script Obvious Child. It’s a romantic comedy with an abortion. Yes, it’s a comedy.

The Shared Struggle of Indie Film

The Shared Struggle of Indie Film

We’ve had some really nice interest in the project. It sounds nice now, but that might change later on when they say, “You know what? It’s not for us.” I like to keep expectations low. That way you don’t get your hopes up. And that way they can’t come crashing down.

ROOFTOP FILMS GRANT AWARDEES

ROOFTOP FILMS GRANT AWARDEES

Rooftop Films has announced the recipients of the 2007-08 Filmmakers’ Fund Short Film Grant. See below! Rooftop Films is more than a film festival–we are a collaborative community of filmmakers, audience, venues and neighborhoods. One of our most innovative programs is The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund, a slate of grants given to selected filmmakers whose work […]

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