Archive for: Mark Elijah Rosenberg

Sundance Review: The Cynical Hope of “The Comedy”

Sundance Review: The Cynical Hope of “The Comedy”

The Comedy is a fiction film about a self-absorbed, filthy-rich, entitled, obnoxious, lazy hipster who goes around insulting his friends and condescending to strangers—and I genuinely, deeply cared about him.

Sundance Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Sundance Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

A myth is brewing. A storm is a-coming. The beasts are rising. A radical work of cinematic passion, Beasts of the Southern Wild does what cinema was made to do: dazzle, inspire, confound.

ORBIT(FILM) Screenings and Merch and DVDs, oh my!

ORBIT(FILM) Screenings and Merch and DVDs, oh my!

Time to get your space nerd on.

‘Bad Posture’ at reRun

‘Bad Posture’ at reRun

Rooftop’s summer series hit, ‘Bad Posture’ makes its theatrical premiere at the reRun theatre in Dumbo, Brooklyn. This “love letter to Albuquerque” will run through the 18th. Get your ticket now and help spread the word!

Join the Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society

Join the Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society

Help launch a solar system of short films by an all-star cast of independent artists. Join The Official Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society and receive a grab bag of outer space goodies.

Orbit(Film) Outdoors in Houston

Orbit(Film) Outdoors in Houston

Rooftop Films and Cinemad present Orbit(Film), an omnibus of short films about the solar system. Three events March 17-19 at the Aurora Picture Show in Houston, TX.

Rooftop Films – Live From Sundance

Rooftop Films – Live From Sundance

This week marks the start of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Join Rooftop Films and our funny, charming alumni-in-attendance as they give you a behind-the-scenes look into the Prom of the Indie Film world.

Vote for Rooftop to Win $5,000 “Do Gooder” Award

Vote for Rooftop to Win $5,000 “Do Gooder” Award

The Brooklyn Community Foundation is hosting a contest to celebrate those who make Brooklyn ever-more vibrant. I’ve been nominated for this $5,000 prize, which would go to Rooftop! Please vote!

“Pitch Yourself” Panel at IFP

“Pitch Yourself” Panel at IFP

On Thursday, September 24, I will be moderating a panel of experts advising filmmakers on how to pitch themselves and their films to attract investors, partners, and audiences. Come join us!

Rooftop’s Incredible Staff

Rooftop’s Incredible Staff

Given all that Rooftop does, it blows my mind that we’re able to pull it all off with such a small staff. Our people possess unbelievable ambition, dedication and skill, and we wouldn’t be anything like the organization you see without them.

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