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Kickstart AATSINKI: The Story Of Arctic Cowboys

Kickstart AATSINKI: The Story Of Arctic Cowboys

Jessica contributed to the Rooftop project Orbit(film),” and her next project brings us back down to the outer fringes of Earth. Jessica spent a year in Finland with the Aatsinki family, but she needs your help bringing their story to the screen!

Support Rooftop Films Alumni PJ Raval

Support Rooftop Films Alumni PJ Raval

Help Rooftop alum and Filmmakers’ Fund grantee PJ Raval complete his latest film, “Untitled Gay Retirement Documentary” following the lives of three male LGBT seniors. Raval needs to raise $10,000 by May 28th to finish shooting the project.

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.

SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT WEEK

SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT WEEK

And no, it does not involve bar hopping in the Village in weird costumes (although it does involve superheroes!).

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.

Why Kat Candler Royally Sucks at Parties

Why Kat Candler Royally Sucks at Parties

Doesn’t everyone?

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.

IFP Filmmaker Wisdom

IFP Filmmaker Wisdom

[In Photo: Alex Ross Perry] Steve Perry – Don’t stop believing. Alex Ross Perry – Do stop believing.

Pitch Meeting Lessons and Friday Night Lights

Pitch Meeting Lessons and Friday Night Lights

A few things I’ve learned over the years from going into “pitch” meetings.

Blog Post #2, In Which I Arrive to Kick Some Ass

Blog Post #2, In Which I Arrive to Kick Some Ass

Just as Kanye West arrived in Austin to play ACL, I arrived in NYC to kick some serious IFP ass. Well, I hope, anyway. We’ll see how that ass kicking goes.

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