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Rooftop is Hiring: Development Director

Rooftop is Hiring: Development Director

Don’t miss this chance to work at the coolest job ever! That’s right folks, Rooftop is hiring!

Support Charlene Kaye’s Mad Tom Music Video on Kickstarter

Support Charlene Kaye’s Mad Tom Music Video on Kickstarter

Help me, indie folk-pop artist Charlene Kaye, and a group of talented NYC filmmakers make an epic music video for Charlene’s new single Mad Tom of Bedlam!

Photography Show by Rooftop’s Sarah Palmer

Photography Show by Rooftop’s Sarah Palmer

Sarah Palmer, our stellar photographer (and former Festival Director, current Board Member) has her first solo show: AS A REAL HOUSE
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ROOFTOP ARTISTIC DIRECTOR TO INTERVIEW MATTHEW MODINE Sun., May 4, 5:30pm – Apple Store, SoHo

ROOFTOP ARTISTIC DIRECTOR TO INTERVIEW MATTHEW MODINE Sun., May 4, 5:30pm – Apple Store, SoHo

I’ve been asked by IndieWire, the Tribeca Film Festival and the SoHo Apple Store to moderate a discussion with actor-turned-short filmmaker Matthew Modine. Along with his successful acting career, Matthew has now moved behind the lens and directed four very different short films. We’ll be screening his latest film, I Think I Thought, a 2008 Tribeca […]

SXSW REVIEW: FICTION VS. NON-FICTION IN “WOODPECKER” AND OTHER FILMS

SXSW REVIEW: FICTION VS. NON-FICTION IN “WOODPECKER” AND OTHER FILMS

Late last night, after jumping from IFC’s My Morning Jacket / Yo La Tengo concert to the wide-open SXSW Closing Night party and finally onto Joel Heller‘s birthday, I wound up at the Magnolia diner, eating scrambled eggs and discussing scrambled documentaries. I was there with Dan Nuxoll from Rooftop, Joel, and Alex Karpovsky and […]

ROOFTOP ALUM & SXSW FILMMAKER BENH ZEITLIN NEEDS YOUR HELP

ROOFTOP ALUM & SXSW FILMMAKER BENH ZEITLIN NEEDS YOUR HELP

GO SEE “GLORY AT SEA!” A few days ago, I posted below about “Glory at Sea!” a short film directed by Benh Zeitlin of Court 13 Productions. It’s a movie that Rooftop Films partially funded, and which is an amazing, uplifting, collaborative project, a mythical narrative about a community (set in post-Katrina New Orleans) coming […]

ROOFTOP STAFF & ALUMS AT SXSW ’08

ROOFTOP STAFF & ALUMS AT SXSW ’08

A lot has been written about the South by Southwest Film Festival and their support of the Austin film community and the “Mumblecore” movement. Personally, I love the idea of indie filmmakers bonding, working together, supporting each other. You can say that the importance of the those scenes is blown out of proportion, and that […]

BRIAN GROSZ MUSIC VIDEO

BRIAN GROSZ MUSIC VIDEO

Rooftop Films Artistic Director Mark Elijah Rosenberg (referring to himself here in the 3rd person so as to avoid any hyperbole, positive or negative) recently wrote and directed a music video for the sinister love song “Can’t Let Me Go” by the gravel-voiced Brian Grosz, the first track of his album “Bedlam Nights.” I’ll try […]

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