Archive for: Sundance 2011

Lesbian Space Aliens Invade Brooklyn!

Lesbian Space Aliens Invade Brooklyn!

Need a break from the post-holiday winter doldrums? (Has it only been a week?) Laugh it off all weekend at reRun at the theatrical premiere of Madeline Olnek’s sci-fi comedy film “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same.”

This Weekend’s Must See Movies

Hide from the cold this weekend and have a look at what Rooftop alums have to offer!

The Vast Majority Of Sundance Interactions Are Not In Fact Comically Awkward

The Vast Majority Of Sundance Interactions Are Not In Fact Comically Awkward

Madeleine Olnek, writer and director of Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same gives me some good advice on how to pick a title for my movie.

Help, I’m Trapped in Someone Else’s Conversation With Scott Wolf

Help, I’m Trapped in Someone Else’s Conversation With Scott Wolf

When you go to Sundance as a filmmaker, everyone tells you to meet as many people as possible. Sometimes the attempt to do so can land a person in an awfully awkward situation.

Of Mustaches and Main Street

Of Mustaches and Main Street

It’s been a heck of a week. I received so many kind words from so many strangers – about my film, sure – but none so kind as those about my mustache.

Sundance Recap Day 6, 7, 8: False Conclusions?

Sundance Recap Day 6, 7, 8: False Conclusions?

I rounded out my Sundance trip with two days packed with screenings and one day of typically miserable winter air travel. I’ll spare you the sad details of my flight problems, and start with some observations:

The Kimball Junction Tuesday Morning Raffle Winner

The Kimball Junction Tuesday Morning Raffle Winner

Lindsay Pulsipher seems to survive this car crash better off than she did in Calvin Lee Reeder’s The Oregonian.

Found me a new God on Heber and Lower Main

Found me a new God on Heber and Lower Main

Hope he likes me.

The Case for Compulsory (Film) Education

The Case for Compulsory (Film) Education

Every year Sundance picks out movies to screen for students at Park City High School. I make the case for why kids shouldn’t decide for themselves what films they watch – we should decide for them.

Midnight Movie Masterpieces – Part 2

Midnight Movie Masterpieces – Part 2

Rooftop alum Todd Rohal‘sThe Catechism Cataclysm follows the storyline of your typical road-trip movie. On a boat. With a priest. Who’s obsessed with bad heavy metal music.

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