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Beyond the Lenses: YouTube for Photographers
by Brittany Fennell
October 21st, 2014

Join a conversation with talented artists Thomas Leveritt and Clayton Cubitt at YouTube Space NY. They will be discussing the importance of using video as a form of storytelling; as well as optimizing YouTube and other social platforms to gain an audience, both domestically and internationally, as a creator of content.

Ep 248: Larry Fessenden
by Adam Schartoff
October 20th, 2014

Producer, actor, director, and horror impresario, Larry Fessenden, is the sole guest in this Fandor Episode celebrating Halloween and the month of Shocktober!

Ep 247: Teddy Collatos
by Adam Schartoff
October 14th, 2014

The filmmaker Teddy Collatos (Move) is the guest. His latest feature film, Dipso, will be having a free screening at Videology on Monday, October 20, 9:30 PM in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I will be moderating the Q&A.

Two Great Films to See at Margaret Mead Film Festival
by Maria
October 14th, 2014

Watch premiere documentaries, experimental films, animation, and hybrid works at the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival!

Ep 246: Ted Melfi / Samir
by Adam Schartoff
October 10th, 2014

St. Vincent director Ted Melfi and documentary filmmaker Samir are the guests on this episode of the podcast.

John Waters Filthy World at Basilica Hudson
by Kate Gellene
October 6th, 2014

You all know John Waters, but you’ve never seen him like this. Get your tickets to “This Filthy World, Volume 2” (to benefit Basilica Hudson + the AIDS Council of Northeastern New York) before they’re gone.

Ep 245: Meira Blaustein / Michael Wechsler / Kevin Schreck
by Adam Schartoff
October 5th, 2014

The Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Woodstock Film Festival, Meira Blaustein is the first guest; then filmmakers Michael Wechsler (The Red Robin) and Kevin Schreck (Persistence of Vision).

Ep 244: Jon Alpert / Vanessa Lapa / Femke Wolting & Tommy Pallotta
by Adam Schartoff
October 3rd, 2014

Guests include DCTV’s Co-executive director Jon Alpert, documentary The Decent One filmmaker Vanessa Lapa, and Last Hijack co-directors, Femke Wolting & Tommy Pallotta.

Rooftop Films 2015 Submission Drive is Open!
by Kristin Molloy
October 2nd, 2014

Welcome! Whether this is your first time submitting or your 31st time, this blog post aims to answer any and all of your questions to make your submission process as easy as possible!

Ep 243: Michael Bilandic
by Adam Schartoff
September 27th, 2014

Filmmaker Michael Bilandic (Happy Life) discusses his new movie, Hellaware, starring Keith Poulson & Sophia Takal. Screening now at Cinema Village in NYC and streaming on Fandor.

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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.

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