Archive for January 2008

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 13th, 2008

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 to [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 12th, 2008

Ok, I don’t want to name drop too much here, but yeah, Dan and I are dear old college buddies with a guy who is an acclaimed Sundance screenwriter, former bandmate of members of The Bravery, current member of the amazing ukulele rock band The Hazzards, the inventor of the double feature finder, the world [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 12th, 2008

Rooftop Films is truly blessed to work in the The Old American Can Factory (an amazing six-building complex of artists and artisinal manufacturers), surrounded as we are by so many brilliant people. Our friend and neighbor Martin Bisi runs a legendary recording studio in one building, a studio he co-founded with Brian Eno and Bill [...]

by Dan Nuxoll
January 11th, 2008

For those who haven’t recently made it up to the roof of Open Road Rooftop (AKA New Design High, AKA the former Seward Park High), there is a really nice video montage on Rocketboom. You can watch the YouTube embed here, but there is a somewhat high-res version on Rocketboom. If you watch closely you might even [...]

by Dan Nuxoll
January 2nd, 2008

 

The wildly prolific Rooftop alum Jim Munroe has a miniseries online that I just discovered recently, and it is definitely worth checking out. It’s been around for a few months, but Jim is from Canada, so word spreads South slowly. INFEST WISELY is a lo-fi sci-fi no-budget feature in seven episodes, each with a different [...]

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