Archive for July 2010

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
July 13th, 2010

In August and September, Rooftop and The Fledgling Fund are planning a screening tour of Josh Fox’s documentary Gasland, about the negative environmental effects of natural gas drilling. The Gasland team is currently hiring a new employee.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
July 9th, 2010

Rooftop Films is hosting 46 screenings this summer. Help us add more events, in new neighborhoods, cities and venues. Be part of these special shows!

by Ad Wasey
July 9th, 2010

Wanna get your film funded? Kickstarter Film Festival filmmakers share their tips for running a successful crowd-funding campaign.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 8th, 2010

Get your tickets now for Saturday’s program of screenings, panel discussions and social networking with discounted tickets for Rooftop Films Fans.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 8th, 2010

The New York Times writes about the First Annual Kickstarter Festival, presented by Rooftop Films, and how Kickstarter.com is changing the world of independent film.

by Ad Wasey
July 8th, 2010

Director Ben Steinbauer shares his personal Top 10 quotes from viral video sensation Jack Rebney, whose comedy tentacles have touched 30 Rock, SpongeBob SquarePants, Iron Man 2 and Surviving Christmas (a movie I liked and now I know why).

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
July 8th, 2010

Rooftop Films screened the Craig Macneill’s astonishing, dynamic, hilariously bizarre Late Bloomer back in 2007. Craig and his writing partner Clay McLeod Chapman have a new film in the works, and we’re sure it will be visually lush and emotionally fertile. Help support the film with a donation on Kickstarter.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 7th, 2010

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!

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 6th, 2010

Apply now for the UnionDocs Collaborative, a one or two year program for emerging documentary artists.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
July 6th, 2010

Rooftop alum Christopher Arcella is seeking funds on Kickstarter for his debut feature, Giver Taker Heartbreaker, a jazzy, bizarre, semi-absurdist black comedy, in the vein of early Jarmusch.

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