Archive for October 2010

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 29th, 2010

Our friends at Cinereach have announced their 2010 Summer Cycle Grantees and are now accepting applications for their 2011 Winter Grant Cycle.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
October 29th, 2010

Rooftop’s buddies at the emerging Ashcan Press are churning out new comic books that are smart, funny, and visually compelling, with superheroes and everyday people exploring pressing modern issues and deeply personal stories. See previews online.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 28th, 2010

New York Filmmakers: looking for a PA or Grip for your next shoot? Look no further than the Brooklyn Workforce Innovations’ “Made in NY” Program.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
October 27th, 2010

A contemporary apocalyptic story of a man, of a people, and of the fate of one of our planet’s most valuable natural resources, the Amazonian Rainforest. Co-produced by the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund, this vital film needs your support!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
October 26th, 2010

Fresh off a screening at the United Nations, on Thursday October 28 Rooftop’s parters at DCTV’s Beyond Bullets are hosting a free show of Oxfam’s “Shooting Poverty” short films.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 25th, 2010

See Lucy Walker’s award winning documentary, Waste Land about a superstar artist (Vik Muniz) and an inspiring group of scavengers in the world’s largest landfill. Opens THIS FRIDAY at the Angelika in NYC.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 22nd, 2010

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by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 20th, 2010

Jeff Deutchman’s acclaimed “user-generated” documentary, 11/04/08 will be screening in NYC this Thursday. The film consists of footage shot all over the world on the day that Barack Obama was elected President.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
October 18th, 2010

Rooftop loves home movies. Now, PBS’ acclaimed documentary series POV is running, essentially, a home movie contest — This Is My Family.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 13th, 2010

An evening with Rooftop Alum and Bill Plympton mentee Signe Baumane’s charming and provocative animation TONIGHT at the Society of Illustrators.

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