Archive for September 2011

by Lela Scott MacNeil
September 28th, 2011

This Sunday evening, Rooftop will be co-presenting a special FREE closing night outdoor screening of Jarred Alterman’s magical documentary at the exquisitely beautiful Cellardoor Winery in Maine.

by Kat Candler
September 23rd, 2011

Everyone keeps using “wheelhouse”. I’m still a little confused what it means, but it certainly sounds cool and adult.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
September 23rd, 2011

Our picks for the three films that will get you through this soggy first weekend of fall.

by Gillian Robespierre
September 22nd, 2011

Hi. My name is Gillian Robespierre. I’m a writer/director attending the 2011 IFP Emerging Narrative project forum with my script Obvious Child. It’s a romantic comedy with an abortion. Yes, it’s a comedy.

by Calvin Lee Reeder
September 21st, 2011

Rotterdam International film festival: “I am confused why your project is part of Emerging Narrative”
Me: ” Its Interesting you chose to meet with me then”
Rotterdam: “I didnt”

by Kat Candler
September 21st, 2011

Doesn’t everyone?

by Calvin Lee Reeder
September 21st, 2011

…but are trying to go in a more socially conscious direction.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
September 21st, 2011

A hearty congratulations to the recipients of our 2011 Filmmakers’ Fund Grants, presented in partnership with Edgeworx Studios, Eastern Effects, and the Adrienne Shelly Foundation.

by Kat Candler
September 20th, 2011

We’ve had some really nice interest in the project. It sounds nice now, but that might change later on when they say, “You know what? It’s not for us.” I like to keep expectations low. That way you don’t get your hopes up. And that way they can’t come crashing down.

by Calvin Lee Reeder
September 20th, 2011

[In Photo: Alex Ross Perry]
Steve Perry – Don’t stop believing.
Alex Ross Perry – Do stop believing.

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