Archive for the ‘2014 summer series’ Category

by Kate Gellene
August 26th, 2014

Attention students! Ever wonder what it takes to run a film festival? Ever think to yourself “I wonder what does Rooftop do in the off season?” Ever wonder how we go from thousands of submissions to hundreds of amazing films to show on the roof each year? Intern with us this fall, and you’ll learn all that and more.

by Ally Navolio
August 21st, 2014

A summer intern says farewell to Rooftop.

by Olivia Creamer
August 20th, 2014

Back in July, YouTube and Rooftop films hosted YouTube for Filmmakers, a presentation offering Rooftop filmmakers and friends an overview of the various resources YouTube has to offer. In front of a packed audience, the YouTube staffers gave us a presentation that was short, but jammed with information, just like YouTube videos themselves.

by Nicholas Camacho
August 18th, 2014

As you mourn the end of the 2014 Summer Series, take solace in the fact that many of the wonderful films we’ve screened this summer are now available for consumption in more conventional venues.

by Ally Navolio
August 15th, 2014

We spoke with director Trey Edwards Shults about the process behind his intense short film, and the project’s future as a feature. Krisha screens on Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration Rooftop Shots. Tickets are on sale now!

by Ally Navolio
August 13th, 2014

Numbers and Friends screens Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration, Rooftop Shots! Tickets are on sale now!

by Adam Himes
July 18th, 2014

Get to know Aaron I. Naar, whose new film Mateo portrays the miraculous mariachi career of musician Mathew Stoneman over the course of four years.

by Adam Himes
July 17th, 2014

Rooftop Films is pleased to announce the opening of our 2014 Filmmakers’ Fund Grants! Applications to our 2014 Grants are now open and available to all Rooftop alumni.

by Olivia Creamer
July 16th, 2014

The name alone gives you a sense of the riotous journey that Zoe McIntosh takes her audience on in her docu-comedy, “The Deadly Ponies Gang.” She follows Clint and Dwayne, who are “the bestest of friends” and the sole members of their gang, who use their pimped-out ponies as their main method of transportation around [...]

by Nicholas Camacho
June 16th, 2014

We chatted with director Sara Dosa about her film The Last Season, a beautifully intimate look at an unexpected friendship between war veterans turned seasonal mushroom hunters in Oregon.

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