Archive for the ‘Filmmaker Interview’ Category

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 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.

by Ally Navolio
June 16th, 2014

Adam Rifkin explores the world of no-budget avant-garde filmmaker Giuseppe Andrews in Giuseppe Makes A Movie. We talked to Adam about the bizarro world of this bonkers, hilarious filmmaker.

by Grace McLeod
June 13th, 2014

Actress Jenny Hutton stars in the short film Pleasure, Ninja Thyberg short film that portrays the behind the scenes of a porn shoot. We talked with Jenny about her experience making the film, what it was like to portray a porn star, and the screening this Saturday at our short film program, Love Hurts.

by Catherine Battey
June 11th, 2014

The Emotional Arcade, an interactive installation where experiencers engage in competitive games using their emotions, is coming to Rooftop Films this weekend! We talked with creator Brent Hoff about his project – come try it out this Saturday at Love Hurts (Romantic Short Films)

by Kate Gellene
April 17th, 2014

Last year, we awarded the Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Equipment Grant to Keith Miller’s Five Star. The film is set to make its World Premiere tonight at Tribeca Film Festival. We asked Keith a few questions about the making of the film, the challenges he faced, and what’s coming next.

by Riley Hooper
December 5th, 2013

This past August I, along with three other filmmakers, set off on a journey to shoot a documentary at the world’s longest yard sale…

by Kate Gellene
May 22nd, 2013

AT&T Rooftop Feature Film Grantees Bill and Turner Ross give us an update on Western, their latest project.

by Adam Schartoff
May 14th, 2013

Filmwax Radio interviews Reuben Atlas, director of BRothers Hypnotic and Gabriel “Juda” Hubert of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.

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