Archive for the ‘Filmmaker Interview’ Category

by Alece Oxendine
May 21st, 2012

Director of Heavy Girls Axel Ranisch sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his upcoming screening on Wed, May 23.

by Kate Gellene
May 4th, 2012

Award-winning filmmaker Bryan Wizemann’s feature plays Rooftop’s Opening Weekend on May 12. Bryan talked with us about his inspiration for the film, his festival success, and working with Lauren Ambrose.

by Kate Gellene
March 23rd, 2012

Though your thoughts may be filled with Friday and the weekend, be sure to free up your evenings next week for a chance to see Rooftop Alum Don Hertzfeldt’s award winning animated trilogy, in its entirety for the first time!

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 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 Kat Candler
September 19th, 2011

A few things I’ve learned over the years from going into “pitch” meetings.

by Kat Candler
September 17th, 2011

Just as Kanye West arrived in Austin to play ACL, I arrived in NYC to kick some serious IFP ass. Well, I hope, anyway. We’ll see how that ass kicking goes.

by Kat Candler
September 16th, 2011

The week leading up to my 7am departure tomorrow morning has been nothing but insane.

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