Archive for the ‘Kickstarter’ Category

Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative ideas and ambitious endeavors. Rooftop Films and many of our filmmakers and friends are using Kickstarter, highlighted on this page.

by Alece Oxendine
May 30th, 2012

Support the Rooftop Films selected Detropia self-distribute through Kickstarter.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 29th, 2012

Rooftop alum Matt Goldman is making his feature documentary debut, and it looks stunning. We’re particularly keen on this one, as a major component of the story is outdoor movie screenings in Africa.

by Alece Oxendine
May 25th, 2012

Support Rooftop Filmmaker Sean Dunne kickstart his documentary Oxyana.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 18th, 2012

Our good friends, collaborators, and kindred spirits at the Aurora Picture Show are getting a permanent home in Houston. We’re jealous, but they need your help!

by Kate Gellene
April 25th, 2012

Jessica contributed to the Rooftop project Orbit(film),” and her next project brings us back down to the outer fringes of Earth. Jessica spent a year in Finland with the Aatsinki family, but she needs your help bringing their story to the screen!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
April 24th, 2012

Become a part of Rooftop’s dynamic community and help make our 2012 festival our best ever!

by Austin McAllister
April 20th, 2012

2012 Summer Series film needs your support to screen at Hot Docs in Toronto.

by Austin McAllister
April 20th, 2012

Help Rooftop alum and Filmmakers’ Fund grantee PJ Raval complete his latest film, “Untitled Gay Retirement Documentary” following the lives of three male LGBT seniors. Raval needs to raise $10,000 by May 28th to finish shooting the project.

by Emily Cameron
March 20th, 2012

Alum Gary Huggin’s new film KICK ME looks like quite a wild ride. Watch his hilarious and enigmatic video and help him make KICK ME!

by Kate Gellene
March 14th, 2012

We know that there are a ton of film events this season, most notably SXSW fever, which has many of our friends skipping town for sunny Austin, TX. For those of us who didn’t get on a plane last week, there are still some great events right here in the city (and at a much lower cost!)

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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.

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