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 Kate Gellene
January 12th, 2012

Alumni filmmaker Keith Miller’s first feature film has been accepted, and will make its world premiere at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival! Before they can head to Utah they need to make a few finishing touches, so they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign and they need your help!

by Kate Gellene
December 30th, 2011

We are pleased to announce that the debut feature by Rooftop alumni Terence Nance has been selected to make its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival! But he needs your help to make it there.

by Kate Gellene
December 13th, 2011

Soul Food Junkies, the new documentary from award-winning director and Rooftop Films alum Byron Hurt, addresses the consequences of the beloved comfort food cuisine known as soul food – both good and bad. Kickstart this important project.

by Kate Gellene
December 12th, 2011

Andy Berends is a daring and very smart filmmaker, as well as a Rooftop alum (We showed Adnaan’s feature When Adnaan Comes Home back in 2007). His latest project looks fantastic, so take a look at his trailer and help him finish his film!

by Cressida Greening
August 7th, 2011

Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary has been almost a decade in the making and now filmmaker Jan Weber needs your help to make it a reality. Pledge now and kick start this important project which explores the changing agricultural industry of America and asks where our food really comes from.

by Cressida Greening
July 13th, 2011

Todd Bieber, director of Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently trying to kick start his next project Turtle Derby Documentary and has just sent us a clip from the movie featuring a belligerent little snapping turtle.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 8th, 2011

Top Spin documents Ariel Hsing and Michael Landers, two very young U.S. Singles Champions in competitive table tennis. They may already be famous, but Sarah and Mina will prove just how relatable these athletes are as well; they’re striving to make it to the 2012 Olympics, while also just trying to get through high school! Please give them your support.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 8th, 2011

Rooftop’s good friends Daryl Friemark and David Parkin are putting out a new comic thriller series. But moving from pencils, to ink, to color, to the world is an arduous adventure itself. Take part! Pledge now to help kickstart The Devil is Due in Dreary.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 7th, 2011

Hide Your Smiling Faces is a film directed by Dan Carbone, and produced by Zach Shedd and Matt Petock, three guys I went to school with at NYU. In the four short years since we all graduated, these three have produced an impressive amount of work, including the fiction feature film A Little Closer, which premiered [...]

by Cressida Greening
June 28th, 2011

Rooftop is thrilled to hear about the new short film from Durier Ryan, after his wonderful Monroe St was so well received last summer. Durier is currently working on a very exciting new project Five Years but needs your help to complete it. Pledge now and kick start Five Years!

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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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