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 Cressida Greening
June 23rd, 2011

The maker of the fantastic Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently working on his next project, a film about a turtle derby, and needs your help on Kickstarter to make it happen. Pledge now and help kick start this exciting project.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
June 21st, 2011

Rooftop has partnered up with The Awesome Fest to bring Philadelphia an entire summer of completely FREE independent cinema. At Piazza at Schmidt’s, filmmakers, talent, and enthusiasts will come together for outdoor screenings of films direct from SXSW, Tribeca, and Sundance. To inspire the growth of Philly’s independent film community, the Awesome Fest now needs your support.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 17th, 2011

Help launch a solar system of short films by an all-star cast of independent artists. Join The Official Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society and receive a grab bag of outer space goodies.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 15th, 2011

Rooftop is again partnering with the Rural Route Film Fest: on August 7, we’ll be hosting an 8pm and a 10pm screening on the garden roof of The Brooklyn Grange. But in order to get there, the Rural Route folks need your support.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 26th, 2011

Reel Works is one of the finest youth media training programs in the country, but they need your support to keep going!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 25th, 2011

On 4th of July weekend, Rooftop will host a screening of Heather Courtney’s powerful documentary Where Soldiers Come From. Make a donation to support this film and American Veterans.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 22nd, 2011

The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund gave early support to Heidi Brandenburg and Matthew Orzel’s When Two Worlds Collide. Get in early as they are now seeking finishing funds for what is sure to be an astonishing political/environmental documentary.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
April 21st, 2011

We met our Kickstarter goal! Thanks everyone. Read here about all the filmmakers, wrestlers, robots, and lesbian space aliens on the Rooftops of New York City.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 18th, 2011

Matt Porterfield’s acclaimed and beautiful film Putty Hill played at our Kickstarter Film Festival last summer. Now it’s playing at Cinema Village in NYC. Go see it this weekend.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 4th, 2011

The first fiction feature made in Gaza in decades! Made by Rooftop alum and grantee Susan Youssef, Habibi—a daring romance with an intense but uplifting political message—needs your support.

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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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