Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by Maria
October 29th, 2014

Mark your calendars, filmmakers! There’s just one month left to submit your film to the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.

by Brittany Fennell
October 21st, 2014

Join a conversation with talented artists Thomas Leveritt and Clayton Cubitt at YouTube Space NY. They will be discussing the importance of using video as a form of storytelling; as well as optimizing YouTube and other social platforms to gain an audience, both domestically and internationally, as a creator of content.

by Kristin Molloy
October 2nd, 2014

Welcome! Whether this is your first time submitting or your 31st time, this blog post aims to answer any and all of your questions to make your submission process as easy as possible!

by Kate Gellene
September 22nd, 2014

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rob Reiner classic alongside Nigel Tufnel himself, Christopher Guest! New York Film Festival is offering Rooftop fans a chance to win two free passes to the screening.

by Kate Gellene
September 16th, 2014

Indiewire invites Rooftop Films fans to a special sneak preview of Spent: Looking For Change, with a panel and reception at Film Society of Lincoln Center, Tuesday September 23rd.

by Kate Gellene
August 27th, 2014

BasilicaScope, running Sept 19 & 20 and in its second year at Basilica Hudson, dedicates its entire run to the legendary Alex Cox with his cult classics Repo Man, Straight to Hell Returns, and Walker.

by Kate Gellene
August 26th, 2014

Attention students! Ever wonder what it takes to run a film festival? Ever think to yourself “I wonder what does Rooftop do in the off season?” Ever wonder how we go from thousands of submissions to hundreds of amazing films to show on the roof each year? Intern with us this fall, and you’ll learn all that and more.

by Ally Navolio
August 21st, 2014

A summer intern says farewell to Rooftop.

by Olivia Creamer
August 20th, 2014

Back in July, YouTube and Rooftop films hosted YouTube for Filmmakers, a presentation offering Rooftop filmmakers and friends an overview of the various resources YouTube has to offer. In front of a packed audience, the YouTube staffers gave us a presentation that was short, but jammed with information, just like YouTube videos themselves.

by Nicholas Camacho
August 18th, 2014

As you mourn the end of the 2014 Summer Series, take solace in the fact that many of the wonderful films we’ve screened this summer are now available for consumption in more conventional venues.

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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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