Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by Adam Schartoff
March 4th, 2016

Actor Richard Edson discusses making Stranger Than Paradise, Do The Right Thing, Good Morning Viet Nam, and many other films. This is the first of a two-part conversation with the actor.

by Maria Rhodes
December 9th, 2015

Want to learn more about how a film festival works? Well, you sure are in luck because we are now accepting interns for the spring semester.

by Dominic Davis
November 25th, 2015

Answers to some of the most common submission questions to help ease the submission process!

by Adam Schartoff
October 16th, 2015

Guests on this episode of the podcast include the founder of the Red Hook Film Festival, Daniel Durning; Jason & Shirley director Stephen Winter returns with actor Jack Waters just before a 10 day theatrical engagement at MoMA; and the legendary director of such films as Cooley High and Car Wash, Michael Schultz.

by Kate Gellene
September 18th, 2015

Meet Melisa, a filmmaker and film teacher from East Harlem, who shares her extra space on Airbnb so that she can pursue freelance filmmaking and inspiring side projects.

by Kate Gellene
September 17th, 2015

Rooftop films seeks a hard working, dedicated individual to be our Fall Programming Intern – if you’re interested in film festival programming, independent film, arts administration, or non-profit management, apply today!

by Noah Koch
September 3rd, 2015

Find out when to see films by the 19 Rooftop Alum at NYFF and TIFF this year

by Chloe Lizotte
August 11th, 2015

It’s winter in August in this week’s Short Cut.

by Chloe Lizotte
June 24th, 2015

What are shoes doing hanging from telephone wires? Investigate with Matthew Bate, director of Sam Klemke’s Time Machine, in this week’s Short Cut.

by Chloe Lizotte
June 11th, 2015

Bike with pizza delivery man Bill Meier in Delivery, a 2014 short from Welcome to Leith directors Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker.

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