Archive for the ‘Rooftop Partners’ Category

Here at Rooftop, we believe in collaboration, not competition. We work with other film festivals, arts organizations, venues, and partners of all sorts to build a stronger more diverse community.

by Maria
February 26th, 2015

There’s a story you want to tell. There’s an image you need to record. You found a seed for a documentary. Ready to dive in? Apply for UnionDocs Summer Intensive program. Early-bird (no fee) deadline is March 2nd.

by Kate Gellene
January 9th, 2015

For the first time, this year’s Ecstatic Music Festival launches with two free performances presented by Arts Brookfield at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. EMF returns for a fifth season of one-night-only performances bringing together artists from across the sonic spectrum. All events are free to attend.

by Kate Gellene
November 26th, 2014

Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantee and Oscar nominated filmmaker Sam Green talks film as experience and his “live docmentary” format at DCTV December 2nd.

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 Maria
October 14th, 2014

Watch premiere documentaries, experimental films, animation, and hybrid works at the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival!

by Kate Gellene
October 6th, 2014

You all know John Waters, but you’ve never seen him like this. Get your tickets to “This Filthy World, Volume 2” (to benefit Basilica Hudson + the AIDS Council of Northeastern New York) before they’re gone.

by Kate Gellene
September 17th, 2014

Rooftop Films is pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees – a group of talented, up and coming filmmakers who you should certainly be looking out for!

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 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.

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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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