Posts Tagged ‘Animation’

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 13th, 2010

An evening with Rooftop Alum and Bill Plympton mentee Signe Baumane’s charming and provocative animation TONIGHT at the Society of Illustrators.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 6th, 2010

Bill Plympton is a Rooftop Alum and and Academy Award Nominee. His latest feature, Idiots and Angels is being called “ambitious” and “hilariously demented.” Go see it tonight at the IFC Center.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
August 4th, 2010

Kieran O’Hare speaks to Rooftop Films about 80 Billion Guys, his film about a man who gave up love because he couldn’t deal with a woman’s 80 billion past lovers.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 21st, 2010

Rooftop Films spoke to Jonas Odell about Tussilago, his brilliantly animated short that places a 1970’s terrorist act into a human perspective. See it for free TONIGHT at Socrates Sculpture Park.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 30th, 2010

Announcing the 2010 Animation Block Party Opening Night Line-up, at Rooftop Films on July 30th.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 15th, 2010

Rooftop Films spoke to filmmaker Gary Leib, whose animation has appeared in numerous films including “American Spendor,” about how his film seemingly predicted the 2008 stock market crash.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 5th, 2010

Watch an animated documentary that celebrates the greatest athletic achievement ever by a man on a psychedelic journey. Kids, don’t try this at home.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 4th, 2010

A behind the scene look at Ledo and Ix Go to Town, “a sort of eight-bit tribute to Waiting for Godot.”

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 29th, 2010

What if mankind’s greatest predators were just big five-eyed blue puppy dogs looking to play? Would we still try to zap them? This adorable and energetic animated film by Jake Armstrong is a ton of fun, and also speaks to humanity’s wild daring and laughably bold ignorance.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 29th, 2010

This film scares the guts out of me.

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