Posts Tagged ‘Kickstarter’

by Kate Gellene
December 30th, 2011

We are pleased to announce that the debut feature by Rooftop alumni Terence Nance has been selected to make its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival! But he needs your help to make it there.

by Kate Gellene
December 13th, 2011

Soul Food Junkies, the new documentary from award-winning director and Rooftop Films alum Byron Hurt, addresses the consequences of the beloved comfort food cuisine known as soul food – both good and bad. Kickstart this important project.

by Kate Gellene
December 12th, 2011

Andy Berends is a daring and very smart filmmaker, as well as a Rooftop alum (We showed Adnaan’s feature When Adnaan Comes Home back in 2007). His latest project looks fantastic, so take a look at his trailer and help him finish his film!

by Cressida Greening
August 7th, 2011

Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary has been almost a decade in the making and now filmmaker Jan Weber needs your help to make it a reality. Pledge now and kick start this important project which explores the changing agricultural industry of America and asks where our food really comes from.

by Cressida Greening
August 2nd, 2011

Last Saturday Rooftop screened an excerpt from the film Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, a documentary about Notch and the others behind the gaming phenomenon of Minecraft.efore the screening we had the chance to speak to Paul Owens of 2Player Productions about the process behind making the documentary as well as about his feelings about gaming culture in general.

by Cressida Greening
July 13th, 2011

Todd Bieber, director of Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently trying to kick start his next project Turtle Derby Documentary and has just sent us a clip from the movie featuring a belligerent little snapping turtle.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 8th, 2011

Top Spin documents Ariel Hsing and Michael Landers, two very young U.S. Singles Champions in competitive table tennis. They may already be famous, but Sarah and Mina will prove just how relatable these athletes are as well; they’re striving to make it to the 2012 Olympics, while also just trying to get through high school! Please give them your support.

by Cressida Greening
June 28th, 2011

Rooftop is thrilled to hear about the new short film from Durier Ryan, after his wonderful Monroe St was so well received last summer. Durier is currently working on a very exciting new project Five Years but needs your help to complete it. Pledge now and kick start Five Years!

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 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.

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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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