Sarah Palmer, a photographer in New York City, was raised in San Francisco. She served as Rooftop's Festival Director from 2001 to 2006 and is currently pursuing a Master's of Fine Arts in Photography at the School of Visual Arts. While with Rooftop full time, Sarah founded and edited the Companion Guide to Rooftop Films magazine. She has compiled a large image archive documenting the Summer Series since she began working with Rooftop in 2001.

Some of her current photagraphy can be viewed at