And the 2015 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees are:
Andrew Berends, a dauntless storytelling-based director, spent 5 months in Sudan during war to be the voice for the voiceless. He tells the story of the refugees fighting to keep their culture and their people alive in “Medina’s Dream”. Pledge on Kickstarter and help him finish the story!
Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantee and Oscar nominated filmmaker Sam Green talks film as experience and his “live docmentary” format at DCTV December 2nd.
Summer Series alum A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night hits select theaters on November 21st! Don’t miss the world’s first Iranian vampire spaghetti western.
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!
As you mourn the end of the 2014 Summer Series, take solace in the fact that many of the wonderful films we’ve screened this summer are now available for consumption in more conventional venues.
We spoke with director Trey Edwards Shults about the process behind his intense short film, and the project’s future as a feature. Krisha screens on Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration Rooftop Shots. Tickets are on sale now!
Rooftop Films is pleased to announce the opening of our 2014 Filmmakers’ Fund Grants! Applications to our 2014 Grants are now open and available to all Rooftop alumni.
Adam Rifkin explores the world of no-budget avant-garde filmmaker Giuseppe Andrews in Giuseppe Makes A Movie. We talked to Adam about the bizarro world of this bonkers, hilarious filmmaker.
Actress Jenny Hutton stars in the short film Pleasure, Ninja Thyberg short film that portrays the behind the scenes of a porn shoot. We talked with Jenny about her experience making the film, what it was like to portray a porn star, and the screening this Saturday at our short film program, Love Hurts.