“This is What We Mean By Short Films” Rooftop Films Screening

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“This is What We Mean By Short Films” Rooftop Films Screening

“Rooftop turns 21 this year. We’re legal, but not playing it safe. On opening night, we’re celebrating with our favorite stories from the moral grey zone: a mushroom of colorful balloons kills two before escaping to Canada, an unnatural presence enters a tickle fight, a subversive dance number takes down the patriarchy, and a Russian […]

Submit your films to the 2014 Rooftop Films Summer Series

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Call for entries, Feature Articles | No Comments

Our friends at Rooftop Films are always very interested in amazing animated shorts and features!  To that end, we highly encourage you to submit your work to the 2014 Summer Series.  Please see below for all of the submission information and good luck everyone!! In May 2014 Rooftop will begin celebrating their 18th year of bringing […]

Animation at Rooftop Films This Week

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
Animation at Rooftop Films This Week

Rooftop Films have a few animation screenings coming up!  Remember, ASIFA-East members get $3 of tickets to any show.  Look for the discount code in our email newsletter or contact us.  Enter the code when buying tickets. From our friends at Rooftop – Wednesday, June 12 – Free screening! Interface Innovation (Short Films) Rooftop Films […]

Rooftop Films This Weekend

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
Rooftop Films This Weekend

Here’s what playing at the Rooftop Film Festival this weekend!  Outdoor summer films are the best!  Remember, ASIFA-East members get $3 of tickets to any show.  Look for the discount code in our email newsletter.  Enter the code when buying tickets. From our friends at Rooftop – On June 7, Rooftop presents a night of […]

Rooftop Film Festival: What’s Playing This Weekend —

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Industry Events | 3 Comments
Rooftop Film Festival: What’s Playing This Weekend —

Here’s what playing at the Rooftop Film Festival this weekend!  Outdoor summer films are the best!  Remember, ASIFA-East members get $3 of tickets to any show.  Look for the discount code in our next email newsletter.  Enter the code when buying tickets. From our friends at Rooftop – One of our favorite shorts programs returns […]

Don’t Miss Opening Weekend of Rooftop Films!

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
Don’t Miss Opening Weekend of Rooftop Films!

Our friends at Rooftop Films are once again offering ASIFA-East members a discount to their summer film festival!  Thank you Rooftop!  This year’s festival opens this weekend, Friday, May 10 with a selection of wonderful short films – including some amazing animated shorts – and a sneak preview of Noah Baumbach’s “Frances Ha” on Saturday. Noah […]

Animation Block Party at Rooftop Films!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Industry Events | No Comments

Our friends at Rooftop Films wanted to let you all know that this Friday, they are featuring Animation Block Party’s Opening Night.  ASIFA-East members get $2 off tickets to this and the entire season of Rooftop Films.  The discount code went out in our last newsletter but feel free to contact me at asifaeastblogger@gmail.com for […]

Rooftop Films Shows Sundance Winners

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Feature Articles | No Comments
Rooftop Films Shows Sundance Winners

Article by Jake Friedman. I love this venue.  It’s hip, it’s a great night out, and it’s culture!  I mean, what else would you call a cartoon about a disembodied butter-ghost that emerges from an eyeball one morning and eats the universe for breakfast? The winners of the Sundance Film Festival shorts category had their […]

Rooftop Films: Sundance Film Festival Shorts

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 in Industry Events | No Comments
Rooftop Films: Sundance Film Festival Shorts

This week our friends at Rooftop Films are offering a shorts program from Sundance!  There will be two animated films among these shorts.  ASIFA-East members receive a 10% discount to the entire summer long Rooftop Film Festival.  Look for the discount code in our email newsletter that goes out to all members. Friday, June 15 […]

Dark Toons

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Feature Articles | No Comments
Dark Toons

Article written by Tristian Goik. Seward Park High School is, at some level, your basic New York public school.  We had to trump up five flights of stairs to reach the said rooftop of the “Rooftop Films Dark Toons” screening, which was held in Brooklyn at the end of May.  The dull strong red of the stairway […]