New works coming soon…

Posted by Mike Rollo on 06/05/2020

It has been a weird but productive start to the new year. With everything going on in the world, a few significant projects are shelved temporarily. However, I managed to create some new work, smaller films to keep me occupied and mentally sane. One of the latest films, yet to be released, stems from a […]

A bit behind…catching up…

Posted by Mike Rollo on 17/12/2018

Fall 2018 was a busy time for me, and I have not been updating my website as much as I would like to. I’m working on a new film with more details to come. Both Farewell Transmission and Wake Up! Sleeper ( are still travelling the festival circuit. I am pleased to have received the Best […]

Farewell Transmission at CUFF and Edinburgh International Film Festival

Farewell Transmission screens at two festivals in June: Chicago Underground Film Festival and Edinburgh International Film Festival. In Chicago, Farewell Transmission is included in a programme entitled Revealed Manifestation and includes works from Akosua Adoma Owusu, Vivienne Dick, Cecilia Araneda, Kera MacKenzie, Andrew Mausert-Mooney, and Sarah Meyohas. Later this month, my film is curated in a unique programme as […]

Busy stretch at the end of May!

  It seems like most of my screenings lately pile up on one weekend! On Monday, May 21st, my film Wake Up! Sleeper screened at Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn (NY) as part of Pool Party II and I’m honored to be in great company of like-minded artists. This weekend Farewell Transmission screens at Fracto: Experimental […]

VISIONS | Under Prairie Skies: Works by Mike Rollo & Accents of Air and Earth: Works programmed by Mike Rollo

This week I am in Montreal presenting my work and hosting a curated screening of recent experimental work that has captivated me in the past couple of years. The program entitled “Accents of Air and Earth” features the films of Anna Hogg, Ella Mikkola, Tânia Dinis, Kyath Battie, Lana Z Caplan, Jaimz Asmundson and Karen Asmundson. Screenings […]

Farewell Transmission @ Atlanta Film Festival, Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, and Kyiv International Short Film Festival

Farewell Transmission had a busy April with screenings at the Atlanta Film Festival, Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, and the Kyiv Short Film Festival. At the Atlanta Film Festival, my film was programmed in a screening entitled Those Who Make Tomorrow with Canadian filmmaker Josephine Massarella. In Milwaukee, I’m included in a program titled Do You Remember and features […]

Farewell Transmission @ Denison University and Single Frame

Farewell Transmission will have two screenings this weekend in the United States. On April 7, I will participate in an Experimental Film Symposium hosted by Denison University with fellow filmmakers Terra Long and Rhayne Vermette. The panel discussion is moderated by Visiting Assitant Professor Kyath Battie. The following day, April 8, I screen at Single […]

Big Muddy Film Festival and Artifact Small Format Film Festival

Posted by Mike Rollo on 08/03/2018

Farewell Transmission screened at Big Muddy Film Festival in Carbondale, Illinois February 23 in a program entitled “Late Night Transmission.” Wake Up! Sleeper. screens at the Artifact Small Format Film Festival March 09 at Theatre Junction Grand in Calgary. The screening program includes works by Lucie Adams, Josh Weissbach, Leanna Kaiser, Ignacio Tamarit, Lesley Marshall, Jeff Zorilla, Luz Olivia, Yalitsa […]

Los Angeles Filmforum presents Work from Double Negative

Posted by Mike Rollo on 01/02/2018

The Broken Altar and Patience premiere in Los Angeles in a program presented by the Los Angeles Filmforum and curated by Daïchi Saito. The program entitled “Various Positions: Works from Double Negative” features the films of Lindsay McIntyre, Philippe Leonard, Christopher Becks, Karl Lemieux, David Bryant, Malena Szlam, Erin Weisgerber, Shannon Harris, Eduardo Menz, and […]

Farewell Transmission @ aDifferent festival presented by aCinema

Posted by Mike Rollo on 01/02/2018

Farewell Transmission screens at aDifferent festival presented by aCinema Sunday, February 04, 2018. The program entitled Rabbit Moon features the work of Michael Betancourt, Scott Fitzpatrick, Clemente Bicocchi, Lynne Siefert, Emma Piper-Burket & Vasilios Papaioannu. Thanks to programmers Janelle Vanderkelen and Takahiro Suzuki for the inclusion in this year’s edition.