Comedian Resources

Questions and answers for comics performing at a Rooftop Comedy venue.


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Rooftop Comedy records select performances from comedy clubs around the world and publishes the best of the best online via the Rooftop Comedy network. We made Rooftop Comedy to serve as a new avenue for comedians. Comics get more exposure, the ability to sell their own stuff on our site, access to professionally shot video of their sets, and a customized online profile.

We've got some very cool features, shows, prizes and other ways for you to make more money all in the works. Make sure you sign up as a comic member (it's free) in order to get the word when new programs get introduced.

Here are some answers to the questions we're asked most often. But if we've missed something there's contact info at the bottom.

What sorts of features are there for comics on Rooftop Comedy?   [–]

How do people find me on RooftopComedy.com?   [–]

You recorded me. May I get a copy of my entire set on a CD or DVD?   [–]

Why yes you can! We're very happy to announce that we can now offer additional recording service to comics. If you've performed at one of our 20+ partner comedy clubs and you asked us to record your set, we can provide you with a CD audio recording or a demo-quality DVD recording of your performance. Use them for booking, festival submissions, include it in an EPK or hand 'em out to friends and family.

Prices for either CD audio or demo-quality DVD:
Sets up to 20 minutes: $20 + shipping
Sets up to 60 minutes: $50 + shipping

And what do we mean by "demo-quality"? It'll be quality enough for demos, but not for your big screen debut.

Here's how it works: if you'd like a physical copy of your entire set, simply go to our store and follow the instructions on how to place your order. In the notes section of your order, let us know your name, the club in which you performed, the date, and whether you want a CD or DVD. And while you will have to actually enter credit card information and receive an automated receipt, you will NOT be charged unless we can confirm that we do have your set and it is reproducible. We'll send you an email confirming this within 5 business days of your order.

Go to the store now to place your order. More questions? Shoot us an email at comics@rooftopcomedy.com.

How do I get a copy of my clip that's playing on Rooftop Comedy?   [–]

How do I record or distribute a CD or DVD with the Rooftop Comedy Productions Label?   [–]

How much of my set are you going to use?   [–]

Where will my clips show up?[–]

Can I control what you post?   [–]

What if I have a bad set?   [–]

What if I want to be on Rooftop, but I'm not performing at one of your venues?   [–]

What will this cost me?   [–]

What about my material? Is this exclusive?   [–]

Will you help promote me on Rooftop Comedy?   [–]

Who made Rooftop?   [–]

How do I contact you guys?   [–]

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July 2, 2012
Adam Norwest's ONE OF A KIND Available From Rooftop Comedy Productions on July 17, 2012

June 22, 2012
Beth Stelling To Record Debut Comedy Album At Chicago's The Comedy Bar July 20 & 21

June 5, 2012
Danny Bevins' "Inappropriate" To Be Released By Rooftop Comedy Productions On June 12, 2012

May 29, 2012
Nato Green's Debut Album “The Nato Green Party” To Be Released By Rooftop Comedy Productions On June 5, 2012

April 10, 2012
Rooftop Comedy Productions To Release Debut Title From Comedian Mike Brody on April 24

April 2, 2012
Nato Green To Record Live Comedy Album in Oakland on May 8, 2012

March 23, 2012
Rooftop Comedy Productions Re-Releases Latest Album From Nick Griffin on April 3

February 28, 2012
New Album By Andy Hendrickson Available From Rooftop Comedy Productions on March 13

February 13, 2012
Rooftop Comedy Productions To Release Self-Titled Debut From Billy Wayne Davis on February 21

July 28, 2011
Rooftop Media Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

May 18, 2011
Winner of Rooftop Comedy’s National College Comedy Competition To Perform on TBS’s Late-Night Hit Lopez Tonight

May 9, 2011
Rooftop Comedy Partners with Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center to Present Comedy Festival in Lucille Ball's Honor

February 17, 2011
CMT's Next Big Comic starts today

January 20, 2011
Epidemic of Funny: Rooftop Comedy's National College Comedy Competition Presented by TBS Begins Second Year

June 4, 2010
Mass Video Murder: Comedy Kills Online

May 3, 2010
Aliph Launches "Jawbone Stimulus Funny Video Contest" With $10,000 Grand Prize

March 16, 2010
TBS to Present 3rd Annual Rooftop Comedy National College Comedy Competition

February 16, 2010
Rooftop Media to Provide Comedy Content to U.S Army for Safety Training Videos

February 8, 2010
CMT and Rooftop Comedy Search for America's "Next Big Comic"

December 16, 2009
Rooftop Comedy’s Moshe Kasher Named iTunes Best New Comedian of 2009

November 17, 2009
Rooftop Media Expands Comedy Club Network Adding Mottley's & Lincoln Lodge

October 15, 2009
Rooftop Comedy Accepting Submissions for 2 Funny Film Competitions

August 25, 2009
Rooftop Media Takes Flight with digEcor Distribution Deal

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How to put a video on Myspace

1. In the player page, click on "Embed" at the bottom right under the video.

2. Click on "Copy". Now the embed code is saved (it's just like if you highlighted the code, right-clicked, and chose "copy").

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3. Go to Myspace & login. Choose Profile > Edit Profile.

4. Click on the Interests & Personality tab. Click "Edit" right under where your "About Me" section is.

5. Paste the code in the box. (Right-click > Paste)

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