The 26th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival:
October 4-8, 2018

Hamptons Arts Network

March 23-25

3/24 | 4pm | Guild Hall
ROMEO + JULIET Master Class

3/25 | 1pm | Southampton Arts Center

Screenwriters Lab

4/7 | 6pm | The Ross School
Master Class with James V. Hart

Latest Updates

HIFF Screenwriters Lab: 2018 Selections & Mentors

HIFF is proud to announce the mentors and screenwriters for the 18th Annual Screenwriters Lab, which takes place April 6-8 in East Hampton and Sag Harbor. The Lab pairs up-and-coming screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors and producers for a series of one-on-one mentoring sessions. The three selected screenplays for 2018 are Esra Saydam’s THE MESOPOTAMIAN, Anu Valia’s […]

James V. Hart to Give Screenwriters Lab Master Class

For the third year, a key component of our annual Screenwriters Lab is the Master Class with an award-winning screenwriter. This year, HIFF is pleased to welcome James V. Hart, screenwriter of Steven Spielberg’s HOOK. James V. Hart (J.V.) was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and grew up in Ft. Worth, Texas, on drive-in movies and Saturday matinees. His writing/producing […]

THAW Fest: The Breadwinner

Hamptons International Film Festival presents: Hamptons Arts Network THAW Fest Event THE BREADWINNER (ages 13+) Sunday, March 25 | 1:00pm Southampton Arts Center Ticket are free; reserve yours today! Director: Nora Twomey, Executive Producer: Angelina Jolie (Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg, 2017, 93 minutes) ​*2018 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Animated Feature (Nominated, 2018) THE BREADWINNER tells the story […]

THAW Fest: Master Class on Romeo + Juliet

Hamptons International Film Festival presents: Hamptons Arts Network THAW Fest Event Master Class on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Saturday, March 24 | 4-5pm Guild Hall of East Hampton Tickets $25 | $23 Members of Guild Hall or HIFF   Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro will compare select scenes from Baz Lurhmann’s 1996 ROMEO + JULIET to Franco Zefferelli’s […]

HIFF + International Women’s Day!

In celebration of International Women’s Day, HIFF is giving away a package of events to inspire you and your best film-loving gal-pal. Update: Entries are now closed. Our gift package includes: 2 Tickets to HIFF’s THAW Fest Master Class Comparing Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann’s cinematic interpretations of the great, romantic, tragedy ROMEO & JULIET, with an […]