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HIFF Screenwriters Lab: 2019 Selections & Mentors

HIFF is proud to announce the mentors and screenwriters for the 19th Annual Screenwriters Lab, which takes place April 5-7, 2019. The Lab pairs rising screenwriters with established and knowledgeable screenwriters, directors, and producers for a weekend of one-on-one mentoring sessions. The three selected screenplays for 2019 are Barbara Cigarroa’s EL OTRO LADO (THE OTHER SIDE), […]

Tamara Jenkins + Jim Taylor: Screenwriters Lab Master Class April 6

For the fourth year, a key public component of our annual Screenwriters Lab is a Master Class with award-winning screenwriters. This year, HIFF is pleased to welcome two: Oscar®-winning screenwriter Jim Taylor (SIDEWAYS, ELECTION) and Oscar®-nominated screenwriter Tamara Jenkins (THE SAVAGES).   Taylor and Jenkins will lead this year’s screenwriting Master Class, which is open to the public. Taylor, who […]

Alec Baldwin Hosts ‘TERMS OF ENDEARMENT’

During the 2019 Screenwriters Lab, HIFF will for the first time host a public screening of a classic film! Join us on Friday, April 5, at Bay Street Theater for TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, and Jeff Daniels. A post-screening conversation between Alec Baldwin and David Nugent will follow. TERMS OF […]

HIFF Film Camp! Summer Student Filmmaking Workshops

Do you have a budding young filmmaker in your life? Channel his or her creative energy next summer by enrolling your young Scorsese or DuVernay in HIFF’s “film camp” for kids! For the eleventh summer, HIFF will offer student filmmaking workshops in East Hampton and Southampton for students ages 8-15! Campers ages 8-11 and 12-15 make their own movies while […]

NOW SHOWING: ‘IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT’ on March 1 at Bay Street

HIFF is are pleased to continue the hit screening series NOW SHOWING. The series, curated by HIFF, features acclaimed first-run art house, independent, and world cinema. NOTE: This screening will take place at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor! IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (Classic Screening) Friday, March 1 | 6pm | Tickets Bay Street Theater Director: Norman Jewison […]