Big News for Short Films at HIFF 2016

Announcing a new perk for filmmakers of documentary shorts… The HIFF 2016 Documentary Short Competition winner will now qualify for Academy Award® consideration without a standard theatrical run, joining the Narrative Short Competition film winner. (This is provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.) In addition, both winning Narrative and Documentary Short Competition […]

Winter Classic Screening Revisits McCABE & MRS. MILLER

On February 20, join HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Artistic Director David Nugent at Guild Hall of East Hampton for a special screening and discussion that will snap you right out of your winter blues.* Winter Classic: McCABE & MRS. MILLER Saturday, February 20, 2016 7:00 pm Guild Hall of East Hampton Tickets on sale now (HIFF Members, email to […]

HIFF 2016 Founder Pass Available; Festival Dates Announced!

24th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival: October 6-10, 2016 Dates have been announced for next year’s Festival, and the must-have HIFF 2016 Founder Pass is now available. The HIFF 2016 Founder Pass benefits include: Express, Ticketless Access for one (1) to all screenings** Opening & Closing Night Films Exclusive Special Events, including Opening Night Party All Spotlight and Centerpiece Films […]

HIFF Screenings at East Hampton Library Begin with Special Guest Carter Burwell

As you may know, HIFF recently kicked off year-round programming at the East Hampton Library, where we will be screening one film a month for HIFF members and the community, typically followed by a conversation with a special guest. Last Friday, December 11, we welcomed prolific film composer Carter Burwell at our inaugural screening, featuring Bill Condon’s Oscar®-winning […]

#GivingTuesday: Movies Make a Difference

Aside from being our favorite form of entertainment, movies often have the power to make an impact on the world around us. This year, as you take time out of the busy holiday (shopping) season to celebrate #GivingTuesday, please consider supporting these organizations highlighted in #HIFF2015 films. THE CHAMPIONS Best Friends Animal Society Focused on […]