SHORT TERM 12 wins SXSW!

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SHORT TERM 12, from our 2011 Screenwriters Lab received the Narrative Feature Grand Jury Award at SXSW. The film was written and directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. The 2013 Screenwriters’Lab will take place April 12-14 in East Hampton. Selected projects and mentors will be announced next week.

Congratulations to last night’s Oscar winners!

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HIFF would like to congratulate all the winners, and highlight the 7 wins listed below that came from films in our 20th edition and our SummerDocs series. We are also honored that our Centerpiece film ARGO won Best Picture. This represents the 4th time in the last 5 years that the Hamptons International Film Festival […]

HIFF announces 2013 Honorary Chairman, Shaun Woodward

Shaun Woodward

Shaun Woodward was a Senior Cabinet Minister (and formerly Arts and Film Minister) in the last Labour Government under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. His career began in the BBC as a television journalist and producer. For the last fifteen years Shaun has been a Member of the British Parliament He has served on numerous […]

2013 Submissions are Open!

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The 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival, taking place October 10-14, is now open for submissions online through Withoutabox (http://www.withoutabox.com/login/1160). Our Early Bird deadline is April 8th.  

Anne Chaisson to Lead HIFF, David Nugent promoted to Artistic Director

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The Hamptons International Film Festival has announced the appointment of Anne Chaisson as the new executive director. Chaisson, who has long been associated with the Festival, serving as Advisory Co-Chair since 2003, will begin her new post at the end of November. “I am humbled and honored to be taking over the helm of an […]