HIFF is Hiring!

Festival Positions Open We’re Hiring! The Hamptons International Film Festival is looking for talented people to fill both full-time and seasonal positions.* Enthusiastic and highly organized candidates with experience working in the arts, event production, or non-profit organizations are invited to send resumes to lily@hamptonsfilmfest.org. *Accommodations and transportation NOT provided – candidates must be local. Interns and […]

Cannes Luncheon Celebrates Melissa Mathison, Women in Film

Last week, on a stunningly beautiful Côte d’Azur day overlooking Cannes and the Mediterranean, a cadre of accomplished women in film professionals gathered at the Villa Valnalou to pay tribute to the late screenwriter Melissa Mathison. The film based on her final screenplay—THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg—recently screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. In continuation of their annual women […]

2016 HIFF Screenwriters Lab a Success!

Screenwriters and mentors arrived Friday night at c/o The Maidstone in East Hampton, diving right into a collaborative weekend of insight, inspiration and hard work at the 2016 HIFF Screenwriters Lab, supported for the first year by the Melissa Mathison Fund. After settling in with a group dinner on Friday night, the group spent much […]

HIFF Screenwriters Lab: 2016 Selections & Mentors Announced

HIFF is proud to announce the mentors and screenwriters for the 16th Annual Screenwriters Lab, which takes place April 8-10 in East Hampton. The Lab pairs up-and-coming screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors and producers for a series of one-on-one mentoring sessions. “The Screenwriters Lab is a highlight of the year-round work that HIFF does as we bring together […]

Master Class Tickets on Sale: Alexander Dinelaris

Last week HIFF announced the first-ever public event associated with the Annual Screenwriters Lab: a Master Class with Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris on Saturday, April 9, at 5:30 pm at the Ross School in East Hampton. Tickets are now on sale! The annual Screenwriters Lab which pairs emerging screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors and producers for a collaborative weekend […]