HIFF 2015 Official Poster Features Artwork from David Salle

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This week we unveiled the official poster for the 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival, featuring a dynamic work by American painter, printmaker, and stage designer David Salle. “We are delighted to have such beautiful new work from David Salle,” said Anne Chaisson, HIFF Executive Director. “He has contributed to the festival in years past, and his work exemplifies a bold […]

Video: ‘Listen To Me Marlon’ Q&A at SummerDocs

David Nugent, Stevan Riley, and Alec Baldwin in Q&A following the HIFF SummerDocs screening of 'Listen to Me Marlon' at Guild Hall on August 1, 2015. Photo credit: Jennifer Meihofer

On August 1, our 7th annual SummerDocs screening series continued at Guild Hall, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. Following the screening of the intimate and evocative Listen To Me Marlon, director Stevan Riley (Fire in Babylon) joined HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent and series host Alec Baldwin on stage for a lively Q&A. Enjoy! Special thanks to Macquarie Group and Beach Magazine for their generous support of this evening. In case […]

Alec Baldwin and Randy Mastro Elected Co-Chairmen of the Hamptons International Film Festival


The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced today that Alec Baldwin and Randy Mastro have been elected as Co-Chairmen of the Hamptons International Film Festival Board of Directors. Stuart Match Suna, a founder of the Festival in 1992, will step down from his Chairman position after 18 years, but will continue to support HIFF as Chair […]

SummerDocs Slideshow: ‘Best of Enemies’

Alec Baldwin, HIFF's David Nugent and Anne Chaisson, moderator Kurt Andersen, and directors Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon at the c/o The Maidstone reception for the Hamptons Film SummerDocs screening of Best of Enemies on July 11, 2015. Evening supported by The Wall Street Journal. Photo credit: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images.

This past Saturday, the Hamptons International Film Festival kicked off the 7th annual SummerDocs screening series at Guild Hall, presented by TNT’s Public Morals. Following the screening of the smartly entertaining Best of Enemies, directors Morgan Neville (Oscar® winner for 20 Feet From Stardom) and Robert Gordon joined Dick Cavett (who appears in the film) and moderator Kurt Andersen on stage for a lively […]

Slideshow: 14th Annual HIFF Screenwriters’ Lab

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Blessed with abundant sunshine, the participants of the 14th Annual HIFF Screenwriters’ Lab enjoyed the comfort of c/o The Maidstone inside and out, tirelessly dissecting plots, characters and storylines we anticipate will be great films one day. Following each day of productive mentoring sessions were dinner parties generously hosted by members of the Festival’s Board […]