Slideshow: East Hampton Film Camp 2017!

Hamptons Film Festival’s annual Student Summer Filmmaking Workshop took place last week in East Hampton, and it’s getting rave reviews! Campers through age 16 learned the ins and outs of filmmaking, including writing, acting, directing, cinematography, editing and even more. The week culminated with a red-carpet premiere at Guild Hall, where the students screened the six short […]

Film Camp Returns to the Hamptons!

Do you have a budding young filmmaker in your life? Channel his or her creative energy this summer by enrolling your young Scorsese or DuVernay in HIFF’s “film camp” for kids! For the 9th year, HIFF will offer student filmmaking workshops this summer in East Hampton and Southampton for students ages 8-15! Campers ages 8-11 and 12-15 […]

Last Weekend at #HIFF25: Screenwriters Lab & ‘Judy Berlin’

The 2017 HIFF Screenwriters Lab was a great success! The 17th edition of the Lab began Friday evening with screenwriters and mentors arriving in Sag Harbor for a weekend of conversation and collaboration.     In between one-on-one mentor sessions, the group traveled to the Ross School on Saturday afternoon for a Master Class in screenwriting […]

Enjoy Perks All Year Long as a HIFF Member

“If the Academy Awards were a horse race, the Hamptons International Film Festival would be quite the handicapper.” — The New York Times ENGAGE, EDUCATE & INSPIRE Become a member today and experience the best of the Hamptons International Film Festival! With year-round events, including winter screenings, our SummerDocs series, hosted by Alec Baldwin, and the […]

Support the Melissa Mathison Fund

Established in 2016, the Melissa Mathison Fund is named for the late Hollywood screenwriter. The Fund supports the annual HIFF Screenwriters Lab, which pairs emerging screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors and producers for a collaborative weekend of one-on-one mentoring sessions each spring. In particular, the Fund is instrumental in ensuring that female voices are showcased for years to come. A Hollywood native, Melissa […]