HIFF 2013 Screenwriters’ Lab Mentors & Participants, and Sloan Discretionary Fund Recipient

The Hamptons International Film Festival announces the mentors and participants for the 2013 Screenwriters’ Lab and the recipient of the $75,000 Discretionary Fund through the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, attributed to Casey Cooper Johnson for UNMANNED. For more information, please click here.


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!

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 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!

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.