2016 HIFF Screenwriters Lab: Submissions Now Open

HIFF 2015 Screenwriters Lab

Do you have a screenplay just waiting to be discovered? Submissions for the Hamptons International Film Festival 2016 Screenwriters Lab are now open.  The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab, going into its 16th year, is an intimate gathering that takes place each spring in East Hampton, New York (2016 dates: April 8- 10). The Lab develops […]

HIFF Programming at East Hampton Library: GODS AND MONSTERS


Exciting news! Going forward, Hamptons Film will program film screenings at the East Hampton Library throughout the year. What’s more, HIFF Members will have a guaranteed seat. That’s right, with the launch of the HIFF Membership program, Hamptons Film is delighted to announce year-long film programming in partnership with the East Hampton Library! First up: on Friday, December […]

Listen to A Conversation With Dan Rather on Alec Baldwin’s ‘Here’s the Thing’

Actor Alec Baldwin hosts A Conversation With journalist Dan Rather at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. (Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

“What this film is about is: what has happened to the news, why it’s happened, how it’s happened, and why you should care.” – Dan Rather on TRUTH In case you missed it at #HIFF2015, A Conversation With Dan Rather​ is now available via Alec Baldwin​’s podcast, Here’s The Thing​. Download and listen now! At […]

‘Room,’ ‘Where to Invade Next,’ and ‘All-American Family’ Win HIFF 2015 Audience Awards


The 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Audience Awards. Congratulations to all our award winners! The winner of the HIFF 2015 Audience Award for Narrative Feature is A24’s ROOM, directed by Lenny Abrahamson and starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay. The Audience Award for Documentary Feature is Michael Moore‘s WHERE TO […]

Monday at #HIFF2015: Discover New (Cinematic) Worlds!


It may be the last day of #HIFF2015, but that only means there’s still 20% of the program left to see! And today is another embarrassment of riches…  Closing Night Film: BRIDGE OF SPIES Starring Tom Hanks, Alan Alda, Mark Rylance and Amy Ryan, Steven Spielberg‘s BRIDGE OF SPIES is a dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic […]