Big News for Short Films at HIFF 2016

Announcing a new perk for filmmakers of documentary shorts… The HIFF 2016 Documentary Short Competition winner will now qualify for Academy Award® consideration without a standard theatrical run, joining the Narrative Short Competition film winner. (This is provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.) In addition, both winning Narrative and Documentary Short Competition […]

Winter Classic Screening Revisits McCABE & MRS. MILLER

On February 20, join HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Artistic Director David Nugent at Guild Hall of East Hampton for a special screening and discussion that will snap you right out of your winter blues.* Winter Classic: McCABE & MRS. MILLER Saturday, February 20, 2016 7:00 pm Guild Hall of East Hampton Tickets on sale now (HIFF Members, email members@hamptonsfilmfest.org to […]

HIFF 2016 Founder Pass Available; Festival Dates Announced!

24th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival: October 6-10, 2016 Dates have been announced for next year’s Festival, and the must-have HIFF 2016 Founder Pass is now available. The HIFF 2016 Founder Pass benefits include: Express, Ticketless Access for one (1) to all screenings** Opening & Closing Night Films Exclusive Special Events, including Opening Night Party All Spotlight and Centerpiece Films […]

HIFF Screenings at East Hampton Library Begin with Special Guest Carter Burwell

As you may know, HIFF recently kicked off year-round programming at the East Hampton Library, where we will be screening one film a month for HIFF members and the community, typically followed by a conversation with a special guest. Last Friday, December 11, we welcomed prolific film composer Carter Burwell at our inaugural screening, featuring Bill Condon’s Oscar®-winning […]

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

“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 […]