HIFF and The Sloan Foundation Announce 2013 Feature Film Prize Winner

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Director Steven Bernstein to receive the $25,000 Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize for his feature film Decoding Annie Parker. The Hamptons International Film Festival and The Sloan Foundation are thrilled to announce that the recipient of the $25,000 Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize is director Steven Bernstein. His feature film Decoding Annie Parker […]

HIFF 2013 Golden Starfish Competition Announced: Narratives, Docs and Shorts

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Fifteen films have been selected to compete in this year’s Golden Starfish competition at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival, including five films each in the documentary, narrative and short film categories. “The films in our Golden Starfish section allow us to shine a light on exciting new work by emerging filmmakers from around the […]

HIFF 2013 and BAFTA New York to Honor Working Title Films Co-Chairs Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner

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In partnership with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), New York, the Hamptons International Film Festival will award Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner—co-chairs of the British production company Working Title Films—with the Golden Starfish Award for Lifetime Achievement, as part of the Festival’s ‘Focus on UK Film.’ On October 12, BAFTA and […]

Opening, Sunday Centerpiece, and Monday Closing Night Films Announced for HIFF 2013

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With one month until opening night, the Hamptons International Film Festival is proud to announce three key selections for the 21st edition (October 10-14). HIFF 2013 will open on Thursday, October 10, with John Krokidas’s feature debut, Kill Your Darlings, followed by Alexander Payne’s Nebraska as the Sunday Centerpiece film on October 13, with Steve […]

HIFF 2013 Is Off and Running: ‘Views From Long Island Program’ Announced

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Three features and five shorts have been selected for section that focuses on local filmmakers, landscapes and issues. The first program of the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF 2013) has been unveiled: Views From Long Island features local/resident filmmakers, the area’s unique landscapes, and the important issues—both social and political—facing Hamptons communities. The program […]