Industry Accreditation Open

Industry accreditation for HIFF 2016 is now open. Industry Badge* (Online selection begins September 24) $250.00 Benefits include: Eight (8) tickets to any General Film Screenings**; sections include World Cinema, Views from Long Island, Competition Films, Short Films, Conflict and Resolution, Animal Rights, and Air, Land & Sea Two (2) tickets to any Spotlight Film Screening** One (1) ticket […]

You’re Invited: Reception to Support SummerDocs

This weekend, join HIFF for a reception to celebrate and support the annual SummerDocs series and other year-round initiatives. The event, hosted by HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Board members Mary Jane and Charles Brock, Pat Swinney and Lloyd Kaufman, will take place prior to the SummerDocs screening of BETTING ON ZERO*, this Saturday, August 6. *Note: Tickets to the SummerDocs screening […]

2016 HIFF Screenwriters Lab a Success!

Screenwriters and mentors arrived Friday night at c/o The Maidstone in East Hampton, diving right into a collaborative weekend of insight, inspiration and hard work at the 2016 HIFF Screenwriters Lab, supported for the first year by the Melissa Mathison Fund. After settling in with a group dinner on Friday night, the group spent much […]

Q&A: Joshua Seftel on Embracing the Unexpected in ‘The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano’

With the help of DNA tests, psychics, and prosthetic makeup, renowned photographer Phil Toledano imagines all of the possible ways his life will end. Catch Joshua Seftel’s THE MANY SAD FATES OF MR. TOLEDANO in the CRAFTED shorts program, screening alongside two other films about auteurs: CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH and IT’S ME […]

What Does ‘Sold Out’ Really Mean? Rush Line Policy Explained…

When you’re browsing the HIFF 2015 Film Guide, don’t be discouraged if you see the words “Sold Out”—there’s still hope! Rush Sales Some of the films screening at HIFF 2015 are going to be more in demand than others; that’s just the way it is. But remember: just because advance tickets are no longer available for […]