HIFF 2014 Screenwriters’ Lab a Success

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We’re delighted to announce the mentors and screenwriters for the 13th Annual Screenwriters’ Lab, which was held April 11-13 at ℅ The Maidstone Hotel in East Hampton. Underwritten by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the weekend paired emerging screenwriters with established directors, producers and screenwriters for one-on-one mentoring sessions.  Since its inception, over fifty screenplays […]

Alec Baldwin Hosts Screening of Hitchcock Masterpiece “Vertigo” at Guild Hall

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On February 22, join Alec Baldwin as he hosts Hamptons International Film Festival’s special screening of Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece of paranoia and obsession, presented in cooperation with Guild Hall. Once you’ve seen all the award contenders, winter can be Dullsville for new movies—but we’ve got a classic cure. Two years ago, Vertigo—which stars Hitchcock […]

HIFF 2013: A Tribute to Working Title (Video)

A Tribute to Working Title: HIFF 2013

Did you know that a single British film production company is responsible for Four Weddings and a Funeral, Atonement, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Elizabeth, Billy Elliot, Les Miserables, Notting Hill, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End, Bean, Frost/Nixon, Nanny McPhee, and About a Boy, just to name a few? It is little wonder that the force behind these jaw-dropping creations is the British production company Working Title Films? Working Title’s movies have […]

2014 HIFF Screenwriters’ Lab

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Update: February 1, 2014 Submissions for the Hamptons International Film Festival 2014 Screenwriters’ Lab have now closed. We thank the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their continued and generous support. The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters’ Lab, which takes place annually in April, is an intimate gathering in East Hampton, New York. The Lab develops emerging […]

Conversations with Helena Bonham Carter and Bruce Dern at HIFF 2013

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Two stars have been confirmed for “A Conversation With…” events at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival. Bonham Carter is attending the Festival on behalf of the BBC America biopic Burton and Taylor, directed by Richard Laxton, which will premiere in the Focus on UK Film section. A Conversation With… Helena Bonham Carter will take place on Saturday, October […]