Veteran HIFF-goers know that the fest affords a number of opportunities to see directors, actors and other talent shed light on the art of filmmaking. While you are browsing through our extensive slate, be sure to seek out these films and special events that take you inside the process:
The Hamptons International Film Festival presents a conversation with one of our most distinctive actors, Bruce Dern. Moderated by Time Out New York senior film writer Joshua Rothkopf and featuring Nebraska co-star Will Forte.
Join us for an in-depth interview with Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and their special guests, for the ultimate insiders’ perspective on one of today’s most prolific and successful producing teams, which has developed and nurtured an incredible generation of globally beloved UK talent.
The Shooting Gallery was one of the premier production companies for independent film in the 1990s, responsible for art-house hits like Laws of Gravity, Sling Blade, and You Can Count on Me. After the success of fellow alum Hal Hartley, a cabal of grads from SUNY Purchase decided to start a fast-paced company with a can-do, DIY attitude. But success came at a cost. Director Whitney Ransick, one of the original crew, retells a fascinating, universal story about the “Enron of independent films.”