James V. Hart to Give Screenwriters Lab Master Class

For the third year, a key component of our annual Screenwriters Lab is the Master Class with an award-winning screenwriter. This year, HIFF is pleased to welcome James V. Hart, screenwriter of Robert Zemeckis’s CONTACT. James V. Hart (J.V.) was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and grew up in Ft. Worth, Texas, on drive-in movies and Saturday matinees. His writing/producing credits […]

THAW Fest: Master Class on Romeo + Juliet

Hamptons International Film Festival presents: Hamptons Arts Network THAW Fest Event Master Class on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Saturday, March 24 | 4-5pm Guild Hall of East Hampton Tickets $25 | $23 Members of Guild Hall or HIFF   Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro will compare select scenes from Baz Lurhmann’s 1996 ROMEO + JULIET to Franco Zefferelli’s […]

Hamptons Arts Network Presents THAW Fest

Nineteen not-for-profit organizations throughout the South Fork have joined forces to form the Hamptons Arts Network (HAN), designed to create a unified arts community in the Hamptons. The consortium’s goal is to promote collaboration, partnerships, and shared programming among its members, and to advocate for the arts in the areas of economic development, tourism, and education. […]

Michael H. Weber to Give Screenwriters Lab Master Class

For the second year, a key component of our annual Screenwriters Lab is the Master Class with an award-winning screenwriter. This year, HIFF is pleased to welcome back Michael H. Weber, co-screenwriter of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS and (500) DAYS OF SUMMER. Join us Saturday, April 8, at 6:00pm at the Ross School in East Hampton. […]

Master Class Tickets on Sale: Alexander Dinelaris

Last week HIFF announced the first-ever public event associated with the Annual Screenwriters Lab: a Master Class with Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris on Saturday, April 9, at 5:30 pm at the Ross School in East Hampton. Tickets are now on sale! The annual Screenwriters Lab which pairs emerging screenwriters with established screenwriters, directors and producers for a collaborative weekend […]