See the Oscar®-Nominated Shorts on February 11!

The Hamptons International Film Festival is thrilled to offer audiences a chance to see the new Academy Award® nominees in the categories of Best Animated Short Film and Best Live Action Short Film. For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present this special theatrical experience, which has become a perennial hit with […]

Oscar® Submissions From 5 Countries to Screen at HIFF

To date, five films screening at HIFF 2016 have been selected by their respective countries as this year’s entry into the Oscar® race for Best Foreign Language Film. And the list is growing… Be among the first American audiences to see these international gems! Under the Shadow (UK) Directed by: Babak Anvari | Narrative Feature | 84 min | […]

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 […]

‘Spotlight’ Wins Best Picture!

Films that have screened at HIFF earned 36 nominations at this year’s Academy Awards®, and several big names (and HIFF guests!) came away with the coveted statues last night. Also, HIFF has screened the eventual Best Picture Oscar winner in 7 of the last 8 years (including SPOTLIGHT in 2015), and is the only Festival on the East […]

HIFF Heads South to Palm Beach

On Tuesday, March 1, HIFF, in partnership with Manhattan Magazine, headed south for a special Film Festival Preview in Palm Beach at the beautiful home of our generous hostess, Marzia Precoda. The delightful evening cocktail reception boasted 75 guests, including VIP Palm Beach influencers and Hamptonites. Notable photographer Harry Benson, the subject of the 2015 HIFF World […]