Big News for Short Films at HIFF 2016

Announcing a new perk for filmmakers of documentary shorts… The HIFF 2016 Documentary Short Competition winner will now qualify for Academy Award® consideration without a standard theatrical run, joining the Narrative Short Competition film winner. (This is provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.) In addition, both winning Narrative and Documentary Short Competition […]

Q&A: Adam Benzine on the Making of ‘Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah’

Claude Lanzmann’s 1985 documentary SHOAH is considered by many to be the most important film ever made about the Holocaust. A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this masterpiece, director Adam Benzine captures Lanzmann’s tireless efforts to preserve the survivors’ stories in CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH.   CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH […]

HIFF Announces Spotlights, Closing Night, Conversations, World Cinema, Short Films and More

Today the Hamptons International Film Festival announced the remainder of their 2015 lineup, including Spotlight Films, World Cinema and Shorts programs. Emily Blunt, Michael Moore and Dan Rather will be in attendance to take part in A Conversation With… for the 23rd installment. The Festival will close with Steven Spielberg’s BRIDGE OF SPIES on Monday, […]

Short Film Programs Announced for HIFF 2013

51 short films will screen across eight programs (and some will appear before feature films) at the 2013 Hamptons International Film Festival. HIFF 2013 is proud to present eight programs of short films, including the Golden Starfish Award competition shorts (already announced; view them here); short films presented with New York Women in Film and […]