Submissions for HIFF 2017 Screenwriters Lab Now Open

Do you have a screenplay just waiting to be discovered? Submissions for the Hamptons International Film Festival 2017 Screenwriters Lab are now open.  The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab, going into its 17th year, is an intimate gathering that takes place each spring in East Hampton, New York (2017 dates: April 7–9). The Lab develops emerging […]

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 […]

2016 HIFF Screenwriters Lab: Submissions Now Closed

Update: Screenwriters Lab Submissions are now closed. Screenplay invitations will be announced in mid-March. Do you have a screenplay just waiting to be discovered?  The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab, going into its 16th year, is an intimate gathering that takes place each spring in East Hampton, New York (2016 dates: April 8- 10). The […]

Submissions for HIFF 2015 Are Now Closed

Note: Submissions for HIFF 2015 are now closed. Thanks to all who submitted films! If you have questions, please email programming@hamptonsfilmfest.org. Good luck to all filmmakers! Official Deadlines: ♦ April 6, 2015—Earlybird (passed) ♦ May 4, 2015—Regular (passed) ♦ June 1, 2015—Late (passed) ♦ June 15, 2015—WAB Extended (passed) More about the Hamptons International Film Festival The Hamptons […]

2015 HIFF Screenwriters Lab: Submissions Closed

Update 1.17.15: Submissions have closed for 2015. Thanks to all who entered! Do you have a screenplay just waiting to be discovered? Submissions for the Hamptons International Film Festival 2015 Screenwriters’ Lab are now open.  We thank the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their continued and generous support. The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters’ Lab, going into […]