HIFF 2017: Submissions Are Now Open!

Submissions for HIFF 2017 are now open! Filmmakers, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for! HIFF can’t wait to see your narrative features, documentaries, shorts of all kinds, and student films. Join our Silver Anniversary celebration! The 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (October 5-9, 2017) is now accepting submissions online through Withoutabox. With four competitive categories in narrative […]

Submissions for HIFF 2017 Screenwriters Lab Now Closed

Update 1/17/2017: Submissions have now closed for the 2017 Screenwriters Lab. Please look for our announcement of the selections in early April!  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 screenwriting […]

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 […]