HIFF Celebrates the Oscars

Congratulations to the films, filmmakers and actors who joined us in our 30th anniversary year and received a nomination from The Academy!  Special shout-outs to director Martin McDonagh and our friend composer Carter Burwell, whose film THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN received 9 nominations, and our HIFF30 Breakthrough Artist Stephanie Hsu and directors Daniel Kwan […]

Chairman’s Statement on Alec Baldwin

“Alec Baldwin is a friend, a father, a husband, a philanthropist, an advocate, an actor, and a beloved board member of this organization, among many other things. The one thing he is not, though, is someone who should have been criminally charged in connection with this tragic accident,” said Randy Mastro, on behalf of HamptonsFilm […]

2023 Screenwriters Lab: Submissions Open

Celebrating its 23rd anniversary in 2023, the HamptonsFilm Screenwriters Lab champions the artistic visions of up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world. Save the dates for the 2023 Screenwriters Lab: April 14-16. Submissions are now closed. November 17, 2022: Early Bird Deadline December 8, 2022: Regular Deadline December 22, 2022: Late Deadline January 17, 2023: Extended […]

HIFF30: Competition Winners Announced

The HIFF30 Competition Jury has announced their choices for the narrative and documentary competition winners in both the feature and short categories. This year HIFF screened 69 feature films and 51 short films from 34 countries, with nine (9) World premieres, three (3) North American premieres, and twelve (12) U.S. premieres. Five films competed in […]

Opening Night + More

We are thrilled to announce our Opening Night Film LIVING on October 7, our Centerpiece Film THE SON, our Breakthrough Artist Stephanie Hsu, and A Conversation With… Martin McDonagh, whose film THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN will also screen in the Spotlight section. Browse the entire HIFF30 Film Guide. Opening Night Film: LIVING Director: Oliver Hermanus […]