Mariska Hargitay: HIFF30 Dick Cavett Artistic Champion

We are proud to announce that Emmy Award-winning actress Mariska Hargitay will be honored with the 2022 Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award at the 30th Anniversary HIFF in October. Created in 2017 by HamptonsFilm Chairman Emeritus Alec Baldwin, this award honors those in the creative arts who not only excel in their field, but who […]

HIFF30: Five World Premieres + More Announced

Five films will make their world premieres at the extended, 10-day 30th Annual HIFF, taking place October 7-16. We are pleased to celebrate these debuts and an additional selection of films across our Spotlight and World Cinema programs, and our Signature Programs Films of Conflict & Resolution, Compassion, Justice & Animal Rights, and Views From […]

August 3 at Main Beach: MAIDEN

“A knuckle-whitening tale of courage and grit.” — Time Out We were gifted with a magical night on Main Beach for our surprise screening of MAIDEN on August 3! Thanks to our engaged audience for turning out for this special evening. MAIDEN is the thrilling story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter […]

SummerDocs Slideshow: NAVALNY

We were treated to a picture-perfect evening for our SummerDocs screening of NAVALNY, preceded by a lovely cocktail reception to celebrate HIFF30, hosted by HamptonsFilm Board member Kim Brizzolara. It was an honor to welcome Alexei Navalny’s wife Yulia and children Daria and Zahar, as well as the all-star filmmaking team, including producers Diane Becker, […]

Film Camp 2022

Last week, a group of budding filmmakers emerged right before our very eyes at our annual HIFF Jr. Film Camp!  Across morning and afternoon sessions, a dozen eager students (ages 10-15) received daily instruction from industry professionals in the art and craft of film production. Campers worked in small groups preparing story boards, costumes and […]