HIFF 2016 Ticket Information

2016 Hamptons International Film Festival

Thank you for joining us for the 24th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival.


Passes & Packages

Passes and Packages offer the best access to films, panels, events, and more!

Box Office

All sales are final; no refunds, no exchanges.

If advance tickets are no longer available, Rush Lines are your best bet!

Online (September 26 to October 10)

♦ Individual tickets are now on sale
♦ Access available 24/7 during the Festival
♦ For online support, call (866) 811-4111 (weekdays: 9am to 9pm, weekends: 10am to 6pm)

By Phone
(866) 811-4111

September 26 to October 10
♦ Weekdays: 9am to 9pm
♦ Weekends: 10am to 6pm

Obligato-140In Person: East Hampton Box Office
47 Main Street, East Hampton, NY

Pre-Festival (September 26 to October 5)
♦ Weekdays: 12pm to 6pm
♦ Saturdays: 10am to 6pm
♦ Sundays: 12pm to 5pm

Festival (October 6-10)
♦ October 6-9: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
♦ October 10: 10:00 am-3:00 pm

southampton-arts-center-logo-150In Person: Southampton Box Office
Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY

Pre-Festival Only: September 26 to October 5
♦ Weekdays: 2pm to 5pm
♦ Weekends: 12 pm to 5pm


Film Screenings:

♦ General Films
♦ Adults: $15
♦ Seniors (over 65; one ticket per ID): $10*
♦ Children (12 and under): $8*

♦ Spotlight Films: $28
♦ Early Bird Spotlight (start time before or at 4pm): $22

Special Presentations:

♦ Opening Night Films (East Hampton & Southampton): $35
♦ Closing Night Film (Monday): $35
Centerpiece Films: $35
♦ Second Run Centerpiece Films: $28

Signature Programs & Events

♦ A Conversation With…: $30
♦ Opening Night Party (East Hampton & Southampton): $115

*Note: Discounted admissions are not available for online, phone, or rush ticket purchases. Discounts are offered exclusively in person at box office locations. Discounts must be applied at the point of purchase. Discounts will not be applied retroactively.


All Sales Are Final. No Refunds. No Exchanges.

♦ All tickets are subject to availability.

♦ From October 6 to October 10, box offices at all event venues will open approximately one hour prior to the first event’s scheduled start time.

♦ Any and all audio or video recording and/or photography is strictly prohibited at the event. The use of all personal electronic devices, including but not limited to cell phones, cameras, handheld recorders, MP3 devices, audio and video recording equipment is strictly prohibited at the event. The Hamptons International Film Festival will actively monitor the venue for such equipment, and any person found to be using recording equipment within the venue will be ejected from the venue and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent permitted by law.


♦ To guarantee admission, all pass-, badge- and ticket-holders must be present in line at the venue at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. We reserve the right to sell any empty seats after that time.

♦ Founder Pass-holders’ preferred access expires 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the screening or event. At the 15-minute mark, a red flag will appear in the admission line. The red flag will signify that Founder Pass-holders will be seated after individual ticket holders, based on availability. It is advised that individuals should arrive 30 to 45 minutes before the scheduled start time.

♦ All seats are general admission.

♦ Late seating is at the discretion of the venue management team and is not permitted 30 minutes after the start time of any screening or event.

♦ Children under the age of six (6) years old are not permitted at any screening or panel, with the exception of specific family programs.

Same Day Ticket Sales

♦ During the Festival, same day tickets are available at the East Hampton Main Box Office and Venue Box Office locations based on ticket availability.
♦ Advance ticket sales (online, phone) are discontinued approximately 30 minutes prior to a program start time.
♦ After this cut off time, tickets will only be available at the venue where the screening/event is taking place.
♦ If tickets are not available, we encourage patrons to wait in the RUSH line at the venue.

Rush Sales

♦ For events where there are no longer advanced sales available for purchase—Rush Sales Lines will form at the event venue approximately 45 minutes prior to the scheduled event start time.
♦ Admission will begin approximately 5 minutes before program start time based on availability.
♦ Admission is not guaranteed.
♦ Rush Sales are limited to one (1) ticket per person.

Will Call

♦ Beginning on Monday, September 26, online and phone ticket purchases are available for pickup at the East Hampton and Southampton Main Box Offices during scheduled ticket outlet business hours.
♦ During the Festival, tickets may be picked up at Guild Hall, East Hampton Middle School, East Hampton Library, Bay Street Theater, and Southampton Regal Bay Cinemas during scheduled festival ticket outlet business hours.
♦ It is recommended to arrive at the ticket outlets early to ensure shorter wait times for day-of will call pick-ups.
♦ Purchaser must present the credit card used for purchase to claim order.

Ticket Surcharges

♦ Tickets purchased online or by phone are subject to a 15% order surcharge.
♦ Tickets purchased at any ticket outlet locations are subject to a 20% order surcharge.
♦ Will call delivery option is subject to an additional $6.00 order surcharge.
♦ Print at home delivery option is available for no additional charge.
♦ All phone orders are subject to $2.00 order surcharge.
♦ Pass/packages are subject to a $6.00 fulfillment surcharge per item.

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