20th Anniversary Screenwriters Lab

Anne Carey, Peter Hedges, Darius Marder, Dan Steinman, Liz Hannah and Michael H. Weber joined the first ever virtual Screenwriters Lab April 3-5, 2020, to celebrate our 20-year anniversary and to mentor our selected screenwriters and screenplays. The three selected screenplays for 2020: Mouse, by Kelly O’Sullivan Gracefully, by Adinah Dancyger Esther’s Guide to Sex and […]

Conscience Point: Air, Land + Sea at Tutto Il Giorno

On February 12, HamptonsFilm was proud to host an encore screening of Treva Wurmfeld’s CONSCIENCE POINT, which had its world premiere at HIFF27 last October, receiving the 2019 Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice. The film screened as part of our Air, Land + Sea dinner-and-a-movie series. In the enlightening film, heroine […]

Slideshow: ‘Higher’ Screenplay Reading

Monday night in New York City, HamptonsFilm celebrated the Screenwriters Lab with a screenplay reading of selected scenes from 2019 Melissa Mathison Fund recipient Kirsten Tan’s HIGHER: Trapped within a residential apartment building by a mysterious flood, residents fight for survival and resources, setting off five absurdist, interwoven short stories that grapple with morality, truth […]

HIFF27: Saturday Slideshow

Saturday at HIFF27 was an embarrassment of riches! We welcomed our Lifetime Achievement Award winner Brian De Palma for an epic Conversation With Alec Baldwin at Guild Hall, which was followed by A Conversation with Alfre Woodard at Bay Street in Sag Harbor. In addition, we had two world premieres: ON BROADWAY and IN MEMORIAM, […]

SummerDocs Slideshow: CIRCUS OF BOOKS

On Saturday, August 24, HIFF wound down our 11th summer of SummerDocs, presented in partnership with Guild Hall, with the intimate and eccentric family portrait CIRCUS OF BOOKS, directed by Rachel Mason. After the screening, HIFF Co-Chair Alec Baldwin and Artistic Director David Nugent engaged in a deep-dive Q&A with Rachel Mason and film subject […]