Family Film: ‘HUGO’ by Martin Scorsese

HamptonsFilm is pleased to offer a weekly recommendation of a family film for all ages. HUGO Directed by Martin Scorsese (2011, UK| USA | FRANCE, 127 minutes) “Scorsese has created an exquisite jewel box of a movie, polished and honed to glittering, diamond-hard brilliance.” — The Guardian Living inside a Paris train station, an orphan […]

Family Film: Watch Charlie Chaplin in ‘The Kid’

HamptonsFilm is pleased to offer a weekly recommendation of a film that the whole family will enjoy. THE KID Directed by Charlie Chaplin (1921, USA, 69 minutes) “To my mind THE KID is by long odds the best motion picture comedy ever made. It has more than humor; it has tenderness and literary charm. Incidentally […]

Giving Tuesday: Give the Gift of Film

GIVING TUESDAY: Support the next generation of filmmakers! Education has been a hallmark program for HamptonsFilm since 1992. This year for Giving Tuesday, we are asking for you to Give the Gift of Film to support our HIFF Jr. Educational Initiatives. From summer filmmaking workshops to student screenings during the Fall festival to presentations throughout […]

2019 Screenwriters Lab a Success

The 19th Annual HIFF Screenwriters Lab began last Friday, with screenwriters and mentors arriving in Sag Harbor for a weekend of supportive guidance and collaboration. On Friday night, the group attended a community classic film screening of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT at the Bay Street Theater, hosted by Alec Baldwin and David Nugent, followed by a kickoff dinner at Tutto il […]

HIFF Screenwriters Lab: 2019 Selections & Mentors

HIFF is proud to announce the mentors and screenwriters for the 19th Annual Screenwriters Lab, which takes place April 5-7, 2019. The Lab pairs rising screenwriters with established and knowledgeable screenwriters, directors, and producers for a weekend of one-on-one mentoring sessions. The three selected screenplays for 2019 are Barbara Cigarroa’s EL OTRO LADO (THE OTHER SIDE), […]