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 open: November 17, 2022: Early Bird Deadline December 8, 2022: Regular Deadline December 22, 2022: Late Deadline January 17, 2023: Extended […]

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 […]

Summer 2021: HIFF Jr. Film Camp

In-person Film Camp: East Hampton Filmmaking Jr: Ages 8-11 August 16-20 | 10am-1pm | $400 Filmmaking Sr: Ages 12-15 August 16-20 | 2pm-5pm | $450 In 2021, we are thrilled to announce that we will be offering in-person film camps for ages 8-15, which will take place at the HIFF offices at 79 Newtown Lane […]

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 […]