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 […]

HIFF30: Competition Winners Announced

The HIFF30 Competition Jury has announced their choices for the narrative and documentary competition winners in both the feature and short categories. This year HIFF screened 69 feature films and 51 short films from 34 countries, with nine (9) World premieres, three (3) North American premieres, and twelve (12) U.S. premieres. Five films competed in […]

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 […]

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 […]