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

SummerDocs Slideshow: ‘NOTHING LASTS FOREVER’

Our 14th annual season of SummerDocs wrapped up with an idyllic garden party on Friday afternoon before our screening of NOTHING LASTS FOREVER, a fascinating deep dive into the diamond industry. Director Jason Kohn joined David Nugent in a lively Q&A following the film. We can’t wait for the world to see the film on […]

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 […]

SummerDocs Slideshow: NAVALNY

We were treated to a picture-perfect evening for our SummerDocs screening of NAVALNY, preceded by a lovely cocktail reception to celebrate HIFF30, hosted by HamptonsFilm Board member Kim Brizzolara. It was an honor to welcome Alexei Navalny’s wife Yulia and children Daria and Zahar, as well as the all-star filmmaking team, including producers Diane Becker, […]

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 […]