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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 […]

Opening Night + More

We are thrilled to announce our Opening Night Film LIVING on October 7, our Centerpiece Film THE SON, our Breakthrough Artist Stephanie Hsu, and A Conversation With… Martin McDonagh, whose film THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN will also screen in the Spotlight section. Browse the entire HIFF30 Film Guide. Opening Night Film: LIVING Director: Oliver Hermanus […]

HIFF30 Poster Artist: Stanley Whitney

Stanley Whitney is an award-winning artist, living and working in New York and Eastern Long Island. We created the 2022 Hamptons Film Festival poster in honor of the 30th anniversary based on his signature pieces of ever-shifting grids of multi-hued blocks. The poster is a cropped section of Whitney’s 2014 painting Rare Bird. A professor […]

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 […]

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