Become a Member of the East End’s Premier Film Organization

“If the Academy Awards were a horse race, the Hamptons International Film Festival would be quite the handicapper.”
— The New York Times

ENGAGE, EDUCATE & INSPIRE

Become a member today and experience the best of HamptonsFilm! With year-round events, including the year-round Now Showing series, SummerDocs hosted by Alec Baldwin, and the annual Festival in October, Membership puts film lovers like you front row as we deliver the best in film. By becoming a Member, you will gain access to an exceptional community of filmgoers who share your passion for cinema, all the while helping to support our educational initiatives. We look forward to welcoming you to our Film Family!

HamptonsFilm offers several levels of membership. Find the one that’s just right for you.
All benefits subject to change. 

*2019 Festival Memberships are no longer available.
Memberships purchased after October 1, 2019, will receive 2020 festival benefits.

2019 Membership Benefits*

In addition to the benefits listed below, 2019 members at all levels received the following bonus benefits for the 2019 Festival:

Discounted Tickets:
• 15% off all Competition Films (Documentary and Narrative)
• 15% off all Short Film Programs

Complimentary Tickets:
• Thursday, Oct. 10—BY THE GRACE OF GOD, 4:30pm, East Hampton UA1
• Friday, Oct. 11—AIR, LAND & SEA SHORTS, 1:15pm, East Hampton UA5
• Saturday, Oct. 12—ALAN PAKULA: GOING FOR TRUTH, 3:30pm, East Hampton UA1
• Sunday, Oct. 13—UNIVERSITY SHORT FILMS SHOWCASE, 6:30pm, East Hampton UA5
• Monday, Oct 14—Free Admission to general film screenings up to and including screenings at 3:00pm

Guests at the HIFF SummerDocs screening of 'Listen to Me Marlon' at Guild Hall on August 1, 2015. Photo credit: Jennifer Meihofer


Filmgoer ($60, single membership) and Dual Member
($100, covers two people)

2019 Festival Benefits*:

  • Early access to tickets (September 28-30, 2019) [1-ticket limit per screening for single membership; 2-ticket limit for dual]
  • Invitation(s) to an exclusive HIFF event*
  • Additional benefits listed in the section above

Year-round Benefits:

  • Free admission to select year-round film screenings
  • Free admission to HamptonsFilm’s annual Screenwriters Lab
  • Discount on tickets to year-round HamptonsFilm Events

Become a Filmgoer (or renew)
Become a Dual Member (or renew)
(fully tax-deductible)

(+ for dual membership changes to 2)


Movie Buff ($350, covers two people)

2019 Festival Benefits*:

  • Early access to tickets (September 28-30, 2019)
  • Invitation(s) to an exclusive HIFF event*
  • Advance access to the Program Guide
  • Special Members Gift
  • Additional benefits listed in the section above

Year-round Benefits:

  • Free admission to select year-round film screenings
  • Free admission to HamptonsFilm’s annual Screenwriters Lab
  • Discount on tickets to year-round HamptonsFilm Events

Become a Movie Buff (or renew)
(fully tax-deductible)


Benefactor ($750, covers two people)

2019 Festival Benefits*:

  • Early access to tickets (September 28-30, 2019)
  • Two (2) tickets to the Opening Night Film and Party*
  • Recognition on HIFF website and Program Guide
  • Advanced Access to the Program Guide
  • Special Members Gift
  • Additional benefits listed in the section above

Year-round Benefits:

  • Free admission to select year-round film screenings
  • Free admission to HamptonsFilm’s annual Screenwriters Lab
  • Discount on tickets to year-round HamptonsFilm Events

Become a Benefactor (or renew)

($375 tax-deductible)


Alec Baldwin and David Nugent. SummerDocs screening of 'Peace Officer,' August 28, 2015. Photo credit: Adriel Reboh.

HIFF BY THE NUMBERS
  • 25,000+ attendees year-round at HamptonsFilm Events
  • 250 screenings across the East End, from Westhampton to Montauk, each year
  • 200+ filmmakers to the Hamptons each year
  • 9 years in a row HIFF has shown the eventual Oscar® winner for Best Picture: GREEN BOOK, THE SHAPE OF WATER, MOONLIGHTSPOTLIGHTBIRDMAN, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, ARGO, THE ARTIST, THE KING’S SPEECH

Your membership contribution allows us to:

  • Bring students to view and discuss film each year during the Hamptons International Film Festival
  • Offer free outdoor movies to Hamptons communities
  • Screen over 200 independent and classic films annually
  • Showcase films from Long Island filmmakers
  • Bring the best names in the industry—including Julianne Moore, Bill Murray, Mark Ruffalo, Emily Blunt, Damien Chazelle, Rob Reiner, David Oyelowo, and Annette Bening—to interact with local audiences

HamptonsFilm Year-Round Events include:


Have any questions? Call 631-324-4600 or email membership@hamptonsfilmfest.org

HamptonsFilm is a 501(c)3 organization and a portion of all membership dues are tax-deductible: the entire membership fee is deductible for Filmgoer, Dual Member and Movie Buff memberships; half of the fee is deductible for Benefactor membership.