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2018 Brings Another Year of East End Anniversaries - Dan's Papers

Though it wasn't settled by Josiah Stanborough until 1656, in January 1653, “there was made the Division of lande called Sagaponack,” which extended from Flying Point to the East Hampton boundary line lying mainly between Mecox Rd, Fairfield and ...

Meet Romeo! Alec Baldwin's new son has a sweetheart of a name - AOL

EAST HAMPTON, NY - JULY 29: Actor Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin attend The Hamptons International Film Festival SummerDocs series screening of Trophy on July 29, 2017 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for Hamptons ...

Hamptons Film Festival Summer Series to Kick Off With Robin Williams Doc - Hollywood Reporter

Other nonfiction films that will screen at the 10th anniversary edition include 'Bathtubs Over Broadway' and 'Chef Flynn.' The Hamptons International Film Festival's SummerDocs series is returning for its 10th year this summer. The series will kick off ...

SummerDocs program returns to Hamptons for 10th year - News 12 Long Island

The Hamptons International Film Festival's SummerDocs program will be returning for a 10th year. The lineup includes HBO's “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind” which will be shown on June 29. "Bathtubs Over Broadway" will be shown July 21.

Blockbuster Summer for the Hamptons Festival Crowd - East Hampton Star (blog)

If the increased traffic snarls, green and flowering trees, and occasional temperatures over 60 degrees haven't been clues that the busy season is nigh, we have the announcement of the Hamptons International Film Festival SummerDocs series to remind us ...

Indie Festivals Must Step Up to Get Equal Representation for Female Filmmakers - IndieWire

In the latest study from The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film, even the U.S.'s biggest indie film festivals fall short when it comes to female creator representation. .... Film Festival; Austin Film Festival; Chicago International ...

'Dude's Eye View': Boys' Voices Expressed In Short Films - Patch.com

The event is presented by the Neo-Political Cowgirls in partnership with The Hamptons International Film Festival and with support from East Hampton High School's video production teacher Jeremy Quitko. Dude's Eye View was created by NPC especially for ...

Breaking Film and TV Industry News — May 22 - IndieWire

The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) SummerDocs series returns for its tenth year to present entertaining and engaging documentary filmmaking and revolutionary storytellers to the East End. In the anniversary year the series will kick off ...

Second Annual East Hampton Spring Street Fair To Take Place Over Mother's Day Weekend - Hamptons.com

Pollock-Krasner House, Children's Museum of the East End, Hamptons International Film Festival - who will be selling rare movie posters, the East Hampton YMCA, East Hampton Historical Society and East Hampton Trails Preservation Society are among ...

Neo-Political Cowgirls Hampton's International Film Festival to Present A DUDE'S EYE VIEW Screening - Broadway World

On Monday, May 15, The Neo-Political Cowgirls will premiere A Dude's Eye View at Guild Hall. Presented in partnership with The Hamptons International Film Festival, the screening will present short films created by boys in grades 9-12 at East Hampton ...

'Stranger Things' Season 3 Has Begun Filming, Millie Bobby Brown Posts - Bleeding Cool News

Kessler claimed the Duffers used his script, idea, and story from 2012's Hamptons International Film Festival award-winning short film The Montauk Project for Stranger Things. He went on to say that that he had pitched his film's concept (top secret ...

Creators Of 'Stranger Things' Sued By Author Of 'The Montauk Project' - 27east.com

Mr. Kessler's short film, which premiered at the Hamptons International Film Festival, follows mysterious occurrences that happen near Camp Hero State Park in Montauk. According to the lawsuit, Mr. Kessler's short film was meant to be a “teaser” for a ...

2nd Annual East Hampton Spring Celebration Street Fair Soon - Patch.com

... featuring local artists, shopkeepers and more than 30 non-profits — including the Pollock-Krasner House, the East End Children's Museum, Hamptons International Film Festival, the East Hampton YMCA, East Hampton Historical Society and East Hampton ...

Stranger Things creators accused of stealing story - The Straits Times

Kessler debuted his short at the Hamptons International Film Festival in 2012 and later expanded upon it to write a feature movie script called The Montauk Project. He said he met the brothers at a 2014 party, where they discussed the "script, ideas ...

'Stranger Things' Subject of Lawsuit by Maker of 'Montauk' - East Hampton Star (blog)

Back in 2012, Mr. Kessler showed “Montauk,” a seven-minute short film, as part of the Hamptons International Film Festival's Students Awards Program. The narrative film had a plot based on conspiracy theories made popular in an earlier book “The ...

Duffer Brothers Deny Allegations That They Copied Stranger Things Plot - Clevver

His idea for the series came from a short film he produced in 2012 called Montauk, which won an award at the Hamptons International Film Festival. The man was reportedly shocked when ST premiered in 2016 because “the brothers used his script, idea, ...

Filmmaker Says 'Stranger Things' Creators Stole His Ideas In New Lawsuit - HuffPost

Kessler, who's since worked in technical operations for shows like “Jessica Jones” and “Daredevil,” introduced the concept of a feature based on his supernatural short film “Montauk” that had premiered at the Hamptons International Film Festival two ...

'Stranger Things' creators' legal problems worsen after casting call sheet leaked - CANOE

The brothers behind cult Netflix show Stranger Things could be in for a big legal mess thanks to a leaked casting call memo that appears to support a writer's claim they nabbed his ideas. Matt and Ross Duffer have been accused of ripping off Stranger ...

Stranger Things creators deny accusation of stealing show's premise - The Straits Times

He debuted his short at the Hamptons International Film Festival in 2012 and later expanded upon it to write a feature film script called The Montauk Project. He claims he met the Duffer Brothers in 2014 at a Tribeca Film Festival party, where the trio ...

Lawsuit claims 'Stranger Things' creators stole show ideas - WJLA

Charlie Kessler claims the premise for the cult Netflix show came from the short film, "Montauk," which he produced in 2012. The movie, which centered upon secret government experiments, won an award at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

The Hamptons International Film Festival is an international film festival founded in 1993, the festival has since taken place every year in East Hampton, New York. It is usually an annual five-day event in mid-October and is held in theatre venues located in the Long Island area of New York, United States. Approximately 18,000 visitors attend each festival and close to a hundred films are featured each year, including an annual representation of at least twenty countries and an awards package worth over $200,000. HIFF was founded as a celebration of independent film in a variety of forms, and to provide a forum for independent filmmakers with differing global perspectives. The festival places a particular emphasis upon new filmmakers with a diversity of ideas, as a means to not only provide public exposure for festival content and its creators, but to also inspire and enlighten audiences. The festival has presented films that have subsequently been considered highly successful productions; the 2008 event featured eventual winners of the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Independent Spirit Award "Best Picture" accolades, and the 2011 season consisted of 24 Academy Award nominations.

Hamptons International Film Festival
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Location The Hamptons, New York, United States
Founded 1993
Festival date October
Language International
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The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is an international film festival founded in 1993, the festival has since taken place every year in East Hampton, New York. It is usually an annual five-day event in mid-October and is held in theatre venues located in the Long Island area of New York, United States. Approximately 18,000 visitors attend each festival and close to a hundred films are featured each year, including an annual representation of at least twenty countries and an awards package worth over $200,000. HIFF was founded as a celebration of independent film in a variety of forms, and to provide a forum for independent filmmakers with differing global perspectives. The festival places a particular emphasis upon new filmmakers with a diversity of ideas, as a means to not only provide public exposure for festival content and its creators, but to also inspire and enlighten audiences. The festival has presented films that have subsequently been considered highly successful productions; the 2008 event featured eventual winners of the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Independent Spirit Award "Best Picture" accolades, and the 2011 season consisted of 24 Academy Award nominations.

The festival is also involved with other events during the remainder of the year, including screenings in other parts of New York State and an annual Screenwriters Lab.