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2010-10-07 06:01:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- RoC® Skincare, pioneer of retinol, the "Gold Standard" in anti-aging, has joined forces with the celebrated Hamptons International Film Festival for a third year in a row to honor women for reaching gold-standards of excellence in filmmaking. As a brand renowned for leadership in skincare, the RoC® Brand is proud to recognize the achievements of female filmmakers and honor a candidate who parallels the same...

2010-09-16 10:53:00

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is proud to announce its Spotlight Films, the World Cinema Section and the films in this year's Competition. Now in its 18th year, this East Coast favorite comes to life against the autumn back-drop, as talent and industry come to the Hamptons to premiere their important work. The 2010 Hamptons International Film Festival runs from Thursday, October 7th through Monday, October 11th (including Columbus...

2009-10-06 06:30:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The RoC® Brand, the French skincare expert and pioneer in developing retinol, the gold-standard in anti-aging, is proud to announce their partnership with the Hamptons International Film Festival Women in Film Program for the second consecutive year. RoC® Skincare continues to support the talent and creativity of women in film through the "Gold Standard Award for Female Feature Director," by elevating the...

2008-10-28 15:00:20

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- If you missed the films, celebrities, insider parties and back room conversations at this year's Hamptons Film Festival, you can catch it all on Plum TV's "Spotlight" with Alison Chace. "Spotlight: Hampton's International Film Festival" -- a two-part special featuring all the exclusive interviews and insider conversations of the 16th annual event -- will begin airing across the Plum's network from the Hamptons to South Beach Saturday, October 25. The...

2008-10-13 15:00:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 18th 2008 at the Hamptons International Film Festival, RoC(R) Skincare will support the talent and creativity of women in the film industry by presenting the first ever "Gold Standard in Filmmaking" Award to acclaimed Director Elissa Down. As a brand dedicated to excellence, RoC(R) is recognizing Down as a rising and accomplished talent by presenting her with the first Award at the screening of her latest film "The Black Balloon,"...

2008-10-09 15:00:24

"HAZE," a full-length documentary film examining the college drinking culture in America, including the 2004 death of college freshman Gordie Bailey following a fraternity hazing incident at the University of Colorado, will make its World Premiere at the 16th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival in East Hampton, New York. Screenings will be held on Thursday, October 16, at 7 p.m. and Friday, October 17, at 9 p.m. at United Artists Cinema 3 (30 Main Street in East Hampton, NY, 11937)....

2008-09-29 06:00:23

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent announced today the recipient of the second annual Sloan Producers Grant. The organization also announced the fellows selected for Film Independent's annual Producers Lab, which runs in Los Angeles from September 29 through November 13, 2008. Anne Clements (Quinceanera) will teach the Lab, which is sponsored by Technicolor. The Sloan Producers Grant, sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, was awarded to Jim Young, who is...

2008-09-17 12:00:22

In a keynote presentation to the IFP's Independent Film Week Conference, SnagFilms CEO Rick Allen today updated the independent film community on developments since the site's launch, and announced that Haze, a documentary film introduced by Robin Wright Penn, will premiere simultaneously on SnagFilms and at the Hamptons International Film Festival. With its focus on the death of a young Colorado University fraternity pledge, Gordie Bailey, due to alcohol poisoning, Haze is a documentary...

2008-09-17 00:00:19

The movie "Flash of Genius," starring Greg Kinnear, has won the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award, organizers of the Hamptons International Film Festival said. The film is to have a special Sloan/HIFF New York premiere Oct. 2 at the Museum of Modern Art. This is the ninth consecutive year the $25,000 prize is being presented as part of the festival. It is awarded to a feature-length film "that explores science and technology themes in fresh, innovative ways and depicts scientists and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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