KGMB9′s movie critic, Terry Hunter, has a 2 minute video preview of this year’s Hawaii International Film Festival.
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We added a 2nd screening of SHORTS #5 on October 25th at 11:15am.
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Our first program Shorts # 5 has gone RUSH!! That means there are no more advanced tickets left for the screening. Tickets will be avalible at the door based on avalibilty for $10 CASH.
Here it is, and in High Definition! For best results, click the ‘Full Screen’ button
(right next to the volume bar) while you’re watching.
This year’s festival trailer stars Daniel Dae Kim, famous for his performances on the hit TV show LOST. It also features local actors Kimi & Eric Chun. The trailer was shot and directed by Todd Robertson of Hyperspective Studios, any many film professionals donated their time to make this trailer for HIFF. The story is based on the “Ink Blot” theme by OrangeRoc. To see the full production credits, click the title above.
Three films were just added to the HIFF Program. They include THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, THE THIRD WAVE, and HOW TO LIVE FOREVER. For more details about these films, Read More…
Are you coming to HIFF and interested in writing, directing or producing for film or television? The University of Hawaii’s Outreach College, Pacific New Media, is offering a series of two film workshops on Saturday October 24th and Sunday, October 25th. These two workshops are being held from 9:00am – 4:00pm on both days and are cosponsored by Hawaii International Film Festival. If you’re a HIFF Delegate, there is a discount on the cost of the workshop. To register call 956-8400 or visit www.outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm
Ticket sales have now started for the general public, and we premiered the HIFF festival trailer (starring Daniel Dae Kim, from LOST) at our Sneak Peek last week. We’ll be putting the festival trailer online for everyone to view starting on Wednesday October 7th at 5pm. It will be posted here on our blog. If you haven’t seen our PSA yet, it’s sort of a teaser for the full trailer. For some teaser images: Read More
You can help choose a winner at the 2009 Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) by voting for your favorite film before it even premieres! Starting Thursday, October 1st, The ‘Viewers Choice Award,’ powered by Oceanic Time Warner Cable and presented by Central Pacific Bank, invites subscribers to support Hawaii filmmaking by choosing their favorite Hawaii-made short film at this year’s 29th annual Hawaii International Film Festival. Viewers will be allowed to vote until Monday, October 19th at midnight. Read More…
We have our first schedule update of the festival. These updates have already been made on the online guide and ticketing, so this message is for all people using the e-books. The Oct. 16 screening of RASHOMON now begins at 7:00 PM and the Oct. 16 screening of EARTH DAYS is now moved to 9:30 PM. Please keep this in mind once the user guide and program book come out.