HIFF 2009

Call For Entries has now CLOSED

We have now CLOSED our Call For Entries for this fall’s festival. We are only accepting films in the STUDENT UNDER 18 category now, until a deadline of August 1st.

HIFF will be notifying everyone who submitted a film if they were accepted or declined around Mid to Lat…

Call for Entries Final Deadline – July 6th!

There’s only a week left to submit your film to be considered to play in this fall’s festival! The final deadline is July 6th, and all entries must be received at the HIFF office by Friday, July 10th. Submission Categories, Fees, Rules and Regulations can be found on our website. Click here to submit your film to HIFF.

Students under 18 (high school and younger) may submit their films for free until a deadline of August 1st. Selected student films will play at the Student Showcase during our…

Sneak Peek of Fall 2009 Films #1


Hello HIFF Supporters!

The staff of HIFF thought we’d start getting everyone ready for the 29th Annual Hawaii International Film Festival (October 15 – 25) by giving you a sneak peek of two films we will be showcasing. The first film is THE STRENGTH OF WATER. a family drama based in New Zealand. The second is a comedy from Korea called ANTIQUE. Although both films vary greatly from one another, they are two that I would definitely put down on my must watch list.

Minette Ferrer, Assistant…

Call for Entries is now Open

We just opened our Call for Entries season, for the 2009 Hawaii International Film Festival. Please visit our entries page for details, including deadline and fee schedules. Entries are only being accepted online this year, and you can either submit through Withoutabox or our own film submission form.

Save the date for Oscar Night America

HIFF’s annual Oscar Night America party will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2009. Watch a live telecast of the 81st Academy Awards, participate in a…

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