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As our Call for Entry comes to a close on January 17th, we check in with #GIFF2016 Filmmaker Alum Heidi Marshall to discuss her experience at the Greenwich International Film Festival. Heidi attended the Festival after her short film MUSCLE was selected to be a part of our shorts program. Read below about her experience...
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The 2017 award season kicked off in true hollywood style with the Golden Globe Awards. La La Land and Moonlight took home the top prizes of the evening, with Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert winning the top acting prizes. Here are some of our favorite looks from the evening! Amy Adams...
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By Kayla O’Brien The idea of an acting career while glamorous and exciting, also has a level of uncertainty. Children and parents may be wondering how to begin the journey. GIFF recently had the opportunity to engage with Matt Newton, founder of MN Acting Studio in New York, to learn his opinions on how children...
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Our Gift Guide for the Holiday Season features some great finds in Greenwich, inspired by film characters in theaters now. Fall in love with Van Cleef & Arpels like JACKIE or rock a pair of aviators like Brad Pitt in ALLIED; either way, our Gift Guide is your way to be the best holiday shopper...
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The Greenwich International Film Festival was founded with the mission to harness the power of film to serve the greater good. Since its inception, GIFF has donated $125,000 to six charity partners and awarded $70,000 to talented filmmakers. This has made a real impact worldwide, but we are excited to bring our commitment to charity...
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As you prep your turkey and bake some pumpkin pie, GIFF has got you covered on what to see in theaters while the family is still in town. Our Programming Team has 10 film recommendations for this weekend, including something the whole family can enjoy. ARRIVAL Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest...
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  This week, GIFF had the privilege of hosting an advance screening of the film ARRIVAL to a packed theater at Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza. Guests enjoyed GIFFT Chardonnay wine, Stella Artois beer, and a selection of red wines from Val’s Putnam Wines & Liquors prior to the screening. Colleen deVeer, Director...
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Riann Smith, beloved Greenwich resident, author and award-winning lifestyle writer, recently co-wrote the book, Does This Book Make My Butt Look Big? with Emmy-winning fashion personality, Carson Kressly. Here, she shares her thoughts on the book, fashion, writing, and behind-the-scenes stories with Carson. 1. What is the premise of Does This Book Make My Butt Look...
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As Newtown arrives in NYC theaters on 10/7 and LA theaters 10/14, we look back at our interview with director and producer Kim A. Snyder. Read all about the process of making this extraordinary film and how the film team handle such a sensitive subject matter. We were honored to host the CT Premiere of...
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GIFF was honored to feature My Blind Brother as a centerpiece film at our 2016 Festival. Directed by Sophie Goodhart and starring Nick Kroll, Adam Scott, Zoe Kazan, Jenny Slate, and Charlie Hewson, this film is a must-see. We were lucky to have Nick Kroll, Charlie Hewson and Sophie Goodhart attend our festival and participate...
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