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      Filmmakers Workshop

May 29, 2015 - June 4, 2015

Hoboken International Film Festival

Hosted by Middletown, NY

The 2016 HIFF Lifetime Achievement Award recipient will be personally accepted by a superstar actor TBA at HIFF’s 2016 Opening Night Ceremony on June 3, 2016… The 2015 HIFF 10th Anniversary Award for Excellence in Film & the Arts was personally accepted by Legendary Actor PAUL SORVINO (Goodfellas; The Firm; Romeo + Juliet; Nixon) at HIFF’s Opening Night Celebrations… HIFF, held at the breathtaking Paramount Theater in Middletown, New York, features:

  • Showcases the World’s Most Cutting Edge Filmmakers & Movies
  • Features a Celebrity Jury Including Multiple Film & TV Stars
  • Awards Cash Prizes in Multiple Categories
  • Presents an Oscar-like Gala Awards ceremony, hosted by superstar stand-up comedian/actor GILBERT GOTTFRIED
  • Past winners of the HIFF Lifetime Achievement award include Burt Young (Academy Award nominee; Rocky; Back to School; Rocky sequels); Eric Roberts  (Academy Award nominee; The Pope of Greenwich Village; The Expendables; The Specialist;) Robert Loggia(Academy Award & Emmy Nominee; Independence Day; Scarface; Jagged Edge; Big);Cloris Leachman (Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe,19-Time Emmy Winner & Nominee); Michael Biehn (Terminator; Tombstone; The Seventh Sign); (Goodfellas; Romeo + Juliet; The Cooler; Nixon);Billy Dee Williams (Empire Strikes Back; Return of the Jedi; Batman; Lady Sings the Blues), Carroll Baker (Academy Award Nominee & Golden Globe Winner; How the West Was Won; Baby Doll, Kindergarten Cop); Mike Starr (Dumb & Dumber; The Black Dhalia; Summer of Sam; Ed Wood); and Charles Durning (2-Time Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe, 8-Time Emmy winner & nominee; Tootsie; The Sting; O’ Brother Where Art Thou).


HOSPITAL ARREST, directed by Dylan Bank, will have its worldwide premiere on Opening Night at Hoboken International Film Festival on June 3, 2016…A group of miscreant doctors have been sentenced to prison at the hospital they destroyed. Each physician crazier than the other, they may be topped by the physically handicapped warden and guards who oversee them. Political correctness ignored, this madcap movie/TV series sets a new standard (or lack thereof) for film and TV comedy…Starring in HOSPITAL ARREST are Martin Kove (The Karate Kid; Rambo; Price For Freedom); Robert Loggia (Academy Award nominee; Scarface; Independence Day; Big); Gilbert Gottfried (Aladdin; Problem Child); Michael Winslow (Police Academy; Spaceballs); Jimmie Walker (“Good Times”; “Everybody Hates Chris”); Todd Bridges (“Different Strokes”; The Black Keys); Julie McCullough (“Growing Pains”; Sharknado); Deborah Twiss (Kick Ass; A Gun for Jennifer); Suzi Lorraine (Wrath of Crows; Dead of Nite); Stand-up Comedians Buddy Fitzpatrick and Sherry Davey; and Alycia Cooper (NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”).


Filmmakers Workshop

HIFF Chairman Kenneth Del Vecchio has written/directed/produced over 25 movies that star several Academy Award and Emmy winners and nominees… See All KENNETH DEL VECCHIO MOVIES Here

Filmmakers Workshop





QUESTION OF THE DAY – From HIFF Chairman, Kenneth Del Vecchio


Email your answer to Info@HobokenInternationalFilmFestival.com…Include with your answer your name and email address…If you answer correctly, you will be notified by return email and HIFF Chairman Kenneth Del Vecchio will give you TWO FREE ALL-MOVIE PASSES to the 2015 HIFF, which allows you to get into over 150 movie screenings for free!

You can answer every day, but only one email per person each day. All-Movie Passes do not include Opening Night (May 29) and the Gala Awards Ceremony (June 4).


The Official HIFF Hotel is the Comfort Inn & Suites, located in Goshen, New York, just minutes from the Paramount Theater (HIFF’s Official Theater). You can book your rooms by clicking here.

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