All sponsorship levels include priority online ticket ordering and concierge before Friends of the Film Festival and general public ticketing begin. This means that each sponsorship is entitled to one login to purchase tickets online before anyone else, and additional ordering assistance from our sponsorship team as needed.

Additional credentials can be purchased for $150 each, and Founders Party tickets for $100 each.

Please note: Friends of the Film Festival memberships and Sponsors are two separate programs. If you would like to attend the Friends of the Film Festival screenings before the festival, please sign also sign up to be a Friend here.

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Venue Sponsor
Movie Sponsor
Film School, Panel & Kids Fest Sponsor
Musician Sponsor
Party Sponsor


Venue Sponsor Benefits

  • Name on signage and on screen at your sponsored venue
  • Name announced before each screening at your sponsored venue
  • Prominent official program guide and website listings
  • Two tickets to the Founders, Opening Night, and Filmmaker Parties
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line
  • Priority online ticket ordering and concierge before Friends of the Film Festival and general public ticketing begin

State Theatre – $15,000
City Opera House – $15,000
Lars Hockstad Auditorium – $15,000
Bijou by the Bay – $10,000
Milliken Auditorium – $10,000
Old Town Playhouse – $10,000
The Buzz- $10,000
Dutmers Theater – $5,000

  • Two tickets to each movie at your venue

Open Space – $15,000

  • Fifty regular movie vouchers

Kids Fest – $5,000

  • Additional venue signage for greater visibility on the Lars lawn at multiple entrance sites
  • Name announced before all Kids Fest movies
  • Four tickets to each of the Kids Fest movies
  • Prominent mention and display in the Kids Fest program

Film School – $5,000

  • Two tickets to each Film School session

Filmmaker Loft – $5,000

  • Priority access to the Filmmaker Loft anytime during the festival

Movie Sponsor Benefits

  • Name on signage and on screen at your screening
  • Name announced before your screening
  • Official program guide and website listings
  • Priority online ticket ordering and concierge before Friends of the Film Festival and general public ticketing begin

State Opening Night Gala – $3,000
State Opening Night 2nd Screening – $2,500
City Opera House Opening Night Screening – $2,000

  • Four tickets to your sponsored screening
  • Four tickets to the Opening Night Party
  • Two tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

State Centerpiece – $2,500
State Closing Night – $2,500

  • Four tickets to your sponsored movie
  • Two tickets to the Filmmaker Party
  • Two tickets the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

State Theatre Movie – $2,000
City Opera House Movie – $1,500
Lars Hockstad Auditorium Movie -$1,500
Bijou by the Bay Movie – $1,250
Milliken Auditorium Movie – $1,250
Old Town Playhouse Movie – $1,000
The Buzz Movie- $1,000
Movies on a Boat – $1,000
Movies Around the Bay – $1,000

  • Four tickets to the screening you sponsor
  • Two tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Open Space Movie – $2,500

  • Four regular movie vouchers
  • Two tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Dutmers Theater Movie – $500

  • Two tickets to the screening you sponsor
  • One ticket to the Founders Party
  • One Credential for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Film School, Panel & Kids Fest Lawn Party Sponsor Benefits

  • Name on signage at your event
  • Name announced at your event
  • Official program guide and website listings
  • Priority online ticket ordering and concierge before Friends of the Film Festival and general public ticketing begin

Film School Session – $500

  • Four tickets to the session you sponsor
  • One ticket to the Founders Party
  • One Credential for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Panel – $1,000

  • Four regular movie vouchers
  • Two tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Kids Fest Lawn Party – $500

  • Two regular movie vouchers
  • One ticket to the Founders Party
  • One Credential for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Musician Sponsor Benefits

  • Name on musician signage at your event or screening
  • Name announced by the band at the screenings or event where your musician appears
  • Official program guide and website listings
  • Priority online ticket ordering and concierge before Friends of the Film Festival and general public ticketing begin

Musician (Party) – $1,000

  • Four regular movie vouchers
  • Two tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Musician (Pre-Screening) – $500

  • Two regular movie vouchers
  • One ticket to the Founders Party
  • One Credential for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Party Sponsor Benefits

  • Name on signage at your sponsored party
  • Name announced at your sponsored party
  • Official program guide and website listings
  • Priority online ticket ordering and concierge before Friends of the Film Festival and general public ticketing begin

Founders Party – $4,000

  • Four tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two tickets to the Opening Night Party
  • Two tickets to the Filmmaker Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Opening Night Party – $5,000

  • Name on screen and announced during the Opening Night Movie
  • Four tickets to the Opening Night Movie
  • Four tickets to the Opening Night Party
  • Four tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Filmmaker Party – $5,000

  • Four tickets to the Filmmaker Party
  • Four tickets to the Closing Night Movie
  • Four tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Closing Night Bash – $5,000

  • Name on screen before the Sunday night Open Space movie
  • Four tickets to the Opening Night Party
  • Four tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line

Volunteer Party – $4,000

  • Two tickets to the Opening Night Party
  • Two tickets to the Filmmaker Party
  • Four tickets to the Founders Party
  • Two Credentials for early screening entry through the Sponsor Line