Pick Your Sponsorship

Purchase your sponsorship level by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.

Presenting

$50,000+

  • Official “Presenting” partner of all 2019 AFF events & screenings
  • “Presented by” tag on AFF official festival artwork, on screen and on all festival materials
  • 15-second ad spot shown prior to every film block 50+ times PLUS at Opening Night, Shorts Challenge, Closing Film & BEST of FEST
  • Exclusive private event with a filmmaker/VIP (subject to guest approval)
  • ALL ACCESS for 12 to Opening Night VIP Pre-Reception, Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party, Friday VIP Reception, Saturday BASH, Shorts Challenge & Sunday BEST of FEST
  • Your logo/gobo in Light on Opening Night and throughout the festival parties
  • Logo recognition on screen for every programming block
  • VIP car service between venues when available courtesy of Porsche of Annapolis
  • Customized ticket package for your guests for all events
  • Logo on volunteer t-shirts & VIP swag bags
  • Opportunity to add an item into the VIP swag bag (item provided by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to present an award at Sunday BEST of FEST
  • Access to filmmaker VIP lounge at Hotel Annapolis (formerly Loews)
  • All Access VIP passes to all events
  • Priority VIP seating for all events
  • Photo-ops at red carpet events
  • Invitation to Coffee Talks, daily morning Q&A with key filmmakers
  • Exclusive social media coverage including Instagram stories and Facebook Live video during the festival
  • Logo featured in all AFF e-blasts

Premier

$35,000+

  • Featured as “Premier” partner of festival with logo on all AFF print, web, marketing materials, signage and print program
  • 15-second ad spot that plays at Opening Night, all Spotlights & Showcases, and Sunday BEST of FEST
  • Dinner for 6 with a VIP (subject to guest approval)
  • ALL ACCESS for 10 to Opening Night VIP Pre-Reception, Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party, Friday VIP Reception, Saturday BASH, Shorts Challenge & Sunday BEST of FEST
  • Your logo/gobo in Light on Opening Night and throughout the festival parties
  • Logo recognition on screen for every programming block
  • VIP car service between venues when available courtesy of Porsche of Annapolis
  • Customized ticket package for your guests for two films of your choice (Opening Night excluded)
  • Opportunity to add an item into the VIP swag bag (item provided by sponsor)
  • Access to filmmaker VIP lounge at Hotel Annapolis (formerly Loews)
  • 10 All Access VIP passes to all events
  • Priority VIP seating for all events
  • Photo-ops at red carpet events
  • Invitation to Coffee Talks, daily morning Q&A with key filmmakers
  • Exclusive social media coverage including Instagram stories during the festival
  • Logo featured in all AFF e-blasts

MAJOR

$25,000+

  • Featured as “Major” partner of festival with logo on all AFF print, web, marketing materials, signage and print program
  • 15-second ad spot that plays at Opening Night & Sunday BEST of FEST
  • ALL ACCESS for 8 to Opening Night VIP Pre-Reception, Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party, Friday VIP Reception, Saturday BASH, Shorts Challenge & Sunday BEST of FEST
  • Your logo/gobo in Light on Opening Night and throughout the festival parties
  • Logo recognition on screen for every programming block
  • VIP car service between venues when available courtesy of Porsche of Annapolis
  • Customized ticket package for your guests for one film of your choice (Opening Night excluded)
  • Opportunity to add an item into the VIP swag bag (item provided by sponsor)
  • Access to filmmaker VIP lounge at Hotel Annapolis (formerly Loews)
  • 8 All Access VIP passes to all events
  • Priority VIP seating for all events
  • Photo-ops at red carpet events
  • Invitation to Coffee Talks, daily morning Q&A with key filmmakers
  • Exclusive social media coverage including Instagram story during the festival
  • Logo featured in all AFF e-blasts

SIGNATURE

$10,000+

    • Logo on all AFF print, web, marketing materials, signage and print program
    • ALL ACCESS for 6 to Opening Night VIP Pre-Reception, Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party, Friday VIP Reception, Saturday BASH, Shorts Challenge & Sunday BEST of FEST
    • Your logo/gobo in Light at one festival party or venue
    • Logo recognition on screen for every programming block
    • Opportunity to add an item into the VIP swag bag (item provided by sponsor)
    • Access to filmmaker VIP lounge at Hotel Annapolis (formerly Loews)
    • 6 All Access VIP passes to all events
    • Priority VIP seating for all events
    • Photo-ops at red carpet events
    • Invitation to Coffee Talks, daily morning Q&A with key filmmakers
    • Social media visibility, including shout-outs on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
    • Logo featured in all e-blasts

    FEATURE

    $5,000+

    • Logo on all AFF print, web, marketing materials, signage and print program
    • ALL ACCESS for 4 to Opening Night VIP Pre-Reception, Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party, Friday VIP Reception, Saturday BASH, Shorts Challenge & Sunday BEST of FEST
    • Logo recognition on screen for every programming block
    • Opportunity to add an item into the VIP swag bag (item provided by sponsor)
    • Access to filmmaker VIP lounge at Hotel Annapolis (formerly Loews)
    • 4 All Access VIP passes to all events
    • Priority VIP seating for all events
    • Invitation to Coffee Talks, daily morning Q&A with key filmmakers

    SUSTAINING

    $2,500+

      • ALL ACCESS for 3 to Opening Night VIP Pre-Reception, Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party, Friday VIP Reception, Saturday BASH, Shorts Challenge & Sunday BEST of FEST
      • Text Name recognition on screen for every programming block, website, signage and print program
      • Access to filmmaker VIP lounge at Hotel Annapolis (formerly Loews)
      • 3 All Access VIP passes to all events
      • Priority VIP seating for all events
      • Invitation to Coffee Talks, daily morning Q&A with key filmmakers

      SPONSOR

      1,000+

      • Access for 3 to Opening Night VIP Pre-Reception, Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party, Saturday BASH, Shorts Challenge & Sunday BEST of FEST
      • Text Name recognition on screen for every programming block, website, signage and print program
      • 3 PREMIUM festival passes

      Friend

      $500+

      • General admission for 3 to Opening Night Film*, Opening Night After Party & Sunday BEST of FEST
      • Text Name recognition on website and in print program
      • 3 GENERAL festival passes

      Sponsorship Levels

      Downloadable Sponsor PDF

      Want to download a PDF with all of our sponsorship levels? Check it out here.

      Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities

      • Opening Night
        Gold Level Benefits
      • $10,000
      • Logo on Lanyards
        Silver Level Benefits
      • $5,000
      • Saturday Night Bash
        Silver Level Benefits
      • $5,000
      • Logo on Swag Bags
        Bronze Level Benefits
        No longer available
      • $2,500
      • Logo on Transportation
        Bronze Level Benefits
        Plus magnetic signage on VIP cars (3)
      • $2,500

      Underwrite A Special Program, A Feature Film, A Short Film or a Panel

      • Showcase
        Silver Level Benefits
      • $5,000+
      • Features Narrative & Documentary
        Sponsor Level Benefits
      • $1,500
      • Panels
        Sponsor Level Benefits
      • $1,000
      • Short Films
        Friend Level Benefits
      • $500

      Comcast Spotlight AFF Coverage

      Festival Directors and Co-Founders Lee Anderson & Patti White
      Opening Night
      Frank Diventi
      Chief Marketing Officer
      Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Visitor’s Bureau
      Lucy Speigel, Board President
      Annapolis Film Festival
      Ali Guidry
      Corporate Sales Manager
      Loews Annapolis Hotel
      Chef Teddy
      Executive Chef
      Baroak Loews Annapolis Hotel