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

      Online Sponsor Form

      Go online to fill out and submit your Sponsor Form.

      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
       
      Terms: Sponsor agrees to provide the Annapolis Film Festival, Inc., with (amount of money, in-kind items, services or anything in trade that the Sponsor will be giving AFF for this event) taking place between March 21-24, 2019. Sponsor agrees to provide payment no later than February 20, 2019. Sponsor will also supply a completed sponsor form (link is below) along with high resolution logos, completed ads or other artwork deemed necessary for us to provide exposure on screen, in print and through digital marketing and advertising. If no artwork is provided, AFF is unable to fulfill their commitment for this sponsorship and will not be held responsible. Exposure and Visibility: In exchange for this sponsorship, AFF agrees to provide sponsors with benefits at appropriate level which is detailed above. Delivery: AFF agrees that the ALL ACCESS, PREMIUM or GENERAL festival passes, information about benefits and other relevant materials listed at the level above will be delivered or made available to Sponsor no later than Monday, March 18, 2019, via (AFF delivery to Company) or available for Sponsor to pick up at WILL CALL 12 noon at Ticket Central at Asbury United Methodist Church at 87 West Street on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. ALL PASS HOLDERS WILL STILL BE REQUIRED TO RESERVE SEATS FOR OPENING NIGHT, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Seating is General Admission unless you are a GOLD pass holder and you will receive Priority seating. PREMIUM receives priority line.