Sponsorship & Benefits

Corporate Sponsorship

Presenting

$50,000+

Corporate Sponsors may provide a 30 second trailer to be played before all film screenings. Your logo will appear on custom branding wall with the AFF logo only. You will receive prominent logo placement on all AFF signage. Your company will get an inside front cover, full-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your prominent logo will appear on pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings and your logo (link) will be on the AFF website year-round and in all e-newsletters distributed throughout the year. Your logo will also appear on the Sponsor Page in the 2020 AFF Print Program and on AFF posters displayed at each venue. You will receive acknowledgement in all AFF press releases. Your company will receive 20 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Major

$25,000+

Corporate Sponsors may provide a 30 second trailer to be played before choice film screenings. You will receive prominent logo placement on all AFF signage. Your company will get a full-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your prominent logo will appear on pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings and your logo (link) will be on the AFF website year-round and in all e-newsletters distributed throughout the year. Your logo will also appear on the Sponsor Page in the 2020 AFF Print Program and on AFF posters displayed at each venue. You will receive acknowledgement in all AFF press releases. Your company will receive 12 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Signature

$10,000+

As a Signature Sponsor, your company will receive a half-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your logo will appear on the pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings. Your logo (link) will also appear on the AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. You will receive acknowledgment in all AFF press releases. Your company will receive 8 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Feature

$5,000+

As a Feature Sponsor, your company will receive a quarter-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your logo will appear on the pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings. Your logo (link) will also appear on the AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your company will receive 4 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Sustaining

$2,500+

As a Sustaining Sponsor, your company logo will appear on the pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings. Your logo (link) will also appear on the AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your company will receive 2 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Patron Benefits

Presenting

$50,000+

Your name will appear on custom branding wall with the AFF logo only. You will receive prominent name placement on all AFF signage. You will get an inside front cover, full-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your prominent name will appear on pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings and your name will be on the AFF website year-round and in all e-newsletters distributed throughout the year. Your name will also appear on the Sponsor Page in the 2020 AFF Print Program and on AFF posters displayed at each venue. You will receive acknowledgement in all AFF press releases. You will receive 20 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Major

$25,000+

You will receive prominent name placement on all AFF signage. You will get a full-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your prominent name will appear on pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings and your name will be on the AFF website year-round and in all e-newsletters distributed throughout the year. Your name will also appear on the Sponsor Page in the 2020 AFF Print Program and on AFF posters displayed at each venue. You will receive acknowledgement in all AFF press releases. You will receive 12 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Signature

$10,000+

As a Signature Sponsor, you will receive a half-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your name will appear on the pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings. Your name will also appear on the AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. You will receive acknowledgment in all AFF press releases. You will receive 8 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Feature

$5,000+

As a Feature Sponsor, you will receive a quarter-page color ad in the 2020 AFF Print Program. Your name will appear on the pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings. Your name will also appear on the AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. You will receive 4 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Sustaining

$2,500+

As a Sustaining Sponsor, your name will appear on the pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings. Your name will also appear on the AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. You will receive 2 All Access Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Supporting

$1,000+

As a Supporting Sponsor, your name will appear on the pre-screening loop prior to all film screenings. Your name on AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. You will receive 2 Premium Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Friend

$500+

As a Friend Sponsor, your name will appear on the AFF website during festival season only as well as on the Sponsor Page of the 2020 AFF Print Program. You will receive 2 General Passes to the Annapolis Film Festival.

Annapolis Film Festival, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, EIN #36-4730103. Donations in excess of the value of goods or services provided by AFF are tax deductible to the extent provided by applicable law. AFF's good faith estimate of the value of festival passes is as follows: General Pass, $175; Premium Pass, $300; All Access Pass, $375.

Showcases

Showcase sponsorships can be split among several donors starting at $2,500 each.

Environmental

$10,000+

As a city on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, the Annapolis Film Festival strives to bring the most current environmental films to the Festival at the Environmental Showcase. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with several notable guests who will discuss the film and the impact of the film with the audience.

African American Experience

$10,000+

Each year AFF proudly presents the African American Experience Showcase featuring some of the most topical issues relevant today. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with several notable guests who will discuss the film and the impact of the film with the audience.

Jewish Experience

$10,000+

AFF presents the Jewish Experience Showcase that shines its light on Jewish traditions, accomplishments and life. Humor and fellowship abound as people gather an hour before the first screening in the lobby of St. John's Key Auditorium to enjoy a complimentary breakfast before the first film. A breakfast voucher is provided to ticket purchasers and pass holders. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with a special guest who will discuss the film and the impact of the film with the audience.

Sailing

$5,000+

Situated along the winding shores of the largest estuary in the United States accompanied by an enchanting breeze, Annapolis prides itself as America’s sailing capital. The Sailing Showcase is always a popular event among locals and boating enthusiasts from across the region!

Student

$5,000+

The Annapolis Film Festival supports student filmmakers especially through the Student Showcase. This annual showcase highlights and celebrates some of the top-notch work of emerging filmmakers at colleges, special academies, and grad school programs around the world. These are the professional filmmakers of tomorrow.

Panels

Join industry leaders in engaging conversations. Hear directors and producers from this year’s films share their stories and experiences. There will be four panel discussions held on Friday and two panel discussions held on Saturday. Panel sponsorship is $1,000 per panel.

Film Underwriting

Individual Spotlight Films: $2,500
Individual Feature Films: $1,500
Individual Short Films: $500

A copy of the current Form 990 of Annapolis Film Festival, Inc. is available by writing 107 Annapolis Street, Suite J, Annapolis, MD 21401 or by calling 410.263.3444. Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401 (410) 974-5534.

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