Sponsorship & Benefits

Become an AFF Sponsor or Patron

Each year, the Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) generates up to $9 million in revenue for the City of Annapolis while bringing our diverse community together to enjoy the largest and most exciting Annapolis Arts event of the year.

As an Annapolis Film Festival Sponsor, you will showcase your brand, increase your visibility, and align your name with the Annapolis Film Festival, which unifies our community and puts Annapolis on the map for filmmaking. Your support and generosity as a Corporate Sponsor are critical to our success.

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Presenting Sponsor

$50,000

  • Name / Logo on Annapolis Film Festival Flags, located on Main Street & West Street for 30 Days before and during the festival.
  • The promotional Video will play on Opening Night, at Best of Fest, Spotlights, and Showcases. (Sponsor is to provide a video of up to 30 seconds)
  • Opening Night Pre-Reception - Introduction of The Presenting Sponsor by AFF Founders at donor kick-off party; logo/brand illumination inside Opening Night party tent
  • Name / Logo on bumper reel - as The Presenting Sponsor before every screening
  • Full-Page inside-cover ad in print and digital program (Sponsor to provide artwork)
  • Name / Logo on festival pass lanyard, festival signage, website, email footer
  • AFF Website - year-long recognition as the Presenting Sponsor.

Additional Benefits

  • Receive six (6) All-Access Gold Passes, which can be used to invite top clients to Red Carpet events and private parties with filmmakers and industry guests
  • Benefit from social media posts and organic festival exposure
  • Place (sponsor-provided) promotional item in the swag bag for top donors

Premier Sponsor

$25,000

  • The promotional Video will play on Opening Night, at Best of Fest, Spotlights, and all Showcases (Sponsor to provide up to 15 seconds of video)
  • Opening Night After Party - Name/logo illuminated in the party tent
  • Name/logo on bumper reel - as a Premier Sponsor before every screening
  • Name/logo featured on Festival Map in the hands of all attendees
  • Full-Page ad in print and digital program (Sponsor to provide artwork)
  • Name/logo on festival signage, website, email footer
  • AFF Website - year-long visibility and recognition as The Premier Sponsor

Additional Benefits

  • Receive six (6) All-Access Gold Passes, which can be used to invite top clients to Red Carpet events and private parties with filmmakers and industry guests
  • Benefit from social media posts and organic festival exposure
  • Place (sponsor-provided) promotional item in the swag bag for top donors

Major Sponsor

$10,000

  • Saturday Bash Party – Company name/logo featured on looped reel to play on monitors at the party.
  • Coffee Talks Sponsorship - Includes signage and verbal recognition at all three days of the festival at these hosted gatherings of engaged attendees and film industry Writer, Director professionals.
  • Half-page ad in an ad in print and digital program (Sponsor to provide artwork)
  • Name / Logo on the festival bumper reel, signage, website, email footer
  • 10 Tickets to daily Coffee Talks (3)

Additional Benefits

  • Receive four (4) All-Access Gold Passes, which can be used to invite top clients to Red Carpet events and private parties with filmmakers and industry guests
  • Benefit from social media posts and organic festival exposure
  • Place (sponsor-provided) promotional item in the swag bag for top donors

Signature Patron

$5,000

  • (4) Passes- 2 Gold/2 Silver, $1,700 value
  • Your logo on all large signage
  • Name acknowledgement onscreen prior to films
  • Name acknowledgement in the program
  • The opportunity to include an item in the swag bag
  • Signage in the Filmmaker Lounge

Sustaining Patron

$2,500

  • (2) Gold Passes, $1,000 value
  • Name acknowledgement onscreen prior to films
  • Name acknowledgement in the program
  • The opportunity to include an item in the swag bag

Supporting Patron

$1,000

  • (2) Silver Passes, $700 value
  • Name acknowledgement in the program

Friend Patron

$750

  • (2) Festival Passes
  • Name acknowledgement in the program

Additional All-Access Pass Packages are available for purchase. With over 70 films screened over four days, there is truly something for everyone. See you at the movies!

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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