May 31 - June 3, 2018

Become a Sponsor or Underwriter

Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) presents a unique opportunity for companies to partner with us on a world-class film festival.  GIFF features award-winning films, star-studded parties, educational panels, networking events, and charity partners. Sponsorship packages give your company access to film talent, influencers, media, and Connecticut and New York residents. We can work with your company to customize a package that meets your objectives and showcases your brand in a way that makes a memorable impression on our audience.  Below, please find our 2018 marketing deck and sponsorship packages available.  For more information, please contact Ginger Stickel at ginger@greenwichfilm.org or Lindsay Potter at Lindsay@greenwichfilm.org.

To view the 2018 GIFF Marketing Deck, click here.

Title Sponsorship

Platinum Title Sponsorship – $250,000

· Category Exclusivity

· Extensive 12-month recognition in all materials as Platinum Title Sponsor of GIFF 2018, including invitations, press releases, signage, etc.

· High profile speaking opportunities at signature GIFF events

· Presenting Sponsor of Opening Night Film & Party

· Presenting Sponsor of Changemaker Honoree Gala

· Premier branding opportunities throughout festival including Step&Repeat, brand displays, gift bags

· High profile sampling opportunities throughout festival

· Back cover ad on official GIFF program

· Commercial in advance of all films during the festival

· Social media and online support, including sponsor profile on GIFF website; E-blasts to GIFF’s database

· Premier sponsor recognition in GIFF Annual Report

· Celebrity Meet&Greets

· VIP Concierge service throughout the festival

· 40 VIP Tickets to Opening Night Film & Party

· 20 VIP Tickets to attend Changemaker Honoree Gala

· 200 Movie & Panel Tickets

Gold Title Sponsorship – $150,000

· Category Exclusivity

· Extensive 12-month recognition in all materials as Gold Title Sponsor of GIFF 2018, including invitations, press releases, signage, etc.

· Presenting Sponsor of Opening Night Film & Party

· Speaking opportunity at Opening Night Film & Party

· Presenting Sponsor of Filmmaker Party

· High profile sampling opportunities throughout festival

· Premier branding opportunities including Step&Repeat, brand displays, gift bags

· Full page program ad with premium placement

· Commercial in advance of all films during the festival

· Social media and online support, including sponsor profile on GIFF website; E-blasts to GIFF’s database

· Premier sponsor recognition in GIFF Annual Report

· VIP Concierge service throughout the festival

· Celebrity Meet&Greets

· 30 VIP Tickets to Opening Night Film & Party

· 10 VIP Tickets to attend the prestigious Changemaker Honoree Gala

· 100 Movie Tickets

Silver Title Sponsorship – $100,000

· Category Exclusivity

· Extensive 12-month recognition in all materials as Silver Title Sponsor of GIFF 2018, including invitations, press releases, signage, etc.

· Featured Musical Talent Sponsor at Opening Night Film and Party

· Featured Sponsor of Opening Night Film & Party

· Speaking opportunities

· High profile sampling opportunities throughout festival

· Premier branding opportunities including Step&Repeat, brand displays, gift bags

· Full page program ad with premium placement

· Commercial in advance of all films during the festival

· Social media and online support, including sponsor profile on GIFF website; E-blasts to GIFF’s database

· Premier sponsor recognition in GIFF Annual Report

· Celebrity Meet&Greets

· VIP Concierge service throughout the festival

· 20 VIP Tickets to Opening Night Film & Party

· 10 VIP Tickets to attend the prestigious Changemaker Honoree Gala

· 75 Movie Tickets

Presenting Sponsorship

Presenting Sponsorship – $50,000 to $75,000

· Presenting or Co-Presenting sponsor of one of GIFF’s signature events:

o Changemaker Honoree Gala (300 people) – Thursday, May 31st, 2018

o Opening Night Party (1,000 people) – Friday, June 1st, 2018

o Filmmaker Party – (250+ people) Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

· Speaking opportunity at sponsored event

· Branding opportunities including Step&Repeat, brand displays, gift bags

· Full page program ad with premium placement

· Inclusion in invitation, press release, and festival signage

· Sampling opportunities

· Commercial in advance of all films during the festival

· Social media and online support; E-blasts to GIFF’s database

· Premier sponsor recognition in GIFF Annual Report

· Meet&Greet with talent

· VIP Concierge service throughout the festival

· 20 VIP Tickets to Opening Night Party

· 8 VIP Tickets to attend the prestigious Changemaker Honoree Gala

· 50 Movie Tickets

Award Sponsorships

Best Social Impact Film Award Sponsorship – $50,000

· Voting member of exclusive Social Impact Jury, chaired by a celebrity

· Opportunity to attend the VIP Jury deliberation lunch

· Featured film presenter at Opening Night Film & Party

· VIP Concierge service throughout the festival

· Full page program ad with premium placement

· Commercial in advance of all films during the festival

· Inclusion in invitation, press release, and festival signage

· Social media and online support; E-blasts to GIFF’s database

· Prominent listing on all social media platforms and in GIFF Annual Report

· VIP Concierge service throughout the festival

· 10 VIP Tickets to Opening Night Party

· 6 VIP Tickets to attend the prestigious Changemaker Honoree Gala

· 40 Movie Tickets

Narrative & Documentary Film Award Sponsorships

Narrative & Documentary Film Award Sponsorships – $10,000 – $15,000

· Opportunity to underwrite one of the filmmaker cash awards at GIFF including: Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Short

· Opportunity to be a Voting Member of the Jury

· Opportunity to attend the VIP jury deliberation lunch

· Full page ad in official GIFF program

· Social media and online support; E-blast to GIFF’s database

· Acknowledgment in GIFF Annual Report

· 4 VIP Tickets to Filmmaker Party

· 4 VIP Tickets to Opening Night Film & Party including VIP Lounge Access

· 2 Tickets to the Changemaker Gala

· 20 movie tickets

VIP Lounge Sponsorship

VIP Lounge Sponsorship – $25,000

· Presenting Sponsor of the VIP Lounge at Opening Night Party

· Branding opportunities including Step&Repeat, brand display and gift bags

· Meet&Greet with talent

· Full page program ad with premium placement

· Premier name recognition & branding throughout festival

· Inclusion in invitation, press release, and festival signage

· Sampling opportunities

· Brand display

· Commercial in advance films during the festival

· Social media and online support; E-blasts to GIFF’s database

· 12 VIP tickets to Opening Night Party & VIP Lounge

· 20 Movie Tickets

Panel Sponsorships

Panel Sponsorship – $25,000

· Presenting Sponsor of a GIFF Panel, Workshop or Special Event

· Opportunity to introduce the panel or event

· Branding opportunities including Step&Repeat, brand display and gift bags

· Meet&Greet with talent

· Full page program ad with premium placement

· Premier name recognition & branding throughout festival

· Inclusion in invitation, press release, on-screen branding and festival signage

· Sampling opportunities

· Commercial in advance of films during the festival

· Social media and online support; E-blasts to GIFF’s database

· 10 VIP tickets to Opening Night Party & VIP Lounge

· 30 Film & Movie Tickets

Film Sponsorship

Film Sponsorship – $10,000 – $25,000

· Opportunity to present one of the films at GIFF (General Admission or Centerpiece)

· Opportunity to introduce the film

· Full page program ad

· On-screen commercial in advance of the film

· Prominent listing on all social media platforms and in GIFF Annual Report

· Centerpiece film sponsorship includes 4 additional Premier Passes and the opportunity to meet the cast and crew of the film

· Social media and online support; E-blast to GIFF’s database

· Acknowledgment in GIFF Annual Report

· 2+ VIP Tickets to Filmmaker Party

· 6+ VIP Tickets to Opening Night Film & Party including VIP Lounge Access

· 2+ Premier Passes to 2018 GIFF

· 20+ Movie Tickets

Brand Displays & Sampling

Brand Display and Sampling – $10,000 – $20,000

· Host a brand display or sampling event at one or more GIFF events/venues

· Full page program ad

· Name Recognition & Branding throughout festival

· Inclusion in on-screen branding and festival signage

· Sampling opportunities

· Brand display

· Ad in advance of films during festival

· Social Media and Online Support; E-blast to GIFF’s database

· 6+ Opening Night Party Tickets

· 20+ Movie Tickets

Advertising Sponsorship

Platinum Advertising Sponsorship – $7,500

· Full page program ad

· Commercial or static ad on screen in advance of all films during the festival

· Social media and online support; E-blast to GIFF’s database

· Opportunity to include a promotional item in the gift bags

· 4 Opening Night Party Tickets

· 10 Movie Tickets

Gold Advertising Sponsorship – $5,000

· Full page program ad

· Social media and online support; E-blast to GIFF’s database

· Opportunity to include a promotional item in the gift bags

· 2 Opening Night Party Tickets

· 8 Movie Tickets

Founding Member

Founding Member – $25,000 for up to 6 Guests

As a Founding Member and one of our top, year-round supporters, you’ll receive the ultimate experience at all of our events for one calendar year plus permanent acknowledgment.

• All film premieres and screenings, with no lines, during the Festival and throughout 2018
• Opening Night Film Premiere & Party with VIP transportation
• VIP Lounge
• Changemaker Honoree Gala and opportunity to meet honorees
• Reserved seating at panels
• Film Industry Events
• Meet & Greet Receptions
• Ability to sponsor a film screening at no additional charge
• V-VIP Festival Gift Bag
• Premium concierge service, including assistance with event booking, lodging, parking, transportation and restaurant reservations
• Priority parking pass
• Full page ad in the Official Program
• Acknowledged on the “GIFF Tribute to Top Donors” on display during the Festival
• Permanent acknowledgment as a Founding Member on the GIFF website and in marketing material
• This pass is transferable and largely tax deductible

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