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BE A FESTIVAL SPONSOR

The Community of festival sponsors is vital to the success of Roger Ebert’s Film Festival. Sponsor contributions account for approximately fifty percent of the festival’s operating budget. The festival is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) event of the University of Illinois College of Media.To contribute, please go to our secure online giving site: http://media.illinois.edu/give and choose “Roger Ebert’s Film Festival Fund” OR make check payable to UIF/Media Ebertfest and send to:

Mary Susan Britt

Mary Susan Britt
College of Media 119 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright St, Urbana, IL 61801
217-244-0552 or marsue@illinois.edu


FILM CIRCLE: $25,000+
  • Sponsor of one Overlooked film
  • Logo on website
  • Up to 8 VIP passes to all screenings
  • Mentions on all social media platforms
  • Invitation to Gala Opening
  • Name in local newspaper ads
  • Invitation to Post-Festival Reception
  • Display inside Virginia Theatre
  • Lunch and dinner in Green Room with Chaz and film guests
  • Logo in Festival program
  • Logo projected at all screenings
  • Reserved seating in Virginia Theatre
  • Full page ad in Festival program
  • Name on poster
  • Name on website
 
 
DIAMOND SPONSORS: $10,000+
  • Up to 8 VIP passes to all screenings
  • Logo projected at all screenings
  • Invitation to Gala Opening
  • Name on poster
  • Invitation to Post-Festival Reception
  • Name in Festival program
  • Lunch and dinner in Green Room with Chaz and film guests
  • Logo in Festival program
  • Name on website
  • Reserved seating in Virginia Theatre
  • Logo on website
  • Full page ad in Festival program
  • Name in local newspaper ads
  • Display inside Virginia Theatre
  • Mentions on all social media platforms
 
 
PLATINUM SPONSORS: $5,000+
  • Up to 4 VIP passes to all screenings
  • Logo projected at all screenings
  • Invitation to Gala Opening
  • Name on poster
  • Invitation to Post-Festival Reception
  • Name in Festival program
  • Lunch and dinner in Green Room with Chaz and film guests
  • Logo in Festival program
  • Name on website
  • Reserved seating in Virginia Theatre
  • Logo on website
  • Full page ad in Festival program
  • Name in local newspaper ads
  • Display inside Virginia Theatre
 
GOLD SPONSORS: $2,500+
  • Up to 3 VIP passes to all screenings
  • Logo projected at all screenings
  • Invitation to Gala Opening
  • Name on poster
  • Invitation to Post-Festival Reception
  • Name in Festival program
  • Lunch and dinner in Green Room with Chaz and film guests
  • Logo in Festival program
  • Name on website
  • Reserved seating in Virginia Theatre
  • Logo on website
  • 1/2 page ad in Festival program
  • Name in local newspaper ads
 
 
SILVER SPONSORS: $1,500 to $2,499
  • Up to 2 VIP passes to all screenings
  • Logo projected at all screenings
  • Invitation to Gala Opening
  • Name on poster
  • Invitation to Post-Festival Reception
  • Name in Festival program
  • Lunch & dinner in Green Room with Chaz and film guests
  • Logo in Festival program
  • Name on website
  • Reserved seating in Virginia Theatre
  • Logo on website
  • 1/4 page ad in Festival program
  • Name in local newspaper ads
 
 
PATRON: $750+
  • Up to 2 festival passes to all screenings
  • Name on poster
  • Invitation to Gala Opening
  • Name in Festival program
  • Invitation to Post-Festival Reception
  • Name on website
  • Name in local newspaper ads
 
FESTIVAL FRIEND: $500+
  • 1 festival pass to all screenings
  • Name on poster
  • Name in Festival program
  • Name on website
  • Name in local newspaper ads
 
FESTIVAL ASSOCIATE: $250+
  • Name in local newspaper ads
  • Name on poster
  • Name on website
  • Name in Festival program
 
GIFTS IN KIND
  • Name in local newspaper ads
  • Name on poster
  • Name on website
  • Name in Festival program
 
 

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