SPONSORS
ROGER EBERTíS OVERLOOKED FILM FESTIVAL!
APRIL 23-27, 2003

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DIAMOND SPONSORS: $10,000

American Airlines & American Eagle

 

The News-Gazette*

The Champaign Rotary Club*


Geoffrey and Ann Poor/Balanced Audio Technology*
Glenn Poor's Audio-Video
Phase Technology*


 

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR:  $5,000 - $10,000


Roger and Chaz Ebert

Joanne and Roger Plummer

President and Mrs. James Stukel

Betsy Hendrick

Chicago Sun-Times

Volition, Inc.

 

GOLD SPONSOR: $2500

Marsha & Roger Woodbury

Busey Bank

Sonic Integrity

Revere Mortgage & Chevys Fresh Mex

Nordost Corporation

 

Panera Bread Company

Kodak

 

SILVER SPONSOR: $1,000

Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

Howard & Kay Friedman

Marty Traver, Ph.D.

Thomas J. Bash

Marc & Nicole Miller

Alice H. Chou

Cynthea Geerdes & Todd Martinez

KWIK Home Buyers

Tiffany Kim Griffith & Bradley Griffith

Reel Movie Critic

Michael Carragher

Provena Covenant Medical Center

Verde Gallery and Verdant News and Coffee
(A Place of Inspiration Where Community and Culture
Converge)

Rhino Village Software, Inc.

That's Rentertainment

Brand Fortner

Linda, Dave and Julie Clark

The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation

 

Norma English

Barham Benefit Group

Dennis Toeppen
President, Suburban Express


 

Charlie and Blanche Finn

Robert O'Meara and Natalie Handley

Barham Benefit Group


 

 

PATRON: $500

Cheryl & Don Bullock

Louis & Sandy Rice

Silicon, Carbon, Culture Initiative

Great Impasta

Boltini Lounge, Jon Sokolski and Marci Dodds

Illinois Film Office


 

Jupiter's

Michele Thompson

Don and Suzi Armstrong / Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Jeff and Charlotte Wandell

 

FESTIVAL FRIEND: $250  

Bill & Wilma O'Brien

Mary E. Mendus

Jane Phillips

Scott & Beverly Craig

Thomas P. Squires

Fred & Donna Giertz

Ray Elliott / Tales Press

Anonymous

Novak Weaver Solberg

Rodney J. Grimaldi

Dianna Armstrong

Yvette Scheven

Hilary Frooman & John Lee

Cafedvd.com

Sharon Shavitt & Steven Zimmerman

Carol Spindel and Tom Bassett

Elizabeth M. Birlet, Vice President The Alford Group Inc.
(serving the not-for-profit community)

J.T. Smith & Associates

Sam Murphy & Steve Peltz

Ceil and Gary Rothbart

John Ady & Associates

Martha Palit

 

 

FESTIVAL ASSOCIATE: $100

Stuart Cleland

Illinois Development Finance
Authority

Troylene Ladner
 

Criticdoctor.com

Pamela Szott

Dan & Marge Perrino

Augie Tonne
 

 

Media Sponsor

Widescreen Review

Rotten Tomatoes

WICD NBC Channel 15

Mix 94.5 Today's Best Music!

WIXY 100.3 FM Today's Country Favorites

Oldies 92.5 Good Times...Great Oldies!


 

GIFTS-IN-KIND

The News-Gazette

Crouse Printing

Dixon Graphics

Lorr Kramer / DTS*

Eastland Suites

The Historic Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center

Pat Casey Appraisals

Garciaís Pizza In A Pan

Adventure Travel

Don Hamerman, www.insightillinois.com

Robert Baird, Web Site Designer

Carlton Bruett, ACB Design

The Daily Illini

Champaign Park District

eGIX web hosting

Nic's Basket Case

News Talk 1400/Lite Rock 97.5

Project Te, Inc.

Michaels' Catering

Adams Outdoor Advertising

Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion

Cynthia Pipkin-Doyle, Certified Teacher of the Alexander Method

Piano People

Great Impasta

www.wanderingartist.com

Pepsi-Cola

Corkscrew Wine Emporium

Cracovia Brands/Chicago

Boltini Lounge

40 North/ 88 West Champaign County Arts, Culture and
Entertainment Council

MTD

 

 

 * The News-Gazette has made a one-time donation of $50,000 toward the remodeling of the Virginia Theatre's projection booth.
*The Champaign Rotary Club, Geoffrey and Ann Poor/Balanced Audio Technology, Glenn Poor's Audio-Video and Phase Technology:  a one-time donation of $26,000 worth of equipment for speakers for the Virginia Theatre.

*To enhance the picture and sound quality at the Virginia Theatre for Ebertfest 2003, Lorr Kramer with Digital Theater Systems (DTS) $10,000 worth of equipment.

Interested parties should contact Mary Susan Britt, marsue@uiuc.edu or (217) 244-0552