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Thank you for your consideration of support for the Virginia Film Festival. Your support is an investment in our community and enables us to deliver the very best programming year after year.

Please find an archive of our 2018 donor benefits and giving levels below.  We will be updating this information for the 2019 Virginia Film Festival in early 2019.  Until then, gifts made to the Virginia Film Festival will be fully tax deductible unless otherwise noted.  Please contact Lizzy Ramey at 434-924-1308 or supportvff@virginia.edu if you have any questions or requests.

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2018 Donor Benefits

Launch Party
Be the first to hear our lineup of films, events, and guests at this annual sneak peek event.

Advance Ticket Access
Skip the lines and get early access to tickets before they go on sale to the public.

Film Ticket Vouchers
Redeem complimentary tickets to any film screening, regardless of price. Please note that film ticket vouchers can be redeemed for no more than two tickets to a single screening.

Sponsors Soirée
Join filmmakers, industry guests and your fellow donors to toast the Festival at this special private reception before the Opening Night Film.

Late Night Wrap Party
Kick back and celebrate the Festival during an evening of music, dancing and pure fun.

Opening Night Gala
An annual Festival highlight,this comfortably elegant affair offers Festival friends an opportunity to join special guests to officially kickoff the weekend’s festivities.

Filmmakers & Sponsors Lounge
Located on the Downtown Mall, this exclusive space for donors, sponsors, actors, and filmmakers to meet, interact, and refuel between screenings.

Concierge Ticket Service
Our personal concierge service ensures the best Virginia Film Festival experience.

Producer’s Club
Enjoy private events and screenings year-round.

2018 Giving Levels & Associated Benefits

Gaffer: $100+

  • Public Recognition in Festival Program and on screen during the Festival
  • Discount on all official VAFF merchandise
  • Invitation for two to the annual Launch Party
  • Tax deductible amount $30

Extra: $250+

  • All the above benefits
  • Advance opportunity to select films and purchase additional tickets
  • Invitation for two to the Sponsors Soirée
  • Six film ticket vouchers*
    Tax deductible amount $40

Cinematographer: $500+ 

  • All the above benefits
  • Two additional film ticket vouchers (eight vouchers total)*
  • Two tickets to the Late Night Wrap Party
    Tax deductible amount $200

Director: $1,000+ 

  • All the above benefits
  • Two tickets to the Opening Night Gala
  • Two additional film ticket vouchers (ten vouchers total)*
  • Access for two to the Filmmakers & Sponsors Lounge
    Tax deductible amount $400

Producer: $2,500+

  • All the above benefits
  • Two additional film ticket vouchers (twelve vouchers total)*
  • Personal concierge service for ticket selection and additional purchases
  • Producer’s Club Membership
    Tax deductible amount $1,880

Star: $5,000+

  • All of the above benefits
  • Eight additional film ticket vouchers (twenty vouchers total)*
  • Opportunity to be named underwriter of a film screening
    Tax deductible amount $4,300

*Film ticket vouchers can be redeemed for no more than two tickets to a single screening

About Your Donation

All donors of $100 or more will be publicly recognized as Festival supporters, unless you instruct otherwise. All donors of $2,500 or more will be recognized as members of the University of Virginia Rotunda Society.

You will receive a charitable tax receipt for the maximum allowable amount of your sponsorship.

For more information, please contact Lizzy Ramey at 434-924-1308 or SupportVFF@virginia.edu.