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Donor Benefits

Donors to the Virginia Film Festival enjoy exclusive benefits including early access to purchase tickets, invitations to special events and receptions, ticket vouchers and concierge ticket service, and so much more! Your donations allow the VAFF to meaningfully connect with our community around the power and art of film each year. Thank you so much for your support!

Benefit Levels

Gaffer: $100+

  • Public Recognition in Festival Program and on screen during the Festival
  • Invitation for two to the annual Launch Party

Tax deductible amount $100

Extra: $300+

  • All the above benefits
  • Advance opportunity to select films and purchase tickets
  • Two tickets to the Late-Night Wrap Party

Tax deductible amount $210

Cinematographer: $600+

  • All the above benefits
  • Invitation for two to the Sponsors Soirée
  • Two tickets to the Opening Night Gala

Tax deductible amount $280

Director: $1,000+ 

  • All the above benefits
  • Eight film ticket vouchers*
  • Personal concierge service for ticket selection and additional purchases
  • Access for two to the Filmmakers & Sponsors Lounge

Tax deductible amount $568

Producer: $2,500+

  • All the above benefits
  • Two additional film ticket vouchers (ten vouchers total)*
  • Producer’s Club Membership

Tax deductible amount $2,040

Star: $5,000+

  • All of the above benefits
  • Four additional film ticket vouchers (fourteen vouchers total)*
  • Opportunity to be named underwriter of a film screening

Tax deductible amount $4,484

Benefactor: $10,000+

  • All of the above benefits
  • Six additional film ticket vouchers (twenty vouchers total)*
  • Opportunity to attend a private dinner with select special guests* and/or VAFF programming team (pending availability)

Tax deductible amount $9,400

*No more than 2 vouchers can be redeemed for a single screening


Support the VAFF

Thank you for your consideration of support! Your gift takes us beyond the screen to creatively and thoughtfully engage our community in meaningful dialogue around the art of film throughout the year and lays the foundation for our annual 5-day Festival.

To complete an online donation today, please click the GIVE NOW button below. For information on other ways to give, click here.


About Your Donation

All donors of $100 or more will be publicly recognized as Festival donors, 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 donation.

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