36th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 25-29, 2023

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. We cannot do this work without you, and we are so grateful for your support!

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Benefit Levels

Gaffer: $100+ 

  • Public Recognition on Festival website and on screen during the Festival 

 Extra: $300+ 

  • All the above benefits 
  • Advance opportunity to select films and purchase tickets starting Oct. 3 
  • Invitation for two to the annual Launch Party 

Cinematographer: $600+ 

  • Advance opportunity to select films and purchase tickets starting Sept. 29 
  • Two tickets to the Late-Night Wrap Party 

 Director: $1,500+  

  • All the above benefits 
  • Eight film ticket vouchers* 
  • Two tickets to the Opening Night Gala  
  • Access for two to the Filmmakers & Sponsors Lounge 

 Producer: $3,000+ 

  • All the above benefits 
  • Two additional film ticket vouchers (ten vouchers total)* 
  • Personal concierge service for ticket selection and additional purchases.
  • Invitation for 2 to the Producer’s Club Reception, hosted by VAFF Advisory Board** 

 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 

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) 

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

**The Producer’s Club Reception is an exclusive event for high-level donors, sponsors, and industry guests. The reception will take place on Friday, October 27 in the Rotunda Dome Room.  

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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. If you would like to make a fully tax deductible contribution to the VAFF, select “No Incentive” under the “Membership” tab.

For more 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