Become a Sponsor

2012 Sponsorship Opportunities

Individuals

FRIEND of the 3rd i Festival
Sponsorship Level: $175

  • One full festival pass
  • Printed mention in catalog/slide and website
  • One invitation to reception at Castro Theatre
  • Priority seating through the VIP line




BENEFACTOR of the 3rd i Festival
Sponsorship Level: $300 and above

  • Two festival passes (or as appropriate to sponsorship level)
  • Printed mention in catalog/slide and website
  • Two invitations to exclusive reception
  • Honorable mention before screening(s)
  • Priority seating through the VIP line




PATRON SPONSOR

  • Sponsorship Level: $500-$1000
  • Highlighted sponsor of one film. 2 complimentary Festival Passes with one accompanying guest per pass (access to all programs, including special receptions with filmmakers)
  • Name featured on 35mm slides at Castro Theater at selected screenings
  • Written acknowledgement in the festival catalog (circulation 2500)
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on the festival website
  • Priority seating through the VIP line
  • For $1000 sponsors only–free access to all 3rd i programs year-round.

To become an individual sponsor, please send a check payable to 3rd I South Asian Independent Film and write your name(s) on the check as you want it listed on your festival pass(es), and your email address.

Mail check to:
3rd i Films
PO Box 460812
San Francisco, CA 94146

Corporate

MAJOR SPONSOR
Sponsorship Level: $1000 – $2499

  • Sponsor of one film. 2 complimentary Festival Passes with one accompanying guest per pass (access to all programs, including special receptions with filmmakers)
  • Sponsor logo on 35mm slides at Castro Theater at selected screenings
  • Sponsor acknowledgement in the festival catalog (circulation 2500)
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on the festival website


GRAND SPONSOR

Sponsorship Level: $2500 – $4999

  • Exclusive Sponsor of one film. 3 complimentary Festival Passes with one accompanying guest per pass (access to all programs, including special receptions with filmmakers)

All the benefits of a Major Level Sponsor, plus:

  • Marketing materials at sponsor table at the Castro Theater
  • Verbal acknowledgement at the screening


PREMIERE SPONSOR

Sponsorship Level: $5000 – $14,999

  • Sponsor of Screenings at the Castro Theater. 4 complimentary Festival Passes with one accompanying guest per pass (access to all programs, including special receptions with filmmakers)

All the benefits of Major and Grand Level Sponsors, plus

  • Sponsor logo on 35mm slides at Castro Theater before all screenings
  • Sponsor logo featured on select e-newsletter(s), reaching over 8,000 individuals
  • Sponsor acknowledgment in all festival press and marketing materials


PLATINUM SPONSOR

Sponsorship Level: $15,000 and above

  • Sponsor for All Programs. 6 complimentary Festival Passes with one accompanying guest per pass (access to all programs, including special receptions with filmmakers)

All the benefits of Major, Grand and Premiere Level Sponsors, plus

  • Sponsor logo featured on all e-newsletters, reaching over 10,000 individuals
  • Sponsor trailer at select screening(s)
  • Verbal acknowledgement at all screenings
  • Year-round Festival Package, Coast-to-Coast Festival Package and much more

For more information about our sponsorship packages, please contact us at: sponsorship@thirdi.org

We look forward to hearing from you.