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Support the DWIFF

DWIFF Sponsorship Levels

For the Third Annual DWIFF, we are providing options that are sensitive to our economics, so we have something to fit every budget and purpose.   Your support of this world class film festival puts your organization's name up in lights on the the "big screen" in front of a large, enthusiastic demographic reaching all ages, incomes, industries and interests.  Supporting the DWIFF offers you an amazing value in promotion and marketing, while supporting a great cause: your local Arts and Film Culture.

Here are some suggestions and idea starters.  We can work out something that is fun and rewarding for you and your organization:

Exclusive Festival Naming Rights 

Sponsor Levels ($5,000 - $50,000) with commensurate levels of benefits and exposure

Sponsor Guest Speakers (Keynote or at the CineFlow TechFair)

Underwrite the DWIFF 48 Hour Film  Challenge (and get your Product Placement!)

Sponsorship of the Chrysler GEM Electric Cars that zoom around the campus!

Sponsor the DWIFF Golf Outing

Present the CineFlow TechFair

Present the Children's Program

Sponsor the Opening Reception or the DWIFF Awards Gala 

Name a Custom Award for Directors

Be an Official Host to a Guest Director

Sponsor of Famous Michigan Film Location Tours

Sponsor Film Industry Discussion Panel

Sponsor Training Sessions (at the TechFair)

Sponsor the Movie Set Location Tour (in the works!)

Sponsor a scholarship for young Michigan directors...

 

  • What's your idea?  Talk to John Kelly today to custom design a package that fits your situation and budget!

DWIFF Premiere Sponsor Levels

Download Sponsor Kit PDF

Presenting Sponsor - $50,000

Exclusive Positioning as Presenting Sponsor of Event:
For example: Detroit Windsor International Film Festival Presented by (Your Company Name/Logo)

Company Logo prominently placed on all DWIFF event ads in all print publications, broadcast media, display advertisements, all email and printed communications and invitations, Gala and Venue tickets and access badges, as the Presenting Sponsor

Your Company listed as presenting sponsor on welcome signs, DWIFF banner, table tents, event signage at all DWIFF events including Gala

Company logo prominently displayed on DWIFF.org with hyperlink to sponsor’s websites

Exclusive License for use of the DWIFF logo

10 All Access passes for access to all DWIFF events (includes Gala)

150 additional screening tickets

Company logo lining the red carpet for photo opportunities

Full page back cover ad in opening reception program, Awards Gala program and festival program

Company displayed as presenting sponsor in scrolling event presentations

30-second commercial shown preceding movie programs (sponsor provided)

Display table or booth at selected venues

Inclusion of your gift items in VIP welcome packages & packages for DWIFF invited guests

Access to event attendee list collected at DWIFF.org

Company logo/name acknowledgment on thank you ad

 

Chrome Sponsor - $30,000

Positioning as Chrome Sponsor of Event.
Recognition to be: Chrome Sponsor (Company Name/Logo)

Company Logo prominently placed on all DWIFF event ads in all print publications, broadcast media, display advertisements, all email and printed communications and invitations as the Chrome Sponsor

Company listed as Chrome sponsor on welcome signs, DWIFF banner, table tents, event signage at all DWIFF events including Gala

Company logo displayed on DWIFF.org sponsor pages with link to sponsor’s website.

Exclusive License for use of the DWIFF logo

6 All Access passes for access to all DWIFF events (includes Gala)

100 additional screening tickets

Full-page ad in opening reception program, Awards Gala program and festival program

Company displayed as Chrome sponsor in scrolling event presentations

15-second commercial preceding movie programs preceding presenting sponsor

Display table or booth at selected venues, space permitting.

Gift item opportunity for VIP welcome packages & packages for DWIFF invited guests

Access to event attendee list collected at DWIFF.org

Company logo/name acknowledgment on thank you ad

 

Gold Circle Sponsor - $20,000

Positioning as Gold Sponsor of Event.
Recognition to be: Gold Circle Sponsor (Company Name/Logo)

Company Logo prominently placed on all DWIFF event ads in all print publications, broadcast media, display advertisements, all email and printed communications and invitations as Gold Circle Sponsor

Company listed as Gold Circle Sponsor on welcome signs, DWIFF banner, table tents, event signage at all DWIFF events including Gala

Company logo displayed on DWIFF.org sponsor pages with link to sponsor’s website.

Exclusive License for use of the DWIFF logo

4 All Access Passes for access to all DWIFF events (includes Gala)

75 additional screening tickets

Half page ad in opening gala program and festival program

Company displayed as Gold Circle Sponsor in scrolling event presentations

Company logo on Gold Circle Sponsor Slide preceding movie programs

Display table or booth at selected venues, space permitting.

Gift item opportunity for VIP welcome packages & packages for DWIFF invited guests

Access to event attendee list collected at DWIFF.org

Company logo/name acknowledgment on thank you ad

 

Silver Circle Sponsor - $10,000

Positioning as Silver Circle Sponsor of Event.
Recognition to be: Silver Circle Sponsor (Company Name/Logo)

Company Logo on all DWIFF event ads in all print publications, broadcast media, display advertisements as the Silver Circle Sponsor

Company listed as Silver Circle Sponsor on welcome signs, DWIFF banner, table tents, event signage at all DWIFF events including Gala

Company logo displayed on DWIFF.org sponsor pages with link to sponsor’s website.

Exclusive License for use of the DWIFF logo

2 All Access Passes for access to all DWIFF events (includes Gala)

50 additional screening tickets

Company Logo in opening gala program and festival program on sponsor page

Company displayed as Silver Circle Sponsor in scrolling event presentations

Company logo on Silver Circle Sponsor Slide preceding movie programs

Display table or booth at selected venues, space permitting.

Gift item opportunity for VIP welcome packages & packages for DWIFF invited guests

Access to event attendee list collected at DWIFF.org

Company logo/name acknowledgment on thank you ad

 

Crystal Circle Sponsor - $5,000

Positioning as Crystal Circle Sponsor of Event.
Recognition to be: Crystal Circle Sponsor (Company Name/Logo)

Company Logo on all DWIFF event ads in all print publications, broadcast media, display advertisements as the Silver Sponsor

Company listed as Crystal Circle sponsor on welcome signs, DWIFF banner, table tents, event signage at all DWIFF events including Gala

Company logo displayed on DWIFF.org sponsor pages with link to sponsor’s website.

Exclusive License for use of the DWIFF logo

2 All Access Passes for access to all DWIFF events (includes Gala)

10 additional screening tickets

Company listed in Gala program and festival program on sponsor page as Crystal Circle Sponsor

Company displayed as Crystal Circle Sponsor in scrolling event presentations

Company logo on Crystal Circle Sponsor Slide preceding movie programs

Display table or booth at selected venues, space permitting.

Access to event attendee list collected at DWIFF.org

Company logo/name acknowledgment on thank you ad

 

Media Partner Sponsor

This is a special sponsorship opportunity for our partners in the media community.  Print, radio, television, web and other sources of community information are welcome to join this important cause. This is not a cash contribution, but an opportunity for specific coverage and mutual exposure, which can be discussed

Positioning as Media Partner of Event.

Company Logo on all DWIFF event ads in all print publications, broadcast media, display advertisements as the Media Partner of Event

Company listed as Media Partner on welcome signs, DWIFF banner, event signage at all DWIFF events including banner

Company logo displayed on DWIFF.org sponsor pages with link to sponsor’s website.

2 All Access Passes for access to all DWIFF events (includes Gala)

10 additional screening tickets

Company listed in Gala program and festival program on sponsor page as Media Partner

Company displayed as Media Partner in scrolling event presentations

Display table or booth at selected venues, space permitting.

Access to event attendee list collected at DWIFF.org

Company logo/name acknowledgment on thank you ad

 

To our Media Partners:

We can arrange for interviews, press conferences, special guests, speakers and other opportunities, to provide an in depth look at the festival, our community and the industry at large.  We can also help provide insights on news events that affect our industry, as they occur.

We request that all persons submitting films retain publicists and provide press kits which will be made available to you.

Ad sponsorship- We will help your ad sales staff identify paid sponsors who may be interested in purchasing ad space, utilizing the DWIFF Logo.  For every ad sold, we request that you provide a complimentary ad space (equal to one-half of the purchased ad) for our use to promote the festival.

 

In Kind sponsorship opportunities

Every contribution is a valuable, special and gratefully accepted.

Here are some examples of how you can become an In-Kind sponsor for the DWIFF.  We welcome a wide range of donations to help promote our creative community!  In-kind contributors are valuable partners, providing useful products and services needs for the Festival.

 

Signature Sponsors

This is a unique opportunity for a person, organization or corporation to emphasize their exclusive relationship with the festival.  Your Signature Sponsorship will be acknowledged in all of our festival materials.

Venues
Institutions that provide suitable space to host our social events, film screenings, workshops and other related social and professional activities will be given the perquisites equivalent to our Silver Circle Sponsors.


Entertainment
We offer a number of opportunities for local, talented musical groups and entertainers from all walks to show their stuff!  In turn, we will promote our musical partners to the community, to showcase your talent!

 

Production Partners
We need partners to help provide Video/Film support, Print, Web, Graphic Arts, Wearables, Fulfillment, Writing, Producing and more.


VIP Hospitality Partners
Restaurants, Hotels, Transportation, Airlines, Guest Services.  We especially need food, water, beverages, swag and other goodies from our community!  Anything you can provide is useful and most welcome!


General Services
A wide range of pro bono business services are gratefully accepted and help make the DWIFF an annual world-class event!  Just let us know how you would like to be a part of the DWIFF and our emerging creative culture.

 

DWIFF Special Event Underwriting Opportunities

Opening Reception     $15,000
Afterglow                       $7,000
Awards Gala               $20,000
Wrap Party                 $10,000


Note: Sponsorship categories are subject to change.  The exact tax-deductible amount must be determined based upon the final arrangement made with any sponsor receiving special considerations for their donation.  Simple donations with no promotional consideration may be fully tax-deductible up to the total amount of the donation.

 

Thank you for your time and energy!  See you at the DWIFF.

DWIFF Sponsors

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