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THE THEGENE GENESISKEL SISKELFILM FILMCENTER CENTER

OF OFTHE THESCHOOL SCHOOLOF OFTHE THEART ARTINSTITUTE INSTITUTEOF OFCHICAGO CHICAGO

2020 2020RENAISSANCE RENAISSANCEAWARD AWARDGALA GALA 2019 GALA 2019


CINEMA CURATED FOR THE CURIOUS Join us as we honor a legendary filmmaker with the

GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER R E N A I S S A N C E AWA R D AT O U R 2 0 2 0 G A L A

Reese Witherspoon

Morgan Freeman

Scarlett Johansson

PAST H O NO RE ES

Ethan Hawke

Gwyneth Paltrow


Join us for a celebratory evening. We invite you to help us achieve our goals of broadening the Film Center’s reach and fostering community engagement. You and your guests will share in an intimate event with a legendary filmmaker who has advanced the art of cinema. We encourage you to take part.

2011 GALA HONORING JAMIE FOXX


SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES RENAISSANCE AWARD SPONSOR $50,000

• VIP placement of two tables for twenty (20) total guests • Presenter with other dignitaries of the Renaissance Award to honoree • Opportunity for two guests to be seated with the honoree at the discretion of the honoree • Opportunity to speak during the award presentation • Onsite recognition as the Renaissance Award sponsor • Premier logo placement on electronic invitation • Full-page acknowledgment in the program book • Name or logo on event materials, GSFC website, and our emails, sent to over 25,000 people • Name or logo in the GSFC Gazette publication for one year, 20K/month distribution • Two VIP memberships to the GSFC • Invitation to select Film Center, School of the Art Institute and Art Institute of Chicago events • Inclusion in the Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report for one year • Included on the step-and-repeat if confirmed by January 1st, 2020


SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SPONSOR $25,000 • • • • • • • • •

Two priority tables for twenty (20) total guests Onsite recognition as an Executive Producer sponsor Premier logo placement on electronic invitation Full-page acknowledgment in the program book Name or logo on event materials, GSFC website, and our emails, sent to over 25,000 people Name or logo in the GSFC Gazette publication for one year, 20K/month distribution Two VIP memberships to the GSFC Invitation to select Film Center, School of the Art Institute and Art Institute of Chicago events Inclusion in the Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report for one year


PRODUCER SPONSOR $10,000 • • • •

One priority table for ten (10) total guests Half-page acknowledgment in the program book Onsite recognition as a Producer sponsor Name or logo on event materials, GSFC website, and our emails, sent to over 25,000 people • Name or logo in the GSFC Gazette publication for one year, 20K/month distribution • Two VIP memberships to the GSFC • Inclusion in the Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report for one year


PAST HONOREES John Favreau Ethan Hawke Scarlett Johansson Mark Ruffalo Morgan Freeman Gwyneth Paltrow Reese Witherspoon Jamie Foxx Robert Downey, Jr. George Lucas


ACT FAST Respond early to secure priority placement for you and your guests at this exclusive event. Seating and exposure will be determined by sponsorship level and date confirmed. Executive Producer and Producer sponsors who RSVP early will be included in the invitation materials in 2020.


GENE GENE SISKEL SISKEL FILM FILM CENTER CENTER BY THE NUMBERS BY THE NUMBERS 127,500 ATTENDANCE IN 2018 127,500 ATTENDANCE IN 2018 2,500 MEMBERS 2,500 MEMBERS 1,700 FILM PRESENTATIONS 1,700 FILM PRESENTATIONS 400 MOVIES 400 MOVIES 200+ GUEST APPEARANCES 200+ GUEST APPEARANCES 36 ON-SITE SCHOOL SCREENINGS 36 ON-SITE SCHOOL SCREENINGS 28 OFF-SITE COMMUNITY SCREENINGS THE MEDIA 28 OFF-SITEINCOMMUNITY SCREENINGS 2 STATE OF THE ART THEATERS 2 STATE OF THE ART THEATERS 1 CULTURAL JEWEL 1 CULTURAL JEWEL


BENEFIT CO-CHAIRS Anita Liskey Roopa Weber CME Group Ariel Investments

PAST PARTICIPATING SPONSORS ABC

Disney

Sage Foundation

ABT Electronics

Edelman

Active Roofing Co., Inc.

Exelon

Sheridan Road Charitable Foundation

Ariel Investments

HBK Engineering, LLC

Sheridan Road Financial Advisors

BakerTilly

InterPark

Southwest

Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

Jack Morton Worldwide

Spotlight Cinema

Maclean-Fogg

Target

Bernstein Global Wealth Management

Marlene Iglitzen and Gene Siskel Charitable Foundation

The Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Foundation

Mayer Brown

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Mercedes

True Partners Consulting

Mesirow Financial

VSA Partners

BlueCross BlueShield BMO Harris Bank Cinespace Chicago CME Group Colliers International

The Missner Group Nordstrom


ADVISORY BOARD

GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER Ellen Sandor, Chair

Rosanne Levin

Kristin Anderson

Averill Leviton

Jose Cerda III

Anita Liskey

Camille Cook

Margaret MacLean

Judith Cothran

David E. Martin

Michelle Cucchiaro

Ingrida Martinkus

Eda Davidman

Felicia Middlebrooks

Susan Downey

Marcel Munoz

Robert Downey, Jr.

Marisa Murillo

Charles R. Droege

Edward Siskel

Eliot Ephraim

Bolaji Sosan

Melissa Sage Fadim

Roopa Weber

David Hundley

Joshua Yates

Marlene Iglitzen

Jean de St. Aubin, Executive Director

Ellen Kollar Cassandra Kramer


BOARD OF GOVERNORS

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO Anita K. Sinha, Chair

Denise B. Gardner

Quintin E. Primo III

Melissa V. Behm

Gordon Gill

Dana Rice

Daniel S. Berger

Gail Hodges

Beth K. Rosen

Robert H. Bergman

Genevieve Hovde

Neal Sales-Griffin

Sanford L. Biggers

Holly Hunt

Ellen Sandor

Michelle Boone

Betsy Karp

Richard L. Sandor

Laurence O. Booth

Jay Frederick Krehbiel

Stephanie A. Sick

Charles M. Brennan III

Carol Levy

Shawn Smith

Todd C. Brown

Margaret MacLean

John L. Thomson

Daniel R. Bryant

Cary D. McMillan

Charlotte Tieken

Linda Smith Buonanno

Charles L. Michod Jr.

Joseph R. Trpik Jr.

D.H. Chang

Melissa A. Moore

David J. Vitale

Lester N. Coney

Cherilyn Murer

Kenneth W. Warren

A. Steven Crown

William R. Padnos

Elissa Tenny, President

Robert G. Donnelley

Marian Phelps Pawlick

Karen W. Frank

Charles T. Price


HONOREE ANNOUNCED IN EARLY SPRING

GALA

JUNE 2020 CONTACT US

DEANNA DEMENT MYERS

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AT 312.846.2072 OR DDEMENTMYERS@SAIC.EDU 312.846.2600 | www.siskelfilmcenter.org

2019 GALA HONORING JON FAVREAU

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