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strategic partnerships Mill Valley Film Festival OCTOBE R 3 RD – 1 3 TH , 2 019


For over 40 years, the eleven-day Mill Valley Film Festival has attracted the most celebrated and talented industry elite, with a program ranging from Hollywood premieres to the top international and independent films. Set against the backdrop of scenic Northern California, the world renowned festival has become a destination event each fall and a major milestone on the Academy Award season.Â


Last year, over 50 Academy Award nominations were given to actors, films and filmmakers that came to the festival.

The launching pad for the Oscar campaigns KQ ED

The [Mill Valley Film Festival] is a key stop on the road to film launches. VAR I E TY


audience Numbers:

70,000 attendees at the festival, 220,000 year-round Gender:

70% Female 30% Male Age:

78% of festival audience are between 45 – 74 years Geography:

Marin, San Francisco and Los Angeles are the top 3 festival attendee counties in California

Marin County Affluence:

Influential and Educated:

Purchase Influence:

The highest per capita income in California

Audiences are highly educated travelers, and connoisseurs

In a recent survey, 91% said they were more likely to do business with an MVFF sponsor

Among the Top 5 Richest counties in the U.S. (Time Magazine) The average home value is $1,647,500

97% have college degree or higher 96% travel 98% dine in fine restaurants, hotels or clubs an average of 10 times per month


social purpose Mill Valley Film Festival believes that film has the power to inspire and activate. Sponsors support social purpose movements:

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Gender-equity initiative, Mind the Gap, is committed to having 50% female directors at MVFF by the year 2020. mindthegapinfilm.com

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Student education offers free film programs to over 8,000 diverse youth. cfieducation.cafilm.org

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LGBTQ and Spanish Language film focuses

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This film played at the Mill Valley Film Festival should be required viewing for every parent, teacher and school policy maker.

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M ARI N I NDEPENDENT JO URNAL


Sponsors experience

access to the stars


Sponsors target audiences with

customized activation Thanks again for doing such a fantastic job giving (Wells Fargo) visibility during the Festival. I was blown away by the exposure and integration.

The Mill Valley Film Festival is renowned for having a very engaged, intelligent audience. It’s an iconic event to be able to support.

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FOU N D IN G PA RTN ER,

WELLS FARGO

JAC KSON SQUA RE PA RTN ERS

For companies, the Mill Valley Film Festival is the place to be! The turnout that they get, and the incredible audiences - we want to be a part of that! DI RECTOR OF PUB L IC ITY PACI F I C GAS & EL ECTR IC


MVFF is covered by more than 30 national, regional, and local media partners:

MVFF sponsors

are leaders in their industry

ICG MAGAZINE


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to MVFF sponsorship MVFF offers a vast variety of opportunities to address specific target groups including affluent members, B2B clientele, press, fans and more. Additionally, you can become the partner of one of the festival’s sections or initiatives.

We will be happy to assist you with the development of a tailor-made concept for a distinguishable representation of your brand at the MVFF.

The MVFF sponsorship department provides support to create customized turn-key activations, and integration into marketing and advertising campaigns.

To learn more about Corporate Partnerships, please contact Beau Blanchard, Corporate Development Manager at 415-526-5836 or bblanchard@cafilm.org

Contact Partnerships

PHOTO CREDITS

Page 1: ©Tommy Lau Photography Page 2, top to bottom: ©Christopher Markisz, ©Bobby Pin, ©Tommy Lau Photography, ©Drew Altizer Photography, ©Tommy Lau Photography Page 3, top middle: ©Tommy Lau Photography, upper row, left to right: ©Drew Altizer, ©Margot Duane, ©Tommy Lau Photography, ©Tommy Lau Photography, far right: ©Marco Starr, lower left: ©Tommy Lau Photography Page 4, all: ©Tommy Lau Photography Page 5, top: ©Parker Canby, lower three: ©Tommy Lau Photography Page 6, middle: ©Drew Altizer Photography, rest: ©Tommy Lau Photography Page 7, top left: ©Tommy Lau Photography, top right: © Anne-Marie Stark, middle: ©Steve Jennings, bottom: ©Tommy Lau Photography


SPONSOR BENEFITS AND LEVELS

spon sor ship Beau Blanchard Corporate Development Manager Mill Valley Film Festival 415-526-5836 BBlanchard@cafilm.org

CIRCLE

CIRCLE

MAJOR

$15,000

$25,000

$50,000

Logo in official MVFF schedule publication (50,000 printed & 10,000 downloaded PDF), website with live link, MVFF App

Logo on official MVFF sponsor banners displayed at all festival venues

SIGNATURE PRESENTING

$75,000

$150,000

1/3 screen

1/2 screen

Full screen

Full screen

Full screen

Logo in MVFF ad campaigns, press releases, social media campaigns, & sponsor slide show (400+ MVFF film screenings)

Sponsorship of a film premiere, reception, panel, or MVFF music show at MVFF, 10 tickets and reserved seats

Logo on dedicated MVFF sponsor slide before sponsored program & MVFF sponsored program website with live link

Name on theater marquee

MVFF sponsor badges with lounge access

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Tickets to MVFF films screenings

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Tickets to MVFF opening night film and party & closing night film and party

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Tickets to filmmaker brunches, receptions, and parties

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Include a gift in filmmaker or donor gift bags

Category exclusivity (‘official’ MVFF title with sponsor listing) or on-site activation or branded MVFF happy hours

Access to a Lucasfilm (Star Wars) private behind the scenes tour at Industrial Light and Magic – limited numbers!

Logo in official MVFF festival trailer

All access VIP Passes to Mill Valley Film Festival (including parties, films, Big Nights. value of $2,750 each)

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Red carpet photo opportunities with select film talent at MVFF

Sponsorship of a film tribute / Big Night at MVFF, logo on film tribute / Big Night event signage, & 10 tickets and reserved seats

:30 branded commercial spot before sponsored screenings (pending MVFF programming & studio approval)

Recognition in MVFF press release boiler plate

Logo in Quarterly Rafael Calendar (92,000 printed annually, 23,000 per quarter)

Branded MVFF venue (MVFF Theater, MVFF Filmmaker Lounges, or MVFF Sweetwater Music Hall)

Ad on MVFF sponsor slide show (400+ MVFF film screenings)

Inside back cover

Inside front cover

Logo on MVFF street banners & logo on Golden Gate Transit bus backs

Branded red carpet step & repeat & branded gobo at sponsored event

Sponsorship of MVFF Tentpole Event including MVFF centerpiece events, or MVFF Initiative (Mind the Gap, Wellness, Green)

Ad in official MVFF schedule publication (50,000 printed & 10,000 downloaded PDF)

Logo on the cover of official MVFF schedule publication

MVFF presenting logo association on all collateral materials and platforms listed above

Sponsorship of MVFF opening night celebrations

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2019 MVFF SPONSORSHIP DECK  

2019 MVFF SPONSORSHIP DECK  

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