Becoming a strategic partner with the 2020 Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival (our 15th Anniversary) provides real access to some of the nation’s most influential consumers – an educated, upscale and affluent group of tastemakers. The MV International Film Festival is a 501 (c3) non-profit, your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Or one of our other five niche film festivals in 2020.

Click here for a Sponsorship Deck download.

Please contact Richard Paradise at rich@mvfilmsociety.com, call 774-392-2972 for more details and to receive a custom partnership proposal.

THE DESTINATION
Vineyard Haven on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard, September 8-13, 2020

THE FILMS
The 2020 Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival celebrates an exclusive selection of films from around the globe by American and International filmmakers. The selection of feature and short films will be drawn from top-notch festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, and Cannes, with a few undiscovered gems thrown in.

JURY PRIZE SHORT FILM COMPETITION – In 2020 we will be accepting entries from across the world with the eventual winning film being selected by a jury made up of filmmakers, film critics, and industry professionals.

CONVERSATIONS
The movies are just the beginning. Making our festival unique, we bring guests from film, media, politics and the art world to celebrate, and discuss the films’ issues.

WALKING FESTIVAL DISTRICT
The experience continues right outside the movie theaters in the specially created “Walking Festival District.” Main Street is alive with local shops and restaurants hosting special events, cocktail parties, artist showcases, live music and more.

THE ISLAND
Martha’s Vineyard is a magnet for artisans, academia, politics, and culture leaders who embrace the ideals of quality and passionate thinking. Paired with the amazing beaches and relaxed island charm, Martha’s Vineyard will sweep away your daily filters and trigger your sheer enjoyment.

The Film Program and Special Events at a Glance
40 + of the best films from around the globe
»The state of the art MV Film Center within easy walking distance from the Main Street Festival District
»Special theme parties every night
»Q&A’s with guests from film, media, politics and the art world
»Exclusive Main Street strolling & shopping district
»Live music events
»Main Street Headquarters and lounge for mingling
»Local boutiques, restaurants, and hotels to host special events; cocktail parties, artist showcases and more Exclusive

Access
Becoming a sponsor of the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival provides access to some of the nation’s most influential consumers – an educated, upscale and affluent group of tastemakers.

Strategic Partnership options:

Presenting Festival Sponsor*

  • Exclusive top-line acknowledgment (ex. “Presenting Sponsor” presents MV International Film Festival
  • Company or Product Name…
    Appears on all official communication, press, the home page of web site (www.mvfilmfest.com), national, local print and radio advertisements, email newsletters to MV Film Society Members and non-profit partners, pre-screening thank you address (20 films), Branded trailer play before movies (to be supplied by sponsor)
  • Premiere Logo visibility…
    On-screen at MV Film Center, promotion banners at all event locations (Main Street Vineyard Haven, Film Center, party locations, Headquarters), company/brand banner display at parties, headquarters (provided by sponsor), and festival program guide, MV Times Special Supplement
  • Product/Information display…
    Themed branding and prominent on-site display, sampling, and distribution of products, exclusive pouring rights, off-site opportunities
  • Events…
    Private VIP cocktail party for your guests, 6 VIP ALL ACCESS Festival passes, 12 party tickets for all 4 evening events


Light House Festival Sponsor *

  • Category exclusivity
  • Company or Product Name…
    Appears on all official communication, press, national, local print advertisements, email newsletters to MV Film Society Members and non-profit partners.
  • Logo visibility…
    On-screen at MV Film Center, promotion banners at all event locations (e.g., theaters, party locations, Headquarters), festival program guide, MV Times special Supplement Product/Information display.
  • Themed branding and prominent on-site display, sampling, and distribution of product,exclusive pouring rights, off-site opportunities.
  • Events… 4 VIP ALL ACCESS Festival passes, 6 party tickets for all events.

Island Festival Sponsor

  • Company or Product Name…
    Appears on all official communication, press, local print advertisements, email newsletters to MV Film Society Members and non-profit partners.
  • Logo visibility…
    On-screen at MV Film Center, company/brand banner display (provided by sponsor) at event locations (party locations, Headquarters), festival program guide, MV Times Special Supplement.
  • Product/Information display…
    Themed branding and prominent on-site display, sampling, and distribution of product, pouring rights, off-site opportunities
  • Events…
    2 VIP ALL ACCESS Festival passes, 4 party tickets for all 4 evening events

 

*As either a Presenting or Lighthouse sponsor, there are several events that the sponsoring company can headline, with a direct tie-in with your marketing objectives. Here are some examples:

Custom Sponsorship Programs

GREEN MV MV International Film Festival is committed to protecting our island’s environment, as we want people to be able to enjoy is natural beauty for generations to come. We work closely with a local waste management company on a recycling program, use biodegradable goods, solar lighting for our outdoor events established an off-set Carbon Offset partnership with Native Energy

DESTINATION MV –It is important for our guests to experience all that the island can offer. We work with island non-profits to offer our VIP and filmmakers intimate tours of the island. Boating in the Edgartown harbor? Exploring the natural wonders of Cape Poge led by expert naturalists? Touring the island’s historic Lighthouses with our infamous town Historian?

CONVERSATIONS – Films essential to the MV International Film Festival experience. But we feel that it is important to put equal weight on the power of audience interaction. The conversations theme will be inspired by the poignant topics that arise from our carefully selected slate of films about “other places” and the invitation of guest speakers.

GLOBAL CITIZEN AWARD -The Global Citizen Award is awarded to an individual in the film community who plays an active role through the power of film, to spread awareness of the world as a global community. A Global Citizen recognizes the interdependence of people around the world, and that social and economic injustice, racial and ethnic inequality and ecological loss affect all people.

FILMMAKERS DINNER Host and Sponsor opportunities to meet festival Filmmakers.

ADOPT A MOVIE – You and/or your organization will be coupled with one of the films in the 2012 festival program. This sponsorship is similar to adopting a stretch of highway for beautification. Your sponsorship will provide airfare, lodging, expense money for the filmmaker(s); contribute towards our film rental fees and more.

Advertise in our Festival Program GUIDE

The Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival program is distributed free of charge to all festival attendees and participants (estimated at 3500 for the weekend). This unique guide is a complete schedule of the festival events – a resource to festival-goers throughout the weekend (it is also available on the festival website as a PDF for downloading).

As a bonus, the official festival GUIDE is distributed in:

  • MV Times edition to all island mailboxes (17,000+) on Martha’s Vineyard and at various pick-up spots around the island.
  • Your logo and url link will also be displayed on the film festival website www.mvfilmsociety.com in our Sponsors section or the appropriate section to help promote your business or event throughout the year.
  • Mentions/your logo in our email blasts to over 7300 email addresses and media contacts promoting the festival throughout the year.

Advertising Rates and Specifications (all ads are 4-color)

Outside Back Cover, 7.50 w x 10.25 h                                       $1500

Vertical Full Page, 5 w x 15.5 h

or inside full page 7.50 w x 10.25 h                                            $1000

Half Page, 5 w x 7.75 h (4-Color)                                                $700

Quarter Page, 5 w x 3.75 h (4-color)                                          $450

 

Please contact Richard rich@mvfilmsociety.com for more details.

Ad materials must be received by e-mail no later than August 1 for our 2020 program.

 

The MV Film Society

The Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is presented by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society (MVFS). The MVFS presents award-winning feature films, documentaries, animation and shorts from around the world, paired with topical speakers. We aim to bring together people of all ages, foster appreciation of the world’s diversity and stimulate discussion through the powerful, universal language of film. The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.