Become a Film Festival Underwriter

Underwriters receive advance notice and prior knowledge of all film screenings during the year and exclusive privileges during the film festival. Listed below are the various levels of Underwriting for your consideration. Ticket sales cover only 25% of the cost of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival. We rely on the generous support of people like you for the majority of our funding. Because you enjoy our programs, we hope that you will become an Underwriter and support us beyond ticket sales. You can make your donation to the San Diego Jewish Film Festival by mail or by phone.

To make your gift by phone, call: 858.362.1355.

To make your gift by mail, please make check payable to CJC and mail to:
San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Lawrence Family JCC, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1348 

For corporate underwriting opportunities and more information on supporting San Diego Jewish Film Festival, please contact Paige Pick: 858.362.1355 or paigep@lfjcc.org

 

Underwriter Opportunities

Film Festival Underwriter Pass Benefits for All Levels Include

• Invitation to exclusive Underwriter preview party & screening
• Name listed in Film Festival brochure
• Name recognition on Underwriter lobby posters
• Admittance to Underwriter Hospitality Lounge
• Priority notice of special film programs
• Underwriter Kickoff Event and screening
• 'Name in Lights' in slide presentation before every film

LEADING PLAYER: $10,000

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • Exclusive sponsor of an event (i.e. Pre-Underwriters screening, opening or closing)
  • Two full access passes to ALL CJC programs or events, including Book Fair, CJC Presents, Jewish Education, Yom Limmud, Library, Gotthelf Art Gallery and J*Company Youth Theatre
  • One advertising slide at each film screening
  • Special recognition in the film festival brochure
  • Four companion single film tickets of choice during the film festival
  • Two tickets to the Sunday Brunch with the filmmakers
  • Four tickets to all mid-season film screenings
  • Two companion tickets to the Underwriters Kickoff (August, 2015) and exclusive Underwriter preview event (February 2016)

SUPERNOVA: $5,000 

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • Exclusive sponsor of the Pre-Underwriters screening film
  • Two full access passes to the film festival with advance seating
  • One advertising slide at each film screening
  • Special recognition in the film festival brochure
  • Four companion single film tickets of choice during the film festival
  • Two tickets to the Sunday Brunch with the filmmakers
  • Four tickets to all mid-season film screenings
  • Two companion tickets to the Underwriters Kickoff (August, 2015) and exclusive Underwriter preview event (February 2016)

SUPERSTAR: $3,000 

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • Exclusive sponsor of a film screening of the sponsor’s choice
  • Two full access passes to the film festival with advance seating
  • One advertising slide at each film screening
  • Special recognition in the film festival brochure
  • Four companion single film tickets of choice during the film festival
  • Two tickets to the Sunday Brunch with the filmmakers
  • Two tickets to all mid-season film screenings

STAR: $2,000

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • Two full access passes to the film festival with advance seating
  • One advertising slide at each film screening
  • Special recognition in the film festival brochure
  • Four companion single film tickets of choice during the film festival
  • Two tickets to the Sunday Brunch with the filmmakers
  • Two tickets to all mid-season film screenings
  • Two companion tickets to the Underwriters Kickoff (August, 2015) and exclusive Underwriter preview event (February 2016)

PRODUCER: $1,300

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • Two full access passes to the film festival with advance seating
  • Two companion single film tickets of choice during the film festival
  • Two tickets to the Sunday Brunch with the filmmakers
  • Two tickets to two mid-season film screenings
  • One companion ticket to the Underwriters Kickoff (August, 2015) and exclusive Underwriter preview event (February 2016)

DIRECTOR: $800

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • Two full access passes to the film festival with advance seating
  • Two tickets to the Sunday Brunch with the filmmakers
  • Two tickets to two mid-season film screenings
  • One companion ticket to the Underwriters Kickoff (August, 2015) and exclusive Underwriter preview event (February 2016)

CAST: $550

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • Two full access passes to the film festival with advance seating
  • Two tickets to two mid-season film screenings (August, 2015–June, 2016)
  • One companion ticket to the Underwriters Kickoff (August, 2015) and exclusive Underwriter preview event (February 2016)

FAN: $360

Underwriter benefits for all categories plus:

  • One full access pass to the film festival with advance seating
  • One companion ticket to the Underwriters Kickoff (August, 2015) and exclusive Underwriter preview event (February 2016)

Fair Market Value: $12 for each film attended, plus $15 for each reception attended.
The San Diego Jewish Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.


The SDJFF is part of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture (SDCJC) at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS in La Jolla, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. SDJFF aims to educate and illuminate by offering an array of evocative films that depict the international Jewish experience in original, entertaining, and challenging ways never seen before.