The Indianapolis International Film Festival exists for its audience. Become part of the Bigger Picture and support what we do.
The Making of a Festival
Since 2004, the Indy Film Fest has quickly grown into one of the Midwest’s fastest-growing and most-watched film festivals. With attendance growing every year, we continue to deepen our impact on the city and the film community worldwide. But we can't do it without you. As a non-profit, all-volunteer organization, we depend on the support of the community to sustain and flourish.
How You Can Help
The 2011 Indy Film Fest (July 14 - 24 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art) will again be one of the highest-profile events on the city's annual arts calendar. Your support will position the organization to present the best event possible by supporting the operational functions of an arts organization — facilities rental, monthly bills, materials printing and more. This is your chance to make a small donation, then experience first-hand what your generous gift made possible. For just a few bucks, you’ll be right in the thick of things, watching the movies, going to parties, meeting the filmmakers, and connecting with other film lovers just like you — all the while knowing we're in the best venue with greatest sound because you made an investment in the dream of The Bigger Picture.
What You'll Get Out of It
Being an official festival backer means you'll become a part of a community — a community of like-minded film lovers, a community that appreciates a story well told, a character expertly developed, and an experience shared on screen. Support the Indy Film Fest by being a part of our Bigger Picture.
By becoming part of The Bigger Picture, you'll receive a variety of perks and rewards as our thank you for your support, ranging from screening tickets to premium access to VIP lounges and countless swag and freebies. When you donate $50 or more, you'll become an official member of the Indy Film Fest, which lasts the entire year and gets you into all of our exclusive screenings and events.
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Apr 1, 2011 - May 1, 2011 (30 days)
Pledge $10 or more
Just for chipping in your support with your weekly latte budget, we'll send two (2) regular festival screening tickets your way. Enjoy a festival movie on us.
Pledge $25 or more
Supporting us at this level, backers will be rewarded with four 2011 Indy Film Fest individual screening tickets, redeemable for any regular festival screening (excludes Opening/Closing Night). With over 100 films to choose from, you're sure to see something you love! ($40 value)
Pledge $50 or more
FILM BUFF At this level, backers will be rewarded with a 10-pack of 2011 Indy Film Fest individual screening tickets, redeemable for any regular festival screening (excludes Opening/Closing Night). Come to a movie every day, or bring friends to a few over the course of the week. You'll also receive a limited edition Indy Film Fest T-shirt, invitations to periodic advanced screenings and an invitation to our post-festival Bigger Picture fan extravaganza.
Pledge $100 or more
SPOTLIGHT At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the FILM BUFF rewards, as well as an All Access Pass for the 2011 Festival. This festival credential grants the bearers access to every aspect of the festival — screenings, parties, events, panels and a VIP lounge (where the filmmakers hang out!).
Pledge $250 or more
MARQUEE At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the FILM BUFF rewards — screening tickets, party invites, festival t-shirt! — as well as two (2) All Access Passes to the 2011 Indy Film Fest. This festival credential grants the bearers access to every aspect of the festival - screenings, parties, events, panels and a VIP lounge (where the filmmakers hang out!). You'll also receive public thanks and recognition for your support during the festival — online and onscreen.
Pledge $500 or more
PREMIERE At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the MARQUEE rewards — screening tickets, All Access Passes, party invites, festival t-shirt, festival recognition! — as well as two (2) VIP Swag bags including all the kitsch and freebies our filmmakers and special guests go home with. Finally, we'll reserve 2 seats in your name for the duration of the festival. Any movie you want to see, you know you'll have the best seat in the house! Go ahead, wave to the crowd.
Pledge $1,000 or more
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GRAND POOBAH At this level, backers will be rewarded with all of the PREMIERE rewards — screening tickets, All Access Passes, party invites, festival t-shirt, festival recognition, Swag bags and reserved festival seating! PLUS, you'll be the exclusive sponsor of a festival feature. Imagine that!