Film Independent’s Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times, showcases the best of American and international cinema. The 2013 Festival will take place in mid June in the vibrant, burgeoning independent arts community of downtown Los Angeles, and will encompass venues throughout the city with its center at L.A. LIVE.
The Festival’s home downtown is reflective of its continued growth and efforts to embrace the cultural diversity and energy of Los Angeles. The Festival will present its screenings and events at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14, Arts Brookfield at FIGat7th Plaza, the GRAMMY Museum, LACMA and California Plaza.
About the Film Festival
Over the past 19 years, the Los Angeles Film Festival has grown from being held in one theater with 5,700 attendees to include a sprawling list of event venues that attracts more than 92,000 attendees.
The Festival screens nearly 200 narrative and documentary feature films, short films and music videos to a diverse audience. From VIP galas to celebrity-studded premieres, the Los Angeles Film Festival highlights film from every corner of the globe.
In addition, the Festival presents a variety of panels, educational seminars, live music performances and free outdoor screenings. Kicking off the festivities is our exclusive and intimate Filmmaker Retreat, hosted by the Festival’s Guest Director. Past Guest Directors have included Kathryn Bigelow, Sydney Pollock, Curtis Hanson and George Lucas, who also hosts the retreat at his Skywalker Ranch.
Benefits of Sponsorship
The Los Angeles Film Festival generates more than 2.3 billion impressions through TV, print, radio, and online press. Media outlets such as Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Variety, Wired, USA Today, People Magazine, and Entertainment Weekly featured the 2011 Festival’s programs and events.
By sponsoring the Los Angeles Film Festival you join an elite group of companies. The event offers a visible opportunity to promote your company within a respected property in the film industry. Companies such as American Express, Best Buy, Coca-Cola, Canon, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Los Angeles Times, Target, and Volkswagen have sponsored Film Independent because their businesses are aligned with the visionary talent and excitement represented by the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Through a mixture of access, exposure, hospitality, social media and experiential activation each sponsor receives a customized package of benefits that ensure its sponsorship and marketing goals are met.
For more information and to discuss customized opportunities, please contact the Film Independent Development Department at 310.432.1252 or dneuharth@FilmIndependent.org