Become a Sponsor Today!

Thank you for your interest in supporting the San Francisco Greek Film Festival!

The SFGFF is the initiative of the Modern Greek Studies Foundation  in support of the Modern Greek Studies program at San Francisco State University. The festival serves as a local and international landmark event showcasing films from Greek/Cypriot filmmakers worldwide, elevating and promoting Hellenic arts and culture. The festival is organized and run entirely by volunteers. From direct financial support to providing goods and services, your tax-deductible contribution ensures the festival continues to showcase great films, host individuals from the film industry and incorporate special programs, all vital to the festival’s success. We invite you to look at our different sponsorship and recognition opportunities, and join our growing list of supporters today!

Premiere$5,000+

  • 8 weekly passes to all film screenings, including Opening and Closing Night receptions
  • 8 tickets to Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
  • 4 passes to VIP brunch with filmmakers
  • Most prominent recognition each night of the festival, and Opening and Closing Night receptions
  • Most prominent name and logo placement in program and on sponsor banner
  • Inclusion on website, email blasts and social media posts
  • Reserved seating throughout the week

Red Carpet$2,000+

  • 4 weekly passes to all film screenings, including Opening and Closing Night receptions
  • 4 tickets to Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
  • 2 passes to VIP brunch with filmmakers
  • Prominent recognition each night of the festival, and Opening and Closing Night receptions
  • Prominent name and logo placement in program and on sponsor banner
  • Inclusion on website, email blasts and social media posts
  • Reserved seating throughout the week

Spotlight$1,000+

  • 2 weekly passes to all film screenings, including Opening and Closing Night receptions
  • 2 tickets to Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
  • 2 passes to VIP brunch with filmmakers
  • Recognition each night of the festival, and Opening and Closing Night receptions
  • Name and logo placement in program and on sponsor banner
  • Inclusion on website, email blasts and social media posts

Film Enthusiast$500+

  • 1 weekly pass to all film screenings, including Opening and Closing Night receptions
  • 1 ticket to Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
  • 2 passes to VIP brunch with filmmakers
  • Recognition each night of the festival
  • Name and logo placement in program
  • Inclusion on website, email blasts and social media posts

Additional OpportunitiesNew!

  • There are many opportunities to fund a specific aspect of the festival. Examples include covering the cost of the theater rental, the Opening and Closing Night receptions, and the travel expenses of visiting filmmakers. Recognition and incentives will be equivalent to the amount donated.
  • Send us a note through our Contact Us form and someone from the festival will contact you with more details.

In-Kind DonationsNew!

  • We welcome a variety of in-kind donations to be distributed or raffled off during the festival.  Examples include beverage and food items, products, merchandise and gift certificates.  Recognition and incentives will be equivalent to the amount donated.
  • Send us a note through our Contact Us form and someone from the festival will contact you with more details.

A Special Thank You to Our Film Festival Sponsors

 


 

OUR PREMIERE SPONSORS

Elios_logo

The mission of the Elios Society is to preserve and promote the spirit, values and ideals of our Hellenic culture and heritage for our youth, our membership, and the Greek American community through mutual enlightenment and fellowship.

Ellinopoula

A web-based educational platform catering to the needs of children and parents of the Greek diaspora, especially focused on building and maintaining Greek language skills through entertainment and other methods.

Kokkari_logo

Kokkari Estiatorio, is driven by the concept of philoxenia, the art of making a stranger a friend. This philosophy drives their efforts to create a cuisine fit for the gods with the hospitality of a proper Greek home — a restaurant that you would never want to leave.

WellsFargo_logo

Vision and Values:  “Our values should guide every conversation, decision, and interaction. Our values should anchor every product and service we provide and every channel we operate.”

Anna & Angelos Sakkis,  Alex & DeeDee Papalexopoulos

 


 

RED CARPET SPONSORS

 McNutt_LogoGeorgos WineMellos Group Morgan Stanley

Nick & Athena Arvanitidis


 

SPOTLIGHT SPONSORS

DionysosZakynthianApollo_logo

Patricia Aleck, George & Sophia Fonti, George Papadopoulos & Rika Tsitsinia,
Dr. Timothy Steck & Katerina Mavroudi-Steck


 

FILM ENTHUSIAST SPONSORS

ZakynthianMadisonPark_logoJewish Community Federation

Valerie Evans, Mervyn Danker, Jason Gounaropoulos, Chris & Melinda Kanios, Costas & Angeliki Karantzas, Michael Kasolas & Stella Pantazis, Victor Makras, Dean & Maria Nicolacakis, Dr. Alexis Exuzides,
From the Mavromihalis children for the benefit of all the children of the Diaspora.


 

MEDIA SPONSORS

 ANTsatellite_logoFRAPressHellenikozmo


 

IN-KIND DONATIONS

 Cocoon SuitesFedex_logoKnossosBeach_logo
Agapi BeachMANI Imports

Transmission Discount Center