Put your business front and center

This festival wouldn't be possible without the incredible support of our sponsors. All your donations are tax-deductible and all proceeds go towards running this festival, which is so important to the Chicago film community.

Increase your exposure

With over 20,000 eyes on us with our social media presence, being a sponsor is a great way for people to see your brand.

Connect with filmmakers

Chicago filmmakers are keeping the industry alive and connecting with them at the fest is a great way to create trust with your brand.

contribute to a great cause

Midwest Film Festival was established in 2005 as a place for filmmakers to feel safe and show their work.

Receive a tax deduction

All contributions to Midwest Film Festival are tax deductible.


Your company will reach 66,500 people throughout our reach.


Increase your corporate karma by being a part of a great community full of supportive people.

sponsorship levels

Theme Night | $500

ONE NIGHT ONLY = 1/8th of a page logo or ad in our program
= On-screen logo before and after screening
= 1 chair on the event panel
= Special Thanks in theme night social media marketing = 4 Premium tickets to the event & after party

Silver | $1,250

= 1/8th page logo or ad in our program
= 4 free tickets to each event (excluding BMAs)
= On-screen logo or ad at 5 events per year
= Logo and website Link on sponsorship page of our website
= Logo in sponsor section of our program
= Special Thank you on social media

Gold | $2,500

= 1/4th of a page logo or ad in our program
= 6 Free tickets to each event (Excluding BMAs) = 2 social media shoutouts per year
= Logo in email blasts
= Recognition by MC at all events

Platinum | $5,000

= 1/2 of a page logo and/or ad in our program
= 8 Free tickets to each event (Excluding BMAs) = 4 social media shoutouts per year
= Logo and website link featured on our website = VIP table at BMAs for 8 guests
= Booth space at 5 events per year
= Acknowledgement & Thank You plaque

Can't sponsor but want to be involved?


Purchase a group of tickets to gift to clients, employees, friends or family a chance to attend an event • Donate your product or service to our raffle • Invite people to attend our screenings and events


Please feel free to get in touch with any questions. We will get back to you as soon as we can. 

Midwest Film Festival is an Illinois non-profit organization (tax I.D. #81-2357255) is qualified as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and has been designated as a “public charity” under section 170. Charitable contributions to Midwest Film Festival are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law for purposes of State and Federal income taxes. Midwest Film Festival is qualified to receive tax-deductible bequests, devises, transfers, and gifts under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Code. Please consult your tax or legal advisor. No goods or services will be supplied for this donation.

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