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Patron Circle

Beyond The Red Carpet

Patrons play a leading role in making a difference through film.

From our renowned International Film Festival to community screenings and an educational program that impacts hundreds of kids each year we  create opportunities in our community to build empathy and connection through film.  We welcome both Individual and Corporate Donors to our Patron Circle. Patron Circle supporters enjoy an elevated Festival experience with perks and benefits throughout the year reserved just for them!  

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BENEFITS FOR ALL PATRON CIRCLE LEVELS

  • Patron Circle All Access Pass
    • Quantity of passes dependent upon level of support
  • Priority Reservations and Reserved Seating
    • San Diego International Film Festival
    • Film Insider Series
  • Private Patron Events
  • Invitation to exclusive Chairman’s Reception prior to the Film Festival Variety’s Night of the Stars Tribute.
  • Dedicated Customer Service Representative during the Film Festival
  • Recognition online, in print, on screen
  • Tax Deductible Contribution

DIRECTOR CIRCLE $2,500

All of the benefits above plus, 1 Patron Circle All Access Pass

PRODUCER CIRCLE $5,000

All benefits of the Director Circle plus

-2 Patron Circle All Access Passes
– Recognized as an underwriter of one San Diego International Film Festival Film
– Concierge Service for the Film Festival
– Personalized Director’s Chair
– 2 VIP Fest Passes
– 2 Guest Tickets Film Insider Series Screenings (Feb-July)

A-LIST CIRCLE $10,000

All benefits of the Director Circle and Producer Circle plus

– Recognized as an underwriter for the Focus On Impact Educational Program
– Recognized as an underwriter for a San Diego International Film Festival Feature Film*
– Recognized as an underwriter for the Film Festival Filmmaker Awards
– Private preview event with Executive and Artistic Director Tonya Mantooth to review the film selections of the San Diego International Film Festival
– Walk the Red Carpet – San Diego International Film Festival Opening Night

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE $20,000

All benefits of the Director Circle, Producer Circle and A-List Circle plus

– Recognized as a Presenting underwriter of Focus On Impact Educational Program
– Including all film tours and residencies
– Recognized in the Festival Program as the Presenting Underwriter of Focus On Impact Educational Program
– Opportunity to present a Film Festival Filmmaker Award
– Walk the Red Carpet – San Diego Intl Film Festival Variety’s Night of the Stars Tribute

Patrons above $20,000 receive a personalized recognition package.
Please inquire for more information.

PATRON CIRCLE

FOUNDER’S CIRCLE
Patti Judd
Kevin Leap
Tonya Mantooth
Dale Strack

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE
Doren and Mark McClure

A-LIST CIRCLE
Jan and Richard Hunter*
Margarita Inserni
Patti Judd
Kelley and Dr. David Kupfer
Kevin Leap
Ludvina and Sonny Nevarez*
Sharon Rose
Dale Strack

PRODUCER CIRCLE
Elaine and Mark Allyn
Myra Bishop-Ward
Elsa and Stephen Mickelsen
Barbara & Dr. Howard Milstein
Karen and Rick Noble
Dr. Steve and Lynne Wheeler
Sherry & David Winkler
May Zawaideh

DIRECTOR CIRCLE
Brian and Silvija Devine
Marlee Ehrenfeld
Deborah Falk
Karen Fox*
Molly & Dennis Fredrickson
Taylor Miller
Mikki Nooney
Stanley Family Foundation
Kathryn Vaughn

*Founding Patron

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PATRON PERKS 

Night of the Stars Tribute Chairman’s Reception 

Industry Insider Series Intimate Discussions with Filmmakers

San Diego International Film Festival Patron Lounges