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SUPPORT US

 

 

BECOME A MEMBER

The best way to support the festival is by becoming a member.

Now membership in the LIGLFF is a better deal than ever!  Over the years the festival has extended itself to become a year round  series of events. In addition to the November festival, you can take advantage of Fire Island Film and Video Festival, Video nights, Pride Mini Fest, and special presentations in conjunction with  the Cinema Arts Centre and much, much more. Check out the Categories for all the benefits waiting for you

Basic $35.00

1. Priority Seating at all festival events
2. Discounts to Film Festival events during the year.
3. Advance notice of special events
Joint Basic Family ($60.00): Same as above for two members of the same household
Tax deductible ($25.00/$40.00)

Supporter $85.00
1. All the benefits of Basic Membership
2  One free Ticket to a LI  Festival movie.
3. Access to VIP Area during the Film Festival
Supporting Joint Family ($135.00): Same as above for two members of the same household
Tax deductible ($65.00/$95.00)

Friends   $175.00
1. All the benefits of Supporter membership 
2 1 free ticket to Festival Luncheon
3. Reserved Seating for all LI Festival screenings
4. Free admission to closing night party
Friend Joint Family ($275.00): Same as above for two members of the same household
Tax deductible ($125.00/175.00)

Sustaining  $300.00

1. All the benefits of Friend membership 
2 1 Free Festival pass
3. Reserved Seating for all LI Festival screenings
4. Invitation to LIGLFF Programming Committee Meetings to screen Movies under consideration for the film festival.
Friend Joint Family ($400.00): Same as above for two members of the same household
Tax deductible ($192.00/184.00)

CLICK HERE FOR MEMBER FORM
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MAKE A DONATION TO THE EMERGING FILMMAKERS FUND
(A fully tax-deductible charitable endowment fund of the LIGLFF)

You can make a fully tax-deductible donation earmarked for our Emerging Filmmakers Fund. This restricted endowment fund is invested in conservative high yield instruments with income dedicated to support  filmmakers through cash prizes and grants. The Fund's focus will be primarily to assist Long Island filmmakers, although the fund is not restricted to local film makers.

Become a charter lifetime member with a donation of $500.00 by April 30, 2007  or $5,000 for corporate charter lifetime members.  This fund
Is totally separate from our operating account. Only income from these
Investments can be awarded. The original gift always remains intact -

Truly a gift that keeps on giving! All contributors will be recognized by a listing in the festival program.

PLANNED GIVING

Think of the festival in your estate plan. The festival is a 501c3 charity, contributions to the festival in your will are tax deductible. Your attorney can contact  the festival Director Stephen Flynn if he has any questions. 

BECOME A SPONSOR

As a local  Sponsor you receive based on your level of sponsorship among the following entitlements;

Advertising slide in front of films at festivals (combined audience 2,500)

Advertisement in festival journal

Promotional material at festival

Your logo on our website with a link to yours

Special signage and promotional material at our events that you are a part of , plus announcements.

Promotional material at all of our events

Logo name on posters, journal covers and ads

for more information please contact Stephen Flynn, Festival Director 631 547-6650 or email sflynn@liglff.org

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ADVERTISE IN THE LI FESTIVAL PROGRAM

  The festival program is a wonderful and unique opportunity to reach the Long Island GLBT community by publicizing your business or services through advertising. The festival is Long Island’s largest LGBT arts event. Advertising rates for the 2007 festival will be announced by March 2007.

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  MOVIE SLIDE ADS

 A movie slide ad is your ad projected on the movie screen before the movie.  Your ad  will be seen at least twice, before a captive audience at  every screening for 8-10 seconds,  Based on a 15 minute intermission, an extremely effective form of advertising. For ad specification please email  Stephen Flynn at info@LIGLFF.org or call at (631).547.6650. 

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CORPORATE MATCHING FUNDS

            If your employer has a matching fund program you can give to the "Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Inc."        As a nonprofit organization, LIGLFF  is eligible, in most cases, to accept matching gifts for the tax-deductible portions of your membership contributions, and for the entire amount of your charitable non-membership donations. Follow the instructions on the Matching Gifts form you receive from your employer, and mail the completed form to us.

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 DONATE FREQUENT FLYER MILEAGE

Donate your frequent flyer mileage and allow us to fly in the stars and filmmakers for r the festival. Most airlines allow you to donate your mileage to 501c3 charities. Check with your Frequent Flyer program or contact us.

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WISH LIST

 The festival is need of the following items

Lap top computers
Easels
 Fly our posters in your bar or restaurant and receive a movie slide

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Bar/Club sponsor

As a Bar/Club sponsor you  will be entitled to the following

1. A movie slide ad before each movie. A movie slide ad is your ad projected on the movie screen before the movie.  Your ad  will be seen at least twice, before a captive audience at  every screening for 8-10 seconds,  Based on a 15 minute intermission, an extremely effective form of advertising. For ad specification please contact Stephen Flynn

2. Your promotional material can be distributed at the festival

3. A special mention in the festival program

4. Your logo on our website with linkage to yours.

5. We will also donate tickets to the festival  as a prize for your Halloween Costume contest

The Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (LIGLFF)  has always appreciated the support of the Long Island bars and clubs in allowing us to put flyers and posters in their establishments each year.  Long Island bars and clubs are a dependable venue for us to market our festival to our audience. Your support has enabled us to create the largest LGBT Arts Event on Long Island.   We are grateful to you for allowing us to put our material in your establishment each year.  We are instituting a bar sponsorship program  to all bars and clubs that allows the festival to put up our posters and flyers at their establishments.

 

If you have any questions or if you are interested in   providing additional assistance to the Film Festival, please contact me at 631 547-6650 or via email at sflynn@LIGLFF.org.  You will need to email us your movie slide ads, logos and website  information.

Stephen J. Flynn
Festival Director