Arts Circle

SUPPORT. IMPACT. CELEBRATE.

Arts Circle Members receive the inside track within our independent film community while directly supporting Film Independent’s year-round programming. Join now and be a part of a community that believes in supporting original, artist-driven storytelling and its ability to influence our culture.

To learn more, contact Jennifer Murby, Director of Individual Giving, at 323 556 9353 or jmurby@filmindependent.org.

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • One Film Independent Membership
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access and reserved seating at all Members-Only Film Independent Presents screenings
  • Exclusive access to a collection of short films created by Film Independent Project Involve Fellows

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Private Arts Circle screenings and receptions, including our quarterly Spotlight Screening series and annual Artistic Director Brunch
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Special invitations and priority access to The Portal and The New Wave

RECOGNITION

Your support is recognized in the Film Independent Talent Guide, Impact Report and the Spirit Awards program book.

Join our Indie level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • One Film Independent Membership
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access and reserved seating at all Members-Only Film Independent Presents screenings
  • Exclusive access to a collection of short films created by Film Independent Project Involve Fellows

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Private Arts Circle screenings and receptions, including our quarterly Spotlight Screening series and annual Artistic Director Brunch
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Special invitations and priority access to The Portal and The New Wave

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Invitation for one to the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • Reserved seating at all Spirit Awards nominee screenings in Los Angeles

RECOGNITION

Your support is recognized in the Film Independent Talent Guide, Impact Report and the Spirit Awards program book.

Join our Patron level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • One Film Independent Membership
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access and reserved seating at all Members-Only Film Independent Presents screenings
  • Exclusive access to a collection of short films created by Film Independent Project Involve Fellows

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Private Arts Circle screenings and receptions, including our quarterly Spotlight Screening series and annual Artistic Director Brunch
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Special invitations and priority access to The Portal and The New Wave

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • One ticket to the Film Independent Spirit Awards and After Party
  • Invitation for one to the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • Reserved seating at all Spirit Awards nominee screenings in Los Angeles

RECOGNITION

Your support is recognized in the Film Independent Talent Guide, Impact Report and the Spirit Awards program book.

Join our Spirit level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Two Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access and reserved seating at all Members-Only Film Independent Presents screenings
  • Exclusive access to a collection of short films created by Film Independent Project Involve Fellows

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Private Arts Circle screenings and receptions, including our quarterly Spotlight Screening series and annual Artistic Director Brunch
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Special invitations and priority access to The Portal and The New Wave

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Two tickets to the Film Independent Spirit Awards and After Party
  • Invitation for two to the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • Invitation for two to the Nominee Press Announcement
  • Advance opportunity to purchase a Spirit Awards table
  • Reserved seating at all Spirit Awards nominee screenings in Los Angeles

RECOGNITION

  • Support is recognized in the Film Independent Talent Guide, Impact Report, Spirit Awards program book and on the Annual Donor Wall at Film Independent’s headquarters
  • Acknowledgement included on pre-screening slides at Film Independent programs year-round, including Film Independent Presents

Join our Insider level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Four Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access and reserved seating at all Members-Only Film Independent Presents screenings
  • Exclusive access to a collection of short films created by Film Independent Project Involve Fellows

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Private Arts Circle screenings and receptions, including our quarterly Spotlight Screening series and annual Artistic Director Brunch
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Special invitations and priority access to The Portal and The New Wave
  • Four Film Independent Directors Close-Up passes

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Four tickets to the Film Independent Spirit Awards and After Party
  • Four backstage passes
  • Invitation for four to the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • Invitation for four to the Nominee Press Announcement
  • Advance opportunity to purchase a Spirit Awards table
  • Reserved seating at all Spirit Awards nominee screenings in Los Angeles

RECOGNITION

  • Support is recognized in the Film Independent Talent Guide, Impact Report, Spirit Awards program book and on the Annual Donor Wall at Film Independent’s headquarters
  • Acknowledgement included on pre-screening slides at Film Independent programs year-round, including Film Independent Presents
  • Spirit Awards program book full-page color ad (deadlines apply)

Join our Industry level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Six Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access and reserved seating at all Members-Only Film Independent Presents screenings
  • Exclusive access to a collection of short films created by Film Independent Project Involve Fellows

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Private Arts Circle screenings and receptions, including our quarterly Spotlight Screening series and annual Artistic Director Brunch
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Special invitations and priority access to The Portal and The New Wave
  • Six Film Independent Directors Close-Up passes
  • Six Film Independent Forum passes

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Six tickets to the Film Independent Spirit Awards and After Party
  • Six backstage passes
  • Invitation for six to the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • Invitation for six to the Nominee Press Announcement
  • Advance opportunity to purchase a Spirit Awards table
  • Reserved seating at all Spirit Awards nominee screenings in Los Angeles

RECOGNITION

  • Support is recognized in the Film Independent Talent Guide, Impact Report, Spirit Awards program book and on the Annual Donor Wall at Film Independent’s headquarters
  • Acknowledgement included on pre-screening slides at Film Independent programs year-round, including Film Independent Presents
  • Spirit Awards program book full-page color ad (deadlines apply)

Join our Benefactor level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Ten Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access and reserved seating at all Members-Only Film Independent Presents screenings
  • Two tickets to each Film Independent Presents special event – paid programming including Live Reads, Bring the Noise, An Evening With… and more.
  • Exclusive access to a collection of short films created by Film Independent Project Involve Fellows
  • All-access concierge service dedicated to you throughout the year

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Private Arts Circle screenings and receptions, including our quarterly Spotlight Screening series and annual Artistic Director Brunch
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Special invitations and priority access to The Portal and The New Wave
  • Ten Film Independent Directors Close-Up passes
  • Ten Film Independent Forum passes

ARTIST SUPPORT

Artist Development Fellowship in your name, awarded to a Film Independent Fellow ($10,000 cash grant). Acknowledgement as a funder of the selected Artist Development program included.

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • One Trustee table for ten and After Party access
  • Ten backstage passes
  • Invitation for ten to the Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • Invitation for ten to the Nominee Press Announcement
  • Advance opportunity to purchase additional Spirit Awards table(s)
  • Reserved seating at all Spirit Awards nominee screenings in Los Angeles

RECOGNITION

  • Support is recognized in the Film Independent Talent Guide, Impact Report, Spirit Awards program book and on the Annual Donor Wall at Film Independent’s headquarters
  • Acknowledgement included on pre-screening slides at Film Independent programs year-round, including Film Independent Presents
  • Spirit Awards program book full-page color ad (deadlines apply)

Join our Visionary level

Arts Circle Members can arrange to donate benefits to Film Independent Fellows for an additional tax deduction.