Arts Circle

SUPPORT. IMPACT. CELEBRATE.

During times of crisis, we are reminded just how vital independent voices are to our culture. Film Independent stands as strong as ever in our commitment to serve the filmmaking community and our mission to champion artists who are leading the way to a more equitable and just future.

Stand with us as an Arts Circle Member, and directly support our work to center and elevate storytellers whose voices urgently need to be heard.

Arts Circle Members enjoy unique opportunities year-round. At-Home Benefits are available during this time of social distancing.

Join Arts Circle today.

 
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 to 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 Board of Directors Brunch*
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world*
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party

RECOGNITION

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

* When safe for in-person gathering

Join our Indie level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • One Film Independent Membership
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access to 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 Board of Directors Brunch*
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world*
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Invitation for one to the 2022 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.

* When safe for in-person gathering

Join our Patron level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • One Film Independent Membership
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access to 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 Board of Directors Brunch*
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world*
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • One ticket to the virtual 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including Backstage access and a Gift Package
  • Invitation for one to the 2022 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.

* When safe for in-person gathering

Join our Spirit level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Two Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access to 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 Board of Directors Brunch*
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world*
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Two tickets to the virtual 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including Backstage access and Gift Packages for each guest
  • Invitation for two to the 2022 Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • 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

* When safe for in-person gathering

Join our Insider level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Four Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access to 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 Board of Directors Brunch*
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world*
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Four Film Independent Directors Close-Up passes

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Four tickets to the virtual 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including Backstage access and Gift Packages for each guest
  • Invitation for four to the 2022 Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • 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)

* When safe for in-person gathering

Join our Industry level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Six Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access to 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 Board of Directors Brunch*
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world*
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • Six Film Independent Directors Close-Up passes
  • Six Film Independent Forum passes

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Six tickets to the virtual 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including Backstage access and Gift Packages for each guest
  • Invitation for six to the 2022 Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • 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)

* When safe for in-person gathering

Join our Benefactor level

YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Ten Film Independent Memberships
  • Filmmaker Pro and Film Lover Membership benefits available upon request
  • Priority access to 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 Board of Directors Brunch*
  • Receptions at top film festivals around the world*
  • Project Involve Shorts premiere and Fellows party
  • 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 Leadership table for ten at the virtual 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including Backstage access and Gift Packages for each guest
  • Invitation for ten to the 2022 Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
  • 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)

* When safe for in-person gathering

Join our Visionary level

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