Become a Sponsor!

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum

$6000 (or $5000 cash, $1000 in wholesale product)

The Platinum Sponsor is the title sponsor of the Rossland Mountain Film Festival. You will be included in every aspect of our marketing campaign. Your company logo will always be largest and included in all marketing material as the Your Company Name Rossland Mountain Film Festival” 

In addition, you will be the title sponsor of the Mountain Gala (Company Name Mountain Gala). The Mountain Gala is a highly anticipated evening. This classy night offers wine, appetizers, live entertainment, and a wide variety of mountain culture films. The target market for this event are ages 30-65, looking for a sophisticated yet mountain culture-oriented night out.

NOTE: Festival website name, banner, and logo will remain unchanged

Platinum Sponsor Benefits: 

Website & Social Media 

  • Highly visible presence on RMFF website and social media marketing
  • Logo with link to your company’s own website on sponsor page

Radio

  • Company name inclusion in all advertisements and PSA’s

Print

  • Company logo, largest, included on all materials
  • Logo on Saturday Night Main Event entry stamp
  • Logo and full page ad in the events program (approx. 26cm x 10.5cm)
  • Company logo on volunteer t-shirts

Recognition at Event

  • Your company’s banner displayed during the Gala and Saturday Night Main Event
  • Your company’s logo along with RMFF on the photo booth step-and-repeat
  • Recognition from MC at all MC’d events
  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

Tickets

  • Two tickets to the Saturday Night Main Event and Sunday’s Guest Speaker event
  • Two tickets to the Mountain Gala

 

 

Gold

$2500 (or $2000 cash, $500 wholesale product)

The Gold sponsorship level is perfect for companies wishing to take every advantage of Rossland Mountain Film Festival’s marketing and advertising. Your company name and logo will be included in all marketing materials and will appear second largest after our Platinum Sponsor. As the only Gold sponsor, you will have the privilege of sponsoring our big Saturday night event and have your name in the title of that event. e.g. “Your company name Saturday Night Main Event”

  • Saturday Night Main Event 

RMFF is known for its legendary mix of film and live entertainment at our Saturday night party. Following our evening of ski stoke films, we’ve hosted Western Canadian bands such as Bend Sinister, Hey Ocean!, Five Alarm Funk and Blackberry Wood.

Gold Sponsor Benefits: 

Website & Social Media 

  • Highly visible presence on RMFF website and social media marketing
  • Logo with link to your company’s own website on sponsor page

Radio

  • Company name inclusion in all advertisements and PSAs in regards to the Saturday event

Print 

  • Company logo, second largest, included on all materials, including: newspapers, posters, programs
  • Logo and half page ad in the events program (approx. 13cm x 10.5cm)

Recognition at Event

  • Your company’s banner displayed at Saturday Night Main Event
  • Recognition from the MC at all MC’s events
  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

Tickets

  • Two complimentary tickets to the Saturday Night Main Event.

 

Silver

$1000 (or $750 cash, $250 wholesale merchandise, or $1500 in-kind)

 

The Silver sponsorship is a great choice for companies with a smaller budget who would like to present a mandate of strong community support. The Silver sponsorship level sponsors a day event and/or workshop. Heavy presence throughout the promotional period leading up to the event will also make sure people pay attention to your involvement as well as your logo on our posters and programs. There are five Silver level sponsorship opportunities:

The Silver events include: 

You company name will appear as “event” presented by “your company name*

  • Wednesday Documentary Night – adventure recreation or Kootenay history documentary
  • Thursday All Ages Show – family-friendly film event
  • Thursday night “Dirtbag Night” (Locals Night) – old adventure films
  • Saturday technical workshop (past instructors include Christian Begin – cinematographer and Kari Medig – photo-journalist)
    • Technical Workshop Series – New in 2019: lead-up technical workshops for a couple of weekends ahead of the festival
  • Saturday’s Matinee film showing
  • Sunday guest speaker event (past speakers include Pat & Baiba Morrow – Alpinists and photojournalists and Barry Blanchard – Alpinist)

Silver Sponsor Benefits:

Website & Social Media 

  • Presence on RMFF website and social media marketing
  • Logo with link to your company’s own website on sponsor page

Print 

  • Company logo, third largest, included on posters and programs
  • Quarter page ad in the events program (approx. 6.75cm x 10.5cm)
  • NOTE: Ad does not apply to $1500 in-kind 

Recognition at Event

  • Your company’s banner displayed at the Saturday Night Main Event
  • Recognition from the MC at sponsored event and Saturday Night Main Event
  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

 

Bronze

$500 (Cash or in-kind)

The Bronze level of sponsorship is a great opportunity to support a well-loved local community event while getting your name out there in a very positive and cost-effective way. Through donation of door prizes, you can expose your service or product to potential new customers. The Bronze sponsor will be mostly present at the event itself. With a solid presence on the official website and your company logo on the festival program, the events’ crowd of over 700 people over the weekend will notice your company’s contribution to this event, as will visitors to the website and everyone who picks up our well-distributed program.

Bronze Sponsor Benefits:

Website & Social Media

  • Logo on the sponsor page of the RMFF website
  • Presence on RMFF website and social media marketing

Print 

  • Company logo included on event program

Recognition at Event

  • Your company’s banner displayed at the Saturday Night Main Event
  • Recognition from the MC at sponsored event and Saturday Night Main Event
  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

 

Media

$2000 in kind advertising 

This sponsorship level is for media entities who are interested in being RMFF media sponsors. They should be able to provide a variety of media coverage, including print and online coverage, event reviews and thank-you ads to our sponsors.

NOTE: Several media sponsors may be accepted; however media sponsorship is exclusive to each category. Categories include; newspaper sponsor, radio sponsor, online sponsor, etc.

Media Sponsor Benefits:

Website & Social Media 

  • Highly visible presence on RMFF website and in social media marketing
  • Logo with link to your company’s own website on sponsor page

Print 

  • Company logo, included on all materials, including: newspapers, posters, programs

Recognition at Event

  • Your company’s banner displayed at the Saturday Night Main Event
  • Recognition from the MC at Saturday Night Main Event
  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

Tickets

  • One complimentary media all-access pass. This allows one member of the media organization free entry to all of the RMFF events including the Gala and Premier nights.
  • Two Saturday Late Show radio giveaway tickets (for radio)

 

Bar

$1500 ($1000 cash & $500 in gift certificates)

Over the years, the festival has increased both in length (five days of events) and in size. In order to meet our mandate and promote economic growth in the community during the fall season, we feel it necessary to have multiple venues and show more of the films we receive. The Bar Sponsor would become the official bar of the Rossland Mountain Film Festival, hosting films, and overflow from the main event, pre and after parties.

Bar Sponsor Benefits:

Films

  • Host Festival Opening event with premier film
  • Host Matinee on Saturday
  • Host film showcases of your choice on Saturday and Sunday
  • Host closing event with previous year’s RMFF People’s Choice film

Website & Social Media 

  • Highly visible presence on RMFF website and in social media marketing
  • Promote your events during the festival on our website
  • Logo with link to your company’s own website on sponsor page

Radio

  • Thirty second advertisement including your company as the bar sponsor of RMFF and advertising film fest events at your venue

Print 

  • Company logo, included on all materials, including: newspapers, posters
  • Logo and half page advertisement in the events program (approx. 6.75cm x 5.25cm) to promote your events during the festival week

Recognition at Event

  • Recognition from the MC at Saturday Night Main Event
  • Your company’s banner displayed at the Saturday Night Main Event
  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

Volunteer Appreciation Party

  • RMFF volunteer appreciation party held at your location (with $300 of gift certificates used for food bill and first round of drinks)

Tickets

  • Two complimentary tickets to the Saturday Night Main Event

 

Apparel

$1000 ($1000 in apparel)

The Apparel Sponsor is the official apparel brand of the Rossland Mountain Film Festival. Through recognition throughout the events and donating mountain sportswear for prize giveaways, the Apparel Sponsor will benefit from exposure and product marketing.

Apparel Sponsor Benefits:

Website & Social Media 

  • Highly visible presence on RMFF website and social media marketing
  • Logo with link to your company’s own website on sponsor page

Radio

  • Company name inclusion in all advertisements and PSAs as the official Apparel Sponsor of the Rossland Mountain Film Festival

Print 

  • Company logo, included on all materials, including: newspapers, posters, programs

Recognition at Event

  • Recognition from the MC at the Saturday Night Main Event, promoting the Official Apparel Sponsor of the Film Festival
  • Your company’s banner displayed at the Saturday Night Main Event
  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

 

Showcases

$500 (Cash donation)

This sponsorship level caters to the growing amount of films the RMFF receives each year and is specifically for venues with the capability to show films. To contribute to the festival feel of the weekend, we will be offering showcases of films not being shown at the Premier events and promoting them at YOUR venue.

Showcase Sponsor Benefits:

Website & E-Marketing 

  • Logo on the sponsor page of the RMFF website
  • Your logo will remain on the site for approximately one year

Print 

  • Your showcase event promoted in festival program
  • Company logo, included in program

Multimedia Credit

  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s logo

Recognition at Event

  • Recognition from the MC at event

 

Event Program

The Event Program opportunity is another opportunity for companies to support the RMFF and take advantage of the advertising and distribution of our very popular Festival Schedule program. The program outlines in detail all of the events that will take place during the Festival, including films and brief descriptions of each. This opportunity allows the contributors to purchase advertising space inside the program. Programs are distributed regionally and on display in many stores and venues.

  • Full page colour advert (approx. 13.5cm x 21cm) – $500
  • Half page colour advert (approx. 13.5cm x 10.5cm) – $350
  • Quarter page colour advert (approx. 6.75cm x 5.25cm) – $200

 

Door Prizes

Door prizes and in-kind donations increase the excitement level throughout the Festival and demonstrate to the audience that community businesses firmly stand behind community events. Many businesses also take advantage of the door prize giveaway to use the Film Festival audience to launch new products or services.

Benefits: 

At venues where items are awarded, your company’s name will appear

  • Before each event, a short multimedia production will be run on the big screen with your company’s name
  • Signage and verbal recognition during the event when the prizes are drawn
  • Contributor recognition in event promotion

Door Prize Examples: 

  • Heli-skiing/Cat-skiing get-away weekends
  • New skis/snowboards/equipment
  • Outdoor Gear (Helmets, Gloves)
  • Clothing (Jackets, T-Shirts, shorts)
  • Gift Certificates (Restaurants, services, stores)

 

The Rossland Mountain Film Festival is about coming together as a community to share and enjoy our deep creative talents and to support local talent and business. Offer your support now!