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YEAR-ROUND & SEASONAL SPONSORSHIPS are available with the Mill Valley Film Festival, Doclands Documentary Film Festival, the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center and CAFILM Education Programs.

  • Immersive on-site activation, data capture promotions, sampling, brand promotion and relationship building opportunities
  • VIP hospitality provides one of a kind industry-attended and media-worthy celebrations
  • Staff benefits packages for sponsoring organizations offer memorable experiences and promotions for the Festival and year-round CAFILM programs
  • Invest in year-round education outreach serving over 10,000 teachers and students
  • Express business support for social awareness, education, environmental sustainability, gender equity, diversity & inclusion
  • Connect with desirable SF Bay Area and Marin audiences


50,000 in-person festival attendees
9,300 films & programs streamed virtually
110,000 year-round

70% female
30% male

78% festival audience between 35-65

Marin, San Francisco and Los Angeles are the top 3 festival attendee counties in California

Highest per capita income in California
Among the top 5 richest counties in the U.S. (Time Magazine)
Average home value $1,647,500

Audiences are highly educated travelers and connoisseurs
97% have college degree or higher
96% travel
98% dine in fine restaurants, hotels or clubs an average of 10 times per month

Recent survey results reflect that 91% respondents are more likely to do business with an MVFF sponsor

Join the national and global, as well as regional and community partners that have aligned themselves with the California Film Institute.

For customized sponsorship packages, please contact:

Beau Blanchard, Associate Director of Institutional Giving
[email protected]