Become a Donor

Support MFF today 

We offer many exciting benefits to our valued supporters including priority access to screenings, parties, conversations and events.  See below for a detailed description of these benefits.

Your support makes it possible for the festival to engage, educate and entertain through the power of storytelling by bringing great films, filmmakers, programs and events to our region while keeping ticket prices affordable.  We can’t do it without you!  Thank you for your support!

Or, checks (made payable to Montclair Film Festival) may be sent to:

Montclair Film Festival

41 Watchung Plaza, #345

Montclair, NJ 07042

 
For information on our basic membership levels, please click here.

If you have any questions regarding donations or donor benefits, please contact us at membership@montclairfilmfest.org.
 

MFF is a 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

 
 
ALL DONORS ENJOY THE FOLLOWING $500 MEMBER BENEFITS plus the perks outlined by level below.  All new benefits are in bold.

  • Priority Notice of Year-Round Programs and Events
  • Advance Access to Purchase Tickets
  • 10% Merchandise Discount
  • Member Pricing on Concession Items at the MFF
  • Invitations to Special Member Events
  • Discounts on classes, workshops + events*
  • Discount on Birthday Party Packages (Coming in Summer 2017)

$1,000-PERFORMERS (Tax-deductible portion of membership is $718)

Basic Member Benefits plus:

  • Ticket Discount for Screenings (Purchase up to 6 member-priced tickets to each event.
  • Name listed in festival catalog and website
  • 4 tickets to Inside Scoop Party
  • Six (6) vouchers to redeem for regular priced films/programs of your choice*
  • 1 VIP Festival Swag Bag        
  • 2 Donor Fast Pass Badges for access to priority seating line at Festival (tickets required)
  • 2 tickets to Filmmaker Party 

$2,500-DIRECTORS (Tax-deductible portion of membership is $2,004)

Basic Member Benefits plus:

  • Ticket Discount for Screenings (Purchase up to 6 member-priced tickets to each event).
  • Name listed in festival catalog and website
  • 2 Donor Fast Pass Badges for access to priority seating line at Festival (tickets required)
  • 2 tickets to Filmmaker Party
  • 2 tickets to Festival Preview Party                                                       
  • 2 VIP Festival Swag Bags
  • 8 vouchers to redeem for regular priced films/programs of your choice**
  • Discount to rent space in new MFF Building (Starting summer 2017)                                                                                          

$5,000-PRODUCERS (Tax-deductible portion of membership is $4,182)

Basic Member Benefits plus:

  • Ticket Discount for Screenings (Purchase up to 6 member-priced tickets to each event).
  • Name listed in festival catalog and website
  • 2 Donor Fast Pass Badges for access to priority seating line at Festival (tickets required)
  • 2 tickets to Filmmaker Party
  • 2 VIP Festival Swag Bags
  • Discount to rent space in new MFF Building (Starting summer 2017)
  • 2 tickets to Preview Party
  • Ten (10) vouchers to redeem for regular priced films/programs of your choice**
  • Opportunity to Co-Sponsor a Screening (plus 4 tickets to the screening)
  • 2 tickets to Festival Opening Night Party
  • 2 tickets to House Party

$10,000-EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS (Tax-deductible portion of membership is $8,622)

Basic Member Benefits plus:

  • Ticket Discount for Screenings (Purchase up to 6 member-priced tickets to each event).
  • Name listed in festival catalog and website
  • 2 VIP Festival Swag Bags
  • Discount to rent space in new MFF Building (Starting summer 2017)
  • 2 tickets to Preview Party
  • Opportunity to Co-Sponsor a Screening (plus 4 tickets to that screening)
  • 2 tickets to Festival Opening Night Party
  • 4 tickets to Filmmaker Party      
  • 4 tickets to House Party                                                                                
  • 2 VIP All Access Festival Passes, advance RSVP required featuring concierge service

$15,000-STUDIO EXECUTIVES (Tax-deductible portion of membership is $12,498)

Basic Member Benefits plus:

  • Ticket Discount for Screenings (purchase up to 6 member-priced tickets to each event).
  • Name listed in festival catalog and website
  • 2 VIP Festival Swag Bags
  • Discount to rent space in new MFF Building (Starting summer 2017)     
  • Opportunity to Co-Sponsor a Screening
  • 6 tickets to Co-Sponsored a screening
  • 2 tickets to Festival Opening Night Party
  • 4 tickets to Filmmaker Party
  • 4 tickets to House Party                                                                         
  • 4 tickets to Preview Party
  • 2 VIP All Access Festival Passes, RSVP not required
    • Includes 2 VIP Celebrity Fundraiser tickets, RSVP required featuring concierge service

$25,000-MOGULS (Tax-deductible portion of membership is $20,648)

Basic Member Benefits plus:

  • Ticket Discount for Screenings
  • Purchase up to six (6) member-priced tickets to each event
  • Name listed in festival catalog and website
  • Discount to rent space in new MFF Building (Starting summer 2017) 
  • Opportunity to Co-Sponsor a Screening (plus 8 tickets to that screening)
  • 4 tickets to Filmmaker Party
  • 4 tickets to House Party                                                                         
  • 4 tickets to Preview Party
  • 4 tickets to Festival Opening Night Party
  • 4 VIP Festival Swag Bags
  • 2 Annual VIP All Access Passes              
    • ALL Spring Festival Screenings (RSVP not required)
    • All Year-Round Screenings (RSVP required)
    • 2 tickets to All Fundraisers (RSVP required)
    • 4 VIP Celebrity Fundraiser tickets (RSVP required)
    • Concierge Service
    • Reserved Seats for programs with RSVP