BECOME A SPONSOR OF ROGER EBERTíS OVERLOOKED FILM FESTIVAL! APRIL 23-27, 2003
The Historic Virginia Theatre and University of Illinois Campus

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It is because of sponsors like you that we are able to continue the first major, international film festival in the history of Champaign-Urbana. Additionally, proceeds from the festival will benefit the restoration efforts of the Virginia Theatre
Interested parties should contact Mary Susan Britt (217) 244-0552 or marsue@uiuc.edu.

DIAMOND SPONSOR: $10,000 and Above

  • Display a banner, poster, kiosk, or other prominent sign inside the Virginia Theatre

  • Opportunity for a representative to take part in a panel discussion

  • Company logo in Festival Program

  • 1 Full-page ad in Festival Program

  • Company name on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)

  • Company name on advertisements in local newspapers (The News-Gazette, Daily Illini and C-U Cityview)

  • Company name and logo on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

  • Company logo on slides prior to all Festival Screenings

  • Company logo on sponsorsí page in Festival Program

  • 8 VIP passes to all screenings

  • Invitation to Gala opening and post- festival reception

  • Invitation to Chicago Press Party

  • Reserved seating with Roger in the Virginia Theatre

  • Lunch and Dinner provided in the Green Room with Roger and Film Guests
     

PLATINUM SPONSOR: $5,000-10,000

  • Display a banner, poster, kiosk, or other prominent sign at the Virginia Theatre

  • Full-page ad in Festival Program

  • Company name on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)

  • Company name on advertisements in local newspapers (The News-Gazette, Daily Illini and C-U Cityview)

  • Company name and logo on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

  • Company logo on slides prior to all Festival Screenings

  • Company logo on sponsorsí page in Festival Program

  • 4 VIP passes to all screenings

  • Invitation to Gala opening and post- festival reception

  • Invitation to Chicago Press Party

  • Reserved seating with Roger in the Virginia Theatre

  • Lunch and Dinner provided in the Green Room with Roger and Film Guests
     

GOLD SPONSOR: $2,500

  • Ĺ page ad in Festival Program

  • Company name on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)

  • Company name on advertisements in local newspapers (The News-Gazette, Daily Illini and C-U Cityview)

  • Company name and logo on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

  • Company logo on slides prior to all Festival Screenings

  • Company name on sponsorsí page in Festival Program

  • 3 VIP passes to all screenings

  • Invitation to Gala opening and post festival reception

  • Reserved seating with Roger in the Virginia Theatre

  • Lunch and Dinner provided in the Green Room with Roger and Film Guests
     

SILVER SPONSOR: $1,000

  • ľ page ad in Festival Program

  • Company name on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)

  • Company name on advertisements in local newspapers (The News-Gazette, Daily Illini and C-U Cityview)

  • Company name and logo on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

  • Company logo on slides prior to all Festival Screenings

  • Company name on sponsorsí page in Festival Program

  • 2 VIP passes to all screenings

  • Invitation to Gala opening and post festival reception

  • Reserved seating with Roger in the Virginia Theatre

  • Lunch and Dinner provided in the Green Room with Roger and Film Guests

PATRON: $500

  • 3 Festival passes to all screenings

  • Invitation to Gala opening and post festival reception

  • Name listed on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)

  • Name listed on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

FESTIVAL FRIEND: $250

  • 2 Festival passes to all screenings

  • Invitation to Gala opening and post festival reception

  • Name listed on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)

  • Name listed on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

FESTIVAL ASSOCIATE: $100

  • 1 Festival pass to all screenings

  • Name listed on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)

  • Name listed on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

GIFTS-IN-KIND

  • Festival Pass

  • Invitation to Gala opening

  • Name listed on Festival Home Page (www.ebertfest.com)

  • Name listed on Festival Poster (distributed throughout Central Illinois)
     

 * The News-Gazette has made a one-time donation of $50,000 toward the remodeling of the Virginia Theatre's projection booth.
Interested parties should contact Mary Susan Britt, marsue@uiuc.edu or (217) 244-0552