BFF welcomes corporate, organizational and individual sponsorships at several levels of support (with both in-kind and cash contributions) on a non-exclusive basis. The sponsorship program offers excellent visibility for sponsors at nationally recognized venues like Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Smithsonian Institute, Asia Society, UC Berkeley, Castro Theatre, London’s Barbican Centre, Mexico City’s Cineteca Nacional and others.


  • Specific IBFF (i.e., LA, London, SF, NY, etc.)
  • Specific screening, reception or seminar/symposium
  • Website
  • Annual (national) sponsorship
  • Program initiatives (including the Buddhist Film Archive, grantmaking through the Buddhist Film Fund, educational outreach, distribution/marketing, awards, etc.)
  • Custom sponsorship programs


  • Sponsor ads in the IBFF Program Guide(s); projected readership of 100,000 for each edition/festival
  • Sponsor logo/identification on IBFF media including posters, programs, website, trailer, theater slides, ads
  • Sponsor participation in festival onsite marketing
  • Select opportunities for promotional distributions to festival attendees
  • VIP All Access Passes to festival events
  • additional tickets to IBFF screenings and receptions
  • Promotional quantities of the Program Guide–Souvenir Edition
  • Sponsor naming opportunities for the BFA film adoption program
  • Sponsor naming opportunities for the Buddhist Film Fund

For further information, please contact the .

IBFF 2009 LONDON Sponsors
IBFF 2005 BAY AREA Sponsors
IBFF 2003 LOS ANGELES Sponsors