Get in to the front of a growing, affluent, and passionate community!

A fast-growing registered members base.

Affluent South Asian Community, with high disposal income.

Passionate about the arts, music, and cinema.

Sponsors will/can:

Get tremendous exposure and ability to distinguish themselves not only to the festival-goers, but also to an international South Asian audience.

Re-inforce their brand in the Bay Area community to increase brand awareness and show their support for the community.

Get continued marketing exposure through banners, posters, radio/tv, social media etc.

Entertain their clients, privilege their customers & staff with experiences that money can’t buy.

Receive customized integrated brand exposure across a variety of platforms as well as opportunities for VIP entertainment and interaction with high end consumers.

Get guaranteed visibility through our extensive Marketing Campaign starting with Social Media, Radio, Television, Ground and community event marketing.

Get continued marketing exposure through banners, posters, radio/tv, social media etc.

Take the advantage of promoting their businesses through our exclusive media partners.

Access a unique opportunity to reach out to cross-demography attendees and participant.

Gain access to film and cultural content and our networks of local businesses and film industry key players.

Sponsorship Packages

Season Presenting Partner Leading Role Directors Circle Cinemato- grapher Circle Screen writers Circle Producers Circle Supporting Roles
$20,000 $10,000 $7,500 $5,000 $3,000 $2,000 $1,000
Brand Activation & On-Site Presence
Sponsorship of Opening Night / Closing
Night
(Film, Reception, Pre-Party, After-Party)
Yes - - - - -
Logo on Step & Repeat Yes - - - - -
Hospitality
Concierge Services, branded VIP seating, early entry Yes Yes - - - -
Private celebrity reception, meet &
greet with filmmakers Passes*
* - (Number of passes varies with level of Sponsorship)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
All-access Festival Passes / Discount on
additional Passes*
* - (Number of Passes varies with level of Sponsorship)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Sponsorship Packages

Season Presenting Partner Leading Role Directors Circle Cinemato- grapher Circle Screen writers Circle Producers Circle Supporting Roles
$20,000 $10,000 $7,500 $5,000 $3,000 $2,000 $1,000
Marketing
Logo Inclusion in Program Guide Yes Yes - - - -
Ad in Program Guide Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes -
Branding on Website Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
BASAF Sponsor Trailer Yes Yes Yes Yes - -
Social Media Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dedicated E-blasts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes -
Co-Branded Gift Bag Yes Yes Yes - - -
Premium Item in Gift Bag Yes Yes Yes - - -
Special sponsor acknowledgement at select screenings Yes Yes Yes - - -

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

A la carte / In Kind Sponsorship

Award Night sponsorship

Digital Film Balloting

Sponsor a Film

Logo on volunteer tee shirts

Gift bag sponsorship to festival filmmakers and VIPs

Additional Passes

Cash sponsors receive 50% discount

In-kind partners receive 25% discount