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