MKE Film:Support Us


As one of the fastest-growing cultural events in the region, the Milwaukee Film Festival provides an incredible opportunity to connect with an ever-expanding and diverse cross section of our community. Through sponsorship, our generous partners help ensure our festival continually engages with as much of this great city as possible.

A sponsorship of the Milwaukee Film Festival can take one or more of the following forms:

  • General Sponsorship
  • Employee or Client Engagement
  • Brand Recognition
  • Film Sponsorship
  • Event Sponsorship

Learn more by downloading our prospectus.

If you’re interested in these or additional sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Development Manager, Jessica Bursi, at jessica@mkefilm.org or (414) 755-1965 ex. 212.

Presenting Sponsor

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Luminary Sponsors

Donald and Donna Baumgartner
Herzfeld Foundation
Marianne and Sheldon Lubar
Allan H. (Bud) and Suzanne L. Selig

Leading Sponsors

Milwaukee Magazine

Visionary Sponsors

Argosy Foundation
The Heil Family Foundation
Christine Symchych and Jim McNulty
David & Julia Uihlein Charitable Foundation

Producing Sponsors

88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Associated Bank
Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.
Colectivo Coffee
Lowlands Group Grand Cafes
Mandel Group
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Simple DCP

Supporting Sponsors

About Face Media
Art City
The Bartolotta Restaurants
BelAir Cantina
The Brico Fund
Greater Milwaukee Foundation - William and Alicia Schoeneich Arts and Culture Fund and the Gertrude Ann Meixner Fund
John Axford
Mary and Ted Kellner
Mary Ann and Charles LaBahn
Metroparent Magazine and MetroparentMagazine.com
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Milwaukee Business Journal
Milwaukee Marriott Downtown
Milwaukee Record
Neroli Salon & Spa
Nicholas Family Foundation
North American Camera
The Pabst Theater
Shepherd Express
Stamm Technologies
Tap Milwaukee

Providing Sponsors

Beans & Barley
Fox Bay Cinema Grill
Helen Bader Foundation, Inc.
The Hotel Foster
Laughlin Constable
Lone Shoe Graphics
Milwaukee Pulse
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
The Railway Exchange Building
RDI Stages
Times Cinema
UWM Peck School of The Arts

Contributing Sponsors

The Bay Restaurant
Bert L. & Patricia S. Steigleder Charitable Trust
Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
House of Harley-Davidson
Johnson Controls
Latino Arts, Inc.
Quantum LS
Wisconsin Gazette

Sustaining Sponsors

Cream City Foundation
Grace & Shelly
HUSCO International
Jim Phillips, LLC
Kat Schleicher Photography
The Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
SURG Restaurant Group
Third Ward Records
United Way of Greater Milwaukee
VISIT Milwaukee
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio 89.7FM