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 full sponsor deck.

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

Presenting Sponsor

Associated Bank

Premier 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

88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Laughlin Constable
Good City Brewing
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County in partnership with Aurora Health Care

Visionary Sponsors

Argosy Foundation
Bader Philanthropies, Inc.
The Brico Fund
The Heil Family Foundation
Herb Kohl Philanthropies
Christine Symchych and Jim McNulty
David & Julia Uihlein Charitable Foundation

Producing Sponsors

Stamm Technologies
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.
Lowlands Group Grand Cafes
New Land
Wonder Wonder
Mandel Group
SRH Branding and Production Agency
Marcus Hotels &amp: Resorts
Kelben Foundations, Inc.
John Axford
Johnson Controls
Purple Onion

Supporting Sponsors

Milwaukee Record
Mary Ann and Charles LaBahn
Marquette University
The Fischers
Tap Milwaukee
Neroli Salon & Spa
BelAir Cantina
Ken & Kate Muth
Shepherd Express
Nicholas Family Foundation
Metroparent Magazine and MetroparentMagazine.com
Colectivo Coffee
UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres
Greater Milwaukee Foundation & Grace G. Horn Fund
Milwaukee Business Journal
Zizzo Group
Urban Milwaukee
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio 89.7FM

The Electric Sun Corporation
About Face Media
Live Wire Productions
North American Camera
We Energies Foundation
Telemundo Wisconsin
Food & Wine Experience
Times Cinema
Avalon Theater
Railway Exchange Building

Providing Sponsors

Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Fox Bay Cinema Grill
The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
CBS 58
Zilber Family Foundation
Nick Collura Photography
Milwaukee Art Museum
Blackbox Visusal
Visit Milwaukee
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Beans & Barley
Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
The Plaza Hotel
Milwaukee Public Library
Wisconsin Public Radio
Miller Lite
Milwaukee Bucks
Badger Liquor
Colliers International
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
WJMR Jammin' 98.3
Bert L. & Patricia S. Steigleder Charitable Trust

Contributing Sponsors

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Jim Phillips
Maihaugen Foundation
Milwaukee Arts Board
Wisconsin Arts Board
Mittera Group/J.B. Kenehan
Northwestern Mutual
Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation
Quantum LS
Radio Caliente
Rotary Club of Milwaukee
Ugly's Bar & Grill
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
WNOV 860am - The Voice
The Women's Center
Zeidler Center for Public Discussion

Sustaining Sponsors

Cardinal Stritch University
Jose Carlino Design
Fuel Cafe
Melissa Goins
Goodwill Indsutries of Southeastern Wisconsin
iHeart Media
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
The University Club of Milwaukee
Wisconsin Gazette

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