2016 Milwaukee Film Festival | 9/22 - 10/6


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

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
Milwaukee Magazine
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County in partnership with Aurora Health Care

Visionary Sponsors

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

Producing Sponsors

John Axford
Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.

Lowlands Group Grand Cafes
Mandel Group
Purple Onion
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Simple DCP
SRH Branding and Production Agency
Stamm Technologies

Supporting Sponsors

Chris Abele
About Face Media
ABRAZO Marketing
Art City
Avalon Theater
Times Cinema
Helen Bader Foundation, Inc.
BelAir Cantina
Colectivo Coffee
The Electric Sun Corporation
Ellenbecker Investment Group
Good City Brewing
Greater Milwaukee Foundation & Grace G. Horn Fund
Herb Kohl Philanthropies
Kelben Foundation, Inc.
Richard & Tracey Klein Family Charitable Trust
Mary Ann and Charles LaBahn
Metroparent Magazine and MetroparentMagazine.com
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Milwaukee Business Journal
Milwaukee Record
Neroli Salon & Spa
New Land Enterprises
Nicholas Family Foundation
North American Camera
RDI Stages
SAVOR Milwaukee
Shepherd Express
Tap Milwaukee
Urban Milwaukee
UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres
WJMR Jammin' 98.3
WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio 89.7FM

Providing Sponsors

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Badger Liquor
Beans & Barley
Bert L. & Patricia S. Steigleder Charitable Trust
Black Lens Committee
Fox Bay Cinema Grill
Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls Foundation
The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
Lone Shoe Graphics
Marquette University
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Public Library
Milwaukee Pulse
Mindpool Live
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Railway Exchange Building
Telemundo Wisconsin
Wonder Wonder

Contributing Sponsors

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Maihaugen Foundation
Milwaukee Arts Board
Wisconsin Arts Board
Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation
Milwaukee Athletic Club
Quantum LS
The Plaza Hotel
Ugly's Bar & Grill
VISIT Milwaukee
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
Wisconsin Gazette
WNOV 860am - The Voice
Zeidler Center for Public Discussion

Sustaining Sponsors

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co.
Boston Store
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UWM
Latino Arts, Inc.
Jim Phillips, LLC
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
Saint John's On The Lake
The University Club of Milwaukee
UWM Alumni Association
Wisconsin Public Radio