You can help the West Virginia International Film Festival encourage, support, and promote the film arts by becoming a sponsor. Sponsorships are welcomed from individual, small business, and corporate donors, and we have sponsorship opportunities ranging from ad space in our pre-shows at the Floralee Hark Cohen Cinema to covering our special events or even sponsorship multiple levels of our annual film festival.
Click here to see our full sponsorship and underwriting packages: WVIFF Sponsorship Kit
All sponsorship and underwriting inquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to our current sponsors for their support of the Floralee Hark Cohen Cinema and our outdoor series, A Film Under the Stars!
Base Camp Printing Co. is a frequent sponsor and supporter of the WVIFF and the Floralee. The printing press company is run by sisters and co-owners Emily & Betsy Sokolosky, and everything they make is printed by hand on their old school printing presses. They use the traditional methods of setting type and hand carving images to create brand new designs with a familiar feel.
Base Camp Printing Company | 613 Tennessee Avenue, Charleston | www.basecampprinting.co
Starlings Coffee & Provisions is our host with the most for our Films Under the Stars series. Owned and operated by Keeley and John Steele, Starlings is a staple on the End End of Charleston, WV, offering small-batch pastries, bagels, English muffins, sandwiches, breakfast & lunch, all made from scratch. They also offer and array of caffeinated, non-caffeinated, and alcoholic beverages, and partner with Low Ivy Catering to curate special menus unique to each film for our outdoor series. #madehere
Starling Coffee & Provisions | 1599 A Washington St. E, Charleston | www.starlingswv.com
FestivALL deserves a huge hand in bringing our Films Under the Stars series to life. The series began during FestivALL in June of 2021 with School of Rock and has been a part of FestivALL ever since. Partnering with over 90 arts and community organizations and hundreds of local, regional, national and international artists each year, FestivALL, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is considered a premier arts collaborator of Charleston, West Virginia. FestivALL: A city becomes a work of art.
FestivALL | 108 1/2 Capitol Street, Charleston | www.festivallcharleston.com
WSTQ is an in-kind sponsor of the WVIFF and the Floralee Hark Cohen Cinema. They regularly broadcast our shows and showtimes and host interviews with our team and, occasionally, filmmakers! WTSQ is Charleston’s favorite freeform community radio station. Tune in daily to hear anything from punk, funk, hip-hop, doo-wop, metal, to honky-tonk. If it’s good, it’s free to spin at WTSQ.
WTSQ 88.1 FM – The Status Quo | New location soon in the People’s Building | www.wtsq.org
Ellis Insurance Agency insures the Floralee Hark Cohen Cinema and supports our special events. Ellis is a second-generation, family-owned and operated independent agency. Since 1981, we have offered insurance services to clients of Charleston, WV, and across West Virginia statewide, customized to fit all your needs.
Ellis Insurance Agency | 5949 Sissonville Drive, Charleston, WV | www.insurewithellis.com
All donations and proceeds from ticket and merchandise sales go directly to the operational budget of the Floralee Hark Cohen Cinema and the annual film festivals and allow us to continue the tradition of the festivals and to bring quality, culturally diverse films to West Virginia. We thank all sponsors and attendees for their support!