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Become a Sponsor

Put a spotlight on your businesses or organization while showing your support for BMFI. High-profile onscreen announcements and print placements in Projections bring your mission or event to the large and dedicated BMFI community. View a listing of current BMFI Business Sponsors.

Learn more about BMFI's promotional sponsorships below, or download the media kits for onscreen and print sponsorships.

Onscreen announcements are very popular among businesses and organizations in the Main Line and Philadelphia areas. Please consider reserving your onscreen time a minimum of three months in advance, as space is very limited. Rates vary based on contract length. Nonprofit rates are available for qualifying institutions.

Contact us below or call 610.527.4008 x117 for more information and availability.

Onscreen Sponsorships

Onscreen Announcements are a perfect way to make your organization part of the show. Imagine the impact of your message projected onto the “big screen” in brilliant color. Now imagine the thousands moviegoers who come to BMFI each year seeing your message as they wait for the film to begin . . .

Onscreen Sponsorship Pricing

Onscreen Announcements are 12 seconds long. Your announcement will repeat every 8 minutes, beginning 30 minutes before the first show of the day, and repeating before every show therafter on all 4 screens. Your Onscreen Announcement can be a single image, or a series of up to three still images. No more than four consecutive images will be accepted.

  • In addition to your Onscreen Announcement, sponsors will be included in a scrolling list of sponsors at the end of the preshow. 
  • Sponsors are given exclusive use of the atrium literature stand, where distrisbution of handbills, postcards, or other materials can occur.
  • Sponsors are listed on a digital sign in our atrium. 
  • Sponsors are proudly listed on a dedicated webpage.
  • BMFI appreciates the support from all of our sponsors. We do not offer sponsor exclusivity.

Projections Sponsorships

Make your organization part of the program by becoming a BMFI Projections Sponsor.

Projections is Bryn Mawr Film Institute’s premier publication, a 24-page, full-color brochure published quarterly to announce BMFI’s upcoming films, special events, and film studies classes. Your company or organization can be part of Projections, appearing with other fine Main Line (and beyond) businesses that support BMFI.

Projections Circulation

Projections Printed Magazine

  • Four issues printed annually
  • 6,000 copies printed per issue
  • Direct-mailed to over 5,000 member households
  • Circulated in-theater to 2,500–3,500 weekly moviegoers

Distributed through businesses and organizations on the Main Line

Projections Online Magazine

  • Can be downloaded and viewed online up to two weeks
    prior to hardcopy delivery
  • Is linked prominently on every page of 

Projections Business Sponsor Benefits

  • Business Sponsor listing on the BMFI site
  • Business Sponsor link is displayed prominently on every page of 
  • Business Sponsor acknowledgement in BMFI’s onscreen preshow viewed by an audience of over 2,500–3,500 weekly ticketholders 
  • Sponsors are given exclusive use of the atrium literature stand. 
  • Sponsors are listed on a digital sign in our atrium. 
  • Two (2) free movie passes for each month you sponsor Projections 
  • BMFI appreciates the support from all of our sponsors. We do not offer sponsor exclusivity.

Pricing and Specifications

View the Projections Media Kit.

Projections Deadlines and Specifications

Projections 70: Summer 2024

Sponsor Confirmation Deadline: April 5, 2024
Artwork Insertion Deadline: April 26, 2024

Projections 71: Fall 2024

Sponsor Confirmation Deadline: June 28, 2024
Artwork Insertion Deadline: July 19, 2024

Projections Sponsorship Pricing

Artwork Size Rate per Issue Annual Rate
Full-Page 7.375″ x9.875″ $1,000 $3,600
Half-Page 7.375″ x4.875″ $600 $2,000
Quarter-Page 3.625″ x4.875″ $350 $1,400

View the Onscreen Media Kit.

Onscreen Sponsorship Pricing

Contract Length Standard Rate Nonprofit Rate
1 Month $500 $375
3 Months $450 $360
6 Months $400 $340
12 Months $375 $325

Onscreen Specifications

  • Announcements are 10’’ wide x 4.9’’ high, 300 dpi resolution (or 3000 px by 1470 px). Only high resolution JPEG and PDF files are accepted.
  • The smallest legible font size is 16 point. Leave a 0.25” text margin on the top and bottom of the slide.
  • We update our preshow on Fridays. BMFI must have your completed artwork the Friday prior to your scheduled start date. 
  • BMFI is a nonprofit, member-supported theater. Onscreen Announcements are sponsorships, not advertisements. We cannot use language or art that is a direct call to action (i.e. announcements that promote the sale of goods and service or contain an inducement to buy, sell, rent or lease).

Sponsorship Inquiries

Please check all that apply