PREMIERE CIRCLE BENEFITS

AFI Premiere Circle members are instrumental in helping to preserve America's film legacy and to inspire the next generation of storytellers in film and television. When you join, you will receive exclusive benefits such as invitations to private receptions and intimate screenings with leading artists and filmmakers, curated AFI experiences and much more!

If you have any questions or would like to join or renew by phone, please contact Steve Serpas at 323.856.7656 or at [email protected].

  • $2,500
  • $5,000
  • $10,000
  • $25,000
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    As a Patron Circle ($2,500), you receive:

    Invitation to Classic Cinema, a cocktail party followed by an intimate screening of a classic film introduced by an artist from the film on a studio lot

    Invitation to the AFI Directing Workshop for Women Showcase, a presentation of the graduating class and their short films, plus a private reception with the filmmakers

    One AFI FEST Priority Pass, providing priority admission to festival programming (excludes Galas)

    Opportunity to purchase half-price Silver ballroom tickets to the AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute


    Plus, all Five-Star member benefits:

    Two mezzanine tickets to the AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute

    Invitation to AFI Conservatory EXPO, a one-day festival of short thesis films from the graduating class, held on the historic AFI campus

    Advance ticket access to AFI Festivals and events

    Discount on festival passes and tickets to AFI DOCS

    Four movie tickets to America's connoisseur cinemas: AFI Silver Theatre, ArcLight Cinemas, Landmark Theatres and Pacific Theatres

    One-year subscription to Entertainment Weekly (a $35 value*; available only in the United States)

    Annual limited-edition AFI movie calendar

    Member News subscription, a monthly e-newsletter with exclusive content

    Special members-only giveaway opportunities

    Annual AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute DVD and keepsake Tribute book

    Collectable AFI AWARDS film honoree poster

    Streaming access to AFI Conservatory short films

    Name recognition in the AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute book and donor credit roll at AFI.com

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    As a Partner's Circle ($5,000), you receive all Patron Circle benefits, plus:

    An additional AFI FEST Priority Pass, providing priority admission to festival programming (excludes Galas; two total)

    Invitation to An Evening With…, an intimate dinner and conversation honoring a guest artist

    Private tour of the AFI Archive and collections in the Louis B. Mayer Library

    Invitation to the AFI Conservatory Commencement and honorary degree ceremony

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    As a Director's Circle ($10,000), you receive all Partner's Circle benefits, plus:

    Invitation to an AFI FEST Gala screening, including reserved seating at the Gala premiere screening and access to the after-party

    Invitation to attend an AFI Conservatory guest seminar, a screening and a Q&A discussion with an artist and their film in an informal, classroom setting

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    As a Trustee's Circle ($25,000), you receive all Director's Circle benefits, plus:

    Additional invitation to an AFI FEST Gala screening, including reserved seating at the Gala premiere screening and access to the after-party (two Galas total)

    Dedicated staff liaison to personally customize your AFI engagement