Contacts for Special Needs

Special Needs Director
Jessica Tischler, M.Ed, CTRS
(703) 537-3031
Jessica.Tischler@jccnv.org

Special Needs Program Coordinator
Aryn Cahen, M.Ed
703.537.3032
Aryn.Cahen@jccnv.org

Resource Specialist
Melissa Hochberg, M.Ed
703.537.3040
Melissa.Hochberg@jccnv.org

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV) is proud to present the 4th Annual ReelAbilities: Greater DC Film Festival (RAFF). ReelAbilities is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to associate your company with an important and popular cultural event while increasing the visibility of your organization. Through our many outreach vehicles, we help our partners build relationships with new audiences while aligning with a cause that resonates with the community. ReelAbilities offers exposure to a large and loyal audience comprised of professional, educated, socially active, and culturally-aware members of our community. The JCCNV is a 501(c)3, EIN 54-1145849.

Click here to download the ReelAbilities: Greater DC Film Festival Sponsorship Packet

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: $25,000

PR/Media benefits:
• Listed as a presenting sponsor in film festival brochure and printed and electronic marketing materials*
• Logo acknowledgement on RAFF and JCCNV websites with link to website
• Recognition in all RAFF press releases
• Dedicated single slide for your logo or advertisement during each pre-screening slide show
• Social media mentions as a presenting sponsor leading up to and during the festival
• Ability to post a short, approved, promotional video on the JCCNV and RAFF websites

Promotional Opportunities including, but not limited to:
• Opportunity to address the audience for up to two minutes on Opening and Closing nights
• Ability to distribute promotional materials in “swag bags” to Opening Night event participants
• On-site signage opportunities at all screening venues
• Additional benefits to be offered as available

JCCNV advertising and recognition benefits:
• Recognized as a JCCNV Corporate Sponsor
• One year digital advertisement on the JCCNV Lobby Flat Screen
• Logo recognition on JCCNV Special Needs Department print and electronic communications, and in agency wide publications (Centertainment, Annual Report, and website*)
• Half-page advertisement in one issue of the JCCNV program guide, Centertainment, distributed to members and a select community list, and posted online*
• Full page advertisement in the JCCNV Fall Fundraising Gala program book*

Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Ten (10) tickets to the Opening Night VIP Reception and screening
• Six (6) all access passes valid for all RAFF screenings except Opening and Closing Night

PRODUCER: $10,000

PR/Media benefits, including:
• Listed as a presenting sponsor in film festival brochure and printed and electronic marketing materials*
• Logo acknowledgement on RAFF and JCCNV websites with link to website
• Recognition in all RAFF press releases
• Dedicated single slide for your logo or advertisement during the pre-screening slide show
• Social media mentions as a presenting sponsor leading up to and during the festival


Promotional Opportunities including, but not limited to:
• Ability to distribute promotional materials in “swag bags” to Opening Night event participants
• On-site signage opportunities at Opening and Closing venues
• Additional benefits to be offered as available


JCCNV advertising and recognition benefits:
• Recognized as a JCCNV Corporate Sponsor
• Six month digital advertisement on the JCCNV Lobby Flat Screen
• Logo recognition on JCCNV Special Needs Department print and electronic communications, and in agency wide publications (Centertainment, Annual Report, and website*)
• Half-page advertisement in one issue of the JCCNV program guide, Centertainment, distributed to members and a select community list, and posted online*
• Full page advertisement in the JCCNV Fall Fundraising Gala program book


Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Eight (8) tickets to the Opening Night VIP Reception and screening
• Four (4) all access passes valid for all ReelAbilities screenings except Opening and Closing Night

DIRECTOR: $7,500

PR/Media benefits, including:
• Listed as a presenting sponsor in film festival brochure and electronic and printed marketing materials*
• Logo acknowledgement on RAFF and JCCNV websites with link to website
• Social media mentions as a presenting sponsor leading up to and during the festival

Promotional Opportunities including, but not limited to:
• Ability to distribute promotional materials in “swag bags” to Opening Night event participants
• On-site signage opportunities at Opening and Closing venues
• Additional benefits to be offered as available

JCCNV advertising and recognition benefits:
• Recognized as a JCCNV Corporate Sponsor
• Three month digital advertisement on the JCCNV Lobby Flat Screen
• Half-page advertisement in one issue of the JCCNV program guide, Centertainment, distributed 3 times per year to members and a select community list, and posted online*
• Half page advertisement in the Fall Fundraising Gala program book

Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Six (6) tickets to the Opening Night VIP Reception and screening
• Two (2) all access passes valid for all ReelAbilities screenings

SCREENWRITER: $5,000

PR/Media benefits, including:
• Listed as a presenting sponsor in film festival brochure and printed marketing materials*
• Logo acknowledgement on RAFF and JCCNV websites
• Social media mentions as a presenting sponsor leading up to and during the festival
• Recognized in the ReelAbilities pre-show slideshow


Promotional Opportunities including, but not limited to:
• Ability to distribute promotional materials in “swag bags” to Opening Night event participants
• Additional benefits to be offered as available


JCCNV advertising and recognition benefits
• Recognized as a JCCNV Corporate Sponsor
• Three month digital advertisement on the JCCNV Lobby Flat Screen
• Half page advertisement in the Fall Fundraising Gala program book


Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Four (4) tickets to the Opening Night VIP Reception and screening
• Eight (8) tickets to any festival screening except Opening and Closing events

LEAD ACTOR: $2,500

PR/Media benefits, including:
• Listed as a presenting sponsor in film festival brochure and printed marketing materials*
• Logo acknowledgement on RAFF and JCCNV websites

JCCNV advertising and recognition benefits:
• Recognized as a JCCNV Corporate Sponsor
• Half page advertisement in the Fall Fundraising Gala program book

Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Two (2) tickets to the Opening Night VIP Reception and screening
• Six (6) tickets to any festival screening except Opening and Closing Events

SUPPORTING ROLE: $1,000

PR/Media benefits, including:
• Listed in film festival brochure and printed and electronic marketing materials*
• Logo acknowledgement on RAFF and JCCNV websites
• Recognized as a JCCNV Corporate Sponsor

Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Two (2) tickets to the Opening Night VIP Reception and screening
• Four (4) tickets to any festival screening except Opening and Closing events

SCREENING PARTNERSHIP: $500

PR/Media benefits, including:
• Sponsor a single screening and recommend a speaker for the post-screening program
• Listed printed marketing materials relevant to sponsored screening*
• Logo acknowledgement on RAFF and JCCNV websites

Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Two (2) tickets to our Opening Night screening
• Two (2) tickets to any festival screening except Opening and Closing Events

SUPPORTER: $250

PR/Media benefits, including:
• Listed in film festival brochure and printed and electronic marketing materials*
• Logo acknowledgement on ReelAbilities: Greater DC and JCCNV websites

Complimentary tickets to RAFF:
• Two (2) tickets to our Opening Night screening
• Two (2) tickets to any festival screening except Opening and Closing Events

*Publication deadlines must be respected.

Thank you for your collaboration and for helping to make an impact with the ReelAbilities: Greater DC Disabilities Film Festival.
For further information on sponsorships or partnerships, please contact: Jessica Tischler, Festival Director, (703) 537-3031 or Jessica.Tischler@jccnv.org