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Sponsor Letters of Support

Year after year, the Los Angeles Film Festival sponsors go out on a limb to support the innovative work of talented filmmakers who showcase their films at the Festival. It is only because of the generous financial support of these risk-taking companies that Film Independent has the resources to launch a major public arts exhibition on the scale of the Los Angeles Film Festival each year.




DIRECTV is proud to be a first-year partner with the LA Film Festival as sponsor of the festival’s Closing Night. DIRECTV Cinema’s premium pay-per-view movie service for DIRECTV customers offers access to exclusive new releases before they premiere in theaters, a library with thousands of movies to watch instantly with DIRECTV On Demand, and the most movies available in 1080p HD. DIRECTV the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering an unparalleled video experience through state-of-the-art technology and unmatched programming to more than 35 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America.




The Los Angeles Film Festival is widely recognized as a world-class cinematic event, providing the foundation for the industry’s most talented independent filmmakers to showcase the best in new American and international cinema. With more than 150 daily departures from LAX, Los Angeles is a major hub for American Airlines and we are excited to sponsor an event that brings some of the most critically acclaimed filmmakers, industry professionals and emerging talent to the city.




Hasbro Studios is proud to partner with the Los Angeles Film Festival. As creators that have re-imagined, re-ignited and re-invented the beloved Hasbro brands into movies and television shows, we can appreciate the dedication and effort that goes into creating a film. It is with great pride that we lend our support to a festival that provides the perfect venue for these talented filmmakers to showcase their work.