How to Take Part

Why Support Real 2 Real?

The Reel to Real: A Celebration of Moving Images for Youth Society (Reel to Real) is a non-profit registered charity dedicated to showing the best in culturally diverse, authentic programming for youth. Reel to Real presents an annual film festival, the Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth (R2R), and media arts programming year-round. Reel to Real actively seeks to build sustainable partnerships with individuals, foundations, corporations, and public supporters. These groups provide philanthropic contributions, sponsorship support and many volunteer hours that allow the Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth to continue to succeed year after year. Our sincere thanks to each and every partner whose help enables us to provide the quality programming and education for which we are recognized.

 

Corporate Sponsors and Community Partnerships

A partnership with Reel to Real provides your organization with direct exposure to a committed and diverse film-going audience during our annual Festival and at various family-friendly events and workshops throughout the year. View Sponsorship Package

The R2R festival has a variety of events and programs that offer targeted opportunities for sponsors to engage with young audiences and families. For more information, please contact Venay Felton, Executive Director, Reel to Real: A Celebration of Moving Images for Youth Society, at 604-720-7558 or e-mail info@r2rfestival.org.

 

Individual Supporters

Your support is essential for young British Columbians to grow into culturally aware and media savvy adults. An investment in Reel to Real represents an incredible opportunity to educate a young person and move their life in a rewarding new direction. Your donation to Reel 2 Real helps us in many ways and it also allows you to enjoy some great benefits:

Friend Level Benefits ($20–100)

$20 sponsors a family of four for one matinee
$50 sponsors a youth jury member
$100 sponsors a community group for one matinee

Friends receive a tax receipt for the full amount of their donation, plus:

Recognition in the Festival’s Digital Film Guide
Entry to win a Family Pass and advance purchasing opportunities
Full charitable tax receipt

Supporter Level Benefits ($250)

$250 sponsors an elementary school classroom

Supporters receive Friend-level benefits

OR:
Partial tax receipt of $190 and
Invitation to Opening and Closing Nights for two

Advocate Level Benefits ($500–750)

$500 sponsors a one-day animation workshop
$750 helps sponsor a three-day animation workshop

Advocates receive Friend-level benefits

OR:
Minimum partial tax receipt of $390,
Invitation to Opening and Closing Nights for two
Invitation to 2 feature film screenings for two
Invitation to Sunday Fun Day for two

Director Level Benefits ($1000)

$1000 sponsors an Award of Excellence presented at our Closing Night Award Presentation

Directors receive Friend-level benefits

OR:
Partial tax receipt of $850,
Invitation to Opening and Closing Nights for two
Invitation to Films for All Ages for two
Invitation to Sunday Fun Day for two

Producer Level Benefits ($1500)

$1500 sponsors a feature film screening

Producers receive Friend-level benefits

OR:
Minimum partial tax receipt of $750,
Invitation to Opening and Closing Nights for two
Invitation to Films for All Ages for two
Invitation to Sunday Fun Day for two
One private stop-motion or filmmaking workshop (4 hours, for up to 30 people)

We welcome donations of time and expertise, goods and services, and philanthropic gifts. In return, we can offer you a tax receipt for the full value of your gift or generous promotional consideration.

To make an online donation through Canada Helps, please click here.

Cheques can be made payable to “Reel to Real”and mailed to:

Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth
Unit 90 – 425 Carrall Street,
Vancouver, BC V6B 6E3

 All donations are 100% tax deductible. Tax receipts will be mailed to your billing address.

For more information please contact Venay Felton, Executive Director, Reel to Real: A Celebration of Moving Images for Youth Society, at 604-720-7558 or e-mail info@r2rfestival.org.

Reel to Real thanks the many individuals who have made generous contributions over the years. With these gifts we continue to help children experience, for the first time in their young lives, the finest in Canadian and international cinematic arts.