Thank you to Our Generous Sponsors!

Herman Forbes Charitable Trust

Sara and David Scher

David and Jeanie Abelson
Michael Bloom
Manny and Rina Donchin
Stewart and Etta Donnell
Michael and Elizabeth Drayer
Rocky Eibert
Marc and Shana Eichenholtz
Robert Entel
Florida Holocaust Museum
Robert and Leslie Freedman
Donna Joseph
Joyce Hartmann Karpay
Andrew and Roxana Levin
Todd and Shari Mezrah
Edward Munger and Linda Wexler
Robert and Myra Sann
David and Sara Scher
Mark Schonbrun
Geoffrey Simon and Andrea Graham
Herm and Anita Greenberg
Tampa Ameet Hadassah
Sharon Feen Wallace
Michael White & Susan Heyman

If you or your company are interested in learning more about sponsoring, we invite you to Become a Sponsor.


  • Founded in 1995, the festival has quickly grown in size and reputation, welcoming moviegoers from across the greater Tampa Bay area.
  • As attendance increases from year to year, the festival attracts not only a larger audience, but also a more diverse one, reaching an increasingly multi-cultural and multi-generational demographic.
  • The festival seeks Jewish-themed films that challenge conventional perspectives on complex issues facing the Jewish people and global community alike.
  • Selected screenings are enhanced by providing a dynamic forum for audience dialogue with distinguished actors, producers, writers, and other expert panelists.
  • The festival is proudly produced by Tampa JCC's & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pasco & Pinellas Counties; both being 501(c) 3 non-profit organizations.


  • On-screen recognition throughout the festival
  • A link to your organization's website from the site.
  • Festival privileges related to contribution level.
  • Association of your brand or organization with our festival.
  • Promote and position your products/organization at an exciting point in the festival's evolution.
  • Provide you with a BLOCK of tickets to use or disperse as you choose.
  • Access to our diverse audience through our marketing channels, venues and communications.
  • Opportunities for a mutually beneficial relationship.


  • Allows us to invite distinguished actors, producers, writers, and other expert panelists to enhance the movie going experience.
  • Helps make it possible to present the "Best of the TBJFF" Select Film Series of free screenings throughout the year at a variety of venues.
  • Allows us to offer the Short Film Contest to aspiring filmmakers and provide a platform at our festival to display their works of art.
  • Enables us to be an advisory agency to other Jewish film festivals throughout the United States and internationally.
  • Assists us in increasing the number of festival tickets we donate to a wide variety of local charities.
  • The festival is made possible by your generous sponsorship.
  • Sponsor/partner involvement helps us showcase outstanding films that explore Jewish and interfaith themes, foster awareness and understanding in our communities, and encourages emerging new talent.
  • The festival enhances the scope of our education outreach initiatives.
  • Ticket sales ONLY cover 35% of the total expenses; sponsorship offsets the cost of the festival.

Download Sponsorship Package (pdf)