2015 Heartland Film Festival Sponsors

The Heartland Film Festival is made possible in part through the gracious support of an amazing core of sponsors. Interested in working with Heartland Film to promote your brand or organization? Contact Development Director Kristi Barber via email or by calling (317) 464-9405.

Executive Producer Sponsors


  • The David and Betty Klapper Family Foundation

  • Lilly Endowment Inc.

Filmmakers' Circle Sponsors


Marketing is all about telling stories, and Innovative is unique because they can tell your stories across all media channels. Innovative has you covered on strategy, branding, print, video, digital, mobile, presentations and events. No really….they do all of that!

Innovative Website 

Business Furniture

Creating that perfect space is why Business Furniture exists. Business Furniture helps its customers create the culture they want, utilizing just the right amount of space and just the right blend of work environments. Business Furniture's broad portfolio includes many successful solutions for education, healthcare, bioscience, laboratories, professional services firms, corporations and government agencies across the Midwest.

Business Furniture Website 

Silver Screen Sponsors

Omni Severin Hotel

The Exclusive Hotel of the Heartland Film Festival

Ideally located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, the Omni Severin Hotel stands as the city’s longest running luxury hotel and is a beautifully restored piece of the city’s history. This luxury Indianapolis hotel elegantly combines the grandeur of the early 1900s with the modern amenities and superior service of today. Take a look at their centennial celebration.

Omni Severin Hotel Website 

Printing Partners

The Official Printer of the Heartland Film Festival

Printing Partners’ mission is to combine technological innovation with traditional craftsmanship to produce effective marketing communications. While we embrace technology, we recognize that our greatest asset is our people, who are your partners in this process.

Printing Partners Website 

Sun King Brewing

The Exclusive Beer of the Heartland Film Festival

Sun King Brewing is a brewer-owned and operated craft brewery with a focus on traditional seasonal and unique specialty beers. SKB is the first full-scale production brewery in Indianapolis since 1948. SKB distribute kegs and cans to bars, restaurants, and liquor stores around central Indiana and sell cans, flip-top bottles, 64-ounce growlers, and kegs out of their tasting room.

Sun King Brewing Website 

Cinema Sponsors

Bob & Alison Spoonmore

Presenting Sponsors & Founders of the Heartland High School Film Competition


Anderson University

Anderson University is a private Christian college in Anderson, Indiana. Founded in 1917 by the Church of God, the university remains affiliated with its founding church and values its heritage and history.

Anderson University Website

DCG: Digital Color Graphics

Let DCG create imaginative products and perform services for your business, home or hobby.  Services include digital print, promotional, specialty, post card/mailing services and variable data printing.

DCG: Digital Color Graphics Website

Earshot Audio Post

Earshot is made up of engineers with creative streaks. Or artists who geek out on technology. Either way, their track record in the industry shows that we have the right combination of smarts, skill and flair to make sonic magic.

Earshot Audio Post Website

Mac Experience

As Apple Specialists, Mac Experience sells and services Apple products. They have certified technicians, Apple Product Professionals, a owner that lives in Indianapolis and a business team that will blow your mind with their borderline wizardry. They're local, they're nerdy, but try their best to look like the Fonz.

Mac Experience Website

National Endowment for the Arts

Established by Congress in 1965, the NEA is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the NEA supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America. 

National Endowment for the Arts Website

Reel Sponsors

AAA Hoosier Motor Club

Bazbeaux Pizza

Bennett Innovations


Indianapolis Power & Light Company

Indy Star

Capitol City Ford

The Jazz Kitchen

Jiffy Lube & Pennzoil

La Margarita


Merrill Lynch


PNC Bank


Sweet & Savory Catering

Festival Partners

Historic Artcraft Theatre


Big River Film Festival

Brown County Playhouse

Dark Horse


Bridgestone Media Group

Herff Jones

Luna Language Services

MBP Catering


Wonder Worthy Productions