Donate & Become a Member

Donate

Heartland Film Festival ticket sales account for less than 20 percent of Heartland Film’s operating costs. Your generosity allows Heartland to continue its mission! Your donation may be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law; please consult your tax adviser. Heartland Film, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization (Federal Tax ID #35-1832797).

Make a secure donation via the Web:

Donate to Heartland Film

Make a donation by mail:

Heartland Film
1043 Virginia Ave., Ste. 2
Indianapolis, IN 46203

Interested in making a planned gift, stock gift, or giving to Heartland Film in another way? Contact Vice President of Development Michael Ault via email or by calling (317) 464-9405.


Silver Screen Society

Help celebrate Heartland Film’s 25th anniversary with special, all-new VIP perks!

With only half-a-percent (.5%) of all film festivals reaching their 25th anniversary, the Heartland Film Festival is in rarified company. As a member of the Silver Screen Society, your support lays the foundation for Heartland Film to inspire filmmakers and audiences through the transformative power of film, now and for another 25 years. Your membership will sustain ongoing programs and community outreach, including the Festival, Roadshow screenings and more.

Become a Silver Screen Society Member

Levels and perks include:

$5,000 Premiere Silver Screen Society

  • All the benefits of the $2,500 level, plus 2 All-Access Festival Packages to the 2016 Festival, including reserved seating at all Festival special events
  • 2 tickets to the 2016 Festival Closing Night Screening and After Party
  • 2 tickets to the 2016 Festival Filmmakers’ Brunch

$2,500 Silver Screen Society

  • 2 tickets to the 2016 Festival Awards Party
  • 2 tickets to the 25th Celebration Event at the Premiere Pavilion at AMC Castleton Square 14
  • 2 tickets to the 2016 Festival Opening Night Screening and After Party
  • VIP invitation to advance screenings of Truly Moving Picture Award winners
  • Heartland Film Family Membership (good for 2 adults and 4 minors)
  • Recognition at all screenings and the 25th anniversary event, with additional name recognition at Heartland Film headquarters in Fountain Square
  • Invitation for 2 to special Silver Screen Society Festival event at the Pavilion
  • (2) 10-packs with online redemption including reserved seating for regular screenings (reserved seating good for 20 tickets)
  • Swag Bag

$5,000 Corporate Premiere Silver Screen Society

  • All the benefits of the $3,000 level, plus 1 reserved Awards Party table for 8 guests

$3,000 Corporate Silver Screen Society

  • 1 table for 8 guests to the 25th Celebration Event on Friday, Oct. 21 at the Premiere Pavilion at AMC Castleton Square 14
  • VIP invitation to advance screenings of Truly Moving Picture Award winners for up to 4 guests
  • Recognition at all screenings and the 25th anniversary event, with additional name recognition at Heartland Film headquarters in Fountain Square
  • Special Silver Screen Society Festival event at the Pavilion for up to 4 guests

Donation Levels

Become a supporter of Heartland Film at the below levels and receive great perks and recognition!

Make a Donation Between $250 – $2,499

Cameo Role | $250-499

  • Website/Annual Report/Festival guide book/Festival Pre-Show recognition
  • Heartland Film Individual/Dual Membership
  • 4-pack of ticket vouchers to the Heartland Film Festival

Screenwriter | $500-999

  • All above perks, plus:
  • 10-pack of ticket vouchers to the Heartland Film Festival
  • 2 tickets to the Filmmakers’ Brunch

Director | $1,000-2,499

  • All above perks, plus:
  • Upgrade to Heartland Film Family Membership
  • 2 Tickets to the Heartland Film Festival Awards Party
  • 2 tickets to the Opening Night Screening and After Party

Standard Heartland Film Memberships

Your support is vital to Heartland Film; because of the passion and generosity of like-minded cinephiles we are able to bring the best in independent, international, enlightening film to Indianapolis through programs such as the annual Heartland Film Festival and the year-round Heartland Film Roadshow.

Join us in celebrating meaningful film as we strive to make Indianapolis a truly cinematic city. Become a Heartland Film Member today.

Become a Heartland Film Member

Membership Levels

  • Student: $35
  • Under 30 Individual/Dual: $40
  • Senior/Dual (age 65+): $60
  • Individual/Dual: $75
  • Family (up to 2 adults & 4 minors): $110

Membership Benefits

  • Advance opportunities to purchase Heartland Film Festival tickets
  • Discounted tickets to year-round film screenings, including the Heartland Film Festival and Heartland Film Roadshow
  • Free admission to the Heartland Film Festival Announcement Party
  • Free exchanges on Festival tickets
  • Advance online access to the Festival guide book
  • Discounts on merchandise
  • Invitations to free, exclusive member screenings

Heartland Film is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your membership and donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.