Before and after each screening filmmakers and ticket holders mingle together in the Filmmaker Lounge with an open bar, red carpet, step-and-repeat, and video interviews being conducted with celebrity guests, judges, and filmmakers. The Filmmaker Lounge is the most highly trafficked event throughout the entire festival.

The Filmmaker Lounge Sponsorship package includes:

Branded Filmmaker Lounge

The Filmmaker Lounge is branded and curated to match the sponsor’s message and style while creating a fun and accessible place for festival guests to mingle, red carpet photos to be snapped, and a chance for guests to meet and greet with fellow industry members.

Brand Activation

Branded contents, give-aways, booths or interactive installations can be present in The Lounge for guests to interact with.

“Meet The Filmmakers” branded video content package         

This video series, hosted on LESFF website and YouTube channel (50k+ views each year) will feature various interviews with filmmakers, celebrity judges, industry panelists and guests in The Filmmaker Lounge either in or next to branded products as they discuss the indie filmmaking scene and their experiences in the industry.