Become A Sponsor

“It’s the Cannes or Toronto for the green crowd.” — Roll Call

About the Festival

“For over 20 years, Environmental Film Festival has played a critical role in bringing together leading filmmakers, policymakers, scientists, educators, and citizens committed to preserving our future.”
-Former Vice President Al Gore

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Kristin Davis, Robert Redford, Dr. Sylvia Earle, & Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos have all been featured speakers at EFF.

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital is the world’s premier showcase for environmental film and filmmakers. Each March in Washington, DC, we host America’s largest environmental film festival, presenting 100+ films to an audience of over 30,000. Our films screen at Washington’s leading museums, embassies, universities and theaters, and are enhanced by high-impact panel discussions with distinguished filmmakers, environmental experts and policymakers.



Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits

“Each year I’ve watched the festival grow, but what remains constant is that the films are always an incredible blend of art, information, education and entertainment from unique points of view.  Booz Allen Hamilton is proud to be a sponsor of the Festival since 2009.”
-Gary Rahl, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton


Booz Allen Hamilton volunteers assist with a Chipotle-sponsored screening at the Carnegie Institution for Science. 

Sponsoring EFF provides excellent brand visibility, opportunities to interact with our large and engaged audience, and the chance to be part of one of the country’s major environmental events. The following grid outlines partnership opportunities and sponsor benefits for the March 2016 Festival. Unique sponsorship opportunities (corporate screenings, filmmaker lounge, special events, etc.) may also be available upon request.

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*Non-Profit/Educational Partnership Discount: If you represent a non-profit organization or educational institution interested in reaching our audience, or sponsoring an EFF event, please contact Owen Davies at, regarding a discount of up to 50% on sponsor benefits.
**For sponsor benefits at levels below $5,000, including in-kind donations, please contact Owen Davies at and ask about becoming an EFF community sponsor.

Alex Liftman, Global Environmental Executive for Bank of America, introduces EFF’s Opening Night film.

Be a Part of the 2016 Festival

“The Environmental Film Festival leaves hardly a corner of the planet unexplored.”
-The Washington Post

For more information on sponsoring EFF, contact Owen Davies or Jessie Brinkley by email or phone at 202-342-2564.


Oscar-winner Louie Psihoyos & Producer Gina Papabeis at a screening of their latest film, Racing Extinction, for 1800 DC Public Schools students at the historic Warner Theater.


Panelists from Climate Connections, a program presented in partnership with The Climate Reality Project.  From left to right: Filmmaker Vanessa Black, Oscar-winner Luc Jacquet, Journalist Ashlan Gorse Cousteau, and The Climate Reality Project Creative Director Peter Yesawich.


Neal Barnard, M.D., President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine; EFF Executive Director Stephanie Flack; food & agriculture policy expert Elizabeth Kucinich participate in an EFF screening.