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AFI FEST 2018 Pass & Packages

Festival Priority Pass
The Priority Pass offers admission to all regular festival screenings and events without the need to reserve tickets online or at the box office. Passes do not grant access to Galas. Included in your purchase of an AFI FEST Priority Pass is a one-year AFI membership with year-round benefits.
PRIORITY PASS $500 ($60 tax deductible)
  • Priority admission for one (1) to all regular screenings and events including Special Screenings, Conversations and Presentations*
  • One (1) year as an AFI member at the Two-Star level, with year-round benefits
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Gala Packages
Gala packages offer exclusive access and reserved seating at the festival Galas, and priority admission to all regular screenings and programs. Included in your purchase of an AFI FEST package is a one-year AFI membership with year-round benefits.
SELECT GALA PACKAGE $1,000 ($860 tax deductible)
1 Priority Pass + 4 Gala Tickets
  • Four (4) reserved theater tickets for mid-festival Gala screenings of your choice + after-party access (excludes Opening and Closing Night Galas; maximum of two tickets per Gala, subject to availability)†
  • One (1) Priority Pass to all regular screenings and events including Special Screenings, Conversations and Presentations*
  • One (1) year as an AFI member at the Two-Star level, with year-round benefits
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DELUXE GALA PACKAGE $2,500 ($2,340 tax deductible)
2 Priority Pass + 6 Gala Tickets, including Opening and Closing Night
  • Six (6) reserved theater tickets for Gala screenings of your choice + after-party access (may include Opening and Closing Night Galas; maximum of two tickets per Gala, subject to availability)†
  • Two (2) Priority Passes to all regular screenings and events including Special Screenings, Conversations and Presentations*
  • Name recognition in AFI FEST materials, including trailers and slides, before every film‡
  • One (1) year as an AFI member at the Two-Star level, with year-round benefits
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Red Carpet Gala Packages
Red Carpet Gala Packages offer unparalleled access to AFI FEST with concierge support provided throughout the festival by AFI personnel, premium seating for Galas and opportunities to walk the red carpet. Build your Gala ticket package for select days or for the entire festival. Included in your purchase of an AFI FEST Red Carpet Gala Package is a one-year AFI Premiere Circle membership with year-round benefits.
RED CARPET PACKAGE $5,000 ($4,165 tax deductible)
2 Priority Passes + 2 Tickets to every Gala
  • AFI concierge service for the festival
  • Two (2) premium theater tickets to the Opening Night Gala + after-party access†
  • Two (2) premium theater tickets to every mid-festival Gala + after-party access†
  • Two (2) premium theater tickets to the Closing Night Gala + after-party access†
  • Access for two (2) to walk the red carpet for two (2) Gala screenings (excludes Opening Night)
  • Two (2) Priority Passes to all regular screenings and events including Special Screenings, Conversations and Presentations, with reserved seating when available*
  • Access for two (2) to a special weekend reception and to other designated events
  • AFI FEST 2018 commemorative items
  • Name recognition in AFI FEST materials, including trailers and slides, before every film‡
  • One (1) year as an AFI Premiere Circle member at the $2,500 Patron level, with year-round benefits
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PREMIUM RED CARPET PACKAGE $10,000 ($8,705 tax deductible)
4 Priority Passes + 4 Tickets to every Gala
  • AFI concierge service for the festival
  • Four (4) premium theater tickets to the Opening Night Gala + after-party access†
  • Four (4) premium theater tickets to every mid-festival Gala + after-party access†
  • Four (4) premium theater tickets to the Closing Night Gala + after-party access†
  • Access for four (4) to walk the red carpet for all Gala screenings
  • Four (4) Priority Passes to all regular screenings and events including Special Screenings, Conversations and Presentations, with reserved seating*
  • Access for four (4) to the AFI National Council reception and other designated events
  • AFI FEST 2018 commemorative items
  • Name recognition in AFI FEST materials, including trailers and slides, before every film‡
  • One (1) year as an AFI Premiere Circle member at the $5,000 Partner's Circle level, with year-round benefits
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For additional information about Red Carpet Gala Packages, please contact the Membership Office at 800.774.4234 or at membership@AFI.com. For questions or additional information about passes and Gala Packages, please contact boxoffice@afi.com.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS For additional information about Membership and the Premiere Circle, visit AFI.com/Membership. Benefits begin December 1, 2018, are annual and are subject to change.

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*Priority admission begins 30 minutes prior to the scheduled screening or event start time and ENDS 15 MINUTES PRIOR. ARRIVE EARLY. Passes do NOT guarantee admission.

†All Gala screenings require an RSVP and a hard ticket for admission. Gala reservations are required seven days prior to the screening. Once issued, Gala screening tickets are non-transferable. Packages purchased after October 25, 2018 cannot be guaranteed Gala requests.

‡A benefit of packages purchased before October 1, 2018.

All purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges.


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