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Advertise during the 2024 BlackStar Film Festival and reach a global audience of cinephiles, artists, and other tastemakers.

Three people pose for the camera as they approach the 2023 BlackStar Film Festival. The two on the right are smiling brightly and all are dressed fashionably, with the person in the middle holding up a peace sign. The person on the far left is masked and waving at the camera.

In-Person Events

Single Day Table — $1,000
Full Festival Tabling — $5,000
Single Interstitial Ad — $1000
Full Festival Interstitial Ads — $50,000


Website: Single ad — $500

Website: Single banner— $1,000

Website Homepage Banner — $75k

Screening: Single still — $2,500

Screening: Single video — $5,000

All Screenings — $75k


You can pay online (preferred) or send in payment by mail via check or money order. For information about submitting a payment by mail please contact our Marketing & Engagement Director, Swabreen Bakr, at [email protected].

We will not process your ad until payment has been secured.

If you’re interested in a larger-scale ad buy or sponsorship, please reach out to our Chief Communications Officer, Imran Siddiquee, at [email protected].

Ad Specs

Interstitial or Screening still ad: 1920 x 1080px

Website page ad: 600 x 275px or 600 x 600px

Website page banner: 1920 x 275px

All images should be submitted in TIFF, JPEG, or optimized PDF format, at 300 dpi (minimum resolution).

Interstitial or Screening video ad: 10 seconds, at least 1920x1080px

All videos should be submitted as hi-res .mp4 or .mov files.


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