Premiere Circle

The Premiere Circle offers members unprecedented VIP access to the inner workings of the Northwest Film Center. Through their ongoing investment in the Northwest Film Center as our region’s most dynamic and vital media arts institution, Premiere Circle members enjoy special opportunities and experiences to enrich their experience and understanding of the local and worldwide cinema celebrated at the Film Center.

Members of the Premiere Circle are invited to enjoy:

  • An annual behind-the-scenes preview of the Portland International Film Festival with Film Center Director and staff
  • Picnic basket and reserved spaces for you and your guests at a Top Down screening of your choice
  • Special tours and tutorials of our projection booth, film inspection process, School of Film summer camps and more!
  • Priority invitation to any receptions, tours, lectures, or special events
  • Opportunities to meet with visiting directors and artists

Premiere circle membership levels

Core Benefits:

  • Free admission to all regular price year-round and Festival screenings, including the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF)**
  • Invitations to advance screenings
  • Complimentary PIFF and Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival posters (available by request)
  • Complimentary guest pass to the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

 

Benefactor

BENEFACTOR $1500 (membership for two)

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A great choice for the year-round cinemagoer, offering unlimited access to the Film Center’s regular year-round programming.

Core benefits, plus:

  • Reserved seating for two in the Whitsell Auditorium**
  • Reserved seating section in other theaters during PIFF and other Festivals**
  • Complimentary admission to PIFF Opening Night Party and Film for two
  • 20 complimentary tickets for you or a guest, valid for any regular price Film Center screening
  • 6 PIFF vouchers for a guest*
  • 4 Portland Art Museum adult admission tickets
  • Tax-deductible amount $1128.04

 

Sustainer

SUSTAINER $2500 (membership for four)

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Core benefits, plus:

  • Reserved seating for two in the Whitsell Auditorium**
  • Reserved seating section in other theaters during PIFF and other Festivals**
  • Complimentary admission to PIFF Opening Night Party and Film for two
  • 26 complimentary tickets for you or a guest, valid for any regular price Film Center screening
  • 8 PIFF vouchers for a guest*
  • 6 Portland Art Museum adult admission tickets
  • Complimentary Portland Art Museum Friend membership for two
  • Tax-deductible amount $1820.06

 

Spotlight

SPOTLIGHT $5000 (membership for four)

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Core benefits, plus:

  • Reserved seating for two in the Whitsell Auditorium**
  • Reserved seating section in other theaters during PIFF and other Festivals**
  • Complimentary admission to PIFF Opening Night Party and Film for four
  • 30 complimentary tickets for you or a guest, valid for any regular price Film Center screening
  • 10 PIFF vouchers for a guest*
  • 10 Portland Art Museum adult admission tickets
  • Complimentary Portland Art Museum Friend membership for two
  • Travel opportunities with Northwest Film Center Director and Film Center staff
  • Opportunity for one private screening for you and your guests in the Whitsell Auditorium
  • A $500 scholarship in your name for a School of Film Student OR a complimentary School of Film class of your choice.
  • Tax-deductible amount $4,180.10

 

 

*PIFF vouchers are one-time use and must be exchanged in advance for Festival tickets at the Festival Advance Ticket Outlet, excludes Opening Night Film and Party **Restrictions on special engagements may apply; seating is guaranteed until 10 minutes before show time or pass holder allotment is met.