Event Sponsorship

Film Event Sponsorship Opportunities – Tax Deductible

Historical City Tavern in Philadelphia

Thursday November 15, 2018, 6pm – 9pm * 21 & Over

For more information please contact Andrea M Clarke, Producer info@1663MediaArts.com * 434-616-4624 Landline

Click to Purchase Tickets – $150 per person or $250 per couple


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Event Sponsorship Levels: $2,500 – $10,000

(Film sponsorship opportunities below)

Projected Event Attendance: 350 – Private event

Event Type: Cocktails, Colonial beer, Wine and 18th Century Fare (menu below), Historical Reenactors, Film Cast in Character, Guest Speakers

Event Sponsorship Levels: Customization of perks will be discussed with interested parties.

  • Presenting – Independence: $10,000 – 1 Event Spot Available
  • Revolution – $5,000 – 2 Event Spots Available
  • Friends of History – $2500 – 4 Event Spots Available

Number of branded materials provided on site: based upon above estimates (T-shirts, brochures, all non-political marketing materials are welcome.)

Target Audience 21 and over: American History fans, Wealthy Professionals, Daughters/Sons of the American Revolution, Local Business Leaders, Film Office Networks, Entertainment Industry, Film Buffs, Revolutionary War Re-enactors, Sponsoring organization’s executives/employees and board members.

Venue Location Info: City Tavern is a historic landmark in Philadelphia located on Second Street in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia. It is on the site of the original City Tavern where our forefathers met before, during and after the American Revolution. There is a room on the third floor where George Washington slept. It is in close proximity to key historical landmarks including: Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell and The Betsy Ross House, as well as the new Museum of the American Revolution and The Constitution Center.

City Tavern was designated as a historic landmark in 1976, in time for the bicentennial. It has been owned and operated as an authentic 18th century tavern by world renowned Chef, Walter Staib for over 24 years. Chef Staib is the recipient of 12 Emmy Awards for his PBS Series, “A Taste of History”. Chef has joined the film as Executive Producer, in the Role of Camp Cook for the Continental Army Officers and as Historical Advisor all things food and drink!

On-Site Physical Signage: There is prominent signage opportunity for sponsors in the main room where event is held. Sponsors may be featured on sandwich board outside of City Tavern.

Event TV Broadcast Exposure: There are plans to film the event and share the edited footage through the film’s website and social media channels. City Tavern will invite their news media contacts to attend and report on the event. Chef’s Staib’s Emmy award winning series,” A Taste of History” reaches over 120 Million Viewers and we will pull from these viewers.

TV advertising: PSA’s will be submitted to run on WPVI- channel 6 and local PBS WHYY. Schedule TBD.

Print and radio: newspapers/magazines and radio coverage to be generated by event press releases and interviews.

Local Philadelphia Tourist Organizations and Philly Event Calendars: Event will be promoted through their social media channels, calendar and website.

Social media promotion: Twitter, Facebook , Instagram and Linkedin – A Taste of History, 1663 Media Arts, Cast and Crew Accounts 120+ Million potential reach.

History: In the past this type of fundraising event has been reported on: TV News, Newspapers and Magazines, Radio News, Web news, Social Media


Event Details:

Step back in time to enjoy a Special Evening with “George Washington’s Army and Me” Filmmakers and Emmy Winning Chef Walter Staib at the Famous Historical City Tavern In Philadelphia!

This is a Fundraising Event to support the production of the feature film George Washington’s Army and Me, Elijah’s Long Journey Home. A Family-Friendly, Adventurous, at time Humorous story about Family, Freedom and Home! Donations are tax deductible.

As you enter the building you will be met by a Harpist strumming tunes of the 18th Century as scents of colonial cuisine fill the air. Each of Historical City Tavern’s 10 rooms brings its own adventure and a new dish to explore (with some pit stops for libations along the way).

As you travel through the Tavern you will meet the Paterson Family; Elijah, Eli and Maggie enjoying a game of Draughts around the family table! Stop and play a game with Elijah!

Milling about you will find George the Camp Tailor, Jeremiah – Elijah’s camp friend, Mary Hays aka Mollie Pitcher, Joseph Martin Plumb, Oneida Nation’s Polly Cooper, Lt Col. Alexander Hamilton and British Captain Thomas Sandford!

Say hello to the Filmmakers who will excitedly describe the vision of their historical feature film project and opportunities to support the film.

You will hear stories from General George Washington, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and of course our Host, Chef Walter Staib! 


Website info:

The event will be promoted on the following websites:

http://GWArmyAndMe.com Film Website

https://www.citytavern.com City Tavern Website

www.MichaelDooling.com Author/Illustrator – Film Story Writer

http://robchild.net Film Director and Screenwriter

Various Cast and Crew Sites and Social Media


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 Feature Film Sponsor Packages – Complete Details may be found here: gwarmyandme.com/sponsor-proposal/

(Feature Film Sponsor Packages do not include travel or lodging)


 $100,000 Film Premiere Sponsor

(One Spot Available)

 Tax Credit Available through Fiscal Sponsor, From the Heart Productions, INC.

Benefits include:

  • PREMIERE SPONSOR single screen card in THE FILMS END CREDITS
  • SIGNATURE SPONSOR CREDIT & LOGO on DVD CASE & POSTER
  • Premiere Sponsored 3-MINUTE VIDEO in the DVD EXTRAS
  • Opportunity for your Branded Merchandise and Brochures to be included in THE FILMS GIFT BAGS, distributed at select national screenings, and all private parties
  • Premiere VISIBILITY & BRANDING on THE FILMS website
  • Inclusion in all PRESS RELEASES and materials
  • 6 Tickets to FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE and VIP reception either in VA or PA
  • PRIORITY SEATING for 10 guests to the CAST & CREW SCREENING
  • 100 DVDs to distribute to clients, friends and family.
  • Premiere VISIBILITY & BRANDING on THE FILMS website
  • Inclusion in all PRESS RELEASES and materials
  • Invitation for 2 to have lunch on-set (Virginia) with the cast and crew

$50,000 Founding Sponsor

(Two Spots Available)

 Tax Credit Available through Fiscal Sponsor, From the Heart Productions, INC

 Benefits include:

  • SPONSOR shared screen card in THE FILMS END CREDITS
  • SPONSOR CREDIT on DVD CASE & POSTER
  • Press Announcement as SPONSOR of the film
  • 2 -MINUTE VIDEO —Highlighting THE FILM and your brand, available for use online and social media marketing networks
  • Opportunity for your Branded Merchandise and Brochures to be included in THE FILMS GIFT BAGS, distributed at select national screenings, and all private parties
  • VISIBILITY & BRANDING on THE FILMS website
  • 4 Tickets to FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE and VIP reception either in VA or PA
  • PRIORITY SEATING for 4 guests to the CAST & CREW screening
  • 50 DVDs to distribute to clients, friends and family
  • Invitation for 2 to have lunch on-set (Virginia) with the cast and crew

 $25,000 Supporting Sponsor

(4 Spots Available)

 Tax Credit Available through Fiscal Sponsor, From the Heart Productions, INC

Benefits include:

 SPECIAL THANK YOU shared screen card in THE FILMS END CREDITS

  • Opportunity for your Branded Merchandise and Brochures to be included in THE FILMS GIFT BAGS, distributed at select national screenings
  • VISIBILITY & BRANDING on THE FILMS website
  • Exclusive one-time coverage of your product or service on our social media sites (Facebook and Twitter)
  • 2 Tickets to FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE and VIP reception either in VA or PA
  • PRIORITY SEATING for 4 guests to the CAST & CREW SCREENING
  • 25 DVDs to distribute to clients, friends and family
  • Invitation for 2 to have lunch on-set (Virginia) with the cast and crew

 10,000 Patron’s Circle

Tax Credit Available through Fiscal Sponsor, From the Heart Productions, INC

Benefits include:

  • THANK YOU shared screen card in THE FILMS END CREDITS
  • LOGO and LINK on THE FILMS website
  • PRIORITY SEATING for 4 guests to the CAST & CREW SCREENING
  • 15 DVDs to distribute to clients, friends and family
  • Invitation for two to have lunch on set (Virginia) with cast and crew.
  • Signed Copy of George Washington and Me by renowned Author and Illustrator Michael Dooling

$5,000 Advocate’s Circle

Tax Credit Available through Fiscal Sponsor, From the Heart Productions, INC

 Benefits include:

  • LOGO and LINK on THE FILMS website
  • Thank you in rolling end credits
  • 2 Tickets to Film Premiere either in VA or PA
  • 10 DVDs to distribute to clients, friends and family
  • Invitation for 2 to have lunch on-set (Virginia) with the cast and crew

Learn more: gwarmyandme.com/sponsor-proposal/