Your brand has the opportunity to align itself with some of the biggest names in entertainment. 

Thank you for your interest in become a sponsor of the El Paso Film Festival. As a sponsor of the EPFF, your brand gets a front row seat to the fastest growing independent film festival in the United States.

Our festival attracts a diverse audience of film aficionados, passionate story tellers and filmmaking executives of every stripe to the rugged desert of El Paso, Texas.

Your brand will also have the opportunity to align itself with emerging filmmakers and some of the biggest names in entertainment.

Past special guests have included Hollywood heavyweights such as Robert Rodriquez, Lucky McKee, Pollyanna McIntosh, David Blue Garcia, and Jessica Meraz.

Become a Sponsor

Your brand will gain exposure to a large network of young professional filmmakers and audiences. Download our 2024 Sponsor Packet.

Press Coverage Stories

MovieMaker Magazine

Headline: 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee in 2024
Year in Attendance: 2023

You still have time to make friends early with one of the fastest-rising and friendliest film festivals in the country, which boasts a fascinating location near the U.S.-Mexican border, fun and adventurous programming, and great parties. Founded in 2018 by filmmaker and artistic director Carlos F. Corral, it still retains a very welcoming submission-to-acceptance ratio, especially for shorts. Corral and executive director Andrea Calleros do an excellent job of making everyone feel welcome and recognized, frequently handing out surprise awards to filmmakers at the end of their screenings.

KISS FM 93.1

Headline: Avatar Star Stephen Lang Kicks Off 2022 El Paso Film Festival
Year in Attendance: 2022
Filmography: Tombstone | Avatar | Avatar II

Stephen Lang will be returning to the highly anticipated Avatar blockbuster sequel The Way of Water, but before then has immersed himself in Lucky McKee's psychological thriller Old Man which was filmed during the pandemic about a lost hiker who stumbles upon an erratic old man living in the woods, which eventually leads to a terrifying secret.

El Paso Times

Headline: Robert Rodriguez & Patricia Vonne to debut work at El Paso Film Festival
Year in Attendance: 2019
Filmography: RED 11 | Cold Dark Hallow

Robert Rodriguez & Patricia Vonne said they are excited to come to El Paso because it is her mother's hometown. "We are grateful to the El Paso Film Festival for bringing us to our mother's hometown to share our films together. We hope people have a great time, to be inspired, to never lose their love for the arts, for music, for live entertainment, because without an audience the arts will wither away," Patricia said.

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Past Sponsors

Our past sponsors have graciously established their commitment to independent filmmakers through their financial support. Their past support has allowed us to host amazing film festival and award over $35,000 in cash prizes to filmmakers.


Thank you to all of the organizations that keep us connected and help make our event possible.

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