2018 Sponsors

Contact PAFF today to work with our team to custom design a one-of-a kind package that will support your company’s business objectives and to visibly align your company’s name, image, products and services with PAFF and its influential and highly-receptive audience. For information regarding sponsorship opportunities, contact sponsor@paff.org.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences designated PAFF as an official qualifying film festival for live action and animation short films. PAFF Executive Director Ayuko Babu was a member of the California Film Commission from 2016-2018. USA Today selected PAFF as #3 in their 2015 list of 10 Best Film Festivals in the U.S.

The new PAFF Meal Partnership is an exchange program that allows restaurants, caterers, culinary schools, and other food and beverage industry members the opportunity to receive media and marketing opportunities; furthermore, to create more brand awareness with the largest Black Film Festival in the world! PAFF EATS TO LIVE! Sign up here


Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., 10th District
Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, 8th District
Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr., 9th District
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, 2nd District
California State Senator Holly J. Mitchell, 30th District
California State Assemblyman Mike A. Gipson, 64th District
Commissioner Willard H. Murray, Jr., Water Replenishment District
U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass, 37th District
U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters, 43rd District