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UCLA Film & Television Archive exists to not only preserve the rich cultural heritage captured by moving images, but also to celebrate it. As the world’s largest university-based collection of film and television, the Archive takes our responsibility to safeguard this moving image heritage seriously. We are proud that our supporters do as well.

The Archive is many things to many people. Whether you appreciate our preservation projects, enjoy our public programs or appreciate the fact that our collections are accessible to students, scholars, researchers and more through ARSC, the Archive exists to serve the cultural interests and meet the historical needs of our community.

The Archive would not be able to fulfill our mission without your involvement. Enrich your experience with the Archive by making a contribution. Special benefits are offered at a number of giving levels:

Preservation Circle  |  $25,000+
  • Customized benefits to reflect donor's Archive interests
  • Private screening for you and a select number of guests
  • On-screen credit for donations earmarked specifically for preservation
Producers Circle  |  $10,000+
  • Sponsor one Archive series; Recognition to be listed on printed and electronic calendar, Archive website as well as verbal recognition. (Series selected in conjunction with Archive staff)
  • Recognition in annual UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television Honor Roll and Archive materials as appropriate
  • On-screen credit for donations earmarked specifically for preservation
Directors Circle  |  $5,000+
  • Sponsor one Archive screening; Recognition to be listed on printed and electronic calendar, Archive website as well as verbally prior to screening (Screening selected in conjunction with Archive programming department)
  • "Films on the Road"Don't miss out on your enriching film-encounters while traveling; tell the Archive development staff where you are headed and let them arrange tickets to the local cinematheque or art house (contact Archive development staff for details)
  • Recognition in annual UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television Honor Roll and Archive materials as appropriate
Studio Circle  |  $2,500+
  • Invitation to "Keep Images Moving" tour of Archive facilities—watch Archive preservationists at work and view an Archive preservation in the private screening room
  • Invitation to attend Archive Director's annual "Archive in Action"—your chance to hear about upcoming projects and enjoy screened highlights of past accomplishments
  • Invitation-only events on campus and in your community, providing opportunities to network with other UCLA supporters, alumni, parents and friends
  • Recognition in annual UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television Honor Roll and Archive materials as appropriate
Silver Screen Circle |  $1,000+
  • Complimentary admission for you and a guest to all standard Archive programs at the Billy Wilder Theater (tickets must be reserved in advance by calling the Archive's development office; excludes special events)
  • Advance invitation to Archive special events
  • Invitation to select UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television events (additional ticket purchase may be required)
  • Access to UCLA's top-ranked libraries
  • Recognition in annual UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television Honor Roll and Archive materials as appropriate
Cinephile Circle  |  $500+
  • Complimentary admission for you and a guest to all Archive Treasures screenings (tickets must be reserved in advance by calling the Archive's development office)
  • Select complimentary Archive publications, including UCLA Festival of Preservation catalog
  • Electronic announcements of Archive special events (must have active email address on file with Archive)
  • Recognition in annual UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television Honor Roll

*All higher Circles include benefits of the previous levels unless otherwise stated.

Donations at $1,000 and up may also qualify for Chancellor's Circle and Chancellor's Associate courtesies. More information.


Make a contribution
of any amount today! For more information about how you can support Archive activities, please contact:

Patricia Biggi 
Director of Development
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
214D East Melnitz Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
pbiggi@tft.ucla.edu 
(310) 825-2350

To give by check, please make it payable to "The UCLA Foundation" and mail to the address above.

Your support of UCLA Film & Television Archive helps us fulfill our mission. Thank you!