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Loving Crossing the Line? Help FIAF continue to bring you vibrant new works from exceptional international artists while keeping ticket prices low and offering many events for free.

Tax-deductible Donation
Corporate Sponsorship
FIAF Membership

Tax-deductible Donation

Your tax-deductible donation will enable FIAF to continue to bring you vibrant new works from exceptional artists while keeping ticket prices low.


Corporate Sponsorship

We invite you to partner with Crossing the Line as we inspire New Yorkers with the fresh ideas, innovative practices, and dynamic programming reshaping the way we see the world.

Sponsoring Crossing the Line 2013 offers an opportunity to:

  1. Associate your brand with a prestigious, forward-thinking festival and with the major cultural and educational destination in New York that is FIAF
  2. Showcase your mission of promoting creativity by helping us present world-class contemporary artists in New York
  3. Benefit from a VIP access to Crossing the Line and to FIAF’s most exclusive events in order to cultivate your VIPs and support your objectives
  4. Connect with a highly sophisticated local and international audience of forward-thinking cultural enthusiasts

2013 Festival Corporate Sponsorship packages include the following benefits for their executives, employees, and clients:

  • Logo visibility on the festival's digital and print collateral materials
  • Complimentary VIP tickets to Crossing the Line 2013 events with personalized ticket handling (average ticket value $20 each)
  • Invitations to VIP events and post-performance receptions held during Crossing the Line 2013
  • VIP privileges for company executives (access to Patron Services, preferred seating, personalized ticket handling, family privileges and others)
  • Opportunities for on-site promotion and sampling
  • Opportunity for corporate and client entertaining at exclusive events, receptions, and performances
  • Invitations to artist meet & greets, whenever possible

Crossing the Line Audience
Crossing the Line
always attracts a coveted segment of the New York community. It is a public that is active in the arts and that includes major patrons of leading cultural institutions and professional industries.

General Demographics in 2012: urban professional adults aged 24-55

  1. 65% under 45 years old
  2. 85% college educated; 47% with graduate or professional degree
  3. Mean annual income of $86,000
  4. 52% male
  5. 62% American; 12% French; 26% other
  6. 44% Manhattan residents; 26% Brooklyn; 30% other boroughs
  7. 40% Highly culturally engaged (attend cultural events at least 5x per month)

Year after year, Crossing the Line receives an extraordinary press following. Critics from leading media sources raved about Crossing the Line 2012’s exceptional programming.

Highlights included:

  1. 228 total articles and listings in national and international publications
  2. 51 feature articles in leading publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time Out New York, and more (25% increase from 2011)
  3. Six works were highly recommended by The New York Times, and eight works were featured as Critics’ Picks in Time Out New York

View the Crossing the Line 2012 press book.



Isabelle Lefebvre Vary
Director of Special Events & Development

646 388 6604

FIAF Membership

Support Crossing the Line by becoming a FIAF Member!

Tax-deductible Memberships are available at various levels and start as low as $35.

FIAF Members enjoy many year-round benefits, including free admission to FIAF’s weekly CinémaTuesdays program, special offers from FIAF partners, full access to the Haskell Library, invitations to special Members' only events, discounts on tickets for all FIAF events, and much more.

646 388 6607

Proud Presenting Sponsor of Crossing the Line 2013:
Lead Sponsors: Air France and Delta Air Lines, the official airlines of FIAF; Florence Gould Foundation
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