Reach festival attendees through on screen ads!


On screen ads are an excellent opportunity to reach festival attendees, 60% of whom are residents of Santa Monica. The ads run before each of the film screenings, providing your brand an affordable way to get in front of a captive audience.

Advertising sales are an important source of revenue for SMFF. By becoming an advertiser, you are helping us provide art education programs and films thriving in Santa Monica.

For more information on advertising, including pricing and audience demographics, please email us at

ONLINE ADS offers many online opportunities for local and national advertisers. Full video capability, pre-roll, side swipe, catfish, and sticky responsive capabilities are all available.


Desktop Site Ad Sizes:
Jumbo Banner: 728 x 90 pixels
Cube 300 x 250 pixels

Interstitials: 300 x 600 px, 728 x 90px, 300 x 250px

Tablet and Mobile ads are responsive.


All online ads should be submitted via e-mail to and include the link where you wish the ad to link to.

Artwork should be 72dpi, RGB and sized to correct specifications and submitted as .jpg or .gif files

No ad file size should exceed 75KB.


Ad Size:

Full Page (10.333”W x 14”H) = $500 

1/2 Page (10.333”W x 7”H) = $250

1/4 Page (5.083”W x 7”H) = $200 

1/5 Page (5.083”W x 5”H) = $150 

1/8 Page (5.083”W x 3.5”H) = $100

Business Card (5.083”W x 2”H) = $100

Ad Specs:

All ads should be sent at 300dpi, CMYK. Highly compressed files or files of a lower resolution will not be accepted.


All artwork should be submitted as a PDF file. The ad should be sized per our column sizes and cropped to the active area and all fonts embedded.


$500 Standard Placement

$3500 Back Cover

$3000 Inside Front Cover