top of page


A limited number of sponsorships are available for the Catholic Art Institute's First Annual Short Film Festival.

Sponsorships include a listing of your organization's name on the FilmFreeway and the

Catholic Art Institute's Film Festival Call for Entry pages. 


Additionally, your organization's logo will appear in the newsletter and on the CAI Festival webpage hyperlinked to your website.  We will also list your name as a sponsor in the film festival's program which will be distributed at the awards ceremony and screening which will take place on April 14, 2024  at the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse in the Washington D.C. area.




This opportunity includes having your organization's name prominently displayed at the top of the call for entry pages on both FilmFreeway and the CAI Call for Entry pages, your company name included in our email newsletter and listed as the premium festival sponsor in the festival program distributed at the awards ceremony. Your listing will also be hyperlinked from the Short Film Festival entry page and in the newsletter. Only one premium sponsorship is available. Please see image below for location of sponsorship placement.


This opportunity includes having organization's name displayed on the FilmFreeway and Catholic Art Institute Call for Entry pages. It will also be hyperlinked  to your organization's website from in the Catholic Art Institute Call for Entry page and email newsletter. Supporting Sponsors will also be listed in the festival program distributed the night of the awards ceremony on April 14, 2024.  Please see image below for location of sponsorship placements.

Sponsorship Placements

Screenshot 2023-10-03 at 3.46.53 PM.png




Dr. Barbara Nicolosi

Dr. Barbara Nicolosi is an award-winning writer, speaker, and producer. She received her bachelors degree from Magdalen College in Warner, New Hampshire in Liberal Arts with an emphasis on 'Great Books.' She attended Northwestern University where she obtained a Masters of Cinema degree. She has taught screen writing and cinema at Seaver Graduate School at Pepperdine University, Azusa Pacific University, Regents University and Los Angeles Film Study Center. She served as the Coordinator in the Screenwriting Programs at Regent University as well.

After working on a number of projects in Hollywood, she became the co-editor of the book "Behind the Screen: Hollywood Insiders on Faith and Culture." In 1999, she founded the Act One Program which has two tracks: producing and screen writing in a 14-month program that stresses artistry, professionalism and ethics.

Nicolosi has written several screenplays for various production companies. She is a member of the Writers Guild of America.


Karen Hall

Karen Hall is a multi-award-winning screenwriter/Producer, novelist, professor and a member of the George Foster Peabody Awards board of jurors, best known for her work on the television series Judging Amy and M*A*S*H. Hall graduated with a B.A. degree in English from College of William and Mary. Then she was awarded a fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to the University of Virginia, where she was in graduate school in the M.F.A. Playwriting Program. She is currently working on a nonfiction book for Ignatius Press about the life of Fr. Paul Mankowski, SJ and a mini-series: Iñigo - The Unsaintly Years of St. Ignatius of Loyola for Zebra Productions (in development.) Several other projects in development.

bottom of page