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Halloween Fundraiser Party

BraveMaker's third annual COSTUME party and fundraiser to elevate brave stories for justice, diversity and inclusion.

About the Party

Saturday, October 28th, 2023 7-11pm
Redwood City: Courtyard Marriott Hotel

BraveMaker kicks off the Halloween weekend with a night of fun.

Dance the night away with DJ music, short film screenings,  a costume contest (prizes are Cinemark movies and grand prize is a VIP pass to our 2024 film fest), and more! 

All tickets are donations that benefit our charity.

If you'd like to stay at the hotel RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM HERE.
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Can't attend? You can still become a donor here.

What You Should Know

Question + Response

Q: Do I have to dress up?
R: No, but it's fun and there's prizes.

Q: Is there food?
R: Yes, lots of finger foods, not literal fingers, though.

Q: Is there drinks?
R: Many ghoulish libations  are included in your donation (ticket)

Q: Will I be scared?
R: There is a screening room (optional) that will show some short films, some of them could make you soil yourself. Watch at your own risk.

Q: Where do I park?
A: Parking is at at the hotel and costs $10.

Q: Where is the party?
R: Held at the Courtyard Marriott, Redwood City, Ca 600 Bair Island Rd, Redwood City, Ca 94063.

Q: Are children allowed?
R:Party is for adults only 16+. OPEN BAR requires ID. Over 21 will receive BRACELET to drink.

Check Out Photos from Last Year

We had a blast last year, and you can see some photos from that party here.


Do you love helping? Do you believe in elevating brave voices for justice, diversity, and inclusion? Do you enjoy Halloween? Do you like decorating? Do you like organizing, meeting new people, and taking photos? Do you like dessert, fun and sharing your time for a good cause? If you answered YES to any of those questions. We are looking for volunteers to help with our Fall Fundraising event aka HALLOWEEN PARTY on October 28th, 2022. If you’d like to be a part of the volunteer event team and sign up for shifts, Please Email

Become a Sponsor

When you become a sponsor or partner you’re making the commitment to help inspire and elevate voices not always heard. BraveMaker’s mission is to “elevate diverse, brave voices and create spaces for communities to have transforming conversations through film”. By being a sponsor or partner you create the opportunity to open minds, touch hearts, and challenge the masses to see the world differently through the power of brave storytelling. Sponsors are needed at $7500 for presenting sponsor and $5000 for partnered sponsor of our 2nd annual Halloween party.

BraveMaker offers a versatile array of opportunities such as becoming a filmmaker, movie producer, hosting podcasts, creating short films, workshops, internships, volunteering for youth, programs. Because BraveMaker uses media to highlight unique and relevant stories, the work produced creates space and a platform for justice, beauty, spirituality, diversity, and equality that represents women filmmakers, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities, and brave voices and makers of all kinds.
Become a Sponsor
How can you Sponsor or become a partner?
  • Financial Donations
  • Event space donation
  • Corporate employee volunteer hours
  • Employee donation matching
  • In-kind donations (food and camera gear)
  • Becoming a monthly donor
  • Donating your services or products
  • Film Fest Sponsors
  • Customize your sponsorship/Partnership opportunity

Have Questions?

Have Questions about the event? Here's some helpful contact information:

Tony Gapastione - BraveMaker Founder / Executive Director

Adrienne De Santis - Board of Directors VP
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