Make check payable to 'American Film Institute'

Note 'They Won't Last #1917' in the check memo.

Mail to: 

Thesis #1917, They Won't Last
C/O American Film Institute
2021 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Please include a return address with the check so AFI can send a letter acknowledging the donation.


The American Film Institute is a Government recognized 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization and holds tax exempt status. Donations made toward "THEY WON'T LAST" may be tax deductible under Section 170 of the U.S. Tax Code. A letter of acknowledgment from AFI will be sent for all contributions.

Fundraising Deadline: January Feb 1st, 2019

Shooting dates: March 19th - March 28th, 2019


Many companies will match donations made by their employees to non-profit charitable institutions. This can DOUBLE your donation. Your Human Resources Department will be able to inform you if your employer offers this benefit. If so, please select the 'My company will match my gift' on the AFI Web Donation Portal. Please contact us for additional help.

Donation Credits

Donations of certain levels will receive a special credit at the end of the film:

  1. [ Benefactor ] $50 - $449

  2. [ Partner ] $450 - $999

  3. [ Sponsor ] $1,000 - $4,999

  4. [ Executive Producer ] $5,000 - $10,000


Help comes in many forms. We will gratefully accept any in-kind donations to our film - and you will make the credits! Please contact us and let us know how you can help. We'll gladly accept any of following: Filming Locations (Restaurants, Parking Lots, Houses), Equipment (Camera, Grip, Lighting), Art Department & Construction Supplies, Visual Effects, Color Correction, Sound Mixing, Music Composing ('All I Want' Prod. Fleslit), Craft Services/Catering, Picture Vehicles.