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1497 is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

 

1497 is committed to supporting and uplifting talent of South Asian descent to challenge their historical exclusion from and underrepresentation in the American film and television industry.

 

We are always trying to find more ways to uplift and champion artists and leaders, and hope to scale the type of services we can provide. 

FUNDS RAISED WILL GO TOWARDS SUSTAINING OUR PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES, INCLUDING:

1497 Features Lab

1497 Fellowship

1497 Houses at Film Festivals

Research

Consulting and Training

ONE SMALL CONTRIBUTION CAN HAVE A LASTING IMPACT

While our focus for change is in the American film and television industry, the impact of this industry is felt throughout the world. American film and television shows reach an international audience, which directly influences how we see the world and each other.  Your contribution today will allow 1497 to grow to the next level and scale our impact. 

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