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  • $237 goal

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Mrs. Villani
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Film That!

My students need a digital camera which can also shoot video and a flash memory card to expand our art curriculum to include film making.

My Students

Do you love movies? I do! And so do my students. What we'd really like to start doing is learning how to make them. Our computer lab has iMovie so that we can create short films, and we just need a camera to help us do the filming.

We have a very diverse population at our school with a large percentage of students who receive free or reduced lunch.

Our school is warm and full of creative kids. We have many enrichment opportunities for our students, but film making is not one of them. This leaves all of our students, regardless of access to digital cameras or computers, lacking a skill and opportunity to increase their storytelling.

My Project

With the donation of a Nikon Cool Pix camera and memory card, I will be able to incorporate simple and fun film making into art class and a morning art group of motivated students. We will be able to create a variety of film making with a camera instead of simply a camcorder, such as stop animation films, which seems like an easy way to get into animation. I encourage story telling in my art classes, and this will bring their stories alive in a way that we haven't explored yet!

Film making is expensive and time consuming.

Most students in our school do not have access to equipment to create a film or the family support and time to create a film. With this camera and memory card, we can put our computer lab to more extensive use. More importantly, we can have a heck of a lot of fun creating some short films! The possibilities are endless, from documenting events that happen at school to creating unique short films. Thank you for this opportunity!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nikon - Coolpix S3300 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Silver • Best Buy $113.98 1 $113.98
SanDisk - flash memory card - 16 GB - SDHC • Best Buy $34.99 1 $34.99

Materials cost

$148.97

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$7.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$200.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.41

Total project goal

$236.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$236.06

1 Donor

-$236.06

Donations toward project cost

-$200.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 340 students.

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