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Ms. Thompson from Oklahoma City OK is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Funding Future Filmmakers

Help me give my students the means to continue learning and producing films! This includes cameras, lenses, and other items.

  • $989 goal

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My Students

My students are 11th-12th graders that attend a Title I inner-city visual and performing arts school with an emphasis on Advanced Placement and the International Baccalaureate Program. Our school is a competitive one and students must provide a portfolio, audition, etc., in order to be accepted. On the academic end, our IB students must complete rigorous course work, as well as complete analytical portfolio work.

Students are surrounded by science, literature, history, foreign language, music, art, poetry, film and drama and use these as a catalyst for learning in their core classes.

They are creative, smart kids that come from a variety of backgrounds, looking for a challenge and a zest for excitement in their learning, along with a need to view the unique experiences of life through International Baccalaureate lens.

My Project

Students have missed so much during these last few years of the Covid - 19 pandemic. From virtual learning, to socially distanced learning in the classroom, it has proved difficult for my students to really dive in to learning about film production and adapt to going back and forth between a virtual learning environment and an in class environment.

Now that we are back in the classroom and can work more collaboratively, we need some equipment for these future filmmakers!

With your help, they will have the option to use new cameras, lenses, and other technology to change their own cell phones into professional looking film cameras.

They can even take this technology home to work on productions outside of class. This will also help them to learn the complexities of individual film roles and working collaboratively with a team. Even through the pandemic, they have remained enthusiastic filmmakers and I believe this will help to give them a much needed boost! Thank you!

Ms. Thompson
Grades 9-12

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DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black • Amazon Business $299.00 1 $299.00
Zoom H1n 2-Input / 2-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Microphone + Zoom APH-1n Accessory Pack + 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter + Stereo Headphones - Complete Bundle (Black) • Amazon Business $159.95 1 $159.95
HP 64XL Tri-Color Inks + HP Premium Plus Photo Paper, Glossy, 25 Sheets, 8.5x11 • Amazon Business $65.87 1 $65.87
Smartphone Video Microphone Kit with LED Light,Phone Holder,Tripod Vertical & Horizontal Vlog YouTube Filmmaker Video Kit for iPhone 7 8 X XS MAX 11 Pro Samsung Huawe • Amazon Business $47.98 1 $47.98
Original HP 64XL Black High-yield Ink Cartridge | Works with HP ENVY Inspire 7950e; ENVY Photo 6200, 7100, 7800; Tango Series | Eligible for Instant Ink | N9J92AN • Amazon Business $41.89 1 $41.89
15 in 1 Universal Phone Camera Lens Kit 18X Telephoto Lens Wide Angle Lens,Macro Lens, Fisheye Lens,Kaleidoscope 3/6 Lens, CPL/Flow/Star/Radial Filter, Tripod, Remote Shutter for Most of Smartphone • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Enno Vatti 100 Movies Scratch Off Poster - Top Films of All Time Bucket List (16.5" x 23.4") • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
Original HP 64 Tri-color Ink Cartridge | Works with HP ENVY Inspire 7950e; ENVY Photo 6200, 7100, 7800; Tango Series | Eligible for Instant Ink | N9J89AN • Amazon Business $24.89 1 $24.89
Original HP 64 Black Ink Cartridge | Works with HP ENVY Inspire 7950e; ENVY Photo 6200, 7100, 7800; Tango Series | Eligible for Instant Ink | N9J90AN • Amazon Business $18.89 1 $18.89
HP Premium Plus Photo Paper, Soft Gloss, 4x6, 100 Sheets (CR666A) • Amazon Business $17.70 1 $17.70

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