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  • $605 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Martin
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Lights for the Camera and Action!

The cost of a three light kit from B&H Photo Video and Pro Audio is $605, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

Our school currently has a great video production program up and running. In fact, it's about to celebrate its 14th year! We've spent over a decade slowly building up our pool of materials, including video cameras, editing stations, and microphones. We still have one big need, though: lighting. My three levels of students would love to be able to use a professional location-style 3-light kit meant for video production. The equipment would allow students to truly experience the magic of the motion picture, allowing students to engage themselves in creating a professional video set. While I can teach them how to use available lighting to the best of their ability, I realize seeing professional lights shining down on the scenes they direct would truly allow them to experience the professional situations we try to recreate. Our school is currently slated to be a pilot school for an International Baccaluarete "Film" diploma programme class. I really hope to be able for these students to learn professional lighting situations and utilize them in the short films they must make in the class. My goal is to eventually have our high school known as "the best" filmmaking program in our state!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Smith Victor 3 Light Kit - 401463C • B & H Photo Video and Pro Audio $398.95 1 $398.95

Materials cost

$398.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$496.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.90

Total project goal

$605.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$605.00

2 Donors

-$605.00

Donations toward project cost

-$496.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.90

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$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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