As students and independent filmmakers, we depend entirely on your generosity to help our project become a reality. Your support for INTERSTATE is not only a contribution to the film but also an investment in our future as filmmakers. Any donation you can make toward our film, no matter how small, will make a difference.
INTERSTATE begins shooting October 30th, 2012 and we need your help to raise $40,000!
To donate securely online, please click the above link and select Film #1302-INTERSTATE from the pull-down tab.
OR DONATE BY MAIL
INTERSTATE Thesis Film
c/o American Film Institute
2021 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Please make checks, credit cards, or money orders payable to American Film Institute with ‘INTERSTATE Thesis Film’ in the memo line.
Each Donation Counts! Here are some examples of how you can help.
$25 will pay for an actor’s travel reimbursement for one day.
$175 will pay for lunch for cast and crew for one day.
$250 will cover makeup expenses for the entire shoot.
$500 will cover the cost of camera lenses rental for a week.
$1,500 will cover a casting director.
$3,000 will cover renting our picture cars.
$5,000 will cover the post-production cost, including sound design, composing, color correction, etc.
We gratefully accept in-kind donations of goods and services or professional assistance in your field of expertise.
All donators will be acknowledged in the end credits.
INTERSTATE also accepts matching grants. Many companies participate in matching non-profit donations that their employees make. Please check with your employer for more information.
If you would like more details or have any questions, please contact Brett Myer, Producer
** As a non-profit educational institution, American Film Institute holds a tax-exempt status. Donations to INTERSTATE may therefore be tax deductible under Section 170 of the US tax code. All contributions will receive a letter of acknowledgment from the American Film Institute.