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Welcome Medill School of Journalism Students, Faculty and Staff!

A Special Discount Program & Free Shipping for Medill School of Journalism Students and Educators

Filmtools has partnered with Lacie, G-tech and Glyph, the production industries leading manufactures of hard drives, to offer Medill School of Journalism Students and Educators Special Educational Pricing and Free Shipping for the hard drives required for your projects, back up and archival. Make sure the data from your camera, to editing, to final project is secure.
The drives and capture cards listed below were selected for the speed of data transfer and quality. These are used everyday in the production industry. Digital production and editing is the most demanding application for hard Drives due to the constant transfer and storage of data.

  • Professional Hard Drives at Student Pricing
  • Fast Read and Write Transfer speeds
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • Free freight on all Professor approved hard drive purchases and all other hard drives over $100
INTRODUCTORY Models for Students majoring in:
  • Communications Design
  • Journalism
  • Media Analytics
  • Strategic Communications  
ADVANCED Models for Students majoring in:
  • Cinema and Television Arts
  • Students with medium to high level of interest in multimedia design and Production

Use your Medill University email account to register for the Media Distributors Student Discount Program

  • To purchase immediately, you must use your Medill University email account.
  • Non-university email addresses will require an additional approval process. You will be notified via email when the account has been approved.
  • Live chat available for assistance in the registration process.
  • University discount items can always be found at
Educational discounts reflected in the prices shown below after registration
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