Recent News & Blog Posts

Happy 4th of July 2015!

Fri, 03 Jul 2015
Happy Fourth of July from everyone in the office (but especially Ruby, our CEO)!

Celebrate The 4th of July @ King Richards Antique & Vintage Center

Thu, 02 Jul 2015
What is more patriotic than antiques, blues and hot dogs? On Saturday, July 4th, at 12-3pm in the afternoon King Richard’s Antique & Vintage Center will have “Old Fashioned Food” at their All American Hot Dog Stand. Of course hot … Continue reading

Folkmanis Puppets – Make Your Hands do the Talking

Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Need a hand puppet? Of course you do. It’s nice to talk to someone [or something] that understands and will listen. Well Folkmanis Puppets has been providing puppets to the world since 1976, so if you need something special they … Continue reading

D’ziner Sign Co. – A Sign of the Times

Tue, 30 Jun 2015
One-day turnaround is rarely what you want to do, but D’ziner Sign Co is ready and willing to be there with you when it’s needed. During production, no matter how prepared everyone has been up to the day before (or … Continue reading

Special Effects Unlimited – How You Can Make a Fake Snow Storm in July

Tue, 30 Jun 2015
Snow, wind, fire. These are the elements that make or break a movie when it comes to special effects. Sure you could pay a very pretty penny to fake it, but why not pay less for the real deal?!? Over … Continue reading

SDSA GMM – June General Membership Meeting @ ZG04

Fri, 26 Jun 2015
The Set Decorators Society of America had a great turn out at their latest general membership meeting last night at ZG04 DECOR, kindly hosted by the owner Klaus Hasmann. Klaus gave everyone an overview of their new iPad system (Saul … Continue reading

Contempo Window Fashions – Your Windows Never Looked So Good

Fri, 26 Jun 2015
They want to use a space with a 15′ high window. Okay. OH, but they want to have drapery that fits the ambiance of the scene and it’s not just those lame shears that are up now, of course it’s … Continue reading

Supply Sergeant – A Leader in Military Surplus, Military Clothing, and… Emergency Rations?

Wed, 24 Jun 2015
From camping supplies to military boots and clothing Supply Sergeant has plenty of choices for you to pick from. That’s why costumers and property masters swing by to pick up that odd item (or fifteen items) for their show. Law … Continue reading

Sommer’s Plastic Products – There’s Probably a Product for You

Tue, 23 Jun 2015
What do Mr. Freeze, Kim Kardashian, Micky Mouse, Rhianna and Superman have in common? They’ve all worn costuming by Sommers Plastic Products. Sommers began as a plastics company in the 1940s and, over the years, has expanded to include synthetic … Continue reading

Advanced Liquidators Office Furniture – It’s Really More than Office Furniture Now

Mon, 22 Jun 2015
It’s always great to see new inventory coming through the door. So if you haven’t zipped over to Advanced Liquidators Office Furniture’s new warehouse location on Vanowen Street, you will definitely be surprised of the new items they have brought … Continue reading

Western Studio Service – Storage Container Cleaning Sale!

Fri, 19 Jun 2015
Sometimes shows just leave their stuff in storage. It’s just a reality, and sometimes they don’t come back to claim it. Today is the last day to take advantage of their loss. Western Studio Service is having a sidewalk sale … Continue reading

Jet Sets – Practical Effects Can Look Digital and Awesome

Thu, 18 Jun 2015
Jet Sets, a prop and set construction company located in North Hollywood, has recently posted a couple of pieces they created on their blog. One of my favorites has to be their unique design of LED embedded polished acrylic. Originally … Continue reading