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SDSA GMM – May General Membership Meeting @ Ob•jects

Fri, 22 May 2015
Tom and Fred of Ob•jects have been avid supporters of the Set Decorators Society of America, going all the way back to their first get together held 20 years ago at their Beverly location. As they always are, it was … Continue reading

Memorial Day 2015 (or Why the Office is Closed Until Tuesday)

Thu, 21 May 2015
This next Monday is Memorial Day, as many of you know, and that means there won’t be too much work going on next week. It also means it’s a great time to not show up to work. Which is what … Continue reading

Air Hollywood – Just Plane Everything

Wed, 20 May 2015
Air Hollywood‘s 60,000-plus sq. ft. studio houses mock-ups of airline cabins with economy and first class rows, cockpit and lavatory—all fully dressed and camera-ready, allowing you to shoot interiors free of airport security issues. The aviation-themed studio also has a … Continue reading

Palms Cycle Shop – Bikes of All Types

Tue, 19 May 2015
Is it time to get those backlot bikes tuned up? Need prop bikes for your upcoming shoot? Or summer’s coming and you just want to cycle in the sun. Palms Cycle Shop is the place to go. You’ll find mountain … Continue reading

Arcade Amusements – The Company that’s Got Game

Mon, 18 May 2015
The games begin with Arcade Amusements. Whether for a corporate shindig or a Hollywood shoot, Arcade Amusements rents classic video games, racing and sports games and a whole lot more. Find out who’s the pinball wizard or skeeball master; who … Continue reading

Warner Bros Design Studio – One Stop Shop for More than Props

Fri, 15 May 2015
Wall coverings, pamphlets, and upholstery are pretty common services that you always need done well the first time. What about the fabrication of giant hands holding a microphone (oh and they all have to look the exact same)? Maybe something … Continue reading

Drones, Laws & How it Could Affect Filming

Thu, 14 May 2015
It’s no surprise that the filming industry’s use of drones has begun to take flight. They can get the shot surprisingly cheaply with little risk to anyone (far more economical than using an aircraft). When I read a Wall Street … Continue reading

Dancing with the Stars Underwater Themed Balloon Sculptures – Aah-Inspiring Balloons

Wed, 13 May 2015
According to Bambi over at Aah-Inspiring Balloons they recently worked with Jason Howard on a really fun underwater themed set for Dancing with the Stars. Some of my favorite pieces in this set are the sea horses (all made from … Continue reading

PropArt – Custom Art on Demand for Any Scenario

Tue, 12 May 2015
The screenwriter has created her character as an edgy, aspiring artist whose style is “high tech impressionism.” Okay. Now you’ve got to find the art to match that. Like many production designers, costume designers, property masters and set decorators, you … Continue reading

JARED JAMIN – See the Jewelry be Worn Before You Purchase

Mon, 11 May 2015
For a while now JARED JAMIN has been creating unique, custom jewelry for those who wish to have a contemporary look that is solely theirs. Their website has always had a plethora of photos to browse through making it easier … Continue reading

Aero Mock-Ups – From Cockpits and Interiors to Terminals and Wardrobe

Fri, 08 May 2015
It is surprisingly hard to borrow an airplane for a day. Those airlines keep saying they need to use them! Another annoying factor about filming on airplanes is that they are all cramped, meaning the camera guys and boom operators … Continue reading

NEST Studio Rentals – Sometimes You Need to Dance

Thu, 07 May 2015
One of my favorite things about going out to visit prop houses, catching up on their recent acquisitions, is that you never know what you might find or who you will run into. NEST Studio Rentals is no different. Just … Continue reading