LA Fabricators

One might call L.A. Fabricators a collective of artists and craftsmen located in East Los Angeles or just a great creative group that can fabricate anything (like the huge mirror ball for Dancing with the Stars). From custom furniture to custom sculptures, one-of-a-kind props, trade show booths and retail window displays, L.A. Fabricators has the […]

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Jet Sets

When Verzion needed a custom motorcycle droid, when Lady Gaga wanted a metal sculpture on a rotating platform, and when Sony needed an exhibit for its Playstation lounge at E-Expo 2012, Jet Sets got the gigs. In fact, they’ve been getting a lot of gigs fabricating scenery for commercials, still shoots, music videos and motion […]

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Nights of Neon

Always on the cutting edge whether it be neon or Accu-bend lite (a channel letter bending machine), Lisa has continued to work with state-of-the-art technologies. Any size or use, Nights of Neon understands the speed and urgency of the industry. They have a full service in house production facility that can fabricate whatever crazy design […]

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Covert Cocktails

Martinis anyone? Ever wonder how many cocktails spill on the floor when filming a cocktail party or bar scene? For that matter, how do all those actors stay sober…? Covert Cocktails was born from a need. Realistic looking cocktails, including faux olives and artificial ice cubes. Dana McCall, who created Faux cocktails for a show, […]

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Independant Studio Services – A Property Master’s Paradise

With a nickname like “Below-the-Line Bilsons,” you know Gregg Bilson Sr. and Gregg Jr. of Independent Studio Services are prop master veterans and production pros. A little history: In 1977, when I was putting together my first book, four property masters—Gregg Bilson Sr., Mike Dunn, Tom Woods (aka Woody), and Bill Young—started Independent Studio Services […]

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Sommers Plastic Products

A dealer I once knew had an amazing selection of plastic fabrics, but he wouldn’t give me his source. Finally he did, and I discovered Sommers Plastic Products. Like their dad, Hy Schecter, did before them, Fred and Ed have taken plastic to stratospheric levels. We’re not talking about your checkered red-and-white plastic picnic tablecloth. […]

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