Prop Houses Open This Coming July 5th (2019)

It’s that time of year again where everyone gets together, grills hot dogs, and tries to blow everything up but their hands. This year July 4th falls on an awkward day, Thursday. That means some people, with their hands hopefully completely still intact, have to get back on the production wagon the Friday after festivities. […]

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Prop Houses Open This Veteran’s Day (2018)

This coming Monday is Veteran’s Day – and some people might be closed. Below is a regularly updated list of prop houses we have contacted that are open. Know of someone else? Message us and we will try to keep it up to date! A-1 Medical Integration Advanced Liquidators Aero Mock-Ups AIR Designs Air Hollywood […]

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Prop Houses Open This Martin Luther King Jr Day (2018)

If you’re working on a commercial, rumor has it you’ve got yourself a vacation this coming Monday. Sadly that’s not the case for everyone! That means it’s time to check out who you can call to get what you need. Below is a list of Prop Houses open this coming Martin Luther King Jr Day, […]

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Prop Houses Open July 3rd 2017 (Monday)

There ain’t no rest for the wicked, and apparently many prop houses too, for the coming Monday before the 4th of July! For specific prop houses, check out the list below. All of the following will be open for at least partial hours starting in the morning: Prop House Name Advanced Liquidators Aero Mock-Ups AIR […]

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Where to Find Western Dressing

The Wild West. As American as John Wayne and Apple Pie. It can be as over the top fantastical as the Wild Wild West (steampunk anyone?!?) or as gritty as The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. There are countless productions that need the look of the Untamed West, from your run-of-the-mill Western to a […]

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Where to Find Steampunk Decor & Dressing

A cowboy is racing towards a small shack on his trusty stead, being chased by God knows what. He jumps off and runs into the humble structure; the door isn’t even locked. Pulling on a seemingly random series of wooden panels on the wall a hole and staircase appear below. He presses a button in […]

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Faux Library Gets it’s Move On!

After years of squeezing into their still pretty roomy building in North Hollywood off of Laurel Canyon Blvd, Faux Library Studio Props is moving further into the valley. Where? The now former residence of ZG04 Decor actually. And it’s a good thing. 7100 Case Ave, North Hollywood, CA, 91605 Soon we will all have an […]

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FIDM Students visit History for Hire (and so Does Debbie!)

Laura Richarz, Set Decorator extrodinaire of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and True Blood, is once again teaching a new generation of possible set decorators at FIDM. The classes are designed to help new designers understand many creative career opportunities and gain insights into those businesses. These ones are specifically working towards a greater understanding […]

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Student Presentation and Tour @ ZG04 & More

Just last Thursday Dec. 11, 2014 Philip and Laura’s separate classes of students came to the valley prop houses for a tour. Afterwards there was an hour demonstration by yours truly on the in and outs of prop houses as well as a breakdown of some of the tools available on our app! The students […]

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Need a Strap?

Sure, History for Hire has all manner of sports gear from all manner of different time periods. They also have radio and television station dressing from every decade. I could go on and on about their wide array of military uniforms, graphic design department, trunks, and more. However, I will simply leave you with some […]

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