Reflecting on the History of Omega Cinema Props as They Near the End of Their Unprecedented Move

Businesses come and go; inventories liquidate or move to new locations. Over at Debbies Book we are more familiar with this reality than most. Over 40 years of tracking businesses that work with art departments has given us the unique advantage to see the industry change and fluctuate over the decades. Some moves, however, are […]

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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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Where to Find Modern Tech Rentals

We open to our protagonist working (sort of) on her laptop in the evening with a glass of wine in hand. Suddenly her cell phone rings. It’s her boss, there’s a big scoop, and she needs to get to the office ASAP, preferably an hour ago! We finally get to the office where a security […]

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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 Playground Equipment

Every child has had love for playgrounds. Swing sets, slides, jungle gyms, animals on springs and roundabouts (merry go rounds). There is really only one problem about playgrounds, one that never bothered kids. They’re rather permanent. So now it’s time to dress a park, a backyard, or even a kids space at a fast food […]

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Omega | Cinema Props

Omega/Cinema Props now has a new location—C.P. Valley in Burbank (in the Burbank Airport Commerce Center). Inventory from C.P. Three and C.P. Four (both now closed) have been moved to the new 60,000-sq. ft. valley location. The exception is home electronics, which is now at C.P. Two. Check out the website for inventory but be […]

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Omega/Cinema Props New Website Launch

It’s here! The Long awaited update to Omega/Cinema Props’ website has been launched. Now you can view a large portion of their inventory in the comfort of your own home. The CP buildings are known for their wide range of products in multiple warehouses, so this is something any set decorator can appreciate. Along with […]

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Omega Cinema Props: Or the prop house that gobbled Hollywood

My first meeting with Jay (a television art director in the ’60s) and his office manager, Lorraine, was when Omega Cinema Props was located on Santa Monica Blvd. where C.P. Two is now. Jay was the first to have his showroom with setups of his furniture stock. You could walk in, look at a sofa, […]

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