Government Assistance for Workers, Businesses, and Non-Profits

We all know about the coronavirus and where to get updates at this point, but what about resources to help those of us either out of work or underemployed? Over here at Debbies Book we want to make sure we share what resources we come across. If you haven’t yet, follow the IATSE generated link […]

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Helpful Links for Film/Television Workers About Novel Coronavirus

It goes without saying we all need to clean as much as possible on and around ourselves to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as it continues to move through our communities. Since it is leading to public event closures and work stays (many productions are being suspended), we decided it may help to have […]

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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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French Florist Released an App, and it’s Actually Handy

There are many ways to order flowers. From planning months in advance with the local florist you trust to desperately grabbing a hodge-podge of flowers at a local grocery. Sometimes the last minute reality isn’t your fault, because the romantic dinner for two for the last scene has been changed to a funeral scene and […]

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Aero Mock-ups’ Popular INDIE Wednesday Returns this February 26

Sometimes your budget is small. We get it, the producer gets it, the artists you’re “paying with exposure” definitely get it, and so does Aero Mock-ups. Occasionally Aero Mock-ups will open up their doors for one day to these productions. Selling 3-hour blocks for $500 a piece includes use of their Airport Terminal, Airline Cabin […]

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A Farewell to Modern Props

Modern Props 1977-2020 Taking the time to think about Modern Props and it’s legacy as it’s doors are finally closed is a walk down memory lane. Modern Props began as a prop house for modern props before “modern” was even hip. By this point it is likely everyone has read the Los Angeles Times article […]

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Special Effects Unlimited – Completed Move to the Valley

Moving can be a pain but when that move puts you closer to “the action” it’s not a bad thing. Special Effects Unlimited has moved from their location “in the heart of Hollywood” into convenient Sun Valley to continue practicing the art of physical effects since 1962.. They are just as ready to blow you […]

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IDF Studio Scenery Relocation After Fire

After a fire at IDF Studio Scenery burned down their building on Lankershim late Friday night, November 1st, our first thoughts after hearing everyone was safe. Once we were assured people were not harmed our thoughts immediately led to wonder where they would move. According to Jane and Michael, they are still open and available […]

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Modern Props Auction – Prop House De-Acquisition Sale

Sometimes props just start to gather dust and it’s time to send them off to a new home. Modern Props, a large prop house that fits snugly between the 210 and the 118, will be auctioning off around 2,000 items in a couple of weeks. They have always had quite an eclectic inventory so it […]

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Dapper Cadaver Yard Sale

Have you ever found yourself in a bind because you don’t have a rubber baseball bat, an engraved voodoo skull, a dragon skull, a decorative bird cage, a dead chupacabra, and some clinical supplies including but not limited to an embalming station and inexplicably need them? Well shoot you are in luck because Dapper Cadaver, […]

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