Kodak Theatre has a New Name…

The Kodak Theatre, the first permanent theater for The Oscars as of 2001, has now recently changed hands according to the CIM Group, a Los Angeles-based real estate investors firm who owns the theatre. With the recent bankruptcy of Eastman Kodak Company they have relinquished the naming rights to Dolby Laboratories. Used now for over […]

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The Dish Factory, Inc.

The Dish Factory is Southern California’s #1 source for restaurant supplies, dishes, equipment and glassware, and it is located in Downtown Los Angeles. At 310 S. Los Angeles St., The Dish Factory sprawls a stunning 35,000 sq. ft of warehouse with seven floors and 10,000+ items. That’s a whole bunch of kitchenware. But wait! There’s […]

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Interior Design vs. Set Decoration

There are many significant differences between the arts of interior design and set decoration, all of which arise from one fundamental difference: Purpose. Interior designers strive to design space for real people, and thus create an environment that is beautiful and pleasing to the eye, yet comfortable to live, work and play in. Set decorators […]

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Nest Studio Rentals

Tagged as a ‘fresh prop house’ with contemporary interiors, Nest Studio Rentals has moved into its new digs at Lankershim & Hart. With her unusual flair, owner Holiday Dapper (yep, that’s her name) established a prop house for the commercial, TV, and film industry with a fresh look. Originally located on Vanowen St., Nest Studio […]

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The Border Store

For wallpaper, borders, murals and more check out The Border Store. You’ll find a huge in-stock selection of wall coverings and exclusive one-of-a-kind designs. Need a film strip wall mural for your new screening room? Kid’s room needs to grow up? The Border Store has something for every décor dilemma, including peel-and-stick wall accents and […]

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Reynolds Advanced Materials: Smooth-On

You’ve imaged it, now create it! Reynolds Advanced Materials has the materials and expert advice you need to bring your imagination to life. For rubber, plastics, fabrication materials, prop and set design supplies, parts and tools, Reynolds Advanced Materials has six locations (North Hollywood, Denver, Dallas, Orlando, Boston and Santee, South Carolina) and an online […]

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The ReliC: The Sweetest Little Prop House in the Valley

Small but mighty Relic, a cozy prop house on San Fernando Rd., is a sweet little shop with a modest but eclectic mix of props to choose from. Last time I saw his shop he had just picked up dozens of bicycles. Edgar has managed his collection for over 25 years with more than 3,000 […]

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Kathy Cahill Fine Art & Photography

Developed out of necessity, Kathy Cahill’s photography has grown to be more than her passion, it is also her business. Check out Kathy’s website for her catalog of cleared photographs. With over 30 years of experience as a set decorator Kathy knows the need for properly cleared photos. Her website makes selecting and licensing her […]

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Tech Works FX Studios

Need a killer space robot? Possibly an annoying space worm addicted to coffee? Valek Sykes and the Tech Works FX Studios team can design and build robots, animatronic creatures, character costumes, dead bodies, props and more. There’s nothing too otherworldly for owner Valek Sykes and his team to create. They’ve worked on The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, […]

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Masterbuilt Boxing Rings

For those in the industry, Johnny Flores was a respected boxer with a large inventory. His company, Masterbuilt, closed it’s doors last year with his passing. Johnny Flores was the owner of Masterbulit Boxing Rings and provided the film and television industry with boxing, wrestling rings and equipment. He will be sorely missed, as will […]

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