How to Become a Prop Maker

How to Become a Prop Maker

What is a Prop Maker?
Prop Makers usually work for film, TV or theatre productions. As a Prop Maker you will be responsible for making a variety of items. This could be anything from replica weapons to trees.

What is a Prop?
A theatrical property, also known as a prop, is an item that belongs to and is used in a production. A prop is a mobile item that can be positioned on stage, or that is used by members of the cast.

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How To Work In The Film Industry Without Going To Film School

How To Work In The Film Industry Without Going To Film School

Don’t want to go through film school? Here are three career paths that might just suit you.

We all know how hard it can be to get your dream job in the industry. Most roles require specific education or training courses and, maybe most importantly, a great professional network within the sector. As a very diversified work environment though, there are a few jobs that actually require skills and knowledge from sectors which are completely tangential to film and TV.

The three career paths we selected in this article do not require any specific knowledge of directing, acting, screenwriting or editing, but nonetheless they can be very rewarding and well paid.

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How To Become an Assistant Production Buyer

How to become an Assistant Production Buyer

What is an Assistant Production Buyer?

Any production needs plenty of props, materials and supplies to decorate sets and locations. All of these items need to be recorded in a database which is needed both for budgeting and for practical reasons – for example, if the production needs to buy the same items again. Assistant Production Buyers are responsible for buying the supplies and also updating the aforementioned databases.

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