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From Film to Theater – Found Fringe Style!

Found Theater Company often uses salvaged, reclaimed, and reused materials to make the sets and props of their productions, photo shoots, and video trailers. Not only is the reuse of material more economical for a smaller company, but it’s also way better for the environment than buying new. In fact, they’ve been using materials from The Resource Exchange for so many years, that we featured the ensemble of theatre makers as our reCreate Artists of August 2015! You can see how they used materials in productions from 2013-now on their Featured Artist Page on our website. And now Found is … Continue reading

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SPLIT Spot-The-Props!

Remember Highlight’s Hidden Pictures? Well we love to play Resource-Exchange-Spot-The-Props when movies that we work with come out! We get to see how materials we saved from landfill got used in the scenes, and also spot all of the cool props and decor that they donated to us after the film was shot! SPLIT, M. Night Shyamalan’s newest movie, opened last weekend, and if you look close The Resource Exchange is all over it…and we even got a ‘thank you’ in the credits (Thanks for the Thanks!) FROM STAGE TO SCREEN! See all those creepy looking white pipes along the … Continue reading

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Film “City of Shells” finds set dec in the Random Room!

The Crew from a new local movie recently came to the re looking for some reused materials with which they could decorate their sets. The movie, City of Shells, uses shells, lampshades, and other materials that they found in our RANDOM ROOM for set dec.  Find out more about City of Shells: A surreal supernatural thriller which visually imagines a city’s changing landscape: While looking into the cause of a woman’s disappearance, a man gifted with otherworldly sight becomes aware of a powerful force that has been operating among the human world and manipulating it for its own purposes. Check out … Continue reading

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