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48 Hour Film Festival uses salvaged props from the re!

TONIGHT is the screening of the final projects from this year’s 48 Hour Film Festival! The event will show 22 original short films all written, made, and edited in a 48 Hour Weekend Whirlwind! Filmmakers from the PictureLock Collective Team came into The Resource Exchange to purchase and rent materials for the cop-themed short. Here are some stills from the production, which feature a POLICE sign that the re saved from the set of a major motion picture (we’re glad to see it back on screen again!) The team also bought items for set decoration, like the coffee carafe pictured, a police … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

The Resource Exchange + Revolution Recovery! We are thrilled to announce that The Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia will be honoring both The Resource Exchange + Revolution Recovery at their 29th Annual Award Celebration on May 13 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! We will be awarded The Business + Arts Partnership: Small to Mid-Size Business with an Arts Organization Award, sponsored by The Bancorp Bank.         “We are excited to honor a partnership that explores what it looks like to be both environmentally conscious and arts minded; proving that the two are not mutually exclusive,” … Continue reading

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Roscolex N9

We had a truck come by from a recently shot television show to drop off a stack of mystery plastic. What initially looked like extremely flexible smoked plexiglass was actually a stack of Roscolex N9. [What, now?] In theater and film, the sheets of plastic used to color lights are called “gels”. These gels are usually lightweight, comparable in weight to wax paper or overhead transparencies. In addition to affecting the color of light, certain gels are also used to shield heat, diffuse light, or reduce light intensity. To learn more about these filters, you can visit some of the … Continue reading

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