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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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A Comparison

Sometimes it is hard — for me, at least — to understand why things look the way they do when they are donated to the shop. These cabinets, for instance — why do the center cabinet doors open down? Why is there an opening down the middle of the back? It’s so great… but what is it for?! Oh. A media cabinet. That makes so much sense! They might be a little rough around the edges — who isn’t, after filming a movie? — but they’re just the thing for your television, dvd player, or game system. And the big … Continue reading

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SETS-Setting Entertainment Towards Sustainability

The Resource Exchange was formed to help Philadelphia’s art and entertainment industry create more sustainably. SETS was written as our first step towards greening local film and theatre productions.

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