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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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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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Greenfield Collective’s “The Magnus Effect!”

Greenfield Collective member Sara Outing  (bottom row, center left) is a freelance set & prop designer who has worked for several local theaters including Arden Theatre Company, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, EgoPo Classic Theatre, and UPenn Theatre Arts. She is a regular customer, and gets many of her props and design materials reclaimed from re, most recently for their production of The Magnus Effect. “One part play, one part dance and one part airline jingle, The Magnus Effect is a gutsy new production from the Greenfield Collective, written by Hannah Van Sciver and directed by David O’Connor. It is an exploration of how and why we’ve come to … Continue reading

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