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Why Does Model Making Cost Much

The answer is simple and yet rarely appreciated fully. There's a whole lot of work involved! Now, that seems a poor explanation but here me out. If you are building a rig for a shoot, it has to work, while the camera is rolling. You come up with an idea, spend days perhaps, buying the [...]

By |2016-12-06T08:45:29+00:00June 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Hang Wallpaper on a Set Build

These two videos give a clear and thorough explaination and if you can follow it you will get a reasonable level of finish. Obviously we use wallpaper often, so we are faster but there is no reason you can't get it perfect first time if you understand the underlying principals! I don't recommend that you [...]

By |2016-12-06T08:45:29+00:00June 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 film construction practices for cheap set builds

First, have a meeting, with everyone possible, rather than a prolonged process of drip feeding information and waiting for feedback. To ask for a quote without giving the full picture can only be dealt with by the construction manager by adding a large contingency for the missing parts of the job, which may scare away [...]

By |2016-12-06T08:45:29+00:00June 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cad Drawing for Set Design and Film Construction

We regularly use CAD drawing for film and TV work, especially when prop making or model making. Not only is it more accurate than manually cutting wood and plastics, it is often much cheaper. Laser cutting props and models is very effective when using acrylic or steel as it gives you perfect finished edges. CNC [...]

By |2014-10-15T15:40:45+00:00April 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments