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How Fake Money is Made for Movies and TV

There are three types of prop money that are typically used by movies and television shows: “standard,” “high quality,” and real money. Standard bills are printed on both sides and look great from a distance, but they are noticeably different when viewed up close. High-quality bills are identical to real […]
How Fake Money is Made for Movies and TV
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This Hollywood school trains aspiring special-effects artists

The Stan Winston School is an online school that teaches the art of Hollywood special effects and creature creation. The school is named after the late Stan Winston, who created the groundbreaking special effects on “Jurassic Park,” “The Terminator,” and “Aliens.” One of Winston’s last movies he worked on was […]
This Hollywood school trains aspiring special-effects artists
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Where Movie Studios Keep Their Old Props

The Warner Brothers Corporate Archive is located in Los Angeles. It’s where they keep all the Batmobiles and Batman masks. The Archive holds around 30,000 costumes. Following is a transcript of the video. – [Caroline] This is the Warner Bros. Archive in Los Angeles, a prop warehouse that helps preserve […]
Where Movie Studios Keep Their Old Props
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How TV shows and movies get all their cars

In movies and TV shows, cars are important props. They make period films feel like they are set in the past. They help give characters an identity. They add action and speed to chase scenes. We visited one place that supplies cars to film shoots- the Auto Film Club in […]
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How realistic fake foods are made for TV and movies

Movies and TV shows tend to use real food when they can, but there are a number of times when they need something fake. We spoke with two fake food artists who specialize in making custom, inedible treats for restaurants, trade shows, and Hollywood. Here’s how fake food props are […]
How realistic fake foods are made for TV and movies