What is a props buyer?

As a member of the props team within the art department, the prop buyer is responsible for sourcing props for a feature film or television production. When necessary, the buyer will perform research to ensure that props meet the historical context or time period of the story.

How do I sell my movie props?

Best Place To Sell Movie Props For Cash

  1. Local Collectibles Store. One of the fastest and easiest ways to sell your movie props is to sell them to your local collectibles store because they will most likely offer you a cash payment on the spot.
  2. Craigslist.
  3. Local Collectors.
  4. Your Best Option: Neat Stuff Collectibles.

What movie prop is worth the most money?

Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet | $5.375m Robby the Robot, who made his film debut in 1956 in Forbidden Planet, and would later appear in both The Twilight Zone and The Addams Family, became the most expensive movie prop ever sold at auction, fetching $5.375m at Bonham’s New York auction house.

Whats a petty cash buyer?

Petty cash buyers are members of the art department. They work with the production buyer and help with researching and sourcing props and listing expenditures per set. They have only been credited since the Steven Moffat era of Doctor Who.

What does a costume buyer do?

Costume buyers work with the costume designer in order to identify the materials for the costumes. They buy and rent fabric, thread, accessories and other items needed to finish the wardrobe. Costume buyers may also purchase clothing items “off the peg”, ready made.

Where can I sell my props?

Best Place To Sell Movie Props Online

  • eBay. eBay seems to be the go-to place to sell anything valuable, especially collectibles.
  • Craigslist. Craigslist is another large online marketplace, but it’s much more geographically-centered, so it only works well if you live in a densely populated area.
  • Neatstuff Collectibles.

Where are neat collectibles?

680 Route 211 E Middletown, NY
Neat Stuff Collectibles 680 Route 211 E Middletown, NY Toy Stores – MapQuest.

What kind of props do production buyers buy?

Production buyers shop for the props. They work closely with set decorators to source, for example, barbed wire, machetes, telephone kiosks and hotel luggage trollies; anything that’s needed for the action and look of a set. They mark up (make notes on) the script and make a list of all the props needed.

Where can I buy movie props and costumes?

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Where to buy World War 1 pack fillers?

Welcome to Tommy’s Pack Fillers, (now incorporating the Boer War ‘Q’ store), specializing in the finest museum quality British Great War period reproductions for the discerning First World War living historian, WW1 reenactor or collector.

Who does a production buyer work with on a film?

Who does a production buyer work with? On large productions, a production buyer has an assistant, an assistant buyer or petty cash buyer, who helps with research, sourcing items, managing a petty cash float and listing all expenditures per set. How do I become a production buyer?