Film New Orleans

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Prop maker

Creole Prop Builders

Jean Becnel

Maples Ln
Gonzales, LA 70737

Phone: 225 439 1102
Email: [email protected]
Website:https://www.facebook.com/creoleprops/

We are a full service design and build prop shop specializing in Wooden, Metal, Leather, Plastic and Fabric props and Set Dec in and around the South Louisiana area.

We have in-house Master Wood Craftsmen, Blacksmiths, Bladesmiths, Welders, Machinist and Seamstresses. We offer incredibly fast turn-around times to better facilitate the fast pace of the film industry.

While we specialize in historic props and production assistance our classically trained craftsmen and women are able to build anything you can imagine – we’ll even help you imagine it.

Our people are also available as trade / skill technicians to assist in script action and actor portrayal.

As a secondary service we rent trades related tools and misc for any time period required.

Give us a call to solve your prop building hardships.

Happy to provide referrals upon request.

Credits:

    • Credit: Underground I WGN
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Prop Builder Historic Consultant
    • Credit: Formation Beyonce
    • Type: Music Video
    • Position: Prop Builder
    • Credit: Savers International
    • Type: Commercial
    • Position: Prop Set Builder
    • Credit: Preacher I AMC
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Prop Builder Historic Consultant
    • Credit: Underground II
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Prop Builder Historic Consultant

Dark Water Fx

Jesse Shoemaker, Chad Besse

1021 Lillian st.
Metairie, la 70001

Phone: 504-666-8923
Cell: 225-385-1353
Email: [email protected]
Website:https://www.facebook.com/Dark-Water-FX-1510013975957672/

Dark Water FX is a Creature design and Prop building Shop. Specializing in Fabricating and building Props from across the Multiverse. We can build anything from history accurate to out of this world bizarre. We use a wide range of materials including leather, Resin, Fiberglass, Metal, foam latex, Silicone, or whatever is needed to get the job done.

Credits:

    • Credit: Snapped
    • Type: Movie of the Week
    • Position: Special FX Makeup

David Slate

David Slate

1004 Dauphine Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Phone: 9177149725
Email: [email protected]
Website:davidslate.com

Artist, scenic and faux painter with over 10 years experience in NYC film, television, editorial and commercial photography.

Credits:

    • Credit: Bethenny
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Assistant Art Director
    • Credit: Anderson Live
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Art AssistantProps Maker
    • Credit: Work of Art Season 2
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: ScenicSet Decorator
    • Credit: Roccos Dinner Party
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: ScenicProp MakerSet Decorator
    • Credit: John Legend Made to Love
    • Type: Music Video
    • Position: ScenicProp MakerSet Decorator
    • Credit: Pepsi
    • Type: Commercial
    • Position: Scenic

Erin McCarthy

Erin McCarthy

409 Helios Ave
Metairie, LA 70005

Phone: 781-277-1270
Email: [email protected]
Website:emccarthyfx.wix.com/portfolio

Freelance Makeup Effects Artist looking for part or full time film or television employment. Knowledgeable in on and off set technical skills including application, casting and molding, sculpture, prop work,denture fabrication, fabrication and painting of acrylic eyes, hair punching, beauty makeup, trauma wounds and more. Earned Specialized Business Associates among other accreditation. Contact for serious offers only.

Credits:

    • Credit: Anne Dark Dir Brent Sims
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Special Effects Technician
    • Credit: The Rake Dir Tony Wash
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Special Effects Technician
    • Credit: Random Acts Dir Julio Castillo
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: MakeUp Artist
    • Credit: The Legend of Lobo Malo Dir Julio Castillo
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Special Effects Technician
    • Credit: ProWrestlers vs Zombies Dir Cody Knotts
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: MakeUp Artist

Grimm Industries

Ron A Goldberg

3311 River Rd
Jefferson, LA 70121

Phone: 646-621-7866
Cell: 646-621-7866
Email: [email protected]
Website:grimmindustries.net

Scenic Design and fabrication services for the entertainment and destination event industries. We provide concept design through final production art, 3D Modelling, and fabrication of hero and stunt props, sets, costumes and special effects.

Credits:

    • Credit: Wizard of Oz
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Production Designer
    • Credit: Addams Family
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Production Designer
    • Credit: Wizard of Oz
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: PropCostume Designer
    • Credit: TKO
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Production Designer
    • Credit: You
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Art Director
    • Credit: Retreat!
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Production Designer

Happy Hills Farm

Darron “Doc” Cunningham

30115 Scott Lane
Albany, LA 70711

Phone: 225 567-9594
Cell: 985 320-5835
Email: happyhills[email protected]

We Supply Wranglers,Livestock,Horses, Props,Wagons,Buggies

Credits:

    • Credit: Django Unchained
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Wrangler Prop rental
    • Credit: Free State of Jones
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Wrangler Prop rental
    • Credit: Roots
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Wrangler Prop rental
    • Credit: Mud Bound
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Wrangler Prop rental
    • Credit: Beguiled
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Wrangler Prop rental
    • Credit: Budweiser
    • Type: Commercial
    • Position: Wrangler Prop rental

Karen Becnel

Crew: Prop maker and Seamstress.

Karen Becnel

1224 St. Patrick Dr.
Vacherie, LA 70090

Phone: 225-265-7170
Cell: 225-264-4327
Email: [email protected]

Have needle will travel
Experienced professional seamstress
From batise to canvas and denim
From heirloom gowns and period clothing to wedding gowns, smocking, and stage drapes/ green screen.
Over 30 years experience
References available

Credits:

    • Credit: Underground1WGN
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Seamtress on set sewing tech
    • Credit: Preacher 2 AMC
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Seamstress
    • Credit: Levi Strause
    • Type: Commercial
    • Position: Seamstress, tailor

N-Sex Film Props

Crew: Prop maker.

Fred G. Hannie Sr.

3311 Ernest st
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Phone: 337 515-4781
Cell: 337 515 4781
Email: [email protected]
Website:nsexfilmprops.com

museum quality insect replicas for film, photography

Credits:

    • Credit: Studio art Technology
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: propmaker
    • Credit: Stryder Simms
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: propmaker

PalmFX

Ty Palm

3320 Edenborn Ave.
Metairie, LA 70002

Phone: 253-571-9481
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://typalmfx.wixsite.com/portfolio

Dedicated freelance makeup artist looking for part time or full time employment in the film or television industry. Specializes in beauty makeup, prosthetic makeup, sculpting, casting and molding, acrylic eyes, denture fabrication, hair ventilating and beardwork, and prop fabrication. Has a degree in Special Makeup and Effects as well as other accomplishments. For serious inquiries only.

Credits:

    • Credit: Tenet Noctis
    • Type: TV Pilot
    • Position: Assistant Makeup Artist
    • Credit: Monessen EMT Trauma Training
    • Type: Photography Shoot
    • Position: Key Makeup Artist
    • Credit: Douglas Education Centers Halloweentown
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Prop Maker

Sam Liebert

Sam Liebert

516 Governor Nicholls St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

Phone: 781-248-9598
Email: [email protected]

Previous experience includes fabrication of props, large scale sculptures and parade floats in New Orleans, working as a Set Decorator, Project Leader, and Set Fabricator for high-end Commercial and editorial photo shoots, New York Fashion Week and other large events in NYC as well as working as a Fabricator in a custom furniture shop, a custom neon shop and as an Assistant to a steel sculptor and a bronze sculptor. I am a strong and organized leader, I adapt and learn quickly and my skills include Prop Styling, Set Dressing, MIG welding, steel fabrication, carpentry, basic knowledge of mold making and casting, prop-making with paper mache, and proficiency with many computer programs including Photoshop.

Credits:

    • Credit: Russel James for Victoria Secret
    • Type: Photography Shoot
    • Position: Prop Maker Set Decorator
    • Credit: Theo Wenner
    • Type: Photography Shoot
    • Position: Assistant Art Director Set Decorator
    • Credit: Daniel Jackson for Vogue
    • Type: Photography Shoot
    • Position: Prop Maker Set Decorator
    • Credit: Cover Girl
    • Type: Photography Shoot
    • Position: Prop Maker Set Decorator
    • Credit: Nordstrom
    • Type: Photography Shoot
    • Position: Prop Maker Set Decorator
    • Credit: Alexander Wang - Lookbook
    • Type: Photography Shoot
    • Position: Prop Maker Set Decorator

Tech Works Studios

Valek X. Sykes

13405 Seymour Myers Blvd #5
Covington, LA 70433

Phone: 504-722-1504
Email: [email protected]
Website:www.techworksstudios.com

We specialize in custom Props, costumes, Animatronics, robots, creatures, puppets and fabrication for the film industry, theme parks or display installations. We also can puppeteer anything and bring it to life. We have been in business in Los Angeles for 20 years ,in 2013 we have moved everything to the great state of Louisiana. We also fly drones professionally if needed (SKYFILM DRONES). whatever your project, where ever you need it, we can help. Please call for a quote.

Credits:

    • Credit: DEEPWATER HORIZON
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: PROP MAKER SCULPTOR
    • Credit: INTO THE BADLANDS
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: PROPMAKER ANIMATRONICS
    • Credit: RUBBER
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: SPECIAL EFFECTS SUPERVISOR
    • Credit: JUST GO WITH IT
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: ANIMATRONICS COSTUME
    • Credit: I AM LEGEND
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: ANIAMTRONICS
    • Credit: CAT IN THE HAT
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: PROP DESIGNER PUPPETEER