How 2 Find And Make Movie Props

A great rule when making a movie is never forget the small stuff. This is often where you can make tiny detail changes that add just the right level of authenticity or character or atmosphere to really sell it to an audience.

Props fall into this category as the smallest item in a shot can do exactly that. It doesn't even have to be handled or interacted with by the cast. Similarly, get a prop wrong and you've got something for eagle-eyed viewers to spot and pull you up on. How many times does a modern watch get spotted in a period drama?

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