MAD PROPS: HOLIDAY TABLEWARE
Mad Props: a weekly post featuring a rescued prop looking to find its next home. Love it as it is, or explore the many ways of making it new again. This week:Â Tableware The holiday season can be a stressful one - family, thinking about how to fit them around your apartment sized “dining room” table, and of course, what to cook - or prepare. While we may not have all the answers to...
FBR DONATION STORY: 'TIS THE SEASON
A weekly expression of appreciation for a partnered charity or in-kind-donor and how we collectively use our powers for good in turning would-be waste into treasure. This week: Commercials, commercials, commercials! [caption id=”attachment_8435178662” align=”alignnone” width=”550” caption=”Thanks to Madison Avenue, Gowanus will have a bountiful holiday...
WHAT'S HAPPENING - THE ZERO FILM FESTIVAL
WHAT’S HAPPENING is Film Biz Recycling’s way of sharing ubersupercool goings-on. DIY, budgets of $0, community support, and re-thinking once standard ways of creating films is core to everything FBR so you can imagine our faces when we heard about the Zero Film Festival. Premiering in New York on November 11-13th, the 4th Annual Zero Film Festival celebrates self-financed cinema. The festival...
A $0 BUDGET + UPCYCLING = A FBR FUNDRAISER
In keeping with our mission to re-purpose and redistribute items for an extended life, we have challenged ourselves to produce our first fundraiser with a $0 budget. Check out how we transformed a donation of books from a film production and upcycled them into 150 auction paddles. Could you imagine these books dumped in a landfill?! **Fear not… these paddles are still 100% readable...