'One Day on Earth' Screening to Support Film Biz...
One Day on Earth Screening Proceeds Benefit Film Biz Recycling “One Day on Earth is the first film made in every country of the world on the same day. We see both the challenges and hopes of humanity from a diverse group of volunteer filmmakers assembled by an participatory media experiment. The world is greatly interconnected, enormous, perilous, and wonderful.” Sounds incredible,...
PS 321 Spring Dance & Auction
Recognize these disco panels? Film Biz Recycling is proud to have sponsored the decor for Park Slope’s PS 321’s Spring Dance & Auction on May 16th. Lookin’ good!
Green, Healthy & Connected at MS51
In honor of Earth Day, the MS51 Parent Association Green Committee in Park Slope sponsored a Cafeteria Environmental Experiment & Contest. Â Students and their families were asked to sign a Sustainability Pledge (printed paper from FBR - free office supplies, everybody!) & track their trash, recycling and composting waste. Â The experiment tracked the school’s cafeteria waste for the...
FBR's Favorite Customer
This is a picture of Beans, Beans the Hot Dog is one of FBR’s favorite customers! He visits (with his mom/owner of course!) so often, we even made some Beans-sized FBR swag! So bring your pups & pooches, we always love a visit from furry friends!
Hmmm...that TV wall looks familiar!
You might recognize Film Biz Recycling’s wall of t.v.’s in SNL’s milestone 100th Digital Short, celebrating all of their classics. Â The short features an all-star cast: Justin Bieber, Will Farrell, Usher, Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm & Michael Bolton. FBR was so happy to have our props featured in the project! Here are some pics of the wall itself…
MS 88 Visit!
MS 88 from Park Slope had a great time on their recent school field trip to Film Biz Recycling & sent us this incredible thank you note. We had a great time and we’re glad you did too! Come and visit soon!
Spring Civic Sweep
Taken a stroll down Fourth Ave lately? You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the small, but noticeable addition of tree guards and flowers all along the Avenue. These green improvements are thanks to the Park Slope Civic Council’s Spring Civic Sweep on April 21st. Brian Vines, producer of Brooklyn Independent Television’s show Brooklyn Review, stepped out of the studio and and took the...
RE-Stitch welcomes Katie Calcaterra
RE-Stitch welcomes Katie Calcaterra, FBR’s newest team member and Resident Fabric Artist. Feel free to ask Katie about custom orders for costumes, clothing, uniforms or soft goods. She’s whipped the RE-Stitch workshop into great shape and is busy, busy, busy working on an incredible collection of aprons hand-crafted from FBR’s stockpile of materials (check out pics here!) ...
Shop Your Values Week with Ethikus
Film Biz Recycling is excited to participate in Ethikus’ Shop Your Values Week May 3rd - May 10th. Take the pledge to shop locally, ethically & sustainably all week long & enjoy free events & discounts across NYC! Search the Shop Your Values website for participating businesses & their incentives. Feel good about contributing to an NYC economy that you can believe in!...
BBQ Films: Labyrinth Night of Props
This past Sat. FBR went into the labyrinth with BBQ Films’ Labyrinth Night of Props. BBQ Films is a cinema social club that hosts a curated menu of mainstream & indie films, popup style around the city, complete with matched meals and beverages. Jim Henson’s Labyrinth set against the prop wonderland that is Film Biz Recycling made for an incredible night and great fun had by all....
FBR Buzz - Crafty Crafty
One of FBR’s RE-Workshop artist/educators Kat Roberts was recently interviewed by Crafty Crafty about her incredible upcycling endeavors - check out step-by-step DIY projects on her blog. She cited Film Biz Recycling as one of her favorite places to find crafting supplies. Thanks Kat! Check out the whole interview here: Craft Stars: Upcycling Genius Kat Roberts Kat will be bringing her...
Dale Radio 4.26
FBR welcomed Dale Radio for his third live radio performance with FBR Presents! Â His guests, Cory McAbee (director of films American Astronaut and Stingray Sam), Jen Messier of Brooklyn Brainery and Matthew Fass of the Raya Brass Band were an absolute delight. Â Looking forward to the next Dale show on May 24th! Â See you there!
Fit For A King
A pivotal member of FBR’s DIY team, Juliana O’Byrne (under the moniker Fit For A King) has been working hard all month long to bring one-of-a-kind armchairs to the RE-Gallery. This beautiful piece was once a frumpy office chair; Juliana reupholstered it with a plush grey velvet and an unexpected batik piping. She sanded down the woodwork to create a homey, worn-in feel using...
Super Fun Superfund Variety Show
On Saturday 4/21, FBR hosted the third installment of the Super Fun Superfund Variety Show. Great crowd, incredible performers. Thanks for another memorable night! We’re looking forward to the next Super Fun Superfund show on June 23rd. See you there! Photos courtesy of Joseph Vincent. The lucky winner of the Super Fun raffle walked away with this bag of goodies from FBR:
FBR Buzz - CBS
FBR has already gotten some press as a result of the PepCom Eco Focus press event: Check us out on CBS! Brooklyn Non-Profit Saving Movie, TV Props From Landfills
PepCom / Eco Focus
Earth Day was a whirlwind at Film Biz Recycling! Â We were invited to exhibit at PepCom’s Eco Focus Press Event where over 250 of the nation’s press elite were perusing what’s new on the sustainability scene. Â We want to say thank you to the folks at PepCom for their generosity in offering us an exhibition space free of charge; as a nonprofit it’s so rewarding to have our...