Filming in Cape Town means production teams get to benefit from an internationally competitive film and media destination. Our beautiful city boasts a variety of world-class locations, studios, facilitation companies and specialised crews. This is what has consistently attracted some of the world’s top filmmakers to its shores. Cape Town tends to be the location of choice for international commercials because it can replicate so many countries of the world.

Pirate ships viewed from the N2 at Cape Town Studios. 

Antiques And Props For The Film Industry

Antiques and vintage items are a great asset to any film set, whether you are working on a period drama or film that is based in a specific time period, when it comes to needing props for your production we at Collectors World, we can provide you with vintage and antique items, giving an authentic and genuine feel to your set.

If you would like to find out more you can get in touch with our team, we are always on hand to help you find whatever it is you need. Let our team help bring your film or period drama to the forefront by using traditional and authentic antiques.

Tips When Looking For Props

There are many factors to consider when antique shopping for your film or production or even a photoshoot. Here are a few tips to help get you started:

•Antiques can be expensive, so make sure you have a budget in mind before you start looking, bear in mind it may be more costly than having replicas designed and made, but it is more appealing to your viewers to see real antiques being used as props.

•Know what you’re looking for, we have two branches so if it’s not in Durbanville we may have what you looking for at our Parklands Branch 

•Don’t be afraid to ask questions; our team here at Collectors World love talking about antiques, we will be more than happy to help you find something suitable for your set.

•Take your time; antiques are not something that you should buy on a whim, although we do understand some film props are needed as soon as possible. We encourage photos being taken and you can WhatsApp us to confirm which item you would like set aside.

Antiques and props without a doubt go hand in hand together, finding the perfect antiques for your film with creating a match that is second to none, it will give your film authenticity, credibility and offer your viewers a window into the past.

If you are looking for something specific we welcome you to send us images of your ideas, time period and budget and we will do our best to match in suitable items for your consideration. 

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