Vancouver is the style that serves as a gold mine for Hollywood North’s group of artists, directors and filmmakers. It has been used as the prime element for big projects like Elfand, Twilight and Deadpool. But the cult of North Hollywood has never declined for shooting destination. Its mesmerizing views and breathtaking architecture also fascinates filmmakers. Thanks to nature for it has blessed the location with such sceneries. There we can also find plenty of antique stores that keeps vintage items. As well as on-web listings by classic connoisseurs nearby Lower Mainland, the city’s second-hand economy is a blessing for artists in B.C.’s media industry.
Vancouver-based artists Robin Tilby and William MacDonald mostly caught hunting for items in antique shops, also Kijiji, tries to portray their sets to life. The two artists share their combination in an episode of Kijiji’s web series Second-Hand Van titled as “Lights, Camera, Art Direction”.
Kijiji has become the most useful resource when looking for most creative items for unique film projects. “You have to have someone at the backend, who is refreshing constantly, because there are always new inventions coming every time,” says Tilby.
VINTAGE WORLD, NIGHT AT MUSEUM:
while looking for a location, consider suggestions from the professional experts and analyze the visual of your house with locally-sourced, antique objects. Shooting in Vancouver has become a signature style of famous films. Following are few elements that guarantee to bring cinematic essence in your lifestyle.
This magical trilogy of a classic explains that antiques at the Museum of Natural History was pictured at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Develop your geographical curiosities with the touch of vintage world to decorate your abode. When you give it attention, you can recheck your past visits and plan some more new visits at newer destinations to discover.
Influenced by sparking vampire concept, the unusual series of teen romance Twilight set a new trend of creating fantasy with the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest’s forests, throughout all its sequels. Design your house dazzles by adorning your area with lights. Best for both outdoor and indoor purposes, these retro sparks are back in trend and are ideal for illuminating your house’s environment all weathers long.
You are not required to roll the dice and unleash a paper just to get the safari right into your home. Clear the forest fever in your living room with some tiger print fur throw or a blanket, anyone with which you feel comfy during those cool summer nights.
Juno’s personal possessions, a novelty phone of hamburger shaped, portrayed the protagonist’s strange and quirky psychology. Bring a symbol of personality to your home and keep items belong to a period prior to smartphones, like a vintage style old-fashioned telephone. Similarly a classic typewriter or even a camera can add a traditional and industrial touch to your ultramodern house.
PUNS, BOOK POSTERS AND PARODIGALS (FANTASTIC FOUR):
Prior to Deadpool, there were some other famous movies, Fantastic Four, the 2005 live-action Marvel film was also shoot there in Vancouver. Structure your profile as a superhero aficionado by possessing a range of comic book memorabilia. You can add rare editions of comics from the Golden, Silver, and Bronze times, you can decorate your shelves with retro lunch boxes, action heroes and posters. This will not only make your space pictorial, but also vintage investment serves as the best conversation starter.
NEON SYMBOLS (LEGACY):
The visually-attractive futuristic science-factious film discovers the possibilities of advanced technology and virtual reality, and how much better filming location is there as compare to the growing tech hub of Vancouver? Presenting the bright future of our interconnected world with a fused neon illuminated wall sign.
Like Canada’s well-known classifieds website, Kijiji is a benchmark leader in the purchasing and selling marketplace and is contributing in supporting Vancouver's second-hand economy. Visit their site or app today and figure what vintage Hollywood North ideas are waiting for you.
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