Properties Supervisor

Supervise activities of personnel engaged in fabricating props.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Properties Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in obtaining, moving, and fabricating props used in motion pictures: Reads script and confers with DIRECTOR, MOTION PICTURE to determine prop requirements for designated scenes. Assigns personnel to fabricate props, to obtain prefabricated props from inventory, or to buy or rent props from outside sources. Assumes responsibility for safekeeping and placement of props on sets during shooting of scenes. Instructs GRIP to remove and store props at completion of shooting. May decorate sets.


Should I be a Properties Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Properties

    How to become a Properties Supervisor

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