Dave and Chuck the Freak

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A filmmaker named David Ma posts behind-the-scenes videos explaining TV and movie hacks.  For example, prop cigarettes have no tobacco.  They look and burn like regular cigarettes, but they’re made from herbs, so you don’t hack up a lung.



Reply to @user5710632601 Today’s FilmTok lesson: Prop Cigarettes #filmtok #behindthescenes #learnontiktok #movieprops #film

♬ Sunny Day - Ted Fresco

And actors sip from empty Starbucks cups, because if they spill something on their costume, it would halt production, which costs money.


Reply to @jankaknaj Drinking coffee naturally on screen should have its own Oscar #behindthescenes #foodstyling #movieprops #learnontiktok #coffee

♬ Monkeys Spinning Monkeys - Kevin MacLeod

There’s also a special cutting tool that makes a burger look like someone took a bite out of it.

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