1. How do they move the sets from place to place without damaging them
There are a lot of reasons why sets have to move from place to place, including:
• They have to be cleaned before moving them
• They have to be stored and cleaned afterwards
• They have to be painted and repaired after moving them around
• Equipment has to be prepared for use in new locations; it’s a lot of extra work.
The questions you should answer:
• What type of equipment would you need? How much time would it take? Do you need a whole team of people or just one person? What’s involved in doing it right the first time?
• How often do they move the sets? What kind of equipment will they need? Will they need cranes or do they move everything by hand? What kind of lifts would they need? Where will they store the stuff when this is done with the sets being moved around by hand? What kind of staging area would you need for storing the stuff coming off the set when it gets put back together again after being moved again and again over many months. Why don’t they use cranes anymore, although there are still lots of sets out there that can’t be moved by hand without damaging them. How much does it cost them to do this type of moving every year, if at all? Do you think it’s worth spending on something like this if the set isn’t really damaged during the process anyway (i.e., doesn’t need to go through that much cleaning, painting or repair each time)? If not, why isn’t there an alternative for movable sets (for example, dollhouses)? Is this just one industry that uses cranes and/or has special equipment for moving things around easily (like big set builders who can get away with using relatively simple items)? For the best results for moving movie sets in Sydney, Steve Lavin Removals, Australia’s best removalists Sutherland Shire.
2. What is the process like
When a set is moved, any number of things can go wrong: the frame gets damaged, the set gets damaged in transit and so on. The crew needs to be careful not to damage the set, but also to make sure that it will be put back where it was before.
We do a lot of removals for our clients in the US because it’s very cost-effective for us to move stuff around, especially for things like digital products which are relatively small in size.
We get our sets (and other equipment) to a new location by having them shipped from our factory in China. Our drivers load the equipment first into trucks and then onto trains, which then take them to each of our locations. Each location has its own transport network so we have drivers going from one place to another each time we move stuff around. This is done on a regular basis so that we can keep our equipment fully stocked and functioning properly at all times.
A note on pricing: If you are moving your own sets or other equipment around, you should price your items based on what they would cost if they were purchased from a distributor or elsewhere (like eBay). For example, if you bought an LCD monitor off eBay for $1000 and are moving it 2200 miles away, you should price it at $2000+. Ensure that your price is realistic for what you’re moving; otherwise your customers may not be willing to pay it and you’ll end up with more broken sets than desired!
3. Why do they need to be moved
In the process of making movies, special moving materials are used to transport equipment and sets from place to place. The special moving material is either metal or plastic. The metal material is used for the heavy-duty items and the plastic material is used for the light-weight items.
The metal materials are usually moved by forklift trucks and other trucks, while the plastic material is usually carried in pallets or boxes. The heavy-duty item or set would be transported by a truck or a train.
The light-weight item or set would be transported by a plane or an airplane, as well as by automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles and horseback riders.
A company that transports movable sets such as movie sets uses specialized vans, airplanes and trains to move its sets from one location to another location. They use forklifts to load the heavy-heavy items onto trucks and then transport them on the roads; they use trains and planes to bring large items to different locations; then they use their own vehicles for smaller pieces of equipment that are not substantial enough for their own vehicles.
One of the most expensive ways to move large sets is via airplanes because it takes a lot of time for them to arrive at their destination in time (usually about 12 hours) which also depends on weather conditions (if it rains heavily during flight). If a set is too big for airplanes, then an airplane would be brought instead (this way there would be no loss). Another problem associated with aircraft transportation: they can only carry so much weight before they break down (which causes delays), but they can also take off so fast that even if they break down there’s still no problem with getting them back into service—they can simply go straight into service again without any extra time being wasted in waiting for repairs.
It takes about 9 hours for an airplane packed with movable sets from New York City to Los Angeles (about four hours from New York City), 5 hours from Los Angeles to San Francisco (about four hours from Los Angeles), 4 hours from San Francisco to Chicago (about three hours from San Francisco), 3 hours from Chicago to Dallas/Fort Worth (about two hours from Chicago), 1 hour + 40 minutes+ 40 minutes + 40 minutes = 0:40 + 40 minutes+40 minutes = 2:40+40 minutes+40 minutes = 3:40+40 minutes+40 minutes = 5:40 + 40 minutes = 2:50 + 40 minutes = 6:50
4. What happens when a set isn’t moved and falls apart
Removals are one of the worst nightmares for a film crew. They have a huge price tag and they are not cheap to move. If you are planning a movie shoot and you have to move the sets, it is always a good idea to find out what happens if they don’t move. It’s important to understand what happens if they fall apart and you don’t get your crew back.
It has happened. One of the most famous film set removals was in the final scene of Gone with the Wind (1939) when Scarlett O’Hara steps into a cabin on a Georgia mountain in front of her husband Rhett Butler. The set was so badly damaged that it had to be rebuilt from scratch more than two years later!
The reason behind this? When it comes to removals, it’s not just about expense; but also about safety especially if there is an accident on set. The best way to avoid such an accident is to take things slowly and carefully so that you can be sure that there won’t be any damage or injuries caused by your equipment when moving sets.
Remember: everything needs moving is expensive, and moving something twice from its original location will be even more expensive because of inflation!