Our strength is in who we employ and the tools we provide them to deliver swift and quality service. Meet the leaders of our team below:
Rick Washburn, Founder, President
Ryder Washburn, Vice President
Whether you are looking for news cameras, forensic equipment, fake drugs, or household items, we have everything you need in our vast inventory of over 100,000 props.
We are the largest theatrical weapons property house on the East Coast. In addition to the 5,000 blank-firing weapons in our inventory, The Specialists also supplies “replicas” and “non-guns” for all your on-set needs. Our inventory ranges from Paleolithic knives to Russian tanks and our weapons experts are on hand to make your next project a safe and successful one.
If you are a film professional looking to improve your handling of weapons then look no further. We have world renowned trainers on hand to help you with anything from actor training to stunt choreography.
Our team of talented artisans and craftspeople cover a wide range of skills including metalworking, fabric manipulation, and mechanical special effects to bring the highest quality fabrication. We are accustomed to working within tight budgets and time frames as well as devising innovative solutions for unheard of challenges.
Dream the impossible and there will be a Specialist who can make it a reality. From explosives to atmospheric effects our SFX department will help you with any special effect needed. We also stock a comprehensive SFX equipment inventory.
Our industry requires more custom graphics than ever before. From custom cell phone graphics to prop newspapers The Specialists are capable to create any to your specifications. Other graphic services include license plates, passports, driver’s licenses, credit cards, and much more.