Film Prop Weapon Request

Please review the Undergraduate Filmmaking Prop Weapon and Staged Combat Policy before filling out this form.

If you wish to include prop weapons in your film you must complete and submit a Film Prop Weapon Request by the CPA deadline at the beginning of the semester in which the filming will occur. CPA deadlines are in January and September.  Exact deadlines are published here.

Applicant Information
Project Information
Please briefly outline the plot and the world of the film. (200 words max)
Please describe the role of prop weapons in this project. Be specific about each scene in which the prop weapon(s) will appear. If possible, include the relevant excerpts from the screenplay. Include how many actors will be involved and the proximity of the prop weapon to other actors and production staff.
Please list all potential locations, and whether or not (and from whom) you have already secured permission to use them. Prop weapons are not permitted during off-campus filming.
Prop Weapon Information
Please list each prop weapon requested. For each item, provide either an item number if borrowing from the UP prop weapon inventory or a url for a proposed purchase. Do NOT purchase any prop weapons prior to receiving approval. Prop weapons may never be shipped directly to undergraduates. Once approved, prop weapons must be shipped to Undergraduate Production. All approved purchased prop weapons will become part of the UP prop weapon inventory.
Please list student who will take responsibility for and retain control of prop weapons for duration of project. This student must pick up prop weapons at UP office, document transportation using the Prop Weapon Chain of Custody Form, and track prop weapons using the Prop Weapon Check In Log. (see link at top of page)