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Divergent Movie: Synergy Selected to Fabricate Steel Props

Divergent Movie: Synergy selected to fabricate Steel props

Synergy Steel Structures from Lansing, Illinois was selected to provide Steel Fabrications for the highly anticipated Divergent Movie. Divergent is the first installment in the Divergent series and filmed in Chicago based on the worldwide bestseller novel by Veronica Roth. Divergent is a science fiction action film directed by Neil Burger where the story takes place in a dystopian and post-apocalyptic Chicago where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues.

Synergy Steel Structures enjoyed their role in the film by delivering many different fabricated steel components just in time for the scenes to be filmed. It was a fast track project and working with the production designers and construction set team in order of scene importance was challenging as well as rewarding. Synergy fabricated set components structurally that made up the “pit” scenes and other scenes as well as several historically correct vintage stairways, the bridge, train car frame and window frames, handrails, platforms and Ferris wheel components…