JAGUAR – We recently provided practical special-effects for two new commercials shot on Mallorca. Production company was “Outsider” from London, with director Jörn  Threlfall, d.o.p. Daniel Landin and Nick Sutherland-Dodd line producer…

STRONGBOW CIDER with director/producer MARCEL CHRIST in Amsterdam is under a non-disclosure agreement. Among other things, the commercials will feature a stop-motion freezing effect…

At DREAMBOX film in BEIRUT, with directors Emile Slailaty and Bruce Parramore and producer Marwan Nicolas …

Exploding glass

Director and d.o.p. Sylvain Freyens asked us to physically explode a perfume bottle, for his “Mensonge” commercial. The parameters for this shot were very tight. The explosion had to have direction, without expanding outwards as a conventional explosion might.

Two very interesting recent projects were a perfume commercial made with director/d.o.p. Sylvain Freyens, Mensonge, and our recent trip to South Africa to work on the physical special-effects for a FA commercial being produced by TEMPOMEDIA. 

A good place to see what we are up to is our FaceBook page, which gives a less formal look at what we’re doing…

I’m also working on my own vortex project, making a vortex using physical particles, rather than a liquid or flame.