Machine Shop Special Effects

SFX & engineering specialists for the creative industries


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Machine Shop are world leaders in the design, manufacture and operation of Special Effects and interactive devices across all creative industries. We provide a range of live atmospheric and pyrotechnic effects for tv, film, advertising and theatre and also offer superior modelmaking and animatronics services from our team of in-house SFX specialists. Our Special Projects division was founded to make use of our diverse knowledge and experience; from the smallest visual detail to the most complex mechanical system we offer a complete service to bring your crazy ideas to life. Each project is considered to make the most of the creative idea whilst maintaining realism in budgeting. From initial ideas through 3D CAD, modelling, prototyping, software development and soak testing to complete production runs, our team are simply unfazed by the impossible.

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