Dan Oliver Special Effects provides all special effects services for Film, TV and events. No job too big or small. We build and operate all types of mechanical rigs using Pneumatics, hydraulics, electronics, radio remotes and have three computer controlled 6 axis gimbals ready for your next project.
We provide bullet hits / blood hits and all types of pyrotechnics and fire effects. Atmospheric effects including wind, fog, smoke, rain, wetdowns, mist, steam and snow effects.
We stock all types of special effect equipment for hire with or without operator
- Smoke machines that fit in your palm to high output diesel powered fogger that comes mounted to a 1 tonne utility.
-Range of wind machine from Small electric studio fans up to trailer mounted V8 wind machines (and many options in between)
-Large and small Treadmills, speed is 100% variable from a crawl to over 20klm sprint.
- Water FX .-large range of electric and petrol pumps , hoses and manifolds, wet down ute or 18000L water truck. Ground based rain bars and large rain trusses rigged from cranes. Electric and LPG Water heaters and water filters .
We stock special effects consumables for sale including Movie Dust, smoke fluid, snow products, lightweight debris, cork and balsa wood.
We build soft and breakaway props and breakaway set pieces.
You can hire equipment and operate yourself, have an experienced special effects technician to assist you , or we can send a whole team of Experienced special effects crew and truck full of equipment. , (some equipment requires experienced operators)
We are licenced and insured for all types of special effects including pyrotechnics.
Supervision & equipment hire •Insured for pyrotechnics •All types of mechanical rigs-pneumatic/Hydraulic/Electronics/Radio remote •Rigging/Boom/Scissor & truck licenses •Fully kitted out SFX truck •Wind/Fire/Rain/Snow/Water/Atmospherics •All equipment from studio fan to V8 wind machine •Props/Softs & breakaways
2019 Lambs of God TV (SFX Sup)
2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising F
2018 The Nightingale F
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales F
2017 Alien: Covenant F
2016 Gods of Egypt F
2016 Hacksaw Ridge F
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road F
2013 The Great Gatsby F
2011 A Few Best Men F
2010 Beneath Hill 60 F
2009 Tomorrow When the War Began F
2008 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (US) F
2008 Nim's Island (US) F
2007 30 Days of Night (NZ) F
2007 Ghost Rider (US) F
2006 Gone (AU/UK) F
2006 Superman Returns (US) F
2005 Stealth (US) F
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (US) F
2004 Anacondas F
2003 Peter Pan (US) F
2003 The Matrix Revolutions (US) F
2003 Kangaroo Jack (US) F
2003 The Matrix Reloaded (US) F
2000 Mission: Impossible II (US) F
2000 Red Planet (US) F
1998 Babe: Pig in the City F
1998 Dark City (US) F
1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (US) F
1996 Cosi F
1996 The Phantom (US) F
1995 Sahara (US) F
1994 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (US) F
1993 No Worries F
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