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Out-Takes 2017

Here we go! Time for our annual Ingenious Out-Takes reel. A special thanks to all of our customers and all of the amazing crews we've been a part of this year!

Falling Water Test – MTFX Test Field

Going above and beyond and... under the sea for some fantastic clients.

Remote Head Snow Machine Test - "Bosses Son" - MTFX Test Field

Thought we should conduct important tests with our Remote Head Snow Machine on the Bosses son!

Gamescom Case Study - Earthquake Chair, Sparks, CO2, Streamers
Sparkulars
Fire Bowls

Out in the Test Field experimenting with Giant Fire for an extra special client

Flamethrowers

We were out working with a very special client showing off our INGENIOUS Flame Throwers which we invested in as part of the London 2012 Celebrations.

Wind Machines Heading to Site!

Not 1, but 2 of our biggest Wind Machines off on site today!

Working with an extremely exciting client providing wind and dust effects for a very Ingenious TV shoot!

Moving Car Seat Tests

Following his recent gunging, our resident young stunt-man took to the test field again to try out an INGENIOUS moving car seat rig we were trying out for a very special client!

Working with an extremely exciting client providing wind and dust effects for a very Ingenious TV shoot!

Wind on faces

Out in the test field trying an INGENIOUS close up wind effect for a very special client. Paula was kind enough to lend us her face for 10 minutes! :0)

Flame Bar Test

Out in the test field trying an INGENIOUS close up wind effect for a very special client. Paula was kind enough to lend us her face for 10 minutes! :0)

3mtr high Flame Bar Test

Out in the test field trying an INGENIOUS close up wind effect for a very special client. Paula was kind enough to lend us her face for 10 minutes! :0)

Flame Tests - Burning Stairwell

Out in the test field trying an INGENIOUS close up wind effect for a very special client. Paula was kind enough to lend us her face for 10 minutes! :0)

Paint Explosion Tests
Smirnoff Paint Test v1
Tree Bullet Hit Test
Tshirt Bullet Hit
Lock Blow Test
Rolling Dust Ball Test
Falling Man onto Car Windscreen
Windscreen Man Falling
CO2 jets, Fire, Confetti

The special effects for the Judas Priest 'Epitaph' Tour, provided by MTFX!

Cloth Ripple (Look Wind Machines), Rice Waterfall, Confetti Rainfall

MTFX provided a rice waterfall, a cloth ripple effect and a confetti rainfall for the Mother of the Nation opening ceremony. Here is a case study to show the effects being created, the struggles, and the ingenious solutions!

Explosion Chase
Casualty Ceiling Collapse
Chemical Explosion - Casualty
Chemical Explosion - Casualty
T Shirt Gun Instructional Video
Bullet Hit - The Proposition

MTFX created this bullet hit effect in The Proposition.

Bullet Hits - Body - The Last Contract

MTFX created this bullet hit effect in The Proposition.

Bullet Hits - Body - The Last Contract

MTFX created this bullet hit effect in The Last Contract.

Bullet Hits on Wall & Water - Arnheim

MTFX created this bullet hit effect in Arnheim.

2015 European Games Opening Ceremony, Neutral Buoyancy Balloon Release
Multi-Shot T-Shirt Gun - Legends of Gaming, Alexandra Palace
MTFX Fun, Games & Out-Takes 2015
MTFX Showreel - Live Events

This is one of MTFX's two official showreels. Featuring pyrotechnics, fire, CO2 jets, confetti, wind, rain, snow and many other special effects deployed at concerts, shows, sporting events, product launches, fashion shows, corporate events and many other live events!

MTFX Showreel - TV & Film

This is one of MTFX's two official showreels. Featuring explosions, pyrotechnics, fire, wind, rain, snow and many other special effects deployed for TV shows, adverts, films and online content!

Garage Door Outtakes
Project Max - David Beckham Olympic Flame Speedboat Arrival

MTFX played a key role in the final leg of the Olympic flame's journey to the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics Games.

1 bar LPG mortar (medium flame)

A mortar explosion test in the MTFX test field

2 bar LPG mortar (large flame)

Testing a flame effect in the MTFX test field

Air Explosion With Straw 100psi

A test of an air-powered explosion

Artificial Urine and Prison Steam effects - Casualty

MTFX designed and built an artificial urine rig which was used in this episode of Casualty. The steam effects were also created by MTFX. Contact us on 01452 729903, info@mtfx.com, www.mtfx.com for more information.

Ball Bearing Hit On Tempered Glass

Firing a ball bearing at high speed at glass

Balloon Propane Oxy Explosion

Exploding balloons in the test field with glass

B200 Bubble Machines

B200 Bubble Machines from the Ingenious World of MTFX Special Effects. A practical effective solution producing a high bubble output!

Bubble Master 2000

A bubble machine available to hire from MTFX

Bubbles - Bonobo Concert

These bubbles were created by MTFX using professional, high-output bubble machines.

Bullet Hit On Straw - Large

An example of MTFX bullet hit effects

Bullet hits - body - Darkness Falls

This clip from Darkness Falls shows an MTFX-supplied realistic looking bullet hit effect

Bullet hits - body - Katie's Mission

Simulated bullet hit effects operated by MTFX

Bullet hits - bottles - Darkness Falls

Another bullet hit effect, this time on bottles

Bullet hits - car and door - A line in the sand

MTFX operated bullet hit on a car

Bullet hits - dust - Katie's Mission

A further example of bullet hit effects created by MTFX

Casualty House Collapse 1

A collapsing house effect created for BBC 'Casualty'.

Casualty House Collapse 2

An additional collapsing house effect created for 'Casualty'

Casualty Prison Riot

MTFX provided a range of fire-related effects on the two-part 'prison riot' episode of BBCs Casualty.

Ceiling Collapse effect - Casualty

MTFX were involved in the creation of this collapsing ceiling stunt in a recent episode off Casualty.

MTFX BBC Casualty Showreel

This video is a showreel of some of the special effects MTFX have provided for BBC 'Casualty' over the years!

Collapsing Floor

MTFX testing a collapsing floor effect

Coloured Paint Explosion - Brits

Paint explosions effects created by MTFX for the Brit Awards

Diamond Jubilee Pageant Gun Salute

As part of the 2012 Thames River Pageant to honour the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, MTFX were asked to fire the guns of HMS Belfast.

6 Gun Salute from HMS Belfast - D-Day 70th Anniversary

MTFX were proud to help commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day by firing a 6 gun salute from HMS Belfast.

Dry Ice Curtain - Test

Testing a curtain of dry ice

Dust cannons

Air powered dust cannons in the MTFX test field

Fire Extinguisher v2

A fire extinguisher effect tested by MTFX

Floor Collapse effect - Casualty

MTFX were involved in the creation of this collapsing floor stunt in a recent episode off Casualty.

Flour Explosion

Creating an explosion with flour

Large Paint Cannon

Experimenting with a large paint cannon in the MTFX Test Field

MTFX Paralympics Showreel

A short demo reel showcasing MTFX's effects at the London 2012 Paralympics closing ceremony

Multi-Shot T-Shirt Gun

This is the incredible Multi-Shot T-Shirt Gun from MTFX.

Casualty Scaffolding Collapse

MTFX were responsible for safely collapsing the scaffolding in this building site stunt for BBC's 'Casualty'

Olympic Flame Arrival - Beckham

MTFX created water effects and a special torch for this element of the 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony

Red Waterfall

Testing a blood-red waterfall effect in the MTFX test field

Smirnoff Paint Test v1

This is MTFX testing paint guns for a Smirnoff event.

Smokeless Flame Test

Testing smokeless fire in the MTFX Test Field

Steam Ship Effect PCC

MTFX created the steam effect for this steam boat prop used in the London 2012 Paralympics Closing Ceremony

T-Shirt Gun

The MTFX T-Shirt Gun will fire rolled t-shirts or soft toys towards an audience

Water Soluble Confetti Test - 30secs

This video shows our white water soluble confetti dissolving in standard water

Splurge Gun

This is a test of an early prototype of our brand new and very good fun SPLURGE GUN!

Glass Canopy Smash - BBC Casualty

MTFX provided the pyrotechnics used to detonate the sugar glass in this scene from Casualty

Handheld Spark Generators - Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

MTFX ingeniously designed and created the Handheld Spark Generator for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

The MTFX Test Field

What is the MTFX Test Field... well, it's a field. With some buildings. And we test stuff there. But it's also the place that the real ingenuity behind MTFX's special effects happens.

Casualty Building Site Scaffolding Collapse (Case Study)

MTFX were responsible for safely collapsing the scaffolding in this car crash stunt for BBC's 'Casualty'

MTFX 2013 Hightlights

This is a short compilation showcasing some of the effects MTFX performed in 2013

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The MTFX Ice cubes come in a huge variety of sizes, shapes and quantities, with an array of functions. Most commonly used by Visual Merchandisers, photographers and stylists to create picture perfect imagery and displays without the hindrance of melting ice.

Our ice effects begin at just £3.12 with products including artificial icicles, XL ice rocks and grated ice effects.

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