Bill Ferrell Co.

Bill Ferrell Co. and his crew bring bold, creative visions to life with portable stages, turntables, lifts, and mechanical and confetti effects that his team creates for commercials, TV, film, theatrical productions and large corporate events. American Idol, the Academy Awards, Blue Man Group, Princess Cruises—these are just a few of Bill Ferrell’s clients. Did […]

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Merritt Productions, Inc.

There’s interesting stuff going on over at Merritt Productions. Doing custom fabrication, every project can be as wild as the imagination. Merritt is going into its 30th year, bringing ideas to life for advertising agencies, film production companies, photographers, marketing and design firms, theme parks and museums. Miniatures and model making, set construction, sculpture, prop […]

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Special Effects Unlimited

Wide shot on a burned out crop field scene, filled with only scorched tools and broken dreams. Suddenly, lightning strikes followed by a downpour. Because the weather has no wrangler, Special Effects Unlimited is at the ready to step in. Special Effects Coordinator Allen Hall recreates and puts the elements in check for you—how you […]

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Full Scale Effects

Full Scale Effects is full service. You can buy equipment, rent equipment, or even just rent their employees to get the job done. It isn’t just their wide selection of skills and expertise that bring productions back to them though, it’s also the family atmosphere at Full Scale Effects. They were in  the effects business […]

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Jet Effects

“Great Effects… without the attitude” Is Jet Effects tag line. But when you see what Jet Effects can do and has done… well check them out. They may not have the attitude, but some of their work certainly does. I wonder if Lady GaGa’s wild attitude comes across on the outrageous motorbike Jet Effects built […]

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Action Sets & Props/WonderWorks

You know your Space Shuttle replica set is spot on when even NASA lists you on its website and every major space film in the last three decades has used your Shuttle set. If you’re headed to Mars, your first call has got to be to Action Sets & Props/WonderWorks.  WonderWorks is a full-service design […]

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Jet Effects

Was that a pizza oven in the glove box? Did that guy really drive a nail through the wall with his forehead? Sure does look like it. That’s the special effects work of Jet Effects. Need explosions, floods, earthquakes ― Jet Effects can create devastation without disaster. Building specialty props for a theme park, commercial, […]

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Bill Ferrell Co.

I fondly remember one year when Bill called me up and told me that he had put a book in the mail for me to read. I first met Bill in the ’70s when he had a company called Showtime Scenery, building sets for “Soul Train” (I know that dates me). Many people know Bill […]

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