Danny Hargreaves
Danny Hargreaves is a special effects supervisor with a career spanning 
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Special Effects
Real SFX can provide any effect you are looking for, including atmospherics, mechanical and 
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We work on leading productions including Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sherlock, Da Vinci’s Demons...more
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A BAFTA Award winning company providing a full range of high quality special effects for the TV, film and the events industry.
Real SFX offer competitive and cost effective special effects for all types of productions. Operating under strict codes of practice and safety, we are totally committed to delivering a personal, professional service from our uniquely qualified technicians. Our experience ensures that your effects are delivered safely, on budget and as realistic as possible. Using state-of-the-art techniques and equipment, we specialise in atmospheric, fire, explosives, mechanical rigs, model making and soft props.
Our portfolio includes Doctor Who, Sherlock, Casualty,  Da Vinci’s Demons, Wizards Vs Aliens, Silent Witness, Line of Duty, Mr Nice and Killer Elite, Moonfleet, Happy Valley and the 50th Anniversary Special of Doctor Who to name but a few. We have recently completed work on Outlander in Scotland, Cucumber in Manchester, Galavant in Bristol and Generation Z in Majorca.  
Real SFX are BAFTA and BAFTA Cymru Award winners for their work on Doctor Who and have also had nominations for the Royal Television Society Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. 
Most recently, Real SFX won an Apprenticeship Award for Small Employer of the Year.