Danny Hargreaves
Danny Hargreaves is a special effects supervisor with a career spanning 
over 15 years...more
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Special Effects
Real SFX can provide any effect you are looking for, including atmospherics, mechanical and 
pyrotechnics...more
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Behind the Scenes
Watch our videos showing how we create our special effects and what we can offer you... more
 
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Productions & Clients
We work on leading productions including Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sherlock, Da Vinci’s Demons...more
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Latest News
Real SFX crew Danny Hargreaves met Prince Charles and Camilla......more
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Gimbal
Whether you want to rock a boat or fly a plane Our 4 axis gimbal can give that precise movement......more
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An innovative, progressive company providing a full range of high quality special effects for the TV, Film and Event industry.
We pride ourselves on being able to offer competitive and flexible quotes for all types of productions. We operate under strict codes of practice with safety paramount and are totally committed to delivering a personal, professional service with the maximum input from our team of qualified technicians. We can design and build effects for specific requirements and whatever effect desired, our experience in the industry will ensure that it is delivered safely, on budget and as realistic as possible, using all of the latest techniques and equipment available. We are very experienced in atmospheric, fire effects, explosives, mechanical rigs, model making and soft props.
 
Our television and film highlights include Doctor Who, Sherlock, Casualty,  Da Vinci’s Demons, Wizards Vs Aliens, Silent Witness, Line of Duty, Mr Nice and Killer Elite to name but a few. We have recently completed work on the 50th Anniversary Special of Doctor Who and Moonfleet with Ray Winston, filmed in Ireland.
 
We have been nominated for a Royal Television award for our work on the Coronation Street Tram Crash and a Primetime Emmy Award for the BBC series Sherlock.