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 win a BAFTA for their special effects on Doctor Who, The Day of the Doctor......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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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 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.
 
Real SFX are BAFTA Award winners for their work on Doctor Who and have also had nominations for the Royal Television Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards.