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EXPLODING TIRE - Shattering Effect.


Three- life-size tires shattered with sledgehammer blows.


Plaster and joint compund mixture with dry ice for 'chill' effect.


Available with Advance Notice.

This job called for a tire to be shattered by a sledge hammer, as it would if it were frozen with liquid nitrogen. We molded a tire and made castings in plaster weakened by a generous addition of joint compound, then oven dried and painted. A real sledge hammer provided plenty of adequate force for the on set shatter. The effect was shot at high speed to capture all of these split-second performances in their entiety. We made four shattering tire castings, of which the last two takes were deemed as best.


REEBOK 'Defy' commercial. Brian Beletic, director.


Anatomorphex, Anatomorphex Special FX, Anatomorphex Special Effects, Tangible Special Effects, Over 30 years of Hollywood Special Effects work in Movies, Exhibitions, Theme Attractions, Television, Music Videos, Concerts & Fine Art. Our services range from Animatronic People and Characters, Animals and Aliens; Makeup Effects; Stunt and Hero Props, Costumes; Miniatures and Sets for Movies, Commercials, Music Videos, Television Shows, Architectural Applications, Fine Art Fabrications. Special Effects Hollywood, Special Effects, Special FX. Los Angeles Special Effects, LA Special Effects, LA Special FX, LA Special Effects, Special Effects Makeup, Special Effects Costumes, Special Effects Animals, Special Effects Aquatic Life, Special Effects Monsters, Special Effects Creatures, Special Effects Characters, Special Effects Props and Sets, Special Effects for Films, Special Effects for Commercials. Southern California Special Effects, North Hollywood Special Effects, Robert DeVine

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