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SHATTERING VASES - Special Effect.


Three- 4 foot tall painted vases.​


Porcelain vases with plaster bases added on.



Available with Advance Notice.

We created a few effects for Michal Jackson's 'Scream' video, and this one was relatively simple. Starting with large, real porcelain vases, we added on bases and gave them beautiful black paint jobs. Each vase was shattered with pyrotechnic charges with the hockey pucks added in post production, so they would 'hit' the vases at the perfect time and angle.


We learned from a previous job that was similar to this one. We painted a series of breakaway glass vases for Hot Shots 2 that were tested and wound up not being used. Real porcelain vases were used when they were found to respond much more dynamically (with sharper, more interesting fragments and movement) to the pyrotechnics shatters.


MICHAEL JACKSON 'Scream' music video.


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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