Custom Effects

Custom Special Effects

We can provide any number of Custom Stage effects or Hollywood style SFX effects you seen on Stage, Broadway Show, Motion Picture Special Effects, Movies or TV Show, Theme Park Production etc… Call and ask for the required effect that you have seen or just imagined and we will propose a solution to get that effect for your event. We can provide Effects for events as as commercial shoot, concerts, theatre plays, or corporate functions

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Custom Pyro Effects

 

We will stock a Box truck or trailer according to your specific needs and rent by the day or by the week with Special effects technicians or use your labor force with a Effects Supervisor. This is extremely successful for movie production. Plus you hire a Special Effects Designer, A Effects Best Boy, A Effects Property Master, Special Effects Supervisor and Visual Effects Art Director which is the Effect Specialist Zigmont.

The Biggest Custom Cannon Efffects in the FX Industry
Now with BIG CANNONS - Big Water Cannon, Biggest Confetti Streamer Cannon, Fullers Earth, Dirt Debris Cannon

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We will stock a Box truck or trailer according to your specific needs and rent by the day or by the week with Special effects technicians or use your labor force with a Effects Supervisor. This is extremely successful for movie production. We travel Smart with experienced professional Results. Plus you hire a Special Effects Designer, A Effects Best Boy, A Effects Property Master, Special Effects Supervisor and Visual Effects Art Director which is the Effect Specialist Zigmont.

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RPG line rocketRPG line rocket

Special Ops forces conduct a demonstration with Zigmont Magic FX.

debris mortar pots

A highlight of the conference will be an SOF demonstration, featuring operators from a dozen countries "assaulting" mock enemy positions and rescuing "hostages" next to the convention center,
We were the local pyrotechnic company working with Strategic Operations and held the permits and inspection for the special effects used for the demonstration that featured SOF forces from ten different nations "assaulting" mock enemy positions and rescuing "hostages" next to the convention center, both on land and in the bay. Spectators are invited to come and watch the half-hour demonstration. Boats, assault vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, helicopters and other aircraft will all be involved in the rescue scenarios as Special Operators from the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force work alongside SOF from partner nations around the world. Their were RPG line rockets, debris mortar pots, concussion mortar, Pail Bombs, cannon simulators, blank firing guns.

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bucket bomb

bucket fire bomb

door Faux C_$ Bomb

Local Tampa News Coverage

News Photos of the operation

National News Coverage

 

 

Storm Lightning FX - Exploding Fuse Box Effect - Live Electric Wire - Hot Arcing Sparks - AFTERMATH OF THE STORM

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Exploding Fuse Box Effect

Exploding Fuse Box Effect

All is needed is wind and we have that too!

short curcuit fuse breaker box

For attractions that need a safe (non pyro) faux short circuit lighting effect, fuse box or arcing sparks like from a electric short circuit and a broken zapping electric wire moc\ving quicky around like a movie scene of AFTERMATH OF THE STORM.

arc box

Normal Looking Fuse Box hangs on the wall until it suddenly bursts open and fuses start sparking and popping like crazy! Also can have LED lights, live cut electric wires moving from the power and smoke effects can be appiied. Air and electric power driven.

These products produce an electronic spark that have the potential to ignite flammable substances. You must plan to make the room a safe zone. In this version made for a scene of a storm (Hurricane, Twister, heavy winds) have destroyed a house or factory and the AFTERMATH OF THE STORM.

Live Hot Electric Flying Wire

live electric wire

Hot arcing and loud elctric crackle sounds and the large gauge wire swings freely.

A metal “breaker box”, 5 foot long 2” diameter “wire” containing a FLASH! cracker spark device, controller and choice of activation. A n air and electric powered devices. The wire is electric charged and wipes around the air sparking.

Wire spark

The effect of an arcing spark.

The electric wire swinging about seen above.

 

Hot Arcing Sparks - Short Curcuit (Non Pyro)

hollywood stylw Theme park type spark generator

A non pyrotechnic way of gaining real hot electric short circuit as seen in the movies and at Theme Parks. A safe and reliable way of making the arcing sperk effect for a daily feature. We will rug this effects with automatic controls. We make the above equipment rig in a special fashion to allow the results below which will be automatic programmable. This is the method theme parks have in place such as Universal Studios attraction Earthquake along with grinding sparks effects.

hollywood style electric sparks

This product produces an electronic spark that have the potential to ignite flammable substances. Brick surrounding and welfing blankets recommended.

The spark makes no mess and only needs minimal maintenance. These products produce an electronic spark that have the potential to ignite flammable substances. No personal to operate but need to always have a maned attraction.

Programmable Spark Effects and Lightning and Storm Effects

programable sparks

The hot live wire, short circuit box and hot arc effects and be programed and sensor detected. Record what ever action.

STORM THUNDER AND LIGHTNING LIGHTNING CONTROL CHANNELS 

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AFTERMATH OF THE STORMthunder storm fx

A power failure simulator or Thunder and Lightning controller with built-in stereo sound track. Simply plug in your lights and speakers and let the thunder and lightning storm begin! lights brighten and dim in sync with the thunder crashes. Lights brighten and dim in sync with the thunder crashes. Thunder sound track professionally produced by Emmy award winning sound designer Adam Johnston .

LIGHTING CONTROL CHANNELS 

Thunder and lightning storm Lights can flicker and drained power conditions to sound track
FireFly model is a premium dual-channel lightning simulator which also offers a dimmer option on one channel. Both channels can be used for “stereo” lightning effects or one channel can be switched to the dimmer mode and connected to house lights, porch lights or even a lamp in the window. When there is a close “lightning strike”, not only do you see the lightning flash, but lights connected to the second channel will dim and flicker as though power is about to go out. Very realistic!FireFly is a state of the art electronic lightning simulator (and more) designed for theme parks, commercial theater, yet it is affordable enough for the average small attractions channels can be used for “stereo” lightning effects or one channel can be switched to the dimmer mode and connected to house lights, porch lights or even a lamp in the window. When there is a close “lightning strike”, not only do you see the lightning flash.
Our newest effect is for TV commercials, movies and print work when you need a freezer or frost look. Like to open a cold freezer compartment.

 

Our custom Vapor machine ultrasonic foggers will do the job when realistic is needed. Smoke machine just doesn't vanish fast enough.

We're gear with equipment from many manufacturers of special effects and we are not limited us to what just one company makes or manufactures. With the availability of recreating motion picture special effects in Florida locations live on stage. Our 25 years of producing theatrical shows will help us understand your needs, design the effect right for you and execute the cues with safety in mind.

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RFC special guest appearance of Hulk Hogan with a Magic FX Pyro Intro video clip here

The mixed martial arts sports event company RFC, which started in Tampa in 2005 and has put on events solely in Tampa, has a chance to go national when Country Music Association chief executive officer Tammy Genovese watched on Feb.23rd 2008 event at the USF Sun Dome. Zigmont Magic FX (The Effect Specialist) was on hand to give Bay area resident Hulk Hogan the hero intro as he took the stage in a blaze of pyro. If Genovese likes the RFC product, she'll consider partnership with the league, boosting its status from local to national. Zigmont Magic FX will be stepping up as well.

From a custom pyrotechnical introduction like we done for Hulk Hogan to campfires and burning buildings we can recreate a scene from a movie or theme park attraction.

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 Custon Pyro flash pole tray

For theatrical plays that need a Flash Pot effect, we can keep the pyro off the stage and have it slide out on cue and disappear just a s fast. Great for flash entrances or exits such as the Wicked Witch. Fully keyed and can be loaded moments before and has a continuity check as well. Innovative pyro effects from the effectspecialist.com

Work with clients (such as Universal Studios Creative theme parks) to conceptualize effects for their specific applications considering aesthetics, technical feasibility, budget and schedule. Advise as to the best use and staging of effects. Design, mock-up direction, engineering FX. Responsible for concept mock-up design, and guiding projects through mechanical integrity through production and installation.

We provide custom special effects for stage, television, movies, videos, Broadway shows or whatever special effects may be required. We will provide realistic visuals for the camera while maintaining the highest standard of safety on the set. From fake falling snow to floating bubbles, from fire to cryo and any other FX.

Rent a Olympic torch

Rent a Olympic torch with a 16 inch flame

Size: 21.5 x 1.78in. (55 x 4.5cm)
Weight: 2lb. 9oz. (1.2k)
Housing: 16 gage steel tubing
Finish: Hi-temp matt Black paint

Finally a way to safely handle fire torches. The Magic FX Torch is the safest way yet for actors to handle actual fire. Fueled by safe solid pellets and automatically extinguished if the performer lets go of the torch. A real flame fire that's as safe as possible in the hands of performers.

* Magic FX TORCH, the Real Flame Torch for your productions
* Tested and proven in hundreds of stage performances and outdoor spectacles
* Produces 16 inches of real flame from solid fuel pellets
* Virtually smokeless and odorless, TORCH is non-toxic and clean burning
* A real flame source that is environmentally safe Fueled by safe solid pellets and automatically extinguished if the performer lets go of the torch. A real flame fire that's as safe as possible in the hands of performers.

The automatic safety release latch will instantly snuff out the flame when the performers release their grip on the handle.

Load one to four fuel pellets into the fire chamber, depending on the size and duration of flame you desire. Four fuel pellets will give you about 15 minutes of a 16 inch flame. The clean burning pellets leave almost no residue.

butane powered torch

This a great breakthrough for on stage Torch needs in the Entertainment Industry. Designed by acclaimed Broadway special effects designer for Broadway shows. Years of refinement and on stage use has made this the most professional and reliable torch to use. This hand held torch has a electric start, adjustable flame height, Gas Safety Release and Light Weight Design. It is butane powered and the refill canisters are available in 2 oz canisters.

This is great for the character Lumiere where he has candelabra and has candles for hands to show emotion such as excitement.

Specifications:
Length: 21 inch 53.3 cm
Width: 1.625 inch 4.1 cm
Net Weight: 0.35 lbs 0.16 kg
Specification Footnote: 2 oz. canisters will run for approximately 20 minutes depending on the height of the flame.

 

Olympic Torch relay

Olympic Torch relay our torch looks pretty good!

Zigmont Magic F/X Special Effects Engineers offers a wide range of services for Theater Productions, Television, Trade Shows, Industrial Shows, Corporate Conventions, Resort Hotel Shows, Theme Park Productions and Live Entertainment Shows. To his credit Zigmont has worked with well over a 100 different major scale illusionary FX.

Illusion design

Technical Direction:
Specify Technical Requirements
Organize Projects and Support Teams
Supervise Technical System Vendors
Personal Advisor
Pyrotechnic Show Designs

Illusionary Prop Design

Enter into a new realm of expression and visualization with a signature piece in the form of a specialized custom illusion with unique lighting techniques, special effects and pyrotechnics.

Engineering Services:
Illusion Design and Problem Analysis
Illusion Development - Concept To Delivery
Feasibility Planning and Planning Studies

Custom Illusion show installation
Illusion Stage Management Staffing
Support Teams Training and Consulting

Custom Propane Flame bars

4 F foot Flame bar

20 foot Flame Bar

 

Special Effects :: Special FX :: SPFX :: FX Photo Menu

Custom Arched Flame Bar

14 foot Flame arch

We can simulate an electric malfunction with Directional or Omni Short Circuit of pyro sparks.

Talent Fired Gerb Wand

Need talent to gain attention fast? Use our hand held pyrotechnics gerb wand that is easy to use with minimal training. This will fire a 10 sec long by 10 foot high gerb.

Effect Wind Fans

We can make the air blow indoors to a True Category ONE Hurricane in a straight forwards vortex of full force wind in three seconds, with or without smoke.


• Movie Studio Effects and TV Commercials Effects •

• Creating Hot Liquids Steam

Perfect for table top photography.

We can create hot liquids such as soup, coffee, etc., when shooting commercials.

• Fire Effects on Water - As seen in Jurassic Park III

• Pyro Bullet Hits

• Napalm Simulator (Gasoline Bomb) Outdoors

• Pyro Burn Fluid

Short Circuit Simulating Electrical Fire Pyrotechnical Device

With pyro burn the flame appears to be working as though gas-fed. Special Effect Fluid may be applied wet and ignited or painted on, dried and ignited. Such as on the baseball.

Need fire on the ground like the movie “Back To The Future”, Road Burn No problem.

smoke cloth

Smoke Cloth A specially treated cloth that produces a wispy appearing smoke.



Exploding Balloon Wall
Balloon Popping

The audience entering the room, on stage a large artistic set piece made out of balloons. On cue; the music builds in intensity as the balloons explodes instantly into thin air. Nothing remains of the set piece. The balloon wall can exploded to reveal any object of person as well.

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Balloon popping is very exciting

The ability to explode balloons on cue and instantly uses Shock Tube technology; exploding a balloon wall to reveal something behind it, and exploding confetti-filled balloons to showers the room with confetti. The No match Shock tube system used to explode an unlimited number of balloons simultaneously, and the Balloon Squib System a.k.a. match detonator system designed for exploding just one, or just a few balloons.

Exploding Confetti Balloons

A spectacular and exciting effect, any number of giant balloons filled with large numbers of small balloons or confetti or a combination of both can be exploded by remote control showering their contents over the dance floor, stage etc.
This combination of 24 exploding balloons that will really liven up your dance floor! The balloons are filled with dozens of smaller, 5" balloons and confetti. The balloons are filled with mylar confetti. We can rig them to explode at once or set them up to fire at various intervals throughout the evening!


Magic F/X Logo Explosion Effect

Blow-up or Blow–away the competition with a Magic F/X Logo Explosion Effect. We will build a custom competitor logo in form of a free stand sign and make it completely blow apart into 100’s of pieces with a loud boom. The pieces fly harmlessly toward the audience. A powerful effect.

Hollywood Glass Breaking - Glass Popping

Explosive charge that will pop and break a six foot square pane of tempted glass. The glass popper is an small Explosive device. Glass breakers are used to break tempered glass as a breakaway to reveal a person or object. They are squib operated and use a Hilti nail to pop the glass. The glass will fall down into grating and below stage.

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A combo of glass breaking and silver confetti complete the illusion.


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We offer 12 inch floating Bubbles.

Magic F/X can make 12 inch round Bubbles, that's right foot round bubbles from the effect specialist Bubble machines.

 

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