Special Effects

Special Effects (SFX) in the film and TV industry cover a range of live-action effects including pyrotechnics and physical effects.

Individuals are graded against clearly defined criteria including evidence of their work on defined effects and/or defined tasks; and evidence of their accumulated experience working in the industry.

There are four levels of seniority in the Grading Scheme:-

  • Trainee;
  • Technician;
  • Senior Technician;
  • Supervisor.

SFX application form

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SFX rule book

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List of accredited SFX artists

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