Wind is one of the few (maybe the only) effects that you cannot see, only the effect that it has on other objects or people. When the wind blows in the trees, it is the leaves moving that you see and not the wind. If, like the wolf in the Three Little Pigs, you huff & puff at and blow at a brick wall, the huffing and puffing it is unlikely to show any effect.
We not only have a range of traditional blowers/fans and wind machines (up to 5 ft trailer mounted & petrol powered) we also have units which run off compressed air that can be safely used handheld in difficult locations eg in water and deliver very high wind speeds.
The storm at Emmerdale as part of the siege episode involved more than just torrential rain. 4000 Litre tip tanks were used to break through a section of walls to simulate a river breaking its banks, drains exploded and buildings ... more
On a very cold night the top half of a BMW was immersed in very cold water to recreate a crime where a man tried to kill his parents by crashing the car into the canal. We just managed to finish all the required shots before i... more
Following an increase in the illegal use smoke grenade and flares at football matches we were asked to assist with the launch of their anit-pyro campaign. The use of flares and smoke grenades at matches can be extremely dangerous ... more