Meet Our Team

Our team consist of a large group of Special Effects professionals with many years in the industry. They are hand picked and coached to ensure they support your production in its deadlines, quality and reliability.

We integrate seamlessly with your production team to ensure the shoot runs smoothly and the flexibility to fit around tight schedules and ever-changing circumstances.

The scope of our experience includes a vast array of special effects. These can be used in isolation or combined to help you achieve the desired footage.

Ben Ashmore
Ben AshmoreCEO / Founder
Over 20 years of experience in the on-site effects business.
Mark Wynne-Pedder
Mark Wynne-PedderFuture Effects - Technician South
Ex-military police with over 20 years of experience of working in TV and Film special effects.
Following a passion for fireworks at an early age and using his knowledge gained in the forces Mark initially worked on many firework displays as a qualified pyrotechnician both in the UK and abroad. Mark became the General Manager for a large award-winning firework company with many competition wins around the world, this also included supplying and firing pyrotechnics for TV and film.
The opportunity arose to acquire a half share in a factory making both pyrotechnics and explosives as well as military training aids for the British armed forces, British Police, and some European army’s. As a manufacturer, it gave him license to operate and train others in the use of various types of explosives especially for the film industry as the demand for real (not computer-generated) special effects was high.
Working in special effects was so rewarding for Mark he became a full-time technician in 2008 and is still passionate about the work today.
ADR licensed to transport up to 20 tones of Class 1 explosives, BPA level 1 and 2 qualified as well as BSP accredited.