Producers tend to shy away from shooting scenes in the rain, sleet or snow due to the additional costs and staffing needed to create environmental FX artificially. However, trying to add them in Post-production can cost twice as much and will never look as good as the real thing. Continue reading “Rain Towers and Environmental Practical FX”
If you are shooting any kind of project which requires a knife or weapon being used in any type of stunt capacity, you always want to have an actor safe FX version that will not harm them in anyway. Backseat’s Doug Sakmann specializes in being able to duplicate (or create from scratch) any kind of weapon you can imagine. The weapons can also be cast in any type of durable material (foam, urethane, soft or rigid plastic and more). This enables film crews to have multiple versions that are camera and actor safe but also look and feel the same as a real weapon on camera, as well as FX versions that can be retractable, incorporate spraying blood FX and more. Continue reading “Custom FX Knife and Weapon Fabrication”
Backseat Conceptions provides comprehensive production and staffing services for all types of media including commercials, movies and television. We are an innovative company that has grown and evolved with the industry over the years, providing services for hundreds of clients – from unknown filmmakers to multinational companies. Through these experiences we have developed a system and infrastructure that is geared for speed and quality.
The Backseat.work website highlights the production services and equipment that we provide whether we’re the lead production company or providing department specific staffing. We can cover any aspect of the job for you including production management, camera and electric departments, practical & special FX, production design, above the line consulting, project development assistance and much more. We also offer crew training and video services for private businesses, setting you up with an infrastructure for you to produce your own content.
Thoughts from clients about working with the Backseat Team:
“Backseat has been instrumental to the body of works I’ve produced. Practical effects, casting, media management, graphics… Name it, they do it, with efficiency and personality!” – Joe Frantz: Director, MTV, Discovery Networks
“Backseat Conceptions can pull miracles out of their magical school bus! On numerous occasions they’ve saved me Continue reading “Some nice words from past partners and clients”