FIRE, WATER, SMOKE & MIRRORS
BSTE - Special Effects Specialists
Back Stage Technologies Europe (BSTE) turn imagination into reality!
We have been active in the SFX industry for over 12 years and have built a solid international reputation though our quality installations of cryogenic special effects, show action equipment and flame effects.
Over the years, we have produced a wide array of effects, both real and illusory, including liquid, wind ,lighting and mechanical effects.
Among other SFX, our workshop facility can produce set pieces, items like Ice Cannons, faux snow machines and effects not even dreamed up yet! Below are just an example of some of the effects our team have dreamt-up to date
Latest FX project
HM The Queens Diamond Jubilee. National Beacon - June 2012:
We were delighted and honoured to be asked by The Queens Diamond Jubilee Beacons Ltd to design, fabricate, install and operate the National Beacon in front of Buckingham Palace as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
The National Beacon was lit by Her Majesty the Queen as the last in a series of more than 4000 smaller beacons located across the Common Wealth in celebration of Her Majesty’s 60 years of reign.
>>SEE MORE Including video footage
We're fortunate to have catalogue of recent projects across the special effects arena: >> SEE PROJECTS ARCHIVE
or CONTACT US if you'd like e to discuss a project of your own.
Incorporated in December 2000, Back Stage Technologies (European division) was the first step in the International expansion plans of its sister company based in Florida, USA. Now a "stand-alone" design and production facility in its own right, BSTE has provided many spectacular special effects for clients throughout Europe and the World.
Headed-up by John Coller (Creative Director) and Nick Spells (Technical Director) together with Jeff Wade (CEO - USA) the Wiltshire based company specializes in repeatable special effects for theme parks, concerts and general entertainment applications and has received particular notoriety for its work in cryogenics and simulated flame systems.