From pyrotechnics to atmospherics
Guests arrived at the Artem headquarters for an evening showcasing the award-winning company's physical special effects, from pyrotechnics to atmospherics. Artem was part of the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2012 Olympics and Paralymics in London.
Best Stunt Death
A game guest--dressed in a specially rigged jacket--takes a bullet for the team. Artem awarded a prize for Best Stunt Death.
Other guests have the fun of taking on fake wounds.
A lucky few participants went home with their very own face casts, made by the prosthetics division, as well as some gruesome bruises.
A closer look at the process.
Blowing it up
The Artem team shows its explosive side. The Artem arsenal includes smoke guns and wind machines.
And the grand finale: The total destruction of a staff member’s car, which was flipped over in the course of the explosion.