Steve Payne - SPFX

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2012SPECIAL EFFCTS SUPERVISOR
Still Photos
BANK OF SCOTLAND OLYMPIC TORCH ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNLOCATION SCOTLAND
2012SPECIAL EFFCTS SUPERVISOR
Film (Feature)
The Railway Man
JONATHAN TEPLTZKY
RAILWAY MAN LTD.
2011SPECIAL EFFCTS SUPERVISOR
Television / TV
Rab C NesbittThe Comedy Unit
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19953D DESIGNCAMBERWELL COLLEGE OF ART

    About me

    Steve Payne has worked in the field of Physical Special Effects for 24 + years and is well versed in the Safe production of Controlled fire, Pyrotechnics and simulated explosions, Water and Rain, Fog and Smoke effects, he has also produced Blood and Gore effects in close collaboration with Makeup and Prosthetics Departments

    Taking time out in the early 1990's Steve spent 2 years becoming a qualified Blacksmith followed by another 3 to obtain a degree in Silver Smithing and metal working which in turn lead to his move to Scotland and the co-founding of Ironhorse Studios which produced bespoke forged artistic metalwork.

    Continuous requests to provide one-off specialised props and effects form production designers in Glasgow who knew of Steve's previous profession eventually lead to the re-establishment of SPFX with the aim of providing safe, convincing and cost effective Special Effects in Scotland.

    Changed family circumstances have lead to a relocation back to England and the county of East Sussex

    Steve Is always willing to discuss the special effects needs of your production and early inclusion in production planning frequently allows for a range of solutions to be suggested whilst retaining safety and providing a spectacular performance.

    Additional Information

    Steve's experience spans the production of effects from 1979

    a brief snapshot includes providing all forms of Physical Special Effects and specialised props for such productions as,

    for Television : -

    Andy Capp, Benny Hill, Burnistoun, Chocky's Challenge, Case Histories, Dempsy and Makepeace, Dick Emery, Dr Who, Friday and Saturday Night Live, Gary Tank Commander, Green Eyed Monster, Hanny, Kenny Everett, King and Castle, London's Burning, Outland, Poirot, Rab C. Nesbitt, Rainbow, Russ Abbott, Scottish passport, Sooty, The Bill, Taggart, Who Dares Wins, Wish Me Luck, The Thirty Nine Steps, The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Pop promos and stage shows : -

    AC/DC, Bad Company, Emerson Lake and Powell, Freeway, Kiss, Whitesnake,

    Film : -

    Time Bandits, Ken Russell's Aria, Derek Jarman's War Requiem, The Railway Man,

    Stage productions : -

    Ian Glen's Macbeth, Piero Faggiono's Il Trovatore

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Licenses
    • Standard Driving (PLG)
    Experienced in
    • Arts
    • Childrens
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Competition/Gameshow
    • Corporate
    • Documentary
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • Environmental
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Live Daytime
    • Live TV
    • Motoring
    • Music Promo
    • Natural History
    • Television
    • Travel
    • Youth TV
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years