30 Years of Providing New Zealand's Best Special Effects

The Film Effects Co Ltd (Filmfx) is a progressive, creative and full service special effects company with a reputation for providing the best special effects in New Zealand.

Launched in the early 1990’s to provide mechanical physical special effects (SPFX) to New Zealand film & television industry, our work includes feature films such as Krampus,  The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe, The Boogeyman, and The Piano, and effects intensive TV shows, including The Power Rangers, Xena: The Warrior Princess, Spartacus and Ash vs Evil Dead.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our processes, methodology and ability to deliver comprehensive special effects solutions, combined with our serious commitment to professionalism, detail and safety.

Based in Auckland, New Zealand, we have an office, administration team, and crew of contractors operating out of our Henderson workshop, enabling us to manage several SPFX projects simultaneously.

Brendon Durey - Managing Director

SPFX Supervisor

Brendon has worked in the field of mechanical and physical special effects for 25 years.

Managing and supervising the special effects on countless TV shows, feature films and commercials, he has a reputation for being one of the best in the business.

Loving a challenge, Brendon has a real focus on risk management, safety and the practicalities of achieving impressive in-camera SPFX outcomes, which synergise with CGI and meet production time frames.


  • "FILMFX is the best special effects company I have had the pleasure to collaborate with over my 30 years of Directing / Producing Film and Television. No matter the production challenge FILMFX always delivers with impressive and spectacular results. In every aspect of their workflow safety is FILMFX's number one consideration - nothing is more important to them - period. With generations of experience the creative driving force of the company and world class technicians I have nothing but the greatest respect and confidence in this team ability to deliver the “Wow!”. Rick Jacobson - Director/Producer

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