Stunts and Special Effects
UNDER SIEGE II - IN DARK TERRITORY Warner
Creating illusions of danger and building
dramatic impact with railroad equipment and on railroad locations is particularly challenging. Planning for
stunt and special effects sequences begins months before the first frame of film moves through a camera.
equipment is big, heavy, and always potentially dangerous when stunts/SFX are
involved, there is no place for
amateurs and guesswork. RTMS brings a unique set of skills to every film
John Silvia, retired Warner Bros. Vice
President of Feature Operations Safety, has mentored RTMS personnel in “best practices” concerning
Stunt and Special Effects scene production and safety procedures. Mr. Silvia remains available to RTMS for of
counsel and on-location project advise and on-location assistance.
RTMS has the industry's Only ACCIDENT FREE
safety record. Legal, risk management/insurance, and safety managers back at the studio, AND railroad
management, always breathe easier when RTMS personnel are working on a project.
Consulting engineers, environmentalists, and special permits frequently are
required for historic structures, industrial locations, and protected government lands. RTMS brings to
production work decades of project management expertise gained while designing and managing government programs
and private sector industrial logistics
safely execute complex stunt and special effects work, every involved department -- Camera, Electric, Stunts, S/FX,
Railroad, Locations, and many others -- all have unique and critical roles. RTMS
personnel will join with the production
team and outside contractors to produce the most striking images possible while insuring the safety of all involved.
Collectively, RTMS personnel have more than nine decades of railroad
experience, including years of railroad
equipment and facilities engineering, construction, and maintenance experience.
We know intimately the applicable safety
laws and regulations and can help the production avoid per se and actual negligence situations.
References on request. Proudly.