Full service mechanical special effects and motion control for film, television, and commercials.

equipment & services


NAC offers a full range of motion bases. The Mini Mo is our smallest, ideal for vehicles like motorcycles and surfboards. The Mo, our largest base, can simulate motion for large ships, planes and spaceships.

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Our niche is in hydraulics and we have a full line of motion control hydraulics, pumps, valves, accumulators, hoses, and accessories available for rent.

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We also offer a series of flying wenches, starting with our three axis single-person motion control flying system to our four wench heavy duty hydraulics wenches for flying cars, helicopters, or anything up to 10,000 lbs.

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We have a wide variety of special effects equipment and components. We also build custom equipment.

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past production work

past production work

Movie poster for Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Movie poster for Sully
Movie poster for Transformers: Age of Extinction
Movie poster for The Wolf of Wall Street


My effects life began, what seems like 1,000 years ago, while I was in Junior High School. I started doing light shows for local garage bands (since I seemed to lack any musical ability). Through trial and error, I built most of my own lighting equipment. My non-paying obsession with this enterprise continued until I turned 20 years of age. While doing a light show at a nightclub in Venice, CA, I found myself talking with a rather inebriated special effects man, who soon asked me if I wanted to work in a movie studio (yeah, right!) Three days later I found myself working at MGM Studios. continue >>

contact information

NAC Effects Company
1772- J East Avenida de Los Arboles
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Phone: (805)376-0206