The FX Workshop with Jon Funk


SATURDAY July 6th  |  10am – 5pm
SUNDAY July 7th  |  10am – 5pm
PARTICIPANTS: Only 16 Seats available!
FOR: 19+
FEES: $495 (GST included). Prior payment is required to reserve a seat.
WHERE: Suite 216, 1118 Homer Street, Vancouver. Safety protocols in place.
Ample parking on Richards between Helmcken and Davie.
$1/hour with a 3 hour maximum

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CANCELLATION POLICY: Participants will not be able to cancel for this workshop. Seats can be transferred to friends and we will do everything we can to find a replacement as there is usually a wait-list for these workshops.

Jon Funk – We are excited for our latest workshop! Jon is veteran in Vancouver working on shows in Vancouver as a stunt coordinator. Check out his impressive IMDB:

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All participants will be filmed operating each gag and footage will be provided afterwards for demo reel usage.

Stunt Coordinator, Special Effects Coordinator and Armorer JON FUNK will also provide students with guidance on what next steps to take in pursuit of a career in the FX Industry for Film and TV (dangerous goods certificate, ACFC application, permittee courses, pyro ticket, etc.).

With many film workers leaving the industry due to a prolonged strike there is shortage of workers expected in the new year as productions are ramping up full force in 2024.

Start your journey in Special Effects for Film and Television TODAY!


Learn how to operate a Propane Firebar to create SFX Fire on Camera.

Atmosphere – SMOKE and WIND

Learn how to operate a SMOKE machine and WIND machine. Interior and Exterior.

Squibs – BLOOD

Learn how to use Pyrotechnics to build a SQUIB. Create bullet hits that look realistic.
Get filmed “getting shot” using a SQUIB.


Learn how to operate an AIR CANNON and FIRING BOX SYSTEM to create realistic explosions on camera.


Learn how to operate a BLACK POWDER lifter to create simulated EXPLOSIONS that look REAL.


Learn how to work with WATER on camera.

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