ImpaQt FX has been involved in the film and entertainment industry for over 25 years. We design and fabricate custom props that are used in motion pictures, music videos and TV commercials. In addition, our props are used in advertising campaigns and seen at conventions where fans cosplay their favorite characters.
We also sell beauty and special effects makeup to professional makeup artists and anyone that wants the very best quality. On larger projects, we bring in talented artists that contribute a variety of skills to meet any challenge. Our motto is simple:
If It Doesn’t Exist, We’ll Create It!
ImpaQt FX has worldwide clients that include household names like Walt Disney Studios, NBC-Universal and Nintendo. We work with companies and individuals in a variety of industries ranging from film and entertainment to gaming, music videos, advertising, travel and manufacturing. Read our testimonials to see what our clients are saying about us.
We’ve received numerous awards for our props and makeup seen in motion pictures, television, theater, gaming, advertising, museums, travel and manufacturing.
Selected Past Projects
Our work has been seen on national TV commercials, and in award-winning indie films including “Missing Girl: The Carrie Burke Story” (Audience Award winner at The New York International Independent Film and Video Arts Festival).
In one project, Tim headed the special effects makeup team on “Star Trek: Of Gods and Men”. He also recreated the “Guardian of Forever” prop that was seen in the 1967 Star Trek episode City on the Edge of Forever.
Star Trek Continues Series
Lisa and Tim headed the makeup department for the last five years on the award-winning web series “STAR TREK CONTINUES”. The web series boldly completes the original five-year mission with 11 series. Lisa has also been a producer on “Star Trek Continues”.
Lisa has also worked on numerous films including:
- “Nobility”, a new series from Cowboy Errant Productions
- “Children of the Cape” for Stan Lee’s “World of Heroes”, Black Mast Studios
- “Hashtag”, from Runic Films, a film starring Gigi Edgley, best-known for her role as Chiana in the TV series “Farscape”
- “Journey to Abaddon,” a short film accepted into the Cannes Film Festival.
- “Blade of Honor” a series coming soon from LEM Productions
- “American Romance”, a film from Traverse Media
- “Six Gun Savior”, a film from Cohort Films
Lisa is currently producing a short film named “When the Train Stops” starring Michael Forest scheduled to be released in 2018. Check out the Facebook page and INDIEGOGO campaign. Want to stay in touch with updates? Sign up for “When the Train Stops” newsletter today.
Tim is working on a commission for Sheik, a Hyrule warrior from the well-known “The Legend of Zelda”, a high-fantasy action-adventure video game. He completed a Sheik’s harp prop from the video game which includes playback of the Ocarina of Time, the title theme music. He’s now working on the armor and cosplay costume for use at various conventions such as Comicon.
A love for the arts continues to drive us to seek creative and innovative solutions. Our passion for our work is best embodied by a quote from Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”