Our Philosophy


Smoke & Mirrors is a highly creative and dedicated visual effects and full service post production company, providing international excellence, innovation and expertise for the advertising, film and music industries.  Established in 1995 as the original post boutique, Smoke & Mirrors has since consistently delivered exciting, visually stimulating and contemporary work.

With  offices in London, New York, and Shanghai, Smoke & Mirrors has a superb reputation, which is recognised worldwide through our many awards and commendations.

We offer a full post production service, from shoot supervision, TK, CGI, 2D to all the many deliverables priding ourselves on taking creative thought and turning it into a visual reality while looking after our clients every step of the way.

Smoke & Mirrors is also the only company in its field to offer a fully integrated, dedicated print post-production service. A talented array of designers, retouchers and cgi artists specializing in print & digital media backed up by a team of producers with over twenty-five years experience in print production.

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Our Awards


2014 UK Promax Awards London - Bronze Robson Green-Discovery UK

2014 UK Promax Awards London - Silver Cars that Rock-Discovery UK

2014 UK Promax Awards London - Bronze Megastorm-Discovery UK

2014 UK Promax Awards South Africa - Gold Studio Universal-NBC Universal

2014 EUROPEAN Promax Awards London - Silver Megastorm-Discovery UK

2013 UK Promax Awards - Nominated - Discovery - TLC Launch UK-TLC UK

2013 UK Promax Awards - Nominated - Discovey - Wheeler Dealers-Wheeler Dealers

2013 UK Promax Awards - Nominated - Discovery - White House Season-White House Season

2013 LA Promax Awards - Gold - Discovery / Adventure Season-Adventure Season

2012 LA Promax Awards - Gold / Silver and Bronze - Discovery / James Cracknell-Unstoppabl

2012 LA Promax Awards - Gold / Discovery / HMS Ark Royal

2012 EUROPEAN Promax Awards - nominated / TV1000 Christmas Ident-Viasat

2012 EUROPEAN Promax Awards - Gold / Wheeler Dealers American Beauties

2012 EUROPEAN Promax Awards - Silver / Discovery / James Cracknell-Unstoppable

2012 EUROPEAN Promax Awards - nominated / Discovery / The rising Gound Zero

2011 UK PROMAX Awards - Gold / Silver / Bronze - Discovery / James Cracknell-Unstoppable

2011 UK PROMAX Awards - Silver - Discovery / Deadliest Catch

2011 UK PROMAX Awards - Gold - Channel 4 / Street Summer App

2011 EUROPEAN Promax Awards - Gold - Discovery / Frontline Battle Machines

2011 NEW YORK Promax awards - Gold - Discovery / Front Line Battle Machines

2011 EUROPEAN Promax Awards - nominated - Viasat Video on demand

2010 ROI Festival - Gold / Audi Audi Sands

2010 BAFTA Stewart Lee Comedy Vehicle - VFX

2010 EUROPEAN Promax Awards - Gold - Devilfish Canal Plus sports idents

2010 Design Week Awards - Commended / Devilfish Canal Plus sports idents



Awards of note.

D&AD pencil - channel 4 / Iraq Bloody Circus
Mid-summers VFX award - more 4 / State of Russia