Category: Models/ Special Effects


World first – Dom Perignon vending machine.

Just when you thought vending machines couldn’t get any fancier, we have designed one for Melbourne restaurant, Vue de Monde, that dispenses Dom Perignon. Tres fancy!
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Makeover for Nickelodeon icons


When Nickelodeon moved to its new HQ in East Sydney, we were asked to apply some changes and creative spit’n’polish for two of its entertainment icons, SpongeBob Squarepants and MTV Moonman.

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AACTA Awards 2015

Hope you all enjoyed watching the 4th Annual AACTA Awards last night at The Star in Sydney.

“The AACTA Awards are held annually in recognition and celebration of Australia’s highest achievements in film and television, as judged by the industry itself. AFI | AACTA also recognises screen excellence, regardless of geography, through the AACTA International Awards, held each January in Los Angeles.”

Big Kahuna was asked to make another six of the giant golden statues that graced the stage and were used for celebrity photo opportunities at the AACTA event both in Sydney and LA.

The first 6 statues (we made in 2012) were shipped to the USA and also featured in the newly announced G’Day USA & AACTA partnership launch – nice to see them getting a workout! . They looked a treat (at both events) if we do say so ourselves!

AACTA Awards 3

Another job well done – good one Jim and Saara who were in charge of all the moulding/demoulding and the beautiful but painstaking gold paint job!

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Big Kahuna goes mini

Well we pulled another one out of the Big Kahuna hat last week with yet another marathon effort going into creating our latest project – a 1:18 replica scale model of the new train that will be gliding the rails on the North West Rail Link. Continue Reading..