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Open Till 4:00 Saturday OCT 21
Open Till 4:00 Saturday OCT 21
Thomas FX is OPEN until 4:00 pm this coming Saturday, October 21. During the week, we are open until 5:30 pm daily. 

We start shutdown 1/2 hour early each day, so please arrive early.
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Open Saturday - Closed Sun & Mon
Open Saturday - Closed Sun & Mon
Happy Thanksgiving!We are OPEN on Saturday this weekend, then CLOSED Sunday and Monday for the Thanksgiving Long Weekend Holiday. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
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Restricted Parking Until Mid November
Restricted Parking Until Mid November
CUSTOMER SERVICE ALERT: Parking at Thomas FX will be VERY limited until November 15. During this period, please park SOUTH of our parking cones and respect the privacy of the film crew using our studio lot to the north.
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True Colors Shine Proudly Over Our Doors
True Colors Shine Proudly Over Our Doors
ThomasFX.comWe are proud to announce that true colors now fly over our front door . . .  thomasfx.com . . . We are a preferred source of production supplies for the Global Film & Television Industry in particular, and for the Global Entertainment Industry in general. 



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"IT" . . . . Free Preview Tickets @ Thomas FX
Tomorrow, September 1, all Thomas FX customers who make an in-store purchase will be offered an opportunity to receive a complimentary pass for two to next week's Vancouver Advance Screening of "IT". All Passes must be claimed by  September 4'th. Passes will be made available on a first come basis to the first 15 in-store customers of the day. 

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Buy Breakaway Glass @ Thomas FX
Buy Breakaway Glass @ Thomas FX
Breakaway GlassAnother order of Breakaway Movie Glass ready to ship to a local film production.
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CLOSED Monday August 7
CLOSED Monday August 7
Thomas FX will be Closed, Monday August 7, for BC DAY Long Weekend.
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Thomas Studios Fully Booked
Thomas Studios Fully Booked
Thomas StudiosThomas Studios is booked until September 30, and possibly to the end of October.
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Thomas FX Embraces the Gig Economy
Thomas FX Embraces the Gig Economy
Breaking News . . . Thomas FX has wholeheartedly embraced The Gig Economy. This is a dramatic shift in our recruiting practices, and an opportunity for people who want more flexibility and variety in their career paths. This is just another in a series of continuing innovations from a company that has been recognized as an innovator for the past 50 years!
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Happy Birthday Canada !
Happy Birthday Canada !
Happy 150'th Birthday Canada! Thomas FX will be closed Saturday July 1 through Monday July 3. Enjoy the Canada Day Long Weekend everyone!
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Our Products Entertain the World

Special effects products from Thomas FX entertain hundreds of millions of people every year in films, television, live events, and themed attractions. Our products are also distributed by many of the world's leading retailers and used frequently for seasonal displays in malls, stores, hotels, including many of the corporate sponsors facilities and businesses that participated in 2010 Olympic Games celebrations.

Artificial Snow Special Effects Innovator

Thomas FX is a renowned manufacturer and distributor of the world's finest artificial snow and special effects production supplies including SNO-FX!, Red Hot Snow, and Snow Business winter snow effects. We support display designers, special effects technicians, and entertainment professionals working on six continents.

"Thomas FX pulled out all the stops to help me get through our two and a half month long blizzard shoot in Telluride Colorado, on The Hateful Eight film. They worked around the clock to make and ship snow to us. I can’t thank Thomas FX enough, no one else could have pulled this off."

Bruno VanZeebroeck,
Supervising Special Effects Coordinator
The Hateful Eight, Academy Award Winner

We have satisfied customers in the following countries :

  • Thomas FX Ships to Australia
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  • Thomas FX Ships to Canada
  • Thomas FX Ships to China
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  • Thomas FX Ships to Dubai
  • Thomas FX Ships to Equador
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  • Thomas FX Ships to Palau
  • Thomas FX Ships to Puerto Rico
  • Thomas FX Ships to Saint Maarten
  • Thomas FX Ships to Santo Domingo
  • Thomas FX Ships to Scotland
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  • Thomas FX Ships to Switzerland
  • Thomas FX Ships to Trinidad
  • Thomas FX Ships to United Arab Emirates
  • Thomas FX Ships to United Kingdom
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  • Thomas FX Ships to Venezuela
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