2016 entertainment

digital illusionists

Keelan Leyser + Matt Daniel- Baker

We have one of the most unique magic acts in the world opening up the show – Digital Illusionists Keelan Leyser and Matt Daniel-Baker, who have entertained millions around the world with their own brand of iPad magic. Combining traditional sleight-of-hand and psychological illusion with digital technology, this really is magic for the new age. They are able to create effects magicians could only dream of 10 years ago.

jay stollman band

featuring Scott Spray from the Johnny Winter Group

We also have live blues and rock music throughout the conference and to help ease you into the after-party courtesy of the Jay Stollman Band featuring Scott Spray from the Johnny Winter group. The intimate party, open to Conference attendees only, is your chance to get up-close and personal with one of the best Blues voices around, having shared the stage with the likes of James Brown, The Temptations and The Four Tops.

specialists in creating cinematic aerial shots

Surface 2 Media + Ascension Films

Surface 2 Air Media and Ascension Films are both specialists in creating cinematic aerial shots for TV, feature film and commercial clients. We are the hybrid of twenty years of filmmaking and remote control piloting expertise. Distinguished by the fact that we are not just pilots with aerial equipment but actually understand filmmaking and production from first hand industry experience. We work efficiently and creatively with our clients. Whether it’s title sequences, climatic scenes, car shots or action sequences we carefully guide our clients through the tricky terrain of aerial filming from prep to post ensuring the highest quality results.

creative effects and innovative solutions


Artem are the UK’s leading special effects company for the film and TV industry. Together with a high level of experience in live events such as the London 2012 Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

Artem specialise in pyrotechnics, floor effects, prosthetics, animatronics, puppets, special costume, high-end model making, mechanical rigs and liquids.

So whether you’re looking for some severed limbs, vehicle explosions, a flying copter bike or if you simply need smoke, wind, rain or snow Artem can make the impossible possible across a range of budgets.

Whatever your vision, no matter how big or small, we can bring it to life.


high speed specialists

Love High Speed

With a client list including Stephen Speilberg, Guy Ritchie, Zack Snyder and recent credits including Avengers Age of Ultron – Love High Speed have been at the forefront of high speed digital video since 2009.

In a constantly changing market LHS’s experience and expertise continues to shape one of the most dynamic areas in film making.

Love High Speed’s cameras boast frame rates up to 1000 fps in 4K and HD speeds up to 10,000 fps available immanently. Our technicians can assist in any project, big or small requiring high speed capture and are the only rental company that have the whole range of commonly requested Phantom cameras.​