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BLASTS  FROM
THE PAST

Dieter Sturm explodes
food and appliances with
 David Letterman
4-shows - mid 90's


Remember the exploding cottage cheese and exploding bratwursts???
Don't ya luv it!!!

 






Dieter Sturm receives Scientific & Technical Achievement Academy Award from Jamie Lee Curtis for the development of biodegradable snow for the motion picture industry.

 


ALL NEW
TECHNOLOGY
SNOWFLEX


INVESTMENT
OPPORTUNITY

SYNTHETIC
SNOWBOARD & SKI SLOPES
From STURM & BRITON

Now Available In USA

 

 

ATT:  CORPORATE and MUNICIPAL EVENT PLANNERS....
BOOK YOUR
HOLIDAY SNOWMAKING EVENT EARLY !!!!!

 

 

SNOW MAKING DEVELOPMENT & CONSULTATION
MOTION PICTURES   TV    COMMERCIALS    STILL PHOTOGRAPHY
PROMOTIONS    SPECIAL EVENTS    MARKETING    SPECIAL PROJECTS
SNOW PARK & RECREATIONAL
ENVIRONMENTAL SIMULATION FOR TESTING


28+ YEARS OF HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

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Latest projects we've been worked on-

WHAT'S NEW......

SNOWING DOWNTOWN CHICAGO's FINANCIAL DISTRICT

   
Hyundai TV Commercial Late March 2014  45 tons of snow & 1,000 gallons snofoam

Quack.. Quack...
Designed and provided pyro and rigging special effects in Louisiana

for upcoming Duck Dynasty Thanksgiving vid...


"THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT"
Special Effects Coordination / Hallmark Motion Picture


Filmed in Lebanon, Ohio   October 2013


BonTon Stores TV commercial shoot

 

 
Worked 3 weeks on the new
SUPERMAN movie in Plano, IL

Built the explosive charges for missile hits down the street
Special thanks to Allen Hall and John Milinac for the invite to work on their crew!
 


Interior Snow for McDONALDS TV Commercial




Massive Smoke Wall created for
LEXUS TV commercial

"VISA"- Win Tickets To The Super Bowl
Network TV Commercial

STURM created the arctic North Pole blizzard


AT&T TV Commercial

Late January, there was little-to-no snow in Minneapolis-
Snow from hero ground cover, falling snow
, blizzard fx, and backgrounds
all had to be created over the course of 2 nights


"THE VOW" motion picture
-Rachael McAdams, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange

Sturm's SNOWMAKER TRUCK was brought in to create street snow!


Comedy TV commercial for Wisconsin Tourism - Directed by David Zucker
Watch it here- 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZzFQDNpbY4

"CONTAGION" motion picture
 

Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

STURM created the real snow in all of the motion picture scenes.



Diaries Of A WIMPY KID "Rolling Blizzard" East Coast Tour
Cherry Hill, NJ, Washington DC, Richmond, VA, Charollete, NC, Atlanta, GA, Miami, FL
6 Cities in six days, 120 Tons of Real Snow, 3,500 miles on road miles logged

   
Thousands of Kids and Parents Played in the Real Snow!!

CHECK OUT our new Special Effects and Mini-Studio. 

We have finished and opened our shop space for shooting
table top, fx inserts, talking heads, small sets for film, video, and still.... great
excuse to bail from the City and shoot here in Lake Geneva!!

 

"A VERY HAROLD & KUMARS 3D CHRISTMAS"

Danny Trejo, Neil Patrick Harris


"The RITE"

Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins




Thank you
Christopher Borrelli for the feature article in
The Chicago Tribune, December 30, 2010
HOLLYWOOD'S WINTER WEATHER MAN


                                                                                                                                                                                                       Produced by The Weather Channel 2009

SNOW MAKING IN THE FLORIDA KEYS ON XMAS DAY


THE WEATHER CHANNEL  "Guaranteed White Christmas" Summerland Key, FL

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Mobile SNOW For SPECIAL EVENTS & MARKETING

HIGH OUTPUT   -Produces 800 lbs of snow per minute


STURM making snow for
Walmart holiday TV commercial in Chicago

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Snow made for
US CELLULAR holiday TV Commercial


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WINTERSPORTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME !!!

(Now OPEN) Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, Lynchburg, VA
America's FIRST full slope, year round ski destination

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STURM Produced real snow on the Johnny Depp movie
titled "PUBLIC ENEMIES" for Universal


Yvonne Sturm -Snow Coordinator

WE'VE WORKED ON OVER 70
MOTION PICTURES!

Sturm's snows scene in George Clooney feature

"UP IN THE AIR" -George Clooney


Sturm makes snow for The WEATHER CHANNEL

40 Tons of snow make at MODA3 Boardfest      -Milwaukee


Sturm makes snow for NFL Colt's kicker Adam Vinatieri for AT&T commercial



Styrofoam Block Carving and Sculpting by Kelly "The Kid"


Sturm's Snow Made for all-new JACK DANIELS
TV commercials and print ads

"THE GUARDIAN"
Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher

STURM makes arctic snow for new movie


Falling snow effects were produced for Motorola
at the recent CES show in Las Vegas by Sturm

 



Sturm sends snow making equipment to Hong Kong.
Snow event produced by SNOWMAKER ASIA - Anthony Yu .


Huntin' with Kid Rock!       Sturm produced
a wintery snow scene for Kid's VH1 Christmas TV special!

 
SUMMER COOL!   (see Special Events Page)
In efforts to cool down crowds in 100 degree heat, Sturm built the all-new
COOL MACHINE (tm), a "High-tech flash evap system with an Attitude"
for special events, racing events, festivals, etc., for use anywhere when outdoor
temperatures become a major discomfort to the visitors and guests.


 
Dieter Sturm had fun making snow with all 3 of the Olympic Snowboard Medalists
for
COOL NESTEA Special Event in Santa Monica, California
(L-R / Ross Powers/Gold, Dieter Sturm, JJ Thomas/Bronze, Danny Kass/Silver)



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Sturm's SNOWMAKER TRUCK was on-location
in CHICAGO making real snow for

"THE WEATHER MAN" - Nicholas Cage / Paramount
FX Coordinator - John Milinac



  Atop a new artificial snowboarding slope in England, Dieter Sturm signs
new deal with Briton Engineering /trademark to bring
SNOWFLEX
to North America.

*Snow was made in BOSTON for the
uncoming
LANDS END childrens winter catalog.

*Sturm makes it snow at the World of Coca-Cola and Underground Atlanta's
Christmas Tree lighting event in Atlanta


STURM SNOWs'em IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA!
December 2005

*Sturm is on-location in Minnesota to create snow for a TV Commercial for
BEST BUY

*Snow scenes made for the
U.S. POST OFFICE TV Christmas Commercial

*Snow made by Sturm for
Pontiac still photos of the new 2003 model "Vibe"

*Snow and rain were created for the
Nike "Enjoy The Weather" PR event in Chicago

*Snow scenes made for the
Volkswagen Passat TV Commercial

 
Sturm makes snow in Atlanta for the Coca-Cola / NASCAR
press conference kicking-off a special promotion with
       Toys For Tots         


Snow Making In Washington DC Area
2nd Annual WBIG RADIO OLDIES 100 "Christmas In July"
88 degrees outside with 8,000 people having fun in the SNOW!

Event Concept by: Brendan Hurley, Marketing Director
Clear Channel Communications, Inc.  Washington, DC


SEE SPECIAL EVENTS & PROMOTIONS SECTION
 

WORLD HEADQUARTERS
Sturm's Special Effects International, Inc.
P.O. Box 691  Lake Geneva, Wisconsin  53147  USA

262-245-6594   FAX 262-245-0288
dsturmfx@aol.com

              

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