Film Flies - Realistic Artificial Insects - Film Prop Rentals
amazing life-size reproductions, each individually hand made
Film Flies, based in Burbank, CA, specializes in design, fabrication and rental of realistic insect replicas for filming, photography, and advertising. Realistic detailed insects are time consuming to create, and typically are not available for purchase.
Film Flies - realistic insect props have solved a number of logistical problems for Hollywood film studios including Disney, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony/Columbia Pictures, HBO & NBC Universal Television.
Professional service and attention to detail are the cornerstones of this progressive and innovative company
Film Flies makes the most realistic, lifelike insect props available for the motion picture industry
Most any species can be replicated with exquisite detail
Film Flies provides Prompt, Courteous and Professional Service...
Species include: Realistic houseflies, bees, wasps, yellow jackets, spiders, butterflies, cockroaches, mosquito's, bedbugs, crickets, beetles, grasshoppers, dragonflies, mayflies, stoneflies, caddis flies, ants, termites, scorpions, arachnids, maggots, horse flies, centipedes, millipedes, inch-worms, caterpillars, weevils, etc, as well as salamanders, small turtles, crayfish, slugs, etc...
Feeding the Pests - life size realistic cockroach props
Cockroaches - Props
Realistic LED illuminated fireflies - lightning bugs
thin stiff wires can be inserted into insect props for secure placement
Iridescent green butterflies - rare and beautiful Spotted Rihanna butterfly
Bumblebees made for the film "Snow White - Mirror Mirror"
Iridescent Blue Morpho Butterfly replicas
Swallowtail butterfly replicas - hand painted tear proof wings
Swarm of hungry dragonflies
Hungry Green Salamander and Dragonfly replicas - with bendable bodies
Box of Beetles
Beetles in flight
Beetle Props - closer view
Realistic Honeybees - tear proof wings are exceptionally durable
Stare Down - green beetle and housefly replicas
Brad Pitt was filmed holding realistic houseflies in a honey jar, in the movie "Benjamin Button"
One of the spiders made for the movie "Salt", with hollow fluid-filled abdomen,
to film Angelina Jolie extracting fluids with a needle and syringe
Spiders made for "The Amazing Spiderman" - Sony Pictures
Tiny Spiderman spider in vial
bendable Praying Mantis props
212 realistic moths created for Adam Sandler's movie "Grown Ups"
Realistic African Tsetse Fly replicas, created for the Cartoon Network - Bug Props
Realistic black Blow Fly - A number of them were featured in Law & Order SVU season 3
Realistic Asian Mosquitoes created for a Capital One TV commercial
Custom Hybrid Daddy Longlegs (Crane fly) & Mosquito, one of ten created for a Time Warner Cable TV commercial
Realistic Vinegaroon Beetle, one of five for the Cartoon Network
Scorpion Beetles, one with four 1mm hollow brass tubes inside, with wire extensions leading to the front claws and feeler legs, exiting the rear of the scorpion, allowing for puppeteering front end motion, filmed peeking out of a box
Realistic Slugs created for Universal Pictures "Little Fockers"
Realistic Orb Weaver spider - Columbia Pictures - Salt - Abdomen is hollow and watertight
Unfortunately this photo doesn't show the fully detailed spider, it was shipped before re-photographing
Realistic Caterpillars created for a Dr Pepper TV commercial
Glowing Yellow Butterfly Replica
Dancing in Air - Amazingly detailed butterflies
Realistic Butterflies in Inventory
Vibrant Orange and Pink Butterflies
Internal magnet, pin or hook, for quick secure positioning, allowing for compressed-air wing-motion
Flexible and bendable wire core, allowing for posing and animating
1mm Hollow core, allowing for flight down a wire
Sponge filled body cavities, for filming fluid extraction with needle and syringe
Hollow bugs, that squirt fluid when stepped or stomped on
Bugs Work for Advertising
Moosejaw Mountaineering catalog features Bugs from Film Flies
Moosejaw rented an assortment of 40 different insects for their fall 2009 advertising and catalog
Spider fly replicas
Creepy and Colorful Camel Spider
Houseflies made for the movie Cirque du Freak
Where realistic art comes to life