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Thank you for your interest in PYRO*TECHNIQUES company. We are fully licensed and insured, providing a wide variety of SPECIAL PYROTECHNIC EFFECTS for stage, film, television, corporate,and special live events.

Jack Morocco, dba Pyro*Techniques company, has been providing pyrotechnic effects to the Bay Area and beyond for two decades. Trained by the company that first made pyrotechnic special effects an industry standard in the movie productions of STAR WARS, STAR TREK, GHOST BUSTERS AND DIE HARD, and many others; Jack is one of the few people in northern California to achieve a 1st class special effects operator license from the California State Fire Marshal; which is the highest class of special effects license attainable.

We provide live demonstrations for State Fire Marshal training seminars.
The company also maintains a Federal ATF explosives permit.

THEATRICAL CONCERT EVENTS include world tours with the music industry, Bill Graham Presents concerts, and New Years Eve shows with the GRATEFUL DEAD, HUEY LEWIS, JEFFERSON AIRPLANE, Brooks & Dunn, PRIMUS and many others. We work locally with all the major tours that come to Northern California, including Metallica, Kiss, Shania Twain, Kid Rock, Black Sabbbath, Korn, DMX, and many others.


We are the preferred PYRO FX company for Bill Graham Presents and all their venues in Northern California, Oakland Ballet, Ballet San Jose, American Musical Theartre of San Jose, San Francisco Cow Palace, Shoreline Amphitheater, San Francisco Gift Center, Fashion Center, Galleria Showplace and Harvey’s Lake Tahoe and Caesars Tahoe.)

Other THEATRICAL activities include multiple stage productions of THE WIZ,THE WIZARD OF OZ, PIPPIN, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, TOMMY, CATS, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and many more.

LIVE EVENTS include inaugural parties in San Francisco City Hall,49ers halftime shows, East-West Shriner Games, MacWorld Awards, Indy Awards, San Francisco Chinese New Years,“Spirit of the City Ball” (inside Grace Cathedral), Academy Awards simulcast shows, San Francisco Christmas City lighting ceremony, SF Symphony shows, Caesar’s Tahoe Tree Lighting, Harvey’s New Years, Erotic Exotic Ball


CORPORATE SHOWS include; Nike, Netscape, Oracle, Cadence, AMD, MCI, Silicon Graphics, Pac Bell, Century 21, Radius, Software Publishing, National Semiconductor, Macy’s Passport and many others.

MOTION PICTURE credits include; The Spirit of 76, The Money Tree, Steelheel, Deadlock, SFO Indigo, and post production on Dracula. Jack worked on the fx crew for Always and Willow. We have also done many MUSIC VIDEOS-two recently for Warner Bros Artists that involved exploding/fireballs on model helicopters and large scale burn effects in the style of DIE HARD.

TELEVISION CREDITS include; Macy’s Passport 98, Robert Conrad’s “Jessie Hawks “series, Lonnie Anderson’s “A Whisper Kills”, Nancy Kerrigan ABC special, Americas Most Wanted segments,and Hollywood Stuntman’s Hall of Fame segment. We have also done many TV commercials including, Orville Redenbacher, Minnesota Power & Light, Pizza Hut, Subway Sandwich, Lee & Perrins.(this last one won an Obie)

 

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