Cannes we do it! Yes we Cannes!

Posted on May 22, 2014

Expendables 3 party fireworks, Cannes Film Festival 2014It’s one of the word’s biggest film festivals and as one of the world’s biggest firework display companies* we were proud and privileged to be part of it. The event was the after-party for the launch of the new Expendables 3 movie at the Cannes Film Festival. The leading London event company Added Dimension booked Fantastic Fireworks to head down to the Cote d’Azur for the celebrations. With Hollywood icons Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford and Sylvester Stallone in the cast it was a star-studded occasion in every sense. Arnie & co paraded through the streets of Cannes in tanks, bringing the city to standstill! Then, during a champagne & lobster dinner, guests were invited outside ‘for a surprise.’ Suddenly the sky erupted in a kaleidoscope of colour and sound, with the fireworks choreographed to a heavy metal music mix to match the mayhem of the movie. As the final stars died away to huge applause the Expendables 3 title lit up in a glittering tableau. This was our 5th visit to the South of France where Fantastic Fireworks has rocked the sky at  some of the world’s most stylish parties.

The FF team was led by our Senior Display Manager Rino Sampieri brilliantly supported by our head technician Tom Clark, who made the tableau, Justin Petty, and our French crew headed by David Hamon.

*with more than 200 employees