Flames, smoke, & confetti and lights revealed the next Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince book, Oxford Street, London.

Flames, smoke, & confetti and lights revealed the next Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince book, Oxford Street, London.

Harry Potter reveal

Harry Potter reveal

Potter Mania struck the Nation’s capital on Friday 15th July as countdown to Midnight commenced! Thousands of screaming fans lined Oxford Street waiting for the shop to open its doors. At 9pm the fun and games began!

Connfetti for Harry Potter Book Reveal

Connfetti for Harry Potter Book Reveal

At the entrance, 2 of EMF’s fabulous Flambe units were set alight, drawing gasps from the crowds. Then the sounds of a busy train station, whistles and all began blasting out of the shop courtesy of the EMF noise boys!

Countdown clock at Harry Potter Book Reveal

Countdown clock at Harry Potter Book Reveal

As the countdown clock flapped ever closer to 12, the strains of Big Ben echoed out over the 1k system. At the chimes of 12, the entrance exploded in a blizzard of CO2, Confetti and light!! The curtain dropped and the Shop was open for business! From the ground-up, the Muggles at EMF supplied all elements of production from audio to programming to special effects to the lighting of the interior 2 floors for this momentous occasion!

7ft Flambes for Harry Potter Book Reveal

7ft Flambes for Harry Potter Book Reveal

This is what the BBC had to say:

“The atmosphere leading up to the launch was electric. There was a big countdown from 10 as Waterstone’s prepared to open its doors, then there were sound effects of the Hogwart’s Express!

Liquid Co2 Powered Confetti Cannons filled Trafalgar Square for 60th Anniversary of VE Day

Liquid Co2 Powered Confetti Cannons filled Trafalgar Square for 60th Anniversary of VE Day

Confetti Cannon

Confetti Cannon

On May 8th 1945, Trafalgar Square was filled with joyous revelers celebrating at the end of war in Europe. 60 years on, and Trafalgar Square was filled with 40 kilos of fluttering confetti!! The newest addition to EMF’s arsenal, the LIQUID Co2 POWERED CONFETTI CANNONS, were employed to blast a stunning swarm of white and blue at the finale of the BBC’s commemorative party! Watch this space, these paper-pumping monsters are coming to stadium and concert venues near you soon!

Confetti Cannon

Confetti Cannon

Co2 Liquid Confetti Cannon

Co2 Liquid Confetti Cannon