Omni Film adds pyrotechnics to Discovery Canada

Omni Film Productions has entered production on Pyros, a series for Discovery Channel Canada following elite pyrotechnicians.
April 6, 2011

Vancouver’s Omni Film Productions is going behind the scenes with the people who make fireworks presentations possible.

New Discovery Channel Canada factual series Pyros (eight x 1-hour) revolves around a team of professional pyrotechnicians as they travel the world with their fireworks shows.

“Behind every brilliant fireworks presentation is a crew of crazy mavericks working like mad to design, set up and implement the show while not blowing themselves up in the process,” said executive producer David Gullason in a statement. “Viewers will get a behind the scenes look into just what it takes to be a pyro pro.”

Omni Film is also in production on season three of docu-series Ice Pilots NWT. Season two currently airs on History Television Canada, while series one will debut in the U.S. on National Geographic Channel on April 22.

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