Services we offer
Meniscus Ltd was established by film professionals specialising in Armour and Costume Props servicing the Film industry.
They joined forces and premises with the accomplished team at Rubberband Ltd, who work in Props Manufacture, to produce Armour for Dracula untold in 2014 and separately and collectively have continued to supply beautiful, functional and durable elements to film and television.
Bringing decades of experience in both manufacture and on set application in specialty costume, Armour, Props and Set Dressing to every project we are involved in.
We are extremely aware and responsive to the dynamic needs of Film and Television projects and can develop a delivery timeframe to suit your schedule and budget across the globe. We can facilitate single hero elements, specialist stunt items or arm and armour a full background army.
In our extremely well equipped workroom we employ a wide range of film professionals and artisans that can facilitate any job from concept through to art finishing set ready pieces.
From our 1914 hand crank sewing machine to our EMC injection molding system we have an extensive workshop that both honours traditional craftsmanship and embraces innovative technologies.
List of Facilities
- Dual workrooms
- Multiple spray booths and casting rooms
- EMC injection molding system
- Large and small scale painting apparatus
- CNC router
- Laser cutter
- Drill mill
- Wood and metal lathes
- Leather splitter
- Skiving machine
- Strap cutter
- Multiple click press [20 tonne]
- Drop saw
- Table saw
- Band saw
- TIG welder
- MIG welder
- Multiple industrial sewing machine.
- Foiling press
- Specialist leather punches and setting tools, Power and hand tools too numerous to mention
Sculpting the dragon armour – Dracula Untold
Leather ‘coat of plates’ samples
Textile production hair on hide carpet – Jimmy Lousich interiors
Urethane and plastic ‘soft stunt’ armour elements & leather edging samples
Embossed leather plate armour – Private Commission.
‘Bronze look’ stunt plastic plate Israelite armour – Of Kings and Prophets
Prototype development. Full contact urethane and carbon fibre armour – UWM
Leather and urethane ‘Dragon’ armour – Dracula Untold
Section 9 live firing Sub Machine gun. One of over 450 Hero, live firing and stunt weapons. – Ghost in the Shell
WW1 Urethane bullet clips – WW1 Centenary
Stunt SAS tomahawks – 6 Days
200 x urethane replica functioning bolt action Lee Enfield rifles – The Great War exhibition
Urethane hands test – Museum mannequin display
Urethane fruit and vegetables. Part of 1500 market elements – Hobbiton
Flat screen monitor – Z for Zachariah
Majors surgical chair. Construction and upholstery – Ghost in the Shell
WW1 replica snake belts – Anzac Commemorations – Wingnut
Geisha Geta (sandals). Hollow urethane, tinted shell inlay – Ghost in the Shell
Leather element construction and art finishing – Light Between the Oceans
Tactical armour elements, munitions pouches, holsters – Ghost in the Shell
Boots Construction, art finishing – The Scale of our War exhibition- Weta Workshop & Te Papa.
Building frontage sign – The Great War exhibition
350 Candle Chandelier – KOKO design event
Quarter Scale Miniature – WW1 Centenary Museum installation for Localles.