Welcome... this is the portfolio of Brendan Feltrup-Exum a freelance filmographer and special effects artist based in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas. Take a look at some of my works.

About Me

My name is Brendan Feltrup-Exum. I am a filmmaker. I am an artist. I am a pyrotechnician. And mostly of all I am an adventurist. I have challenged myself with learning and exploring many different fields. I have a passion for traveling and am currently working on a project in the business travel industry.

I am a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington from their Film and Video Program. Two business partners and I started our own production company as of 2009. Haywire Studios was born. You can visit us there at www.haywirestudios.com.

My Certifications

  • Licensed Pyrotechnician NFPA 1123
  • Licensed Special Effects Operator NFPA 1126
  • Licensed Flame Effect Operator NFPA 160
  • Licensed A+ Computer Technician
  • Commercial Drivers License with HAZMAT endorsement
  • PADI Open Water Scuba Diver

My Skills

  • Knowledgeable in Adobe Suite
  • Knowledgeable in Final Cut Studio
  • Window 95-Windows 7
  • Apple OSX
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Woodworking/Construction
  • Metal Working
  • Weapons Handling
  • Web Development
  • Social Networking
  • Joomla, WordPress, Drupal
  • Search Engine Optimization

Special Effects

From 4th of July fireworks shows to film set explosives and special effects, I can destroy or create many effects. Holding multiple state license for Arieal Fireworks, Special Effects Displays, and Flame Effects you can be sure I will get done right the first time.


With a background in film making, I have the skills to lead or assist in almost every field. Experienced in 8mm-35mm cameras, HDV digital solutions, sound equipment and mixing, gripping, lighting, rigging, pre-production, graphics, and yes the occasional office work.

Web Development

Needing a website? or some upkeep. Maybe that image from 1999 is a bit outdated in the web 2.0 world. Let me show you how to spice up your page and keep your visitors coming back.

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