• We Are Open Today Till 2:00

    All of our new products have now arrived and are available for viewing in our store, or online.

    The closer we get to Halloween, the longer our seasonal hours will become.

    During the month of October, we will be open 7 days a week.

    Please stop by and see what's new.

  • Thomas FX Channel Killed By Youtube

    It has now been confirmed that YouTube was responsible for killing the Thomas FX Channel.

    It has been confirmed that our Channel was not taken down for any copyright infringement. Unfortunately we cannot find out why they decided to remove our videos. Happily, all of our corporate videos were backed up on our own servers.

    Our website development team has made good progress in wiping former YouTube links from our site, but since the videos were so embedded throughout our website, and as there were so many links to YouTube, it is going to take a bit more time before our videos are fully restored.

    Please be patient as we work through the restoration process, and be assured that once restored, we will never trust YouTube, or any third party software provider, with any of our valuable corporate content.

    Meanwhile, our sincerest apologies to the more than 160,000 people who previously downloaded our videos. We will do our best to prevent future service interruptions.


    Thank you for your message. Your YouTube account was terminated due to reasons other than claims of copyright infringement. 

    Regards, The YouTube Copyright Team"

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  • Zombie Sophie ... Before And After

    Last week we had fun helping one of our favorite customers pick out makeup for her character in the 2014 Vancouver Zombie Walk.

    Check out these Before and After photos.

    Job well done Sophie!

    Sophie recommends Monsters By Mindy for your next monster makeover.

  • Change Is (STILL) Taking place At Thomas FX

    Don't panic . . . Change is underway at Thomas FX.

    This should not surprise anyone who knows us as we are always changing something.

    An out of province customer called this morning to express his concern that company co-founder Betty Thomas was "leaving the business". 

    We don't know where THAT rumor started but it is absolutely NOT TRUE! In fact the opposite is happening.

    Betty is so busy serving our many customers around the world that she has recently hired a new full-time assistant. . . Michelle Gocolay. Michelle is our new Inside Sales Coordinator.

    In addition, we have two new full-time hires in our Operations Department. Sean Wilkinson has joined our team as Operations Manager and Conner Thorpe is our new Warehouse & Manufacturing Assistant.

    We have yet to find a qualified Extruder Operator, but are still actively recruiting for this position.

    We are also about to begin recruiting for a Retail Floor Manager, 4-5 Special Effects Makeup experts, and about 20 Customer Service Clerks to help with the annual Halloween rush. 

    If you might be interested in one of these positions, please keep checking with Craigslist. You can jump the gun by dropping off a resume now.

    Thomas FX continues to grow. . . continues to innovate. . . and continues to change. We appreciate your patience as our newest crew members settle in. 

    Please feel free to stop by and say hello to Betty. . . and make sure you meet the newest members of our team.

  • Thomas FX YouTube Page Is M.I.A.

    On Thursday we woke up to discover that the Thomas FX YouTube page was missing.

    We have no idea why Google terminated our Channel, but we have reached out repeatedly to Google for help restoring our Channel.

    So far Google has not responded to our service requests, although we did receive an automated email response acknowledging our request for help.

    Our sincerest apologies to everyone for our YouTube Channel being crashed. We will resolve this issue as soon as possible.

    Meanwhile, here is an excerpt from a recent entry in our G mail account:

    Dear Places for Business user,
    We're making some changes to Google Places so that we can continue to provide people with the best experience when they're looking for local businesses on Google.
    As part of this process, we reviewed your information in Google Places. While we were able to keep your account, we unfortunately had to remove one or more of your listings. We're really sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Thomas FX Is Open Tomorrow 10:00 - 2:00

    The 2014 Vancouver Zombie Walk takes place tomorrow from 3:00 - 6:00 pm, starting at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

    Thomas FX is fully stocked with everything imaginable for creative Zombies . . . professional makeup effects, blood, zombie clothing, props, and Walking Dead Contact Lenses.

    We are open today until 5:00 pm, and tomorrow (Saturday) from 10:00 am till 2:00 pm.

    Drop by for last minute Zombie Walk supplies and remember. . . have fun, stay safe, and don't do any damage.

  • We Are Closed Monday September 1

    This is the Labor Day long weekend.

    Thomas FX will be closed tomorrow, Monday September 1.

    We will reopen Tuesday morning at 8:00.

    As always EMERGENCY SERVICE will be available for FILM INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS ONLY throughout the weekend. You know who you are and you know how to reach us.

    Happy Labor Day everyone!

  • We Are Hiring

    Thomas FX is recruiting for the following positions:

    Operations Manager

    Manufacturing Assistant

    Inside Sales Coordinator

    If you, or someone you know might be right for any of these positions please let us know today.

  • Hair Straight Back !

    The past couple of months at Thomas FX have been incredibly hectic, to say the least.

    We completed our search for a new website design partner, and they in turn have now completed an initial review of our website.

    New products have been invented . . . new products have arrived . . . and more than 300 new products have already added to our online store, with hundreds more still to be catalogued.

    More importantly, we have been working "hair straight back" filling orders and supporting film and television, retail display, police, and military customers around the world . . . in addition to a brisk business in our retail bricks'n mortar store.

    In addition, we have re-merchandised our entire 7,000 square foot retail outlet in preparation for what we anticipate to be a huge surge in Halloween business this year.

    This has been an emotionally charged summer with lots of ups and downs, the biggest downer being the tragic demise of old friend Robin Williams. 

    Betty Thomas, our company Co-Founder, worked with Robin during the filming of Jumanji. Betty was the Stunt Coordinator for the film.

    Farewell Robin . . . You Were The Best!

  • We Are Closed Monday August 4

    Thomas FX will be closed in recognition of the Canadian Civic Holiday this coming Monday, August 4.

    Of course this has nothing to do with the Scottish flag, shown flying to the left, but I like to work in a plug for Scotland any time I can and this seemed like as good a time as any.

    As always, emergency service will be available for Film Industry Professionals ONLY . . . You know who you are and you know how to reach us.

    Meanwhile, please feel free to place your orders through our ONLINE STORE . It will remain functioning 24 hours a day throughout this long weekend. Online orders will be shipped on Tuesday. 

    Enjoy the long weekend everyone!