Cod Steaks are a world-class design and construction company, specialising in set building, props, scale models, exhibition fit-out, interactives, product design and public artworks.
Cod Steaks is recogonised by many of the worlds top creatives as a leading expert in 3D design and construction. Founded in Bristol over 25 years ago, Cod Steaks provides design, model making and fit out services for clients working across the creative industries sector, including; film and television, theatre, museums and heritage, advertising, leisure attractions and public art.
The company works with brands large and small, including high profile projects for a growing number of consumer icons – from creating sets and props for Coca-cola, Duracell and Kellogg’s, working with fashion brands such as Levis’ and Superdry, to designing and manufacturing a costume of the iconic Honey Monster.
Cod Steaks’ acclaimed work for Bristol’s legendary Aardman Animations is a testimony to their attention to detail and quality of craftsmanship. It’s creative workshop has produced sets and props for every Wallace and Gromit feature film, including the most recent, entitled A Matter of Loaf and Death.
Cod Steaks also provides a complete range of exhibition services, specialising in interactive environments, replica models, restoration and fit-outs. Locally the company has completed work for the ss Great Britain and At-Bristol tourist attractions. Other projects include creating full sensory experiences for the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum and Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre in Ireland.
3D Design, Props and models, Puppets for animation, Set design and construction, Special effects, Costume design and build, Themed fit-out, Scenery construction, Scenic Painting, Interactives, Cladding , Textures and finishes, Steel Work Construction, Mechanical Engineering, Sculpting, Restoration, Flatwork, Miniatures, Architectural Replication, Animatronics, Installation, Product prototyping
Our fully equipped 1.5 acre facility houses specialist departments that include: CNC (timber & plastics cutting), GRP (fibreglass) workshop, GRG, Model making, Mould making, Metal work and welding, Poly Carving, Vac-Forming, Rota-Moulding, CAD Studio, Spray Finishing
Number and type of Staff
Managing Director, Creative Directors, Project Managers, 3D Designers, Model makers, Metal workers, Engineers, Sculptors, Scenic artists, Costume makers, Display joiners
28 staff with a scaleable freelance workforce of up to 65 employees at one time.
Film, television, animation, theatre, Museums & Visitor Centres, Retail theming and leisure attractions, Advertising, brands, PR campaigns, virals, Public art, Costumes and mascots