(written from a Production point of view)
KOW FX, LLC is a film and television special effects and prop shop company owned by Jeff Khachadoorian, Jeff Ogg, and Andrew Weder. KOW FX created props for 2009's Star Trek, with Ogg supervising the prop shop and Khachadoorian serving as shop foreman.
KOW FX has done work for such films as Planet of the Apes (2001, featuring Erick Avari, Anne Elizabeth Ramsay, Freda Foh Shen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, and David Warner), The Island (2005, featuring Ethan Phillips and written by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci), and Transformers (also written by Kurtzman and Orci). They have also done commercials and music videos such as Faith Hill's "Cry." Their more recent projects include the 2007 film National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007, featuring Bruce Greenwood).
- KOW FX - official site