Special Action Manikins specialise in providing life like
manikins to the Film and TV industry that are fully articulated,
reactional and can replace your stunt actors for any dangerous


Developed by top Action Director and Stunt Co-ordinator
Jason White, S.A.Ms bring big new action to the Film and TV
industry - and guarantees to double the impact of your production.


I have over 45 years' experience at the highest level of stunt action and arranging in the industry and during this time i’ve realised there were no credible 'stunt dummies' that could realistically replace stunt performers and artists. I have always been passionate about enhancing safety in the industry and this has fuelled my passion for developing and personally making S.A.Ms.  

I graduated from drama school and worked successfully in Theatre, Film and TV - working on productions such as 'A Bridge Too Far' and 'International Velvet'.  I joined the Equity Stunt register in 1982 and progressed to 2nd Unit Action Director, Stunt Co-ordinator and Horsemaster delivering 100’s of dynamic stunts, fights and action for the Film and TV industry with an unblemished 100% safety record. During this time I attended the National Film School as a Documentary Director. For more details visit www.jasonwhitestunts.com.

While working on the first series of Peaky Blinders as the Stunt Co-ordinator and Horsemaster, I introduced S.A.Ms for the first time, where a S.A.M replaced an Artist for a hanging scene and Cillian Murphy and other Artists were involved in various fight scenes with S.A.Ms. 


If you are in need of a life-like manikin for a dangerous shot, please do get in touch.

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S.A.M. is a trading name of Special Action Manikins (S.A.M.) Limited 
Registered in England and Wales No.11526344 
Registered office: c/o Freestone & Co., 1 The Centre, High Street, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4AB.

+44 (0) 7885 178741    info@actionmanikins.com

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