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Crew Positions

  • Weapons master
  • Armorer

Production Credits

 2021 Saturn (assistant armorer)
 2021 Tempted (armorer/firearm safety coordinator)
 2021 Big Trouble in Seattle (armorer) / (weapons training and consulting)
 2020 The Assignment  (stunt coordinator)
 2020 Nishabdham (armorer)
 2019 Chosen One (stunt coordinator) / (stunt performer)
 2017 Western Sol (Short) (stunt coordinator & armorer)
 2016 Pew Pew (Short) (stunt coordinator)
Art department
 2021 Portal Runner (prop weapon supplier)
 2021 The Stairs (prop weapon rental)
 2021 APEX (prop weapon supplier)
 2019 Chosen One
Elf Instructor
Camera and Electrical Department 
 2017 The Decision (aerial photography)
 The Call (executive producer)
Additional Crew 
 2016 Pew Pew (technical advisor)

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From rubber stunt props to functioning blank-fire guns to stage combat ready swords, we maintain a select inventory of high-demand firearms and bladed props. We can also help source more specific props should your production have unique requirements.


Chad Hawthorne is the co-owner of On Set Arms. On Set Arms provide consultation, performer training, on-set weapons wrangling and armoring for the film industry and specializes in training actors and stunt professionals to perform on screen with firearms and executing sword choreography accurately and safely. Chad has an extensive background in firearms instruction, martial arts and stage combat. Chad has been working with actors and stunt performers for the last 10 years teaching the fundamentals of safe, and authentic on-screen performances. Safety on-set is paramount. On Set Arms ensures that all cast and crew are safe, while providing story-tellers the exciting action they need to engage and entertain their audiences.