How To Make Air Powered Blood Squibs For Gunshot Special Effects

Squib is a fun word to say, and squibs are fun to talk about because their name sounds so funny people can't help but ask "what the hell is a squib?!" when they hear it said aloud.

But filmmakers know squib isn't just a funny word- it's the secret to making gunshot effects look realistic on camera.

This tutorial video by John P. Hess of Filmmaker IQ shares a brief history of the squib and shows us how we can make our own air powered blood packs on a backyard movie budget.

(YouTube Link)

-Via Laughing Squid

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