Like the Ghost in the Mirror effect there is a whole wave of these demonic shorts. And when I say short I mean short (most last only 10 seconds). In preparation for our own ‘How to…’ Blunt film I’ve picked three at random to give you a flavour of what’s out there. Be aware [...]
Here’s an interesting book to make into a film – I’m told the film rights have already been sold. I’m tempted to buy it although I think the joke might wear thin after reading just the title.
I’ve sourced this great image though of Elizabeth kicking a zombie’s head in.
This little effect is one of the simplest you can do with Adobe After Effects or similar video compositing software. These days even editing apps like Premiere and FCP have the tools to do it but we’re using After Effects because we’re used to it. There’s a step by step guide below but firstly, [...]
An interview with Ben Slotover who will be talking about Jim and Heinz in the run up to Blunt’s Jim & Heinz week. So stay tuned fellow film makers.
If you’re new to the Blunt Productions site you won’t have seen this, and even if you’ve been coming here for years you probably never found it on the old site either as it was hidden away in a backwater. However with the recent repeating of all the Star Wars films on successive Saturdays [...]
I’ve recently become intrigued by a mini genre centred around somebody looking in the mirror and seeing a different reflection of themselves. Sometimes the face becomes contorted, sometimes the person at the mirror looks away and fails to notice the ghostly apparition in front of them. These are just the sort of films that [...]
It seems ironic that the latest Jim and Heinz film Critical Error=True starts with Heinz bemoaning the loss of an article he wrote online, when the precise same thing just happened to me as I tried to write about the bloody film. Another spooky coincidence is that Tarkovsky’s film Stalker , which Critical Error=True [...]
We forgot to post this classic Blunt Film where we show how with the addition of horror sound effects you can make an otherwise normal scene utterly creepy…