4 DIY Horror Effects for Low Budget Filmmakers

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It's the time of year for Horror filmmakers.

Ah, we're now in the heart of October, and with Halloween approaching you're probably in the mood to get spooky, whether it's watching horror flicks or making your own. We've compiled a few tutorials from the web that feature cheap and easy techniques for pulling off practical horror effects, from creating fake blood to making stabbing sounds with watermelons.


via The Slanted Lens


Shadowy lighting!

via RocketJump Film School


Stabbing sound effects!

via The Film Look


And Fake blood!