The History of How Fake Blood Is Used in Films

In the latest Filmmaker IQ lesson John P. Hess takes a look at the history of how fake blood has been used in films, including how to make various types of fake blood from different cinematic time periods.

There are a lot of ways to make the screen bleed – in this course we dissect the history of fake blood from its origins in the Theater to modern recipes for making characters bleed on screen.