Jaws of Death

What does it look like?

This shot puts the camera inside of a person and/or creature’s mouth. The shot usually has teeth in the foreground to emphasize the threat. The shot usually starts on black and opens to reveal a character that is about to be attacked or eaten.

How’s it done?

This shot is a fake prosthetic mouth the camera shoots through on set.

When should I use it?

It works best on creature flicks. Use this shot during moments where you want to see the reaction of the character to the rows of razor sharp teeth.

From Dusk Til Dawn 2 (1999)

Synopsis: Five misfit bank robbers led by Buck (Robert Patrick) head south of the border for the ultimate bank heist. But they get more than they bargained for when the motley crew ...

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