The Body Hole

What does it look like?

This shot takes the camera and aims it through a wound on the human body, usually a big one, and reveals the other side. The other side could be the shooter, a zombie, or a group of horrified onlookers.

How’s it done?

This is mostly done as a CGI shot, but can also be done using practical makeup FX on set.

When should I use it?

This shot is best used to reveal the attacker or the object that created the hole. When the hole appears, there is usually a “rack focus” to resolve the shot to the background.

Final Destination 4 (2009)

Synopsis: Young Nick O’Bannon (Bobby Campo) thinks he’s cheated death when he keeps a grisly premonition from becoming reality, saving his friends and himself from being crushed ...

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