A typical hit

In early March 2022 we wanted to show how to rig an air squib in a typical actor. We got a lucky break, as we ran into stuntman Martin Ahlberg who wanted to help us out. Martin has worked on Western Stunt shows and has extensive filming background, so this was too good to pass on. The full film, showing the full fall, padding etc., will be published later on this blog, but we wanted to show you the hit – so here goes:

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The Air Squib, is a pneumatic squib or air powered simulated bullet hit blood effect, that is mainly used for film, television or theatre productions to create the illusion of a performer being hit by a bullet.

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