How to Create Low-Budget SFX Makeup features Alix Jackson, a versatile Australian film maker, actor, educator and SFX makeup artist. Alix brings his knowledge of film making and SFX makeup application and techniques to this unique documentary. The film features real-time makeup application for a number of scenarios including cuts, bite marks, bullet holes and stitches. Alix uses easy to find ingredients such as tissue paper and latex along with blood made from food topping and colouring to produce outstanding results.
The SFX are explained in a full, fun and relatable manner, making this film an ideal accompaniment to any School, University or College film production class.The aim of the film is to relay beneficial information for film makers to incorporate stunning SFX makeup with very little resources or finances.