Watch The Surprisingly Creepy Process Of Making Blood Red Paper

Watch the Surprisingly Creepy Process of Making Blood Red Paper

You've got your remote cabins in the woods; your freaky laboratories; your Saw-like cellars; but the best setting for a horror movie just might be a 130-year-old paper manufacturing plant in London. This short vid shows a shadowed, moody take on how G. F. Smith produces sheets in a single hue in its Colorplan line. You'll never look at bright red the same again.

It's a novel take on the industrial process genre, which generally shows machines efficiently and reliably working their magic in a harshly-lit, straightforward way that leaves little to the imagination (hello, ramen!). These clips are often shot to demystify how a product is put together and what happens before it arrives fully formed on a shelf.

Watch the Surprisingly Creepy Process of Making Blood Red Paper

Here, however, Ben Stevenson and Made Thought created something genuinely creepy, but no less cool to watch. The combo of freaky, creaky score and the noise from the equipment itself makes for a chilling soundtrack, and once the dye starts pouring into the white pulp things get super dark and suggestive, super fast. (Spoiler alert: It looks a hell of a lot like blood.) [It's Nice That]

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