How to Stop Time With a Ceiling Fan, Two Torches and a Camera

By Jesus Diaz on at

Remember the now-ubiquitous bullet time effect in the Matrix? That technique requires dozens of cameras and other expensive gear, but JPL engineer, inventor and Gizmodo friend Mark Rober, figured out how to do it for just a few quid.

He managed to achieve a similar effect using a ceiling fan, some cardboard, two torches and one single GoPro Hero Black camera filming at 240fps. And while you can't film yourself jumping and dodging bullets, the results are truly awesome.