Production Timeline

2018

FEBRUARY TO MAY

  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Pre-Production
  • Legal
  • Interview Americans soldiers, veterans & surviving family

MAY 15th TO JUNE 15th

  • Travel crew to Normandy, France
  • Principal Photography of interviews
  • Principal Photography of D-Day Commemoration
  • Reenactments of key moments

JUNE TO AUGUST

  • Organize & tape backup footage
  • Commence assembly edit
  • Rough edit
  • Additional U.S. interviews & photography
  • Initial test screening

AUGUST TO SEPTEMBER

  • Fine editing
  • 2nd test screening
  • Additional editing
  • Picture lock

SEPTEMBER TO OCTOBER

  • Coloring and grading
  • Audio conforming of interviews & original soundtrack scoring

NOVEMBER

  • Final audio mix
  • Final renders
  • Initiate festival submissions
  • Initiate distribution partnerships

DECEMBER

  • Initiate domestic screenings
  • Holiday season

2019

JANUARY TO MAY

  • Continue marketing & distribution
  • Pre-production for 75th Anniversary celebration of D-Day in France

MAY

  • Travel crew to Normandy, France for 75th Anniversary
  • Premiere screening at the Utah Beach Museum
  • Document reactions and follow-up footage

JUNE TO FUTURE

  • Compile and edit follow-up footage
  • Continue festival screenings
  • Distribute to educational institutions