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Creating The Pacific Part 7

Ep07 art production ss01

Ext. Scrub near East Road.-Dawn. Schematic Map shows You Yangs build site and the different Episodic sets constructed there, and their proximity to each other.Please note position of scrub above Airfield at top of map.Schematic plan by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss02

Ext. Scrub.East Road-Dawn. Sledge and the squad see the Umurbrugul Hills in the distance.Schematic plan by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp showing key positions within sequences leading up to the Umurbrogol Hills.Please note
superimposed map of Peleliu showing actual map of North and East Roads.

Ep07 art production ss03

Ext Peleliu Airfield.The marines are amazed at the transformation of the
Airfield.Schematic plan shows key positions of all significant structures, roads
and cratering across airfield. Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss04

Ext Pelelui Airfield. Set Progress. All major built elements well underway.Scenic painting now vital to get right level of realism.Photographs by You Yangs Art
Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss05

Ext Scrub-West Road-Day. Schematic Plan showing position for each sequence connected to West Road. Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss06

Ext Scrub -West Road-Day. Schematic plan showing Sledge and Snafus positions,as well as foxholes, gunpits, sleeping pits, and Haldanes command post
in crater.Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss07

Int Shriners Hall.Concept art by Annette Mackie.

Ep07 art production ss08

Int Shriners Hall Location.Photographs and schematic plan by Location Art Director Scott Bird. (This location was not used as the Shriners Hall became a set
build in the studio.)

Ep07 art production ss09

Ext Bunker -Day.Plan showing layout of Japanese bunker in scrub.Key describes order of action sequence for bunker preperation.Schematic plan drawing by You
Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss10

Location Survey photographs for positioning of Japanese bunker in scrub. Yellow pickets indicate either end of proposed build. Photographs by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss11

Japanese Bunker in scrub.Schematic plan showing bunker in context of coral roads and surrounding scrub by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp. Scale planning model built by Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim.Concept art mock up bi
Annette Mackie.

Ep07 art production ss12

Bunker construction drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss13

Bunker Planning model by Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim. Sketch drawings describing hole blown in bunker from Tank cannon by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss14

Int Bunker Planning model by Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim. Bunker section and elevation constructional drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss15

Ext Umurbrogol Hills.Concept sketch showing required scale and intensity of the battle by Production Designer Anthony Pratt.

Ep07 art production ss16

Ext Umurbrogol Hills.Concept Art showing required scale and intensity of the battle by Concept Artist Annette Mackie.

Ep07 art production ss17

Ext Umurbrogol Hills Scale Planning Model by Head Sculptor Chris Mcmahon showing scale and quantity of sculpt and scenic paint finish as well as denuded greenery and wrecked military vehicles. Modelmaking also by Art Dept
modelmakers Madelaine Griffith and Sunday Ganim.

Ep07 art production ss18

Ext Umurbrogol Hills,Heavy machine gun position. Plan ,Elevations and sections by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss19

Ext Umurbrogol Hills ,the set build well underway. Framing out and terracing is visible as well as the vast quantity of concrete sculpt required.Scenic painting has started to the far right of the set.Photographs by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp. Concept model showing level of finish and quantity of dressings required acted as a constant guide as to what was needed and remained on set through out build.Model by Head Sculpt Chris Mcmahon and Art Dept Modelmakers Sunday Ganim and Madelaine Griffith.

Ep07 art production ss20

Ext Umurbrogol Hills.Concept Art by Annette Mackie.Again describing level of detail required for sculpt and greenery as well as all dressing requirements.

Ep07 art production ss22

Ext Umurbrogol Hills-Death Valley.Schematic overlay plan showing position of hero action for the Death Valley sequence,which was a redress of a major section
of the Umurbrogol Hills set.Drawing by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Ep07 art production ss22

Ext Umurbrogol Hills-Death Valley.Concept Art by Annette Mackie,showing level of textured dressing and scenic finish required for what was a notoriously unpleasant enviroment.

Ep07 art production ss23

Ext Peleliu Airfield. Photographs showing extents of dressing and scenic finish nearing completion, days before shooting.Photographs by You Yangs Art Director Jeff Thorp.

Part 7

The Marines continue the battle of Peleliu against an enemy determined to fight to the end.

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