The BBC & The Omaha 4

The BBC & The Omaha 4
Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 8 april 2008

Although this clip has been around for a few months ago, we feel compelled to post it after a talk Mark Harrison, Head of Multiplatform Productions at the BBC, gave last week at a small PSFK gathering. The clip shows the making of a short film that recreates the storming of Omaha beach on D-Day during WWII. He said that during a single weekend 4 BBC staff (in their spare time) shot and starred in a scene which the makers of Saving Private Ryan had to use 1000 extras for.

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