NAZI MEGASTRUCTURES: RUSSIA’S WAR
This is the story of Hitler’s war on the Eastern Front – an attempt to liquidate the Russian people and gain living space for his superior Aryan race. It is a conquest that takes the Nazis all the way to the gates of Moscow and back to the heart of Berlin. A war of annihilation that culminates in the collapse of the Third Reich.
FILM - TV - LIVE EVENTS - PHOTOGRAPHY
Wartime productions can offer both WW2 uniforms and supporting artists for your film/TV production along with wartime vehicles and equipment for hire through an exclusive connection with trusted associates via Wartime Productions UK network.
All our vehicles come complete with all relevant accessories associated with each vehicle including correct crew including uniform.
We have extensive experience in both film & TV and have worked for clients such as English Heritage, British Army, Local authorities, The History Channel, National Geographic and production companies based in Europe and the US.
Wartime Productions was initially set up as the professional film & TV service of the 21. Infanterie WW2 Historical society and has since grown into a WW2 production network of some of the best UK based WW2 production suppliers. Run by myself (David Forde) I also organise the 21. Infanterie WW2 Historical society.
Over the past decade, our services have been called upon to partake in numerous film and TV productions mainly as extras but also some prestigious productions along with even music videos and TV advertisements.
One of our biggest problems we encountered was while we always enjoyed the film and TV involvement our society wasn't really set up to manage anything other than one or two productions per year as we already had a full calendar of events and activities planned for the membership.
Back in 2017, I decided to set up a professional arm to our society dedicated to coping with the demand for our services and this year 2018 Wartime Productions was launched.
I have been involved with WW2 living history since 2007 and since 2014 run my own society which I set up with a close network of associates within the UK. A Mark of our success is our membership which now stands at over 30+ members. Our society has grown in many departments from vehicle numbers to a vast array of WW2 related props and equipment. We enjoy having a good reputation within the UK living history scene and this is reflected in our continued involvement with English Heritage and a number of local authorities for whom we work with over the summer months providing fantastic WW2 services.
Our society is based around a solid structure with key members in all departments who manages all aspects of historical accuracy and research. Over the past decade, we have built up a unique network of historical enthusiasts and professionals within the UK and Europe.
Why choose us?
We can take on many roles within your productions and thus be saving you time and money in costly research and sourcing of items for your production. We work 24/7 and are always available to help with your production when needed.
Within our ranks, we have full-time professional actors and Film professionals available along with freelancing extras.
We can always help with pre-production research and logistics and if we don't have an item or vehicle chances are we know someone who does! We can call upon fully experienced professionals & extras who are experienced with working on-set and have an understanding of the film and TV industry.
What can Wartime Productions & our network provide?
Apart from our internal supplies of vehicles, equipment and experienced supporting artists we also can provide your production with expert WW2 services via our extensive network..
If you are interested in using Wartime Productions simply contact us and we will be only happy to assist you in your production. Currently, we are in the process of crossing over all enquiries from our historical society to Wartime Productions so either website enquiry for film and TV will find its way to myself, David Forde.
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21.INFANTERIE FEATURE FILM & TV 2018
Hurricane (Squadron 303) is the story of a group of brave Poles who fought in the skies over England in WW2, not just to keep Great Britain free from the Nazis, but also to keep alive the very idea of their own country, which had existed in its modern form for barely twenty years before it was crushed between the opposing jaws of Germany and Russia. Equipped with the almost-obsolete Hurricane and (with some initial reluctance) given RAF blue uniforms, while they fought, Poland lived.
THE LAST WITNESS
In post-war England, journalist Stephen Underwood is keen to prove his worth. Working for a local newspaper he spends his days covering weddings and funerals while on the lookout for a story that will catapult him into the big league. When he hears of the suicide of a Polish soldier from a nearby Displaced Persons Camp, his journalistic instincts kick in.
The below is just a small sample of our current productions. We are involved in many other productions and projects. Due to NDA's these will be added in due course.
Note-The 21st Infantry Division Eastern Front Living History Group portrays members of the Wehrmacht & Soviet Red Army from WW2, and does so in the interest of historical reality and inclusion, rather than for any political motivation or cause. We are Historians first and foremost, and focused only on providing as realistic an approach to studying the conflict as possible. The 21st Infantry Division Eastern Front Living History Group respectfully requests any neo-Nazi/extremist groups to please look elsewhere for an audience, as we are NOT interested.
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