Explosion 1812

Production Designer

Original Air Date: 17-June-2012, Genre: Documentary
Production Company: Yap Films Inc., Producer: Elliott Halpern, Elizabeth Trojian, Director: Mick Grogan
Broadcaster: History TV

Website: Explosion 1812

A two-hour special exploring the cause, methods and ramifications of the detonation of the magazine at Fort York by the retreating British.   The resulting explosion killed and wounded scores of US soldiers.

Responsibilities included

  • Scale Model and subsequent detonation to demonstrate the power of the explosion
  • Period Accurate Costumes
  • Props Master
  • Set Dec
  • Casting
  • Locations
  • Period Weaponry
  • Working with animation house to ensure that shot sequences could be integrated into digital in the lab