The Documentary

Gettysburg – An American Story

 A Civil War Documentary

 Written by John McGuire and Michael Gray. Produced and directed by Michael Gray

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The Making of the Documentary

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Prof. David Blight, Writer John McGuire and Director Michael Gray, in Prof. Blight’s office at Yale University at the occasion of his interview for the ‘Gettysburg’ Civil War Documentary.

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Director Michael Gray oversees the filming of Civil War paintings by the artist Dale Gallon at the Dale Gallon Historical Art Gallery in Gettysburg.

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Director Michael Gray and Cameraman Joe Foley capture more Civil War paintings by the artist Dale Gallon at the Dale Gallon Historical Art Gallery in Gettysburg.

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An early dawn rises over the main square of the historic town of Gettysburg on the day of production.

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The Gettysburg Hotel – scene of many a historic encounter. A bit taller than originally, but still in the same place…

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Director Michael Gray and Cameraman Joe Foley at work in the US Army Heritage Museum in Carlisle.

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The view from the camera tower platform during the reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Interviewing Civil War reenactors at Gettysburg for the Gettysburg Civil War Documentary.

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The ‘Gettysburg’ Team at work in Gettysburg, interviewing Civil War reenactors.

The ‘Gettysburg – An American Story’ Team

Produced and Directed by MICHAEL GRAY

Written by JOHN MCGUIRE and MICHAEL GRAY

Narrated by PETER GRAVES

Producer: Michael Gunther

Director of Photography: John Koskinen

Music by: Elliot Sokolov

Edited by: Wesley Swinnen, Kevin Armstrong

Historians:
Prof. Gary W. Gallagher, University of Virginia
Prof. David Blight, Yale University

Gettysburg Consultants:
Col. Kavin L. Coughenour, U.S. Army (Retired)
LT. Col. H.W. Henzel—US Marine Corp (Retired)

Associate Producers: Alex Blakeney, Vikas Bandhu

Additional Photography:
Joe Foley, Kevin A. Armstrong, Alex Blakeney, Mateusz Broughton, Mark Gambol, Oliver Rush, Dave Ryan

Grip: Matt Koskinen

Unit Production Manager: Margaret Rorke

Assistant Director: Vikas Bandhu

Art Director: Jean Dunbar

Sound Recordists: Marc Orleans, Bimo Santos, Andrew Skean, Mark Diamond

Boom Operator: Bud Hinkey

Music Department:
Chief Engineer:Jeremy Harris
Assistant Engineer: Raymond Kim

Researchers: Alessandra Bautze, Michael Peart

Music:
“Hush, Hush Children, Somebody’s Calling my Name”– traditional
Music of Turlough O’Carolan (1670-1738)

Hush Original Music Score
Composed, arranged, and conducted by: Elliot Sokolov

Recorded live and Mixed at Westrax Recording Studios – New York, NY
Chief Engineer: Jeremy Harris
Assistant Engineer: Raymond Kim

Central Park East I Chorus members:
Barry Solowey, Director, Seamus Doyle, Amanda Crumbley, Devin J. Duprey, Michael Sean Marrero-Perna, Chantrese C. Richardson, Samantha E. Richardson, Jason Valentin, Michael Viteri

Additional Sound Recording: Pop Sound – Santa Monica, CA
Peter Rincon, Brian McIntyre

Marc Graue Recording Services, Burbank, CA
Marc Graue

Video Art Studios – Fargo, ND
Art Phillips, Steve Germaine

Post Production: The Productionservice, New York
Color Grading: Walter Gamper

Sound Post: Postworks, New York
Sound Editor: Eric Di Stefano
Re-Recording Mixer: Eric Di Stefano

Civil War Artwork courtesy of:
Gallon Historical Art, Gettysburg, PA
www.gallon.com

Original Paintings by:
Jose Ortiz- New York, NY

World Sales: Striped Entertainment

 

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