D-Day: Normandy 1944

Synopsis

June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France.  Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world.  Blending multiple cinematographic techniques, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, D-Day: Normandy 1944 brings this monumental event to the world’s largest screens for the first time ever.  Audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective how this landing changed the world.  Exploring history, military strategy, science, technology and human values, the film will educate and appeal to all.  Narrated by Tom Brokaw, D-Day: Normandy 1944 pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom … A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude.

Film Information

Director(s): Pascal Vuong

Producer(s): Catherine Vuong, Pascal Vuong, Sylvain Grain

Narrator(s): Tom Brokaw

Release: 2014

Runtime(s): 44

Awards & Accolades

  • Winner, Best Documentary Short, 3D Image Festival 2014 Łódź
  • Winner, Feature Film Grand Prize, 3D Korea International Film Festival 2014 Seoul
  • Winner, Grand Prize, Dimension 3 Festival 2014 Paris
  • Winner, Best Film Launch by a Theater, GSCA Achievement Awards 2014
  • Winner, Best Visual Effects, GSCA Achievement Awards 2014
  • Winner, Best Film for Lifelong Learning, GSCA Achievement Awards 2014
  • Winner, Best Original Score, GSCA Achievement Awards 2014
  • Winner, Best Sound Design, GSCA Achievement Awards 2014
  • Winner, Best Stereography Animated, Lumiere™ Award Europe International 3D Society 3D Stereo Media 2014 Liege
  • Winner, Best 3D Documentary, Lumiere™ Award Europe International 3D Society 3D Stereo Media 2014 Liege
  • Winner, Best 3D Documentary Short, Creative Arts Awards 2015 International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society Los Angeles

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Written by Pascal Vuong

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