Meuse Argonne – Flanders Field – American Battle Monuments Commission

In collaboration with the American Battle Monument Commission, BPI developed interactives and films to interpret the Meuse-Argonne Battlefield Cemetery in France and the Flanders Field Cemetery in Belgium.

The multiscreen theatrical presentation at Meuse-Argonne Battlefield Cemetery is a complex blend of newly produced original high-end battlefield footage and intensely researched stock and archival footage. The 3-screen show is controlled by WatchOut and has a custom DMX controlled lighting program. BPI also built a full scale mock-up in our production studio to test and assess the functionality and design.

Shorter linear movies blend graphics, animations, archival and stock footage and newly produced video to tell moving stories of individual and collective heroism. 

BPI’s five computer interactives include edited oral histories, databases with look-up capabilities, contemporary graphic design, and elegant and consistent UI navigation.

 

Client: American Battle Monuments Commission, Meuse-Argonne Battlefield, France; Flanders Field Battlefield, Belgium
Partners: Gallagher & Associates
Category: Military History
Services: AV Design, Immersive Theater, Film & Video, Interactive

What We Did:

  • Multiscreen Immersive theater
  • Interactives and Films
  • Historical Battle Reenactments
  • Original music score

This is a solemn and sensitive portrayal of the fallen of World War I. Films range from personal portraits to full and intense battle recreations.

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Large wall projection and interactive display
Battle theater at Meuse-Argonne Visitor Center
WWI battle reenactment actors crouching in a trench
World War I battle reenactment
Projection theater in a weapons exhibit
Battle theater at Argonne-Meuse Battlefield
Director standing with camera in a dusty pit of dirt
BPI Director of Photography Bob Noll in the heart of filming battle reenactments