Posted by : Robert Child Thursday
|Cover art for 150th Gettysburg, revealed|
Gettysburg: Final Measure of Devotion, the 150th Gettysburg Commemorative film went on sale during this year's reenactment in Gettysburg on July 6th 2012.Pre-order Here.
The film will feature noted Gettysburg historians as well as battle reenactments filmed with 3D camera technology. The climax of the three-day event, Pickett’s Charge, will be broadcast live around the world on cable Pay Per View and also streamed live on the Internet.
“The 150th commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg is an unequaled opportunity to bring history to life for a vast and enthusiastic audience. Civil War history buffs, students, people of all ages and backgrounds from around the world will be expecting something quite special in the 150th Gettysburg film. That is why I plan to push the technology envelope and produce our film with the latest 3D camera technology. Our goal is make the audience feel like they are there, on the battlefield, shoulder to shoulder with the soldiers in the midst of the heat, the noise and the mighty fury of war,” Child said.
The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee has said that interest in the 150th is strong and reaching fever pitch. Everyone knows it is going to be, "the big one". They are calling it Gettysburg's "Olympic Moment."
Cover art revealed today. The cover design was specially commissioned by a member of the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee from artist, Dan Nance, based in North Carolina. The painting is called. "Fury At The Wall" and depicts the clash of Confederate and Union soldiers at the wall during Pickett's Charge. Poster and shirts featuring the image may be available for sale at this year's reenactment as well.