How We Work

HOW WE WORK

About us

 

Wartime Productions was initially set up as the professional film & TV service of the 21. Infanterie WW2 Historical society and has since grown into a WW2 production network of some of the best UK based WW2 production suppliers. Run by myself (David Forde) I also organise the 21. Infanterie WW2 Historical society.

Over the past decade, our services have been called upon to partake in numerous film and TV productions mainly as extras but also some prestigious productions along with even music videos and TV advertisements.

One of our biggest problems we encountered was while we always enjoyed the film and TV involvement our society wasn't really set up to manage anything other than one or two productions per year as we already had a full calendar of events and activities planned for the membership.

Back in 2017, I decided to set up a professional arm to our society dedicated to coping with the demand for our services and this year 2018 Wartime Productions was launched.

 

Background

 

I have been involved with WW2 living history since 2007 and since 2014 run my own society which I set up with a close network of associates within the UK. A Mark of our success is our membership which now stands at over 30+ members. Our society has grown in many departments from vehicle numbers to a vast array of WW2 related props and equipment. We enjoy having a good reputation within the UK living history scene and this is reflected in our continued involvement with English Heritage and a number of local authorities for whom we work with over the summer months providing fantastic WW2 services.

Our society is based around a solid structure with key members in all departments who manages all aspects of historical accuracy and research. Over the past decade, we have built up a unique network of historical enthusiasts and professionals within the UK and Europe.

 

 

Why choose us?

 

We can take on many roles within your productions and thus be saving you time and money in costly research and sourcing of items for your production. We work 24/7 and are always available to help with your production when needed.

Within our ranks, we have full-time professional actors and Film professionals available along with freelancing extras.

We can always help with pre-production research and logistics and if we don't have an item or vehicle chances are we know someone who does! We can call upon fully experienced professionals & extras who are experienced with working on-set and have an understanding of the film and TV industry.

 

What can Wartime Productions & our network provide?

 

Apart from our internal supplies of vehicles, equipment and experienced supporting artists we also can provide your production with expert WW2 services via our extensive network..

 

  • Experienced uniformed Supporting Artists
  • Expert historians
  • Various WW2/period impressions/uniforms
  • WW2 German Vehicles
  • WW2 Allied Vehicles
  • WW2 equipment & Props
  • Film & TV professionals
  • Prop builders
  • UK registered Professional Pyrotechnics
  • UK Registered Section 5 Armourer
  • Vehicle drivers
  • Filming locations
  • Haulage logistics

 

 

What next?

 

If you are interested in using Wartime Productions simply contact us and we will be only happy to assist you in your production. Currently, we are in the process of crossing over all enquiries from our historical society to Wartime Productions so either website enquiry for film and TV will find its way to myself, David Forde.

WARTIME PRODUCTIONS

 

Providing German WW2 Infantry, vehicles, weapons, equipment and props for live events, Film, TV and photography.

Note-Wartime Productions and The 21st Infantry Division Eastern Front Living Historical society portrays members of the Wehrmacht & Soviet Red Army from WW2, and does so in the interest of historical reality and inclusion, rather than for any political motivation or cause. We are Historians first and foremost, and focused only on providing as realistic an approach to studying the conflict as possible.We respectfully request any neo-Nazi/extremist groups to please look elsewhere for an audience, as we are NOT interested.

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