The Sound Recording

 "Gallipoli: The First day" wins the inaugural AFI Award for Screen Content Innovation. Click here to read all about it.

The sound recording sessions for the AFI winning website "Gallipoli: The first day".

 Featuring the firing of a Lee Enfield Mk III SMLE .303 Rifle, a rare 7.92 mm Mauser Gewehr 98 Captured by "A" company 24th Btn. A.I.F. in 1918,  a .455 calibre Webley Mk VI Revolver, two 9 mm Luger Parabellums and a Colt .38 Revolver.

Gunsmith and FQM Committee Member Ron Green plans the shoot safety with Range Safety Officer and FQM Commitee Secretary Jim McGregor while Sound Enginer Rob Salvatore prepares for the recording.
Ron prepares the Lee Enfield Mk III SMLE .303 Rifle as Rob checks the levels.

Press play to watch Ron explain  the Lee Enfield Mk III SMLE .303 Rifle and the first stage of the recording. 

Ron fires a First World War 7.92 mm Mauser Gewehr 98 Captured by "A" company 24th Btn A.I.F. 19.5.18

The .455 calibre Webley Mk VI Revolver and Colt .38 Revolver

The sound recording of the .455 calibre Webley Mk VI Revolver 


The sound recording of the Colt .38 Revolver.

9 mm Luger Parabellums.


Ron demonstrates the Luger and the Luger demonstrates it's temperament.


The Fort Queenscliff Museum Association Inc. was asked if we could assist in the production of "Gallipoli: the First day" by Sound Engineer Roberto Salvatore. The task was coordinated by FQM Committee Member Jason McGregor and Museum Curator Sgt. Helen Janner. Additional Assistance was provided by Sgt Greg Gray on behalf of 2 10 Field Regiment Royal Australian Artillery.

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