Set of the film ''Asterix''


It's 1998 and one of the main sets where the film was shot is being prepared:in a movie studio about 50 km south of Paris the famous village of the Gauls is reconstructed.A specially shaped Top batten will support a large ASC - Sceno muslin cyclorama ...
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... which will form the background of the village, delimiting an area of about 70 x 50 m.After being fixed to the batten, the cyclorama ...
... is raised to its installation height ...
... and then it is stretched to the ground by fixing it to a ballast tube.The houses of the Gauls, built by a scenography workshop ...
... have already been mounted here in the space surrounded by the cyclorama, an area of approximately 3,500 m².Sand has been spread on the ground with tractors and the scenography staff is putting the finishing touches.
The set is ready for the lighting tests.The ASC - Sceno muslin cyclorama has an overall development ...
... of 240 x h 15 m and was obviously prepared with flat making.In the pictures one can see some of the catwalks ...
... which will be used to illuminate the scene from above.Below, one can note ...
Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar
ASC1000S - Sceno 1.000 cm muslin cyclorama, size 240 x h 15 m.
Sylvie Gautrelet
France, Germany, Italy, 1999
Film set
Plateau Euromédia de La Ferté-Alais (Essonne)

Materials used in this production

ASC - Sceno

Muslin and canvas

Flat making

Fabric: tailoring types


Bars for stagecraft

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