The Catacombs Production Guide
Storyboards


This is the special effects storyboard for episode 22, Devil's Planet. There are 15 scenes on this board. 4 of them are not drawn as they are continuations of previous shots. They are marked "Don't ignore me", to remind the SFX crew to film the shot with the previous set-up.

Scene 46, slate 14X.
Eagle smashes its way thru' trees. Pieces break off craft.

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Scene 46a, slate 15X.
Another shot of Eagle crashing

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Scene 46b, slate 16X.
Another shot of Eagle crashing. Possibly thru' Eagle window?

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The final shot is not through the Eagle window.

Scene 48, slate 17X.
Eagle enters frame and stops in final position as above

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Scene 48a, slate 18X.
Eagle in position as sc48 small explosion on nose section. Pieces fly off. Black smoke.

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Actually quite a large explosion

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This shot of the Eagle with smoke rising is used between scenes 54 and 55. It is not scripted or storyboarded, and must be a continuation of scene 48a above.

Scene 56, slate 19X.
Pan off jungle & slow ease in on prison set in clearing

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Scene 56b, slate 20X.
Low angle on prison building.

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Scene 56b, slate 21X.
Closer shot of prison wall featuring lions heads.
Liase with art dept for color

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Filmed, but not used. We see a close up with a single lion at the start of scene 116 (below)

Scene 59, slate 22X.
Eagle two heading towards galaxy containing Ellna & Entra

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Scene 80a, slate 23X.
Eagle two approaching Entra

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Scene 87, slate 24X.
Eagle two going into orbit around Entra

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Scene 102, slate 25X.
Establishing shot of crashed Eagle similar to sc.48. No smoke. Whip pan off.

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Scene 110, slate 26X.
High angle on Eagle landing to disappear behind trees - Lions head on prison wall in f/g
Liase with art dept for color

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The lion head is crossed out, and was not included in the shot.

Scene 116, slate 27X.
Commence set-up as sc56B and zoom back to set-up sc56A.

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Scene 117, slate 28X.
Set as sc48

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Thanks to James Winch