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Run, sail, or hide? How to survive the destruction of Pompeii - Gary Devore

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It’s a bustling day in Pompeii. After a quick visit to the market, Fabia spots her brothers, Lucius and Marcus, crossing the Forum. The siblings begin discussing Lucius’ wedding — but a deafening boom interrupts them. They watch Vesuvius spew smoke, ash, and rock — and realize they’ve been living in the shadow of a volcano. Gary Devore follows the siblings as they attempt to survive the disaster.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Gary Devore
  • Director Nikhita Prabhudesai, Arvind Singh Jeena
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Nikhita Prabhudesai
  • Animator Gaurav Dhaimodkar, Ashish Phadke, Arvind Singh Jeena
  • Compositor Arvind Singh Jeena
  • Art Director Ashish Phadke, Nikhita Prabhudesai
  • Music Salil Bhayani
  • Sound Designer Amanda P.H. Bennett, cAMP Studio
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Cella Wright
  • Script Editor Iseult Gillespie
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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