It was the most incredible story of 9/11; how 12 firefighters, a police officer and an office worker survived inside the North Tower of the World Trade Center as it collapsed on top of them. In this film the survivors describe hearing the floors above them giving way, one after another. Convinced that they were about to die they shared what they assumed were their last thoughts. They then endured burial under half a million tons of debris but were able to contact the outside world when all…
Anthony J. Branco Photography New York City World Trade Center 35mm film
WTC (World Trade Center) 1972 student film - Manhattan filmmaker Gary Kaskel made this jazzy student film about the Towers in 1972, highlighting a day of construction and capturing the wonder and strangeness of the towers. It's followed by a post-9/11 report from CBS which used footage from the movie
10:28:24 a.m. on September 11th, 2001 was the precise second that photojournalist Bill Biggart took the final shot of his life. He took his last breath moments later when the North Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed upon him. Four days later, searchers found his body, his burnt-edged press cards, his three demolished cameras, six rolls of film, and one small undisturbed compact flash card carrying almost 150 digital images.
Piranha was commissioned by Silverstein Properties to create a short film depicting the completion of The New World Trade Center site. Piranha wrote, produced, art directed, filmed, and finished all vfx for this inspiring piece marking the 10th year anniversary of 9/11.
World Trade Center (PG13), a 2006 drama starring Nicolas Cage, shows the events of the attack on New York City from the perspective of two Port Authority police officers who were trapped in the rubble of the towers. They hope to be reunited with their families again and nearly succumb to their injuries before being found and rescued. Officers McLoughlin and Jimeno are actual survivors; both contributed to the screenplay and make cameos in the film's final scene.