While 1917 scoops up awards left, right and centre – likely with more to come next week – here’s a look at how a pivotal scene came together.

As we watch the clip, director Sam Mendes lets us in on what was going on behind the scenes in order to create what moviegoers see.

Some may find it spoilerrific, so cue big red letters: POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!

1917 is now showing in Australian cinemas. Pre-order it on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray or DVD now at JB Hi-Fi.