This video was made during one of five expeditions to make the IMAX feature Under the Sea 3D. Ocean Technology Systems built the custom underwater communications devices we used which included microphones embedded in our rebreather mouthpieces. You will notice a fiberglass prod our safety divers were prepared to use to push sharks away should they get too close. The prod had a rubber tip and was harmless to the sharks. We never really needed to use it.
To say that the underwater IMAX 3D system is cumbersome is a laughable understatement. But I love working in this format precisely because it is so challenging.
Under the Sea 3D is a co-production of IMAX Corp and Warner Bros Pictures in association with Howard Hall Productions. It was released to IMAX theaters in February 2009
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