Filming in over 200 degree heat whilst dressed in firefighting gear and getting arrested by the Miami Homeland Security, definitely goes into the EXTREME category of 'jobs done'. The high speed photography was shot on RED EPIC and the firefighting was shot inside a waterproof housing with a Canon 60D.
A hundred years after the Titanic disaster, the sinking of the Costa Concordia provided a reminder of the dangers of the sea. This film examines how maritime disasters can be prevented.
Twenty million passengers embark on cruises each year, vacationing in deluxe "floating cities" that offer everything from swimming pools to shopping malls to ice skating rinks. And the ships just keep getting bigger: The average cruise ship has doubled in size in just the last ten years. Some engineers fear that these towering behemoths are dangerously unstable, and the recent tragedy of the Costa Concordia has raised new questions about their safety. Now, NOVA brings together marine engineering and safety experts to reconstruct the events that led up to famous cruise disasters, including the ill-fated Concordia, the Sea Diamond, and the Oceanos.
Full episode can be seen here: video.pbs.org/video/2223857670/
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