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IMAX Underwater Documentary Features San Diego Filmmakers

Above: West Papua is a province of Indonesia and is part of the Coral Triangle, considered the global epicenter of marine diversity, and the setting for the IMAX® film Journey to the South Pacific.

Aired 2/17/14 on KPBS Midday Edition.


Howard and Michele Hall, Filmmakers, owners of Howard Hall Productions


Nature documentaries are often difficult to photograph, but when the subject is underwater life that difficulty increases exponentially. Unless you've been doing it for 25 years.

2014 IMAX Corporation and MacGillivray Freeman Films / Photographer: Shaun MacGillivray

Underwater director of photographer Howard Hall in West Papua with the IMAX camera and underwater housing, which together weigh 250 pounds.

Del Mar residents Howard and Michele Hall have been filming marine life for television and the movies for many years. Their latest effort is the stunning underwater photography in the new IMAX film running at the Reuben H Fleet Science Center, called "Journey to the South Pacific."


Journey to the South Pacific

IMAX trailer for Journey to the South Pacific

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