Director’s Notes


With the production of our large format movie, Wild Ocean, we had gained real experience in the field using every form of 3D movie camera available at the time: 70mm and 35mm film, and underwater, using the Pace 3D HD rig. We had chosen the Sardine Run as a striking natural event that simply had to be captured in 3D. When considering our next movie, we wanted to explore further the possibilities of shooting digitally underwater, and realised that underwater 3d macro photography had not really been seen in any format, let alone on the giant screen. Furthermore, digital photography is more successful in close up: for grand vistas and