Narrated by François Berléand
Discover the habits and habitats of Great White Sharks, Flamboyant Cuttlefish,Leafy Sea Dragons, Giant Stingrays, Jellyfish,Green Sea Turtles, playful Australian Sea Lions, six-foot Garden Eels and a multitude of brilliantly colorful fish and sea life as they play out the daily dramas of their lives amidst vast coral formations that rise from the
Filmed with the incomparable scope and clarity of IMAX technology, “Under the
Sea” offers an intimate look into an underwater world few people have ever seen, and
the exquisitely beautiful, sometimes treacherous and often comical creatures that live there.
Narrated by Jim Carrey, “Under the Sea 3D” offers an inspirational and entertaining way to explore the unique beauty of this rarely seen realm, and an awareness of the impact that global climate change is having on the oceanic wilderness.
HOWARD HALL (Director/Director of Photography/Writer) and MICHELE HALL (Producer, Howard Hall Productions) specialize in making marine wildlife films.
In 1994, Howard directed the IMAX 3D feature “Into the Deep”; Michele was a location manager. In 1998, Michele produced and Howard directed the IMAX feature “Island of the Sharks,” which was an enterprise of Howard Hall Productions. Howard was director of underwater cinematography for the Primesco Productions film “Lost Worlds” and the MacGillivray Freeman film “The Living Sea,” and was underwater cinematographer for MacGillivray Freeman’s “Journey into Amazing Caves.” In 2002, Howard served as underwater sequence director and Michele as production manager for MacGillivray Freeman’s large-format feature “Coral Reef Adventure,” a film in which he and Michele are both featured on-camera.
In 2005 Howard directed and Michele was a producer for the IMAX feature “Deep Sea 3D,” a Warner Bros. Pictures/IMAX film. Both “Into the Deep” and “Deep Sea 3D” are among the top five highest grossing IMAX 3D films ever produced by IMAX. Howard’s career as an underwater natural history film producer, cinematographer, still photographer and writer began in the early 1970s. He has been a roving editor for International Wildlife Magazine and a senior associate editor for Ocean Realm Magazine and is on the panel of experts for Fathoms Magazine. His photographs have been published internationally in hundreds of books and magazines, including Life, Natural History Magazine, National Geographic, GEO, Terre Sauvage, London Illustrated News
and BBC Wildlife. Howard has authored several books, including Sharks, Dolphins, The Kelp Forest, Successful Underwater Photography and Secrets of the Ocean Realm.
Michele Hall left a 19-year nursing career to join the family business in 1991. She is an accomplished still photographer whose images have been published by National Geographic, Fathoms, National Wildlife, Ocean Realm and many other magazines and books. Michele has also worked as an assignment photographer for National Geographic.
Between them, Howard and Michele have won seven Emmy Awards. Howard has worked on more than 100 underwater film projects. He has produced and/or directed many award-winning natural history television films, including a “National Geographic Special” 19 (which he co-produced with Michele) and three episodes of the PBS series “Nature.” Howard also directed and Michele produced the award-winning, five-hour miniseries “Secrets of the Ocean Realm” for PBS.
Howard holds a BS degree in zoology from San Diego State University. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Michele is a Registered Nurse and holds a BS degree in Health Sciences. She is
a member of the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Women Divers Hall of Fame. Both Howard and Michele are on the board of directors of Ocean.com.