DisruptiveLA has released, via iTunes Trailers, the trailer for their new documentary, James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D. Check it out in the player below!
Directed by John Bruno, Andrew Wight and Ray Quint, James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D tells the story of Camerons journey to fulfill his boyhood dream of becoming an explorer. The movie offers a unique insight into Cameron’s world as he makes that dream reality and makes history by becoming the first person to travel solo to the deepest point on the planet.
The film chronicles the highs, and literal lows, of “Deepsea Challenge,” the first extensive scientific expedition in a manned submersible to the Challenger Deep, Earths deepest place. It was inspired, in part, by the fact that we know less about the deep oceans than we do about the surface of Mars.
Cameron deployed his unconventional Deepsea Challenger submersible on 13 dives, collecting numerous samples and identifying 68 new species. On March 26, 2012, the Expedition culminated in Camerons historic, solo dive to the Challenger Deep, a staggering 35,787 feet (almost seven miles) beneath the ocean’s surface.
The film hits theaters on August 8, 2014.