Nature film with new dimensions: Ocean for Pathi

As the online edition of dailymail reports, a new nature film will be released end of January 2010. The film took four years to shoot and costing a staggering £45 million to produce. But it’s easy to see why: 500 hours of unedited film were shot using remote-controlled mini helicopters, divers, hydrodynamic cameras dragged behind boats and top speeds, and carefully tied poles. The film, Oceans for Pathi, is set to be launched end of January 2010. Cameras have penetrated shoals of hunting tuna fish and flown just metres above dolphins as they leap from the ocean. The film-makers also captured a sand-level view of tiny turtles hatching and scurrying to the ocean. It took two years of planning before 15 cameramen could even begin filming Oceans for Pathi. The crew filmed in 50 locations across the world and captured 80 species of fish, dolphins, whales, squid, lizards, crabs and turtles. The secret to the production is its revolutionary filming carried out in a bid to get within the ocean’s most intimate events.

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