Filming Watery Worlds

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Filming content in the water – whether it is in a marine environment or a swimming pool – is a mammoth task only fit for experts. The Callsheet explores these watery depths.

Some of the most iconic films to be made feature the vast and glittering world of the ocean – Master and Commander, The Big Blue, Waterworld, and Jaws are a few that come to mind. Most recently, Guillermo Del Torro’s beautiful and graceful depiction of this dark and fascinating realm has captured the hearts of cinema goers around the world. The Shape of Water, which won four Academy Awards including Best Picture, is a perfect example of the complexities one faces when shooting in this kind of environment.

Continue reading in Issue 6 of The Callsheet, here:

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