Getting Ready to Shoot

When a production needs to shoot scenes underwater or in water environments, the team of producers and shooting crews often range from being familiar with the process to having little or no experience with the process of underwater filmmaking. There are always new technical and logistical problems to be solved and questions to be answered by underwater specialists.

Below are questions I have come across over the years during initial conversations that may be useful in preliminary planning for underwater filming.

“Shooting logistics, equipment, crew and safety requirements might sound complicated, but it can be a straightforward process.”

Braden shooting a scene in Whisper with Joel Edgerton