James Cameron’s ‘Deepsea Challenge 3D’ Documentary Releases This Weekend

In March 2012, film director James Cameron became the first person in history to solo dive the Challenger Deep, the deepest point of the Mariana Trench and the world, a staggering 6.8 miles (35,756 feet) below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. For the dive, Cameron descended into the trench for more than 2 and a half hours aboard his custom-built 24-foot submersible, Deepsea … [Read more...]

James Cameron Donates His Deepsea Challenger Sub to Woods Hole

Marking the one-year anniversary of his record breaking solo dive to Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, explorer and filmmaker James Cameron is donating his DEEPSEA CHALLENGER submersible to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in the name of science. This week Cameron and WHOI announced the formation of a partnership aimed at accelerating advances in … [Read more...]

Hollywood Supercomputers Recreate Titanic’s Last Moments

This weekend's 100th anniversary of the Titanic's final moments has led to a large collection of new Titanic digital goodies including stunning 3D images and a Google Earth 3-D model of the wreck. Now, courtesy of James Cameron , is new 3D CGI footage of the Titanic sinking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSGeskFzE0s Using advanced CGI supercomputers to recreate the … [Read more...]

James Cameron Completes Record Breaking Trip to Challenger Deep

After seven years of preparation James Cameron has become the first person in history to solo dive the Challenger Deep, the deepest point of the Marianas Trench, and earth for that matter. According to National Geographic, the famed movie director, Academy Award winner, environmentalist, and now record-holding solo diver, reached the Challenger Deep - a staggering 6.8 miles … [Read more...]

Avatar Director James Cameron Heads to Bottom of the Marianas Trench | 36,000 Feet Deep (Over 7 Miles Down)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2tm40uMhDI “Twelve men have walked on the surface of the moon and maybe 500 have traveled to space, but only [two] have visited the very deepest point of the ocean, which they reached on January 23, 1960.”—Daily Mail, September 17, 2010 Avatar, Titanic, & The Abyss director James Cameron's newest plan is to charge down to … [Read more...]