Thirty minutes of underwater exploring travel and adventure.
UNDERWATER ODYSSEY will be a HD TV production, with spectacular scenes, a fast paced informative, intelligent adventure series featuring extreme sport diving, the ecology and an occasional "X-Files" episode where we search for mythical and legendary creatures, and places. Expert divers who will bring you a weekly series about exhilarating diving destinations all over our planet ocean. Tropical paradise destinations, inland waterways, caves, wrecks and the frigid waters of our northern seas will be our subjects. We will feature top celebrities and fresh new faces each week as we explore our planet Ocean.
"Underwater Odyssey" will bring to your home regular features about photography, videography, equipment, diving skills, natural phenomena, the ecology, exploration and archeology from locations all over the world. Shows designed to expose you to the entire experience of diving and our planet's mysterious underwater realm.
Look for these adventures:
Bora Bora: Featuring the South Pacific's most exotic diving. Warm seas prolific fish and coral life. Polynesian cultures, a dreamlike experience.
Montserrat: Beautiful, warm and friendly. Montserrat diving is unknown. Dive with us as we explore reefs for the first time in the Caribbean waters of Montserrat, and look for underwater volcanic activity.
Cozumel: One of the best diving destinations in the world. Always crystal clear, warm and friendly. Many have been there, but no one should miss it.
Jamaica: Jamaican waters are wonderful - clear and alive with fish, coral and history. Jamaica is a "feel all right" exciting place to go. "Irie mon"
North Pacific San Juan's: World class adventurous diving, very cold, but with good visibility and some of the most spectacular underwater sights in our oceans. Don't pass up the cold but beautiful North Pacific, and a"X Files" side episode where we search for the "Cadborosaurus Willsie".
Captain Morgan’s Cave: Just offshore of Ambergris Caye Belize, and possessed of a sometimes deadly tidal current, this cave has never been filmed, and is said to empty into the crocodile infested lagoon behind the islands beaches.
Andrea Doria: Diving for the experienced deep water wreck diver. The cold turbid North Atlantic Coastal water is home to one of diving's most romantic wreck dives. Come with us to 240 feet and high adventure.
Commercial Diving: Explore stories of the professional commercial diver. High tech saturation diving and blackwater, highly challenging, highly lucrative and highly dangerous. Only a few can "hack it".
Truk Lagoon: World famous for wrecks of the Japanese Navy. Explore the carefully and reverently preserved wrecks of Truk Lagoon with our film crew.
Palau: The clear warm waters of Palau are the nexus of the most prolific seas in the world. Almost three times the fish and coral species of any other place in the Planet Ocean. Sharks on every dive, excitement on every wall.
Papua New Guinea: Incredible South Pacific diving on the wild side, plus inland exploration and a expedition to the remote island of Umboi to a distant nearly inaccessible crater lake called "Pung" for another "X-Files" adventure where there is documented proof of the existence of a number of animals the natives call "Ropen" whose description leads only to speculation about the Pterosaurs or flying dinosaurs.
Australia: Clear waters, tremendous variety of sea life, dangerous fish, snakes, shells, octopus, jellyfish, sharks, salt-water crocodiles, Aussie waters have it all, and more.
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Money Tree Reef: Near Cartagena Columbia this reef has been a treacherous death trap for ships for over 400 years. There are over 100 wrecks, and tons of treasure left on this reef. We get to look.
Peru: Several large very deep lakes located high in the mountains have legends regarding sunken cities, fabulous treasures, and clues to past cultures that defy explanation. Deep High Altitude diving is high tech at its most exacting, and the most over the top adventure possible.
This is only a sample of the hundreds of exciting dives, exotic locations, and informative adventures we will bring you on "UNDERWATER ODYSSEY".
Yearly "Specials" include: "Aqua Angels Calendar Shoot"
Caribbean Water Sport and Fashion Gala: "Swimsuit Issue Special with top swimwear models"
One hour/Two 30-minute specials featuring watersport -vacation and adventure products including 20-25 lines of men and ladies' leisure-vacation beach wear. Celebrity hosted, with production of a calendar, and an interactive CD/DVD including interviews, out-takes, and bloopers. Unique underwater features and modeling methods will make this a truly exciting and different production.
"The Divers World"
Series 30-minute Sport and Professional Diving Programs:
Designed to introduce you to all the various aspects of sport diving and professional diving including commercial deep-sea divers. This program will explore open water, master instructor ratings and specialty training in night diving, search and recovery, cave diving, wreck diving, underwater navigation, underwater hunting, still and video photography and others. For those interested, you'll learn how to make diving a career. We will also explore the profession for divers with the "right stuff'; the highly lucrative profession of high tech deep sea commercial diving, and the truly elite "Military Specialty Divers".
First series will focus on the acquiring of the basic OWD "Open Water Diver" type of certification, what is entailed and the basic skills learned, progressing to "Advanced diver", "Dive Master", and "Instructor ratings" all shows will be interspersed with how they can be utilized in every day life, professional occupations, side jobs, and full time employment. Specific sport diving skills will be featured and described in depth, as well as the instruction courses available to master them. Est. 13-16 shows.
The second series will focus on the semi-pro skills level of sport diving, and how a career can be made with these skills. We will feature what I call "Young American Adventurers" who I have met literally all over the world working in sport diving related professions. Dive Masters, Instructors, Tour Guides, Dive Boat captains and hands, and low-end commercial jobs. Est. 8-10 shows.
The third series will focus on the Commercial Professional Diving world, where a degree in engineering and/or truly exceptional physical abilities are the norm. This varied world encompasses, off shore divers, harvesters, state rescue and recovery squads, lakes, rivers, water tanks, pipelines, shallow, deep, and frigid waters all over the planet, and constitutes one of the most dangerous yet lucrative professions known. Est. 12-15 shows.
The fourth series will focus on the truly elite "Military Specialty Diver" from the working Navy Diver, the Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) units, UDT (Frogmen), and Navy Seals. These men are without equal in the world, and constitute stories without rival. EST 15-20 shows.
30 minute "Sister Show" "The Outdoor Camera"
A 30-minute sister production "The Outdoor Camera" is planned for simultaneous filming. Many episodes can be produced piggyback, at the same time, and location as "Odyssey". "Camera" will feature a different outdoor photographer each week, and their techniques for photographing the subjects they specialize in. Scenic views, underwater, macro, birds, animals, insects, plants, people, light, etc. all will be subject matter for our renowned experts. Show possibilities are limitless.
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