Norbert Wu

19.06.2011 in16:41 in Nature, animals -->


Icy waters of Antarctica …

Diver, photographer, cinematographer, and writer. Cousteau Society, chief still photographer on Jacques Cousteau’s Calypso; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama, research diver, 1983. California Academy of Sciences, research associate. Film work includes: assistant cameraman and guide, The Amber Forest, Howard Hall Productions, 1991; cinematographer, “Shadows in a Desert Sea,” PBS Nature, 1992; cinematographer, Sharks: Facts and Fantasy, ABC/Kane Adventure Specials; cinematographer, The Search for the Hammerheads, ABC/Kane Adventure Specials, 1992; cinematographer, “Seasons in the Sea,” Nature, PBS; cinematographer, documentary on tiger sharks, Survival Anglia, 1995; director of underwater photography, Secrets of the Ocean Realm, 1995; director of underwater photography, First Breath, Hardy Jones Productions/Audubon Films, 1996; director of underwater photography, Deep Flight, National Geographic Television, 1997; cinematographer, producer, and director, “Under Antarctic Ice” (HDTV), Nature, 2003; and commercials. Primary cinematographer for exhibits at Hall of Ocean Life, American Museum of Natural History. Lecturer and presenter. Exhibitions: Photography exhibited in one-man shows, including “Ocean Views,” Stanford University, 1984-85; “Fish Faces,” Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA, and Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, CA, 1987; “Worlds Below,” Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA, 1988; “Ocean Worlds,” City of Los Angeles Photography Center, 1988; “A Universe Unfolding,” Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA, 1988; “Marine Graffiti,” Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, 1988-89; “Life in the Abyss,” Sydney Aquarium, Sydney, Australia, 1991, and at the California Academy of Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, National Academy of Sciences, and National Museum of Wildlife Art.