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Magical encounter with the Thresher Shark.

This film recounts the encounter with the thresher shark on the island of Malapascua Philippines and more precisely in the reef of Kimud Shoal.
This meeting has something magical, almost surreal.
It is not clear how only in this place in the world do these sharks come every day of the year to be cleaned by other fish from the depths of the ocean.
The film is then surrounded by shots of other reefs around the island of Malapascua.

  • Maurizio Agliani
  • Maurizio Agliani
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Il magico incontro con lo squalo volpe.
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    5 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 31, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
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    Pro res raw
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  • Canadian Cinematography Awards
    Canadian Cinematography Awards
    March 27, 2023
    Best Underwater Cinematography
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Maurizio Agliani

Hi, I'm Maurizio Agliani (Turin, 26 July 1969), passionate about the sea since I was a child, a passion transmitted by my father who was also passionate about the sea and diving. At the age of 14 I got my first PADI open water certification and in the following years the DIVEMASTER. I am a busy traveler in few years I have visited the most renowned places for divers, Maldives before the start of mass tourism 1984 Red Sea, Thailand, Indonesia, Africa, Mexico and many more.
I have more than 1000 dives under my belt in the most famous tropical seas on planet earth, I was the owner of an aquarium shop for 15 years where I learned a lot about the life of corals and tropical fish, names, behaviour, nutrition and survival of this little world enclosed in a crystal box and making me aware of the fragility of the marine world.

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