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Remembering Mike deGruy and Andrew Wight, Extraordinary Explorers/Filmmakers

Filmmaker and cinematographer Mike deGruy died with colleague Andrew Wight in a helicopter crash in Australia February 4, 2012, while working on a documentary. These videos were put together in tribute to their contributions to the world of natural history filmmaking, spanning four decades.

Celebrated Filmmakers Killed in Australian Helicopter Crash

Two world-renowned filmmakers were killed in a helicopter crash in Australia on Saturday. Mike deGruy, a biologist and conservationist, and Andrew Wight, a pilot and underwater cave diver, were in Australia working with James Cameron and National Geographic on a documentary film. Cameron and National Geographic President Tim Kelly paid tribute in a news release.