HD Under H2O

High Definition Underwater Video Production

Manta Ray
Manta Ray
Yellow Tang
Green Sea Turtle
Submarine Launch
Dragon Wrasse
Manta Ray
Yellow Tang
Green Sea Turtle
Submarine Launch
Dragon Wrasse

About HD Under H2O

We are proud to be the internet home of National Emmy Award winning cameraman and marine biologist, Dr. Craig Musburger. Craig received his PhD in zoology for his research on the biogeography of coral reef fishes in the Pacific Ocean. He was certified as a SCUBA diver at the age of 12 in 1986 and has logged over 5000 hours of dive time since. His dive certifications include PADI Divemaster, NOAA Scientific Diver, and AAUS Scientific Diver.

As a cameraman and scientist, Craig has taken expeditions to the most remote corners of the world's oceans. Locations where he has dove include: American Samoa, Bonaire, Borneo, the British Virgin Islands, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, Hawaii (including the remote Northwest Hawaiian Islands), Indonesia, Johnston Atoll, Kiribati, Kosrae, the Line Islands, Malaysia, the Maldives, the Marshall Islands, Mexico, the Northern Marianas Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Phoenix Islands, Pohnpei, Thailand, Tokelau, Wake Atoll, Yap and more. As a scientist, Craig has worked for NOAA, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the University of Hawaii, the New England Aquarium, the Pacific Marine Resource Institute, the American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources, NRAS, the Palau International Coral Reef Center, the Nature Conservancy, the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, and more.

HD Under H2O is a full service production company offering end-to-end production services ranging from location scouting through post-production services. We specialize in scientific and documentary production work but are equally comfortable shooting sports, commercials, and feature film.


Discovery Ironman National Geographic NBC Sports Panasonic PBS Digital PBS Learning Spike TIGHAR DEQ MCT Micronesia Challenge


We shoot with whatever camera is best for the job. Experienced with Varicam, F900, F3, HVX200, DSLRs and more. We edit with Avid Media Composer but can also assist with Final Cut, Premiere, and Edius.

Projects: Select Highlights

UnderH2O (PBS Digital Studios)

UnderH2O is a series we produced for PBS Digital Studios. The series follows Craig and his crew on underwater film adventures all over Hawaii. The team filmed everything from plankton drifting in the open ocean in the black of night to the underwater lava flow off the coast of Kilauea. The entire series can be seen at youtube.com/underH2Oshow

Ironman World Championship (NBC Sports)

For 7 years, Craig has been the lone underwater camera operator for the NBC Sports production of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. His work on this show has been nominated 3 times for the Outstanding Camera Work Emmy Award, and in 2011, the team won this award. Watch the Emmy winning telecast 2011 Ironman Triathlon

Laolao: Ridge to Reef (CNMI Division of Environmental Quality)

Laolao Bay is a secret gem located in Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. This film takes a look at some of the environmental issues affecting the bay and the local scientists who are working to restore the Laolao watershed. Watch the video here: Laolao: Ridge to Reef

HD Under H2O Contact Info

We'd love to talk to you about your project.

HD Under H2O, LLC
444 Lunalilo Home Road, #127
Honolulu, HI 96825


Hawaii: 808.722.1573
New York: 347.688.9623


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2010 Demo Reel

23 Nov 2010

Filmed on coral reefs around the world in 2010. If Video is slow click here to watch on Youtube.

UnderH2O Submarine Launch

15 Sep 2013

Episode 12 of our UnderH2O PBS Digital Studios Series featuring the underwater launch of a 13-ton submarine. If video is slow click here to watch on Youtube.