Carrier (documentary)

Carrier (documentary)

Infobox Television
show_name = Carrier

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genre = Documentary
creator = Maro Chermayeff
Michell Block
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country = USA
language = English
num_episodes = 10
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director = Maro Chermayeff
executive_producer = Mel Gibson
Bruce Davey
Nancy Cotton
Mitchell Block
Maro Chermayeff
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producer = Deborah Dickson
Jeff Dupre
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asst_producer = Matthew Akers
Michelle Smawley
Pamela Yates
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camera = Multi-camera
runtime = 10 hours, 1 hour each episode
network = PBS
picture_format = 480i (SDTV letterboxed), 1080i (HDTV)
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first_aired = April 27, 2008
last_aired = May 1, 2008
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"Carrier" is a 10-hour documentary film about a six-month deployment of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in 2005 from the United States to the Middle East and back. [ "The Journey"] - "Carrier" - at PBS]

The miniseries in ten parts is directed by Maro Chermayeff, and produced by Chermayeff, Pamela Yates, Matthew Akers, Josh Bennett, Deborah Dickson, and Jeff Dupre. The executive producers were Chermayeff, Mel Gibson, Bruce Davey and Nancy Cotton, for Icon Productions and Carrier Project Production. The film first aired two hours each night from April 27 through May 1, 2008, on the television network PBS. [ "About the Film: Episode Descriptions"] - "Carrier" - at PBS] Seventeen filmmakers shot 1,600 hours of film for the series. [ "About the Film: Making of "Carrier"] - "Carrier" - at PBS]

It follows the deployment, from May 7, 2005 to November 8, 2005 of the supercarrier USS|Nimitz|CVN-68|6, along with Carrier Air Wing Eleven, from her home port at North Island, in Coronado, California to the Persian Gulf during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and includes extensive footage shot aboard, as well as interviews with many of the crew about their various experiences, as well as their own personal concerns and fears. [ [ "Nimitz Highlighted in PBS TV Series and Premiere"] - U.S. Navy - (c/o - 4/23/2008] Along the way to the Persian Gulf and back she makes stops in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Guam, Kuala Lumpur, Bahrain, and Perth. [Havrilesky, Heather. [ "City of lost children"] . - "". - April 24, 2008]


Robert Macrum

While in the Persian Gulf on the night of September 12, 2005, or early morning of September 13th, during the filming of the documentary, Seaman Apprentice Robert D. Macrum, 22, of Sugar Land, Texas, fell overboard from the escorting cruiser USS|Princeton|CG-59. [ [ "Search and Rescue Operations Underway in Persian Gulf for Missing Princeton Sailor"] - U.S. Navy - (c/o - 9/14/2005] [ [ "DoD Identifies Sailor Lost at Sea"] - U.S. Navy - (c/o - 9/29/2005] Despite a search lasting over five days, and covering a convert|360|mi2|km2|sing=on area, Seaman Macrum was not found. [ [ "SAR Ops Conclude in Search for USS Princeton Sailor"] - U.S. Navy - (c/o - 9/19/2005]


External links

* [ Official website for the miniseries]

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