James Cameron Collaborator Andrew Wight, Cinematographer Mike deGruy Die in Helicopter Crash

Producer Andrew Wight (right), best known for his collaboration with James Cameron on Sanctum, and cinematographer Mike deGruy, among whose credits is the documentary Deep Blue, have died earlier today as their helicopter crashed while taking off from an airstrip south of Berry in New South Wales, Australia. Wight, from the Australian state of Victoria, was 51; deGruy, from Santa Barbara, California, was 60. According to the Melbourne Herald Sun, they were scouting locations for a a documentary at Jervis Bay, Nsw. Avatar and Titanic's James Cameron was reportedly involved in the project as well. In addition to various Adventures of the Quest programs for Australian television and other TV fare (e.g., Last Mysteries of the Titanic), Andrew Wight produced a couple of features: the aforementioned Sanctum, for which James Cameron received credit as co-producer, and Aliens of the Deep, a 2005 documentary co-directed by Cameron and Steven Quale. Purportedly based
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