by Marc DeLamater
Adapted from the book “Around The World Submerged” by Edward L. Beach Jr., and the personal accounts of the officers and crew of the U.S.S. Triton
Military | Historical | True Story
Logline: An American nuclear submarine captain announces to his new, untested crew that their maiden voyage is now a far more dangerous top-secret mission – making the first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth.
By profession, Marc has been a technical writer at such companies as Nortel Networks, MCI WorldCom, and Internet Security Systems. Significantly, he was also a technical writer at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, the shipyard that built the USS Triton. Marc has taken a number of screenplay writing seminars conducted by industry-recognized individuals including Syd Field, Linda Segar, Michael Hauge, Michael A. Simpson, and Carl Sautter, and sponsored by the organizations American Film Institute, Georgia State University, and IMAGE Film and Video. TRITON was reviewed by the U.S. Navy’s Office of Information in Los Angeles, California, and received a letter of initial interest regarding future cooperation and support from the Navy and the U.S. Department of Defense.