Between them, the couple has garnered seven Emmy
Awards. To date, Howard has worked on more than 100
underwater film projects. He has produced and/or directed
many award-winning natural history television films
including a National Geographic Special, which he
co-produced with Michele, and three episodes of the PBS
series Nature. Howard also directed and Michele produced
the award-winning, five-hour series Secrets of the Ocean
Realm for PBS.
Howard and Michele are perhaps best known for the
underwater IMAX films, which include Into the Deep, Island
of the Sharks, The Living Sea, and Journey Into Amazing
Caves. In 2002 Howard was underwater sequence director and
Michele was location manager for MacGillivray Freeman's
IMAX feature Coral Reef Adventure, a film in which the
couple is featured on-camera.
Michele are also accomplished still photographers and
writers with their work appearing in BBC Wildlife, Natural
History Magazine, National Geographic and Ocean Realm
among others. Howard has authored several books including
Sharks, Dolphins, The Kelp Forest, Successful Underwater
Photography, and Secrets of the Ocean Realm. The couple
makes their home in San Diego, California.