Documentarian wants to implant camera in prosthetic eye

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A few years ago doctors removed Rob Spence’s right eye. He damaged it more than 20 years ago while shooting his grandfather’s gun on a trip to Ireland.

Now the 36 year-old Canadian documentary film maker is working with a team of scientists to implant a camera in his prosthetic eye. Spence plans to use the eye-cam to shoot scenes for a new film, which will examine the perils of surveillance by camera.

Here is a longer version of my interview with Spence:

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4 Responses to “Documentarian wants to implant camera in prosthetic eye”

  1. Mark Prather says:

    Has anyone here seen the Bertrand Tavenier film with Harvey Kietel, La Mort en direct, known as Death Watch in the states? Sci-Fi becomes Sci-Fact…

  2. Mark Prather says:

    Has anyone here seen the Bertrand Tavenier film with Harvey Kietel, La Mort en direct, known as Death Watch in the states? Sci-Fi becomes Sci-Fact…

  3. Jon Gordon says:

    Never seen that film … I’ll put it in my Netflix queue …

  4. Anne Ahira says:

    Oh this is news for me. I got to see that film!! Thanks for sharing the info!