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    • James Cameron Jake Boyer, Keith Harper and Nick Palmisano
    • Early Life
      • Born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canda
      • Grew up in Chippawa, Ontario
      • In 1971, he moved to Brea, Californa
      • After seeing the original Star Wars movie he quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry
    • Early Career
      • He started as a miniature model maker at Roger Corman Studios
      • He soon was an art director in a sci-fi movie Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
      • His first Directorial Job was on the movie Piranha in 1981
    • Terminator 1 & 2
      • 1991 1984
      • both where box office hits making over 100 million dollars worldwide
    • Alien (1986)
      • Film starred Sigourney Weaver
      • Earned 86 million in the US
      • Was nominated for 7 academy
      • Awards
      • It won awards for sound effects editing and visual effects
    • Titanic (1997)
      • At the time it was the most
      • Expensive film ever made with
      • A budget of 200 million
      • It was nominated for 14 academy
      • Awards winning 11 including best director and best picture
      • Became the highest grossing film at that time with 1.8 billion world wide
    • Avatar (2009)
      • Became his most famous film
      • Budget was 237 million and
      • Grossed over 2.7 billion world
      • Wide and became the highest
      • Grossing film of all time
      • The 3D imaging he used was
      • considered a break through in cinematic technology
      • Also was nominated for 9 academy awards
      • Won for best cinematography, best visual effects and best art direction
    • Recurring Themes
      • Cameron uses recurring themes throughout his movies
      • His more famous ones deal with nuclear holocaust, humanity repeating mistakes, strong female characters, romance subplot and anti-military and corporation