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  1. 1. Writer/Director James Cameron “There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.” ~James Cameron Carla Jestrab HUM 110 Intro to Film Summer 2013 Place photo here
  2. 2. James Cameron’s Background • Born August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada • Moved to California at age 17 • Enrolled in Fullerton College to study Physics in 1973 but dropped out the next year • Worked several jobs including driving a truck while he taught himself special effects by going to the USC library and reading the Thesis’ of graduate students.
  3. 3. Film Industry Background • On his first experimentation with filmmaking he tore a camera apart in order to understand how to operate it • He landed his first film job as art director, miniature-set builder, and process-projection supervisor on Roger Corman's Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) • First major success; The Terminator (1984) Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton
  4. 4. Major Films • The Terminator (1984) • Aliens (1986) • The Abyss (1989) • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) • True Lies (1994) • Titanic (1997) Titanic broke many box office records and won 11 Academy Awards. • Avatar (2009)
  5. 5. Signature Filmmaking Styles • Most of James Cameron’s films feature strong female characters  Sigourney Weaver – Aliens (1986)  Linda Hamilton – The Terminator (1984)  Kate Winslet – Titanic (1997)  Jamie Lee Curtis – True Lies (1994) • He uses scenes filmed in deep blues • He uses slow motion in intense situations or to intensify a scene
  6. 6. Film Montage Featuring Scenes With Deep Blue Coloring
  7. 7. Notable Achievements • Formed own production company called Lightstorm Entertainment in 1990 • Co-developed the 3-D Fusion Camera System • Directed two of the highest grossing films of all time; Titanic ($2.19 billion) and Avatar ($2.78 billion) • March 26, 2012; First person in a solo descent to reach the Mariana Trench – the deepest part of the ocean.
  8. 8. Sources • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000116/bio • James Cameron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia • James Cameron Oscar Montage – YouTube • 26cameron_cnd-articleLarge.jpg • 3-james-cameron.jpg • james_cameron.jpgJames-Cameron-2.jpg • jcameron.png • Kjm-285_The_Terminator_1984.jpg
  • GayathriVelusamy

    Oct. 10, 2020

Final project for Intro to Film

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