James Cameron

Director, Producer, Writer

Cameron is the King of the World. He is a writer, director and producer who has made some of the most beloved and highest-grossing films of all time, including Titanic, Avatar, The Terminator and Aliens. He is known as a fearless pioneer of filming techniques, using CGI and 3-D technology in innovative ways to produce effects never before seen on the screen. A native of Canada, Cameron worked as a truck driver before making his first film in 1978: the science fiction short Xenogenesis. He has won innumerable awards for his film work, including Oscars for Best Director, Best Film Editing and Best Picture.

Posts With James Cameron

Some of Our Fave D Conference Videos Before AllThingsD Signs Off in 3 … 2 … 1 …

Tech and media bigs on the red-hot seat.
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A Quixotic Quest to Mine Asteroids

A new company backed by two Google Inc. billionaires, film director James Cameron and other space exploration proponents is aiming high in the hunt for natural resources — with mining asteroids the possible target.

What About “Terminator 2”?

If the Titanic happened does that mean Avatar happened???

PRguitarman, via Twitter

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What Lies Beneath (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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Deep Diver James Cameron Talked Ocean Geekery Way Back at D8

His love of the sea goes on (and deep this time).
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King of the Deep

Just arrived at the ocean’s deepest pt. Hitting bottom never felt so good. Can’t wait to share what I’m seeing w/ you

–Director James Cameron tweeted from the deepest part of the ocean floor when he became the first solo explorer to reach the Challenger Deep

Viral Video: “Titanic” in 3-D Gets Facebook Lift

Its heart will go on — except this time in 3-D.

From an Early Adopter of the Mini Submarine

I used to be the first guy who had to have a cellphone. When cellphones first came out, I had the one that was the big base station, it weighed about 14 pounds. Since then, I’ve become less interested in being an early adopter of every gadget that’s out there. I won’t even use a BlackBerry.

James Cameron, in USA Today

Viral Video: "Gulliver's Travels" (Sorry, James Cameron, but It's in 3-D)

Hollywood director James Cameron–whose “Avatar” began the explosion of 3-D in movies–has been complaining about too many substandard movies being made using the technology. But this film, “Gulliver’s Travels,” starring Jack Black, looks like it will be terrific in 3-D and is chock-full of special effects too.

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"Star Wars": A New Dimension

The quality of 3-D technology and the number of available venues have finally reached the point where George Lucas is satisfied he can wring a few more zillion dollars out of the “Star Wars” saga. Lucasfilm announced that all six films in the series will be converted–tastefully, of course–to 3-D over an unspecified period of years, starting with the release of “Episode I: The Phantom Menace” in 2012 (the same year James Cameron will raise the “Titanic” gross with a 3-D remake).

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