Date of Birth: Aug 16, 1954
Biography: James Cameron was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, on August 16, 1954. He moved to the USA in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University but, after graduating, drove a truck to support his screen-writing ambition. He landed his first professional film job as art director. (imdb)
Total Credits at Criticker: 26 (Actor), 15 (Director), 16 (Writer)
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Light & Magic (2022) - TV Series
Showcasing the people of Industrial Light and Magic, the special effects division of Lucasfilm, this series takes us back in time as they create the effects for some of the biggest and most successful films of the last 45 years (imdb.com).
How and why what we eat is the cause of the chronic diseases that are killing us, and changing what we eat can save our lives one bite at a time. (imdb)
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction (2018) - TV Mini-Series
James Cameron hosts a retrospective of major science fiction films via discussions with writers, directors, actors, and more.
Atlantis Rising (2017) - TV Movie
Hollywood legend James Cameron and filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici go on an adventure to find the lost city of Atlantis by using Greek philosopher Plato as a virtual treasure map.
Terminator 2: Reprogramming The Terminator (2017) - Direct-to-Video
A documentary about the making of "Terminator 2".
A 3D documentary chronicling filmmaker James Cameron's diving expeditions in his Deepsea Challenger submersible.
Feature documentary about legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries.
Engineers, architects and historians are assembled to examine why the Titanic sank, using new technology that has come to light since Cameron's 1997 film, Titanic. (imdb)
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (imdb)
Mars Rising (2007) - TV Series
Mars Rising explores the quest for a manned mission to Mars. A companion to the expedition series Race to Mars, Mars Rising is a comprehensive examination of the challenges and the obstacles being faced by international space agencies and labs for the 21st century's most heroic and deadliest expedition. (Amazon)
Inspired by concepts from the field of astrobiology - the study of life on other worlds - this documentary explores the idea that the bizarre creatures living in the extreme environments found on the ocean floor might provide a blueprint for what life is like elsewhere in the universe. (Disney)
Directors Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott and James Cameron discuss the science fiction movies of the 1950s that influenced them.
A look into the evolution, importance and current role of film editors. (doctor7)
Academy Award winning director and master storyteller James Cameron journeys back to the site of his greatest inspiration -- the legendary wreck of the Titanic. With a team of the world's foremost historic and marine experts and friend Bill Paxton, he embarks on an unscripted adventure back to the final grave where nearly 1,500 souls lost their lives almost a century ago. (imdb)
Superior Firepower: The Making of 'Aliens' (2003) - Direct-to-Video
Feature-length documentary, made for the 2003 Aliens (1986) DVD release. (imdb)
MythBusters (2003) - TV Series
A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them. (imdb)
Expedition: Bismarck (2002) - TV Movie
The film follows an underwater expedition to the German battleship Bismarck and digitally reconstructs events that led up to the ship's sinking during World War II. In 2003 the film was honored with an Emmy award for Outstanding Sound Editing for Non-Fiction Programming. (wikipedia)
The Alien Saga (2002) - TV Movie
Originally aired on AMC, this documentary focuses on one of the most horrifying series ever to be committed to celluloid the Alien film series. With interviews from most of the main players, including Ridley Scott, James Cameron, Sigourney Weaver, and H.R. Giger, the special goes through conception through production of all four films released from 20th Century Fox.
2001: The Making of a Myth (2001) - TV Movie
The first documentary to explore the making of and thinking behind "2001: A Space Odyssey", presented and narrated by James Cameron and featuring all major surviving figures, including Sir Arthur C. Clarke.
Other Voices: Creating The Terminator (2001) - Direct-to-Video
Many cast and crew interviews cue us in on the making of the film Terminator, The (1984). From James Cameron's first concept to casting to practical effects, all this and much more is explored here to make us understand how hard it was for this idea to become a reality. (imdb)
What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to satisfy this goddess, especially when her advice gets him going again on a sure-fire script. However, this is not the limit of her help, she also gets the writer's wife (MacDowell) going on her own bakery enterprise, much to the chagrin of Brooks, who has already had to make many personal sacrifices for his own help. (imdb)
Your Studio and You (1995) - Short Film
A parody of 1950s corporate/industrial films, commissioned by Universal Pictures executives after the studio's purchase by Seagrams, and featuring cameos by many stars and directors. (imdb)
T2: More Than Meets the Eye (1993) - Short Film
A documentary about scenes that were deleted from the original theatrical release of Terminator 2
An interview session with Arnold Schwarzenegger and director James Cameron gives us a better understanding of how hard it was making Terminator, The (1984) on such a low budget. Clips from the film are present along with funny and interesting stories from behind the scenes. (imdb)
Documentary of the making of the sequel to the popular Schwarzenegger film, The Terminator. (imdb)
The Making of Terminator (1984) - TV Movie
Documentary about the making of the sci-fi hit, The Terminator. (imdb)