Posts tagged ‘Avatar’

May 9, 2012

Screenwriter Profile: James Cameron

The Writer:

James Cameron is the Canadian creative force behind some of the biggest blockbusters of the last three decades. Known for his strong female characters, his spell-binding sci-fi adventures, and (of course) Titanic, two of Cameron’s films have held the title of highest grossing film of all time (Titanic and Avatar). Cameron once said that his five favorite films are The Wizard of Oz, Dr. Strangelove, 2001:  A Space Odyssey, The Godfather, and Taxi Driver.

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March 5, 2012

Script: Avatar

Here is the original draft of Avatar written by James Cameron.

July 18, 2011

15 Movies that Changed Film Forever

The Script Lab put out this list of fifteen films that had a lasting effect on the world of cinema:

The internet is littered with scores of “Best of…” movie lists; we even have a few. The angle of this list is a bit different though. These films, for good or bad, changed the course of the movie industry and forever altered how movies are made, marketed and viewed.

15. Avatar (2009)
Time will tell how truly game changing Avatar will be remembered, but it’s easy to see it’s immediate impact. 3D cinema is seemingly here to stay and Avatar made it cool to wear the glasses. Besides the amazing technical accomplishments of the film and the ground breaking way films will be shot in the future – Cameron devised a stereoscopic ‘virtual camera, allowing him to move through a 3D terrain as he shot – Cameron’s baby brought in such staggering dollars – 2.73 billion worldwide – we are guaranteed to have 3D versions of nearly every popcorn blockbuster for the near future.

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