Facts about James Cameron

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James Cameron is a famous Director from USA, he/she is 64 years old and still alive, born August 16, 1954.

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He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by James, under the main topic Travel.

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Famous quotes by James Cameron (27)


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"Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee"
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"My mother was a housewife but she was also an artist. My father was an electrical engineer"
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"I do an awful lot of scuba diving. I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean. I live next to the ocean"
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"I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots"
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"What are you gonna do, talk the alien to death?"
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"The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors"
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"I mean, you have to be able - you have to have made the commitment within yourself to do whatever it takes to get the job done and to try to inspire other people to do it, because obviously the first rule is you can't do it by yourself"
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"I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away"
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"I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth"
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"The films that influenced me were so disparate that there's almost no pattern"
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"You know, in the film making business no one ever gives you anything"
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"You have to not listen to the nay sayers because there will be many and often they'll be much more qualified than you and cause you to sort of doubt yourself"
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"I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living"
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"I had read tons of science fiction. I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments. For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy in the sense of pure escapism"
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"I certainly didn't think of myself as gifted. The standards for being gifted in my environment were if you were good in Little League or if you were good in football"
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"The film industry is about saying 'no' to people, and inherently you cannot take 'no' for an answer"
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"If you wait until the right time to have a child you'll die childless, and I think film making is very much the same thing. You just have to take the plunge and just start shooting something even if it's bad"
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"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"
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"It'll be all of our efforts together. It won't won't ever be exactly the way I imagined it. And that is, I think, an important lesson as well, is that in any group enterprise it's going to be the sum total of the group"
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"I watched a couple of really bad directors work, and I saw how they completely botched it up and missed the visual opportunities of the scene when we had put things in front of them as opportunities. Set pieces, props and so on"
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"I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth"
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"I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all"
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"I blame it on Walt Disney, where animals are given human qualities. People don't understand that a wild animal is not something that is nice to pat. It can seriously harm you"
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"So much of literary sci-fi is about creating worlds that are rich and detailed and make sense at a social level. We'll create a world for people and then later present a narrative in that world"
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"There is a hugely underserved population out there... those who are the least capable of paying pay the highest"
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"It took me a long time to realize that you have to have a bit of an interlanguage with actors. You have to give them something that they can act with"
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"I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father's respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things"


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