‘Avatar’ is a turning point in filmmaking
Dec. 24, 2009 | 12:16 a.m.
“This is the science-fiction part of the movie,” Sigourney Weaver said of “Avatar,” and she wasn’t talking about the spaceships, the blue-skinned giants or even the lab-created genetic hybrids of Pandora. Weaver was talking about the filmmaking devices and technique used on the set of the film and today, in this fourth and final video snippet from our “Avatar” opening-night event, you can hear Weaver, director James Cameron and producer Jon Landau discussing the innovations that will be affecting Hollywood for years to come.
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– Geoff Boucher
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