From The Terminator and Titanic to Avatar, James Cameron has directed some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Now, for the first time in his 40-year career, he opens up about his process. Through behind-the-scenes breakdowns, James shares his approach to developing ideas, storylines, and characters; harnessing technology; and worldbuilding on any budget. Explore the innovation and imagination behind epic moviemaking. 1. Meet Your Instructor: James Cameron 09:13 James shares why he’s teaching a class, rooted in his belief that every filmmaker stands on the shoulders of those who came before. 2. Pursuing and Developing the Idea 14:03 James discusses how to identify the idea that won’t go away and how to harness the power of your dreams to develop a story authentically. 3. Toying With the Audience: Building and Releasing Tension 11:46 James teaches you how to build and hold tension—and tells you why audiences love it. 4. THE TERMINATOR Club Scene Breakdown 17:09 James breaks down the club scene from The Terminator, walking through, shot by shot, how he built relentless tension. 5. ALIENS Egg Chamber Breakdown 13:47 James talks through how he captured the feeling from his dream of a room covered in wasps through a scene in Aliens. 6. ALIENS Newt Introduction Scene Breakdown 11:45 With Newt’s introduction scene in Aliens, James breaks down how he elicits different physiological responses from audiences, switching from suspense to curiosity. 7. The Art of Low-Budget Filmmaking 12:14 Learn how integral preparation and inventing tricks are to low-budget filmmaking. 8. THE TERMINATOR Arm and Eye Repair Breakdown 13:00 James shares the low-budget tricks he developed to create realistic moments when the Terminator performs surgery on himself. 9. From Sketch to Spectacle: Creating Set Pieces 08:54 Few directors have created set pieces as memorable as James’s. Learn how he approaches the art of creating set pieces, even on a low budget. 10. THE TERMINATOR Future World Breakdown: Creating a Set Piece on a Budget 17:43 James breaks down the iconic future world set piece from The Terminator, showing how he created a set piece on a limited budget. 11. Crafting and Introducing Compelling Characters 18:39 James talks through creating the perfect sketch of your characters, making them relatable, and introducing them to audiences. 12. TITANIC Rose Introduction Breakdown 07:30 In just a few shots, Rose is almost fully revealed to us. Learn how James thought about introducing Rose and what he wanted to convey. 13. Developing Dread Through Adversaries 09:52 The Terminator and the Alien Queen have stuck in our psyches as some of the most dreadful adversaries ever created. Learn how James thinks about adversaries and how to create them. 14. AVATAR Creating Technology 15:56 The performance-capture technology used to create the Na’avi in Avatar changed the landscape of cinema forever. Learn how James developed the technology. 15. Making Your Way and Leading With Passion Code: You need to login or register to view this content. Download Links:- Code: You need to login or register to view this content. Mirror :- Code: You need to login or register to view this content.