The Film Titanic Was Directed And Co Edited By James Cameron

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The movie Titanic was directed and co-edited by James Cameron in 1997. With the help of cinematographer Russell Carpenter, composer James Horner, and editors Conrad Buff and Richard Harris, the film Titanic took the world by storm. The film was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and ended up winning 11. In fact, Titanic is currently tied in holding the record for the film with the most nominated and received Academy Awards. The movie was awarded Best Editing, Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, and Best Sound. Cameron’s movie tells the story of an epic romance filled with passion and disaster between two lovers that come from different lifestyles. The movie follows their account from when they meet, and ultimately say goodbye on the magnificent ship the Titanic, which was said to be unsinkable. This movie is so impressive because it has the ability to incite almost every emotion possible in viewers that watch this couples journey unfold, and open their eyes to how this true event effected so many lives. I believe the filmmaker’s overall intention in his use of lighting was to shape the way the movie appears in order to tell a story, create cinematic space, and set the mood of certain scenes. An interior shot at the beginning of the film takes place in Rose’s house. She is in her sunroom making pottery, and natural light is radiating in from windows all around her. Then there is an up close shot of her face, and the natural light which appears to be paired

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