James Francis Cameron CC is a Canadian filmmaker and environmentalist, who is best known for making science fiction and epic films for the Hollywood mainstream. Cameron first gained recognition for directing The Terminator. He found further critical and commercial success with Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and True Lies. His other productions include Titanic and Avatar, the former earning him Academy Awards in Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. Avatar, filmed in 3D technology, also garnered him nominations in the same categories.