Filmmaker, Canada

James Cameron is an acclaimed filmmaker and explorer. Over the last 15 years Cameron developed cutting edge 3D camera systems for movies and documentaries, as well as for broadcast sports and special events. He also developed deep ocean exploration vehicles, lighting and 3D camera equipment. James Cameron is a National Geographic Explorer in Residence, and recipient of the  prestigious award, the Hubbard Medal, as well as the Explorer’s Club medal for Explorer of the Year. Cameron is also passionately involved in sustainability issues, having founded the Avatar Alliance Foundation to take action on climate change, energy policy, deforestation, indigenous rights, ocean conservation and sustainable agriculture. He has campaigned for indigenous rights and their struggle against encroaching industrialization in Brazil and Canada.

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