The 27th Busan International Film Festival will present a video footage of Avatar: The Way of Water. Along with the screening of the approx. 15-minute video footage of Avatar: The Way of Water, Jon Landau, the producer of the film, will provide a discussion on pertinent information about the film and its production. Also he is expected to reveal his insights into how he produced the main scenes of Avatar: The Way of Water at the event. Following the screening, the director, James Cameron himself will join Jon Landau via online, to speak with the audience. Avatar fascinated the audience with its most advanced graphic technology when released in 2009, and it will be a great opportunity for the Avatar fans who have been waiting for its sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water to meet the director and the producer.
※ All proceeds from the ticket sales shall be donated to charity on behalf of BUSAN International Film Festival and Walt Disney Company Korea.
※ Tickets can be reserved in the same way as general screening from Sept 27 (Tues), 14:00 KST (Online, BIFF Ticket Box)
|October 6th (Thu)||14:00||CGV Centum City 4||8,000 KRW||021||English, Korean|
James Cameron is an acclaimed filmmaker and explorer. As director, writer, and producer, he is responsible for some of the most memorable films of the past three decades: The Terminator (1984), Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), True Lies (1994), Titanic (1997), and Avatar (2009). Avatar (2009) is the highest grossing film in history with more than $2.8 billion in global box office, surpassing the previous record holder, Cameron’s own film Titanic (1997), which held that record for 12 years. Cameron’s films have also earned numerous nominations and awards, most notably Titanic (1997)’s 14 Academy Award® nominations (a record) and 11 Oscars® (also a record), including Cameron’s own three Oscars® for Best Picture, Best Direction, and Best Editing. Both Titanic (1997) and Avatar (2009) won the Golden Globe® for Best Director and Best Picture. Avatar (2009) was nominated for nine Academy Awards® and won three. He is currently in post-production for Avatar: The Way of Water, which opens in theaters December 16, 2022.
Jon Landau is an Academy Award® and two-time Golden Globe®-winning producer who holds the distinction of having produced the two highest grossing movies of all-time, Avatar (2009) and Titanic (1997). The combination of Landau’s thorough understanding of the most complex state-of-the-art technologies, his ability to work hand-in-hand with the highest caliber of creative talent, and his motivational ability has enabled him to play a significant role in numerous major motion pictures. In 2019, Landau produced Alita: Battle Angel (2018) with James Cameron. He is currently producing four Avatar sequels (all of which are being directed by James Cameron), with the first, Avatar: The Way of Water, scheduled for release in theaters on December 16, 2022.