3D clouds lines between entertainment and reality, says James Cameron

By March 15, 2011Newswires

3D clouds lines between entertainment and reality, says James Cameron

By Rory Jones and Ben Flanagan

ABU DHABI // Pandora and its native Na’vi in the film Avatar are fictional, but advances in 3D technology are making it harder to distinguish between entertainment and reality, according to the director James Cameron.

Cameron, who spoke at the opening of the Abu Dhabi Media Summit yesterday, is behind the two highest-grossing films of all time: Avatar, which had worldwide box office takings of US$2.8 billion (Dh10.2bn), and Titanic, which raked in $1.8bn.

As 3D technology became more widespread across film, TV, video games and even on mobile phones, the entertainment would start to become indistinguishable from reality, Cameron said.

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