January 23, 2011 by Post Team
Avatar Wiki, Avatar is a 2009 American film fiction epic sci-written and directed by James Cameron and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are operating a precious mineral called unobtanium on Pandora, a moon of a lush gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system. The expansion of the mining colony threatens the very existence of a local tribe of humanoid species native-Na’vi Pandora. The film’s title refers to the genetically-organisms Na’vi human hybrid used by a team of researchers to interact with the inhabitants of Pandora
Avatar Development began in 1994 when Cameron wrote an 80-page scriptment for the film . Filming was scheduled after the completion of the Cameron film Titanic in 1997, for release in 1999 , but according to Cameron, the technology is not yet available to achieve its vision of the film. The work on language for extraterrestrial beings of the film began in the summer of 2005, and Cameron has started to develop the script and the fictional world in early 2006 .  Avatar was officially under $ 237 000 000 . Other estimates and costs between $ 280 million and 310 million and production and $ 150 million for promotion.    The film was released to traditional 2-D visualization, the 3-D display (using the RealD 3D, Dolby 3D, and IMAX 3D Xpand 3D formats), and “4-D” display.  The stereoscopic film has been hailed as a breakthrough in film technology.
Avatar created in London on December 10, 2009, and was released internationally on December 16 and the United States and Canada on December 18, hailed by critics   and commercial success.    The film broke several box office records when it debuted and became the most profitable film of all time in the U.S. and Canada  and also in the world surpassing Titanic, which had held the record for the previous 12 years . He also became the first film to gross more than $ 2 billion . Avatar has been nominated for nine Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director,  and won three, for Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects and Best Art Direction. Press the house of the film went on to break open record sales and became the biggest selling Blu-ray of all time. After the success of the film, Cameron has signed with 20th Century Fox to produce two sequels, which avatar the first of a trilogy
In the year 2154, the Company is a mineral mining RDA value unobtanium called on Pandora, a lush, moon like Earth with an atmosphere toxic to humans in the Alpha Centauri star . Pandora is inhabited by Na’vi, 10-foot-tall (3 m), blue-skinned, humanoids wise  living in harmony with nature and the worship of a mother goddess called Eywa.
To learn more about the biosphere Na’vi and Pandora, scientists use hybrid Na’vi human body called avatars that are operated on by mental genetically identical human beings. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paraplegic ex-marine, replaces his twin brother, a scientist trained as an operator avatar who was murdered in a robbery. Dr. Grace Augustine (Sigourney Weaver), head of the Avatar program, Sully finds a replacement inadequate and assigned as a bodyguard. While protecting the avatars of grace and scientific Norm Spellman (Joel David Moore) during their expedition to collect biological samples and data in the forest, avatar Jake is attacked by a predator Thanator jungle. Fleeing his life, Jake departs from the rest of the group and gets lost in the forest. Neytiri (Zoe Saldana), a female Na’vi falls on Jake and he was reluctant to save the wildlife of worms. Eywa seeing omens, she takes him home to his clan, Hometree; there, Jake meets father Neytiri chieftain Eytukan (Wes Studi). Neytiri Mo’at mother (CCH Pounder), the spiritual leader of the clan, orders her daughter to teach the “Dreamwalker warrior” of their ways.
A number of innovative visual effects techniques were used in the production of Avatar. According to Cameron, the work on the film had been delayed since the 1990s to allow the techniques to achieve the necessary degree of progress to adequately represent his vision of the film.   The director planned to use photorealistic computer-generated characters; created using new technologies for motion capture animation that had developed within 14 months prior to December 2006 . [via wikipedia]
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