Lightstorm Entertainment

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Lightstorm Entertainment
Production company
Founded1990; 29 years ago (1990)
FounderJames Cameron
Lawrence Kasanoff
Key people
James Cameron
Gale Anne Hurd
Rae Sanchini
Jon Landau

Lightstorm Entertainment is an American production company founded in 1990 by filmmaker James Cameron and producer Lawrence Kasanoff.[1][2] Its productions include Cameron's films Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Titanic, and Avatar; Cameron has employed other filmmakers to produce and direct films under the Lightstorm banner.

The company's logo depicts a bowman using a lightning bolt as an arrow.




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External links[edit]

Media related to Lightstorm Entertainment films at Wikimedia Commons