Studies in film-making. Film Director. Formerly, Model-maker, Battle Beyond the Stars; worked on Escape from New York, Piranha II: The Spawning; directed sequel to Alien and Terminator; Director, Titanic, winning 11 Academy Awards. Reputation as a deep-ocean explorer. Funds expeditions and pioneers new technology for film, educating both researchers and public. Honorary doctorate, University of Southampton, for contribution to marine science, technology and maritime archaeology.