Hey everyone! My name is Eric Patrick Cameron. Thank you all so much for your love and support! It means the world to me! If you ever want to contact me, reach out to me, ask me a question, or anything else, you can reach me on Twitter (@EricCameronFilm) and Instagram (@EricCameronFilms). Cheers! MTFBWY!
Eric Patrick Cameron is a writer, director, and editor known publicly for The Trailer Awakens (2017). Eric has privately directed many other short films, and always writes what he directs. He is currently putting his focus into writing feature films to be produced at a later date. For his entire life, Eric has always had a strong love for film and what goes in to filmmaking behind the scenes. Some of his favorite films include Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Back to the Future. He is a big fan of going to the cinema often, and supporting the filmmakers that way. In fact, Eric has seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) twelve times (in cinemas, 200+ times total) and both Baby Driver (2017) and Spider-Man: Homecoming ten times in the cinema! He loves going to premieres and press events for films so he can meet some of his favorite filmmakers, and he loves interacting with some of his favorite filmmakers and actors/actresses on social media. Some of his biggest filmmaking inspirations include Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, J.J. Abrams, and Edgar Wright. In addition to being a life-long film fan, Eric has also always been a huge comic book fan; his favorite characters being Captain America, Batman, and his personal favorite, Spider-Man. Eric’s goal in the industry is to one day break into the Hollywood scene and work with some of his favorite filmmakers. Some of his favorite genres of films that he would one day love to write and produce include Sci-Fi, Action/Adventure, Comic Book, Crime, Noir, Thriller, and High School.
“If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.”
- Doc Brown from 'Back to the Future (1985)'
"Dreams are always worth chasing if you have the courage to pursue them."
- Mr. Walt Disney
"Your future hasn't been written yet, no one's has. Your future is whatever you make it, so make it a good one!"
- Doc Brown from 'Back to the Future Part III (1990)'
"Find out how to be useful. Figure out how to make it not about you; but make it about the project, about the story. Just be useful."
-Harrison Ford [when I asked him for advice on getting into the film industry]
”Just go out and make your movie. Nothing is holding you back.”
-J.J. Abrams [giving me personal advice on filmmaking] and Steven Spielberg
”Life moves pretty fast; if you don’t stop and look around every once in a while, you could miss it.”
-Ferris Bueller from 'Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)'
Fun Facts About Me:
1. I've wanted to become a filmmaker since I was about ten years old, and I've wanted to get into the film industry since I was only 2 years old when I saw Toy Story for the first time.
2. I am a strong believer and advocate for equal rights and opportunities, especially in the film industry.
3. One of my favorite hobbies is meeting icons in the film industry (filmmakers, actors, actresses, writers, etc) and just talking to them. It brings me great joy when I am fortunate enough to speak to some of my idols.
4. I've wanted to meet Harrison Ford since I first saw Raiders of the Lost Ark when I was four years old.Finally twelve years later, I met my idol (intentional Indiana Jones pun) on September 26, 2017
5. Some of my favorite filmmakers include: Steven Spielberg (obviously), J.J. Abrams, Edgar Wright, and many many more.
6. My Top 10 Favorite Films of All Time (in no particular order) are:
- Raiders of the Lost Ark (probably my actual #1 favorite. I watch Raiders every. single. day. I kid you not.)
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (my favorite Star Wars film; don't @ me, TFA and TLJ are masterpieces imo)
- Back to the Future
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
- North by Northwest
- Super 8 (another Abrams masterpiece that is severely underrated)
- Scott Pilgrim vs.The World
- The Original Star Wars Trilogy (but I love the prequels too, don't @ me)
- this list definitely exceeded ten films
- Richard Donner's 1978 Superman
- The Man With No Name Trilogy (easily the best westerns of all time imo)
- Ferris Bueller's Day Off
- Batman (1989)
- And many more. A complete (work-in-progress) list of my favorite films of all time can be found here.