James Cameron Discusses His Inspiration For 'Avatar' In This Extended Collector's Edition Clip

We've seen the film and heard about all the techno-gizmos that went into the making of "Avatar." But stripping away all the technology, and even the story...just what gave James Cameron the inspiration for creating the lush world of Pandora, and all its wondrous creations? As it turns out, growing up in rural Canada did more for "Avatar" than just about anything else, sparking a curiosity and discovery factor in the budding artist.

You can hear Cameron delve into that topic in the video clip below, which is from the bonus features of the new Extended Collector's Edition, which hits Blu-ray and DVD today. Check it out.