He mad a 27-minute, 16mm short film called "The Abyss".
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[on Cannon Films] Cannon was really a good company to work for, actually. They made hundreds of movies. They did not have that many hit films, but both Yoram and Maneham just loved movies. They loved films and loved the filmmakers and really treated them well. Or at least they treated me well, and I'm sure they treated most people well if they loved making films. I had a three-picture deal with ...
The three films he made for Cannon--Lifeforce
(1985), Invaders from Mars
(1986) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
(1986)--were all drastically re-cut by the producers and failed at the box office. Hooper then began working in television, where he's stayed, with only a few exceptions, since the late '80s.