Films are subjective — what you like, what you don’t like. But the thing for me...– Writer/Director Christopher Nolan (x) Yes! Passionately try! Passionately fail! Passionately succeed! Its so hard to get the chance - do nothing less than everything you can to make it the best you can with what you’ve been given. The list is long with others who wish they could be...
There has always been violence in art. There is violence in the Bible, violence...– Stanley Kubrick speaks on violence in films in an interview with Michel Ciment. (via howtocatchamonster)
Cinema is a specificity of vision, it’s an approach in which everything matters....– Steven Soderbegh (via moleary)
You get work however you get work, but people keep working in a freelance world...– Neil Gaiman (via geduldsspiel)
You have to fight every day to stop censoring yourself, and you never have...– John Cassavetes (via gronalund)
Speaking of meetings, the meetings have gotten pretty weird. There are fewer and...– - Steven Soderbergh (via andreaallen) christ… (via joshruben)
Acting is about the pure language of the present tense. To act you must look as...– Tom Hoopper. (via joanwaterhouse)
You know what we call those people who write a sucky paragraph, follow it by...– Maggie Stiefvater, “Seven Steps to Starting a Novel” (via jaimecallahan)
On his willingness to take suggestions for a scene from anyone: “You...– Clint Eastwood at Tribeca Film Festival
The entire dilemma of filmmaking has changed. It used to be how you get the...– Paul Schrader - Filmmaker Magazine.
I found that every single successful person I’ve ever spoken to had a turning...– Brian Tracy (via birthofasupervillain)
Stop comparing where you’re at with where everyone else is. It doesn’t move you...– Daniell Koepke (via uxxr)
Be daring enough to be different, humble enough to make mistakes, wild enough...– Brennan Manning (via framesmedia)
Amazing Camera system →
Wow… This looks incredible. Still expensive - but the trickle down will be amazing. Love the behind the scenes video and seeing how they got some of those shots… and two ops makes it a bit tricky… but WOW.
“In 1978, as I applied to study film at the University of Illinois, my father...– Ang Lee: A Never-Ending Dream (via aknighterrant) AMAZING.
With success came bigger budgets and bigger names. We found ourselves attracting...– From Jeffrey Katzenberg’s somewhat infamous, 28-page, Disney memo. The kicker: it was written in 1991. (via thecallup)
We were living through the emotional truths on the screen together, often in...– Martin Scorsese at the 2013 NEH Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities (via nnocturnes)
What I'm learning about making movies
There is something you will hear every day before you make your first film. “You’re a first time director.” I would get so angry. I’ve been in the business for over 20 years. I’ve produced/directed/written over 200 hours of tv programming. I’ve directed huge commercials. I’ve directed crews on budgets way bigger than this movie would be. But it...
Do not listen to silly people. There is no wrong. There are no rules, except...– Neil Gaiman, on his tumblr (via jaimecallahan)
It’s true what they say, that all films are made in the editing room. It doesn’t...– Danny Boyle for Indie Wire, April 1st 2013 (via filmfestivallife)
Horror films don’t create fear. They release it.– -Wes Craven (via ccccccarolina) Yes.