Quotations that match 'director'.

I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Am Audience Body Cinderella Coach Director Immediately Looking Made Typed Would]
Masood Ahmed brings to the position of director of external relations extensive experience gained in a range of senior positions in international finance and development. Rodrigo Rato
[ Brings Development Director Experience Extensive External Finance Gained International Position Positions Range Relations Senior]
Good directors say, Here's where the play is. They stand by the heart of the matter. Some of them stand beside it. Sam Waterston
[ Beside Directors Good Heart Here Matter Play Say Some Stand Them Where]
I was in Japan, and my assistant director had worked with Kurosawa. I used quite of number of Kurosawa's crew. John Boorman
[ Assistant Crew Director Had Japan Kurosawa Number Quite Used Worked]
An actor really suffers when the director isn't prepared because you start running out of time for the shoot and then have to do it fast. Carol Kane
[ Actor Because Director Fast Out Prepared Really Running Shoot Start Suffers Then Time]
As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary. Sylvia Kristel
[ Actors Advantage Being Director Editor Film Other Painter Percent Responsible Solitary Yourself]
Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves. Kenneth Branagh
[ Actors Actual Directors Element Experience Important Language Less Meaning Music Offer Sometimes Than Themselves Vital Want Words]
I'm a good actor in that sense for directors because I always do what they say. Alex Cox
[ Actor Always Because Directors Good Say Sense]
I wanted to be a director and producer and writer, but in the early '40's the union wouldn't let you get through the gates. You couldn't get on a crew, or even learn to direct. Larry Buchanan
[ Crew Direct Director Early Even Gates Get Learn Producer Through Union Wanted Writer]
As the director of an opera, it is my responsibility to unify the style of the particular performance, but one can certainly approach the piece from different points of view. That's what makes it interesting and keeps it alive. Sarah Caldwell
[ Alive Approach Certainly Different Director Interesting Keeps Makes Opera Particular Performance Piece Points Responsibility Style Unify View]
I would like you to consider the difference in the time from 1963 to date. The FBI, at that time, was headed by Mr. Hoover who had been appointed Director continuously. He had, I would say, a good reputation. John Sherman Cooper
[ Appointed Been Consider Continuously Date Difference Director Fbi Good Had Headed Hoover Mr Reputation Say Time Would]
A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make you doubt your instincts. Omar Epps
[ Directors Doubt Instincts Lot Make Tend Your]
Maybe I'm too masculine. Casting directors cast in their own, or an idealized image. Maybe I don't look like anybody's ideal. Charles Bronson
[ Anybody Cast Casting Directors Ideal Idealized Image Look Masculine Maybe Own Their Too]
Your audience gives you everything you need. They tell you. There is no director who can direct you like an audience. Fanny Brice
[ Audience Direct Director Everything Gives Need Tell Your]
When you see the films of certain young directors, you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980. Jacques Rivette
[ Around Begins Certain Directors Film Films Get History Impression See Them Young]
But a lot of that kind of work is done pre-flight, coordinating efforts with the flight directors and the ground teams, and figuring out how you're going to operate together. Leroy Chiao
[ Coordinating Directors Done Efforts Figuring Flight Going Ground How Kind Lot Operate Out Teams Together Work]
You don't even need the director's judgement. It's too much. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Director Even Judgement Much Need Too]
I think the director is becoming more important. To work under rushed conditions, you need to have an extremely professional director. If the director's good than the end result will be good. Glenn Ford
[ Becoming Conditions Director End Extremely Good Important More Need Professional Result Rushed Than Think Under Will Work]
My sense is, I think it's okay for directors to do movies that speak to other work in their career. Ivan Reitman
[ Career Directors Movies Okay Other Sense Speak Their Think Work]
I heard that the same thing occurred in a scene in Alien, where the creature pops out of the chest of a crewman. The other actors didn't know what was to happen; the director wanted to get true surprise. Marvin Minsky
[ Actors Alien Chest Creature Director Get Happen Heard Know Occurred Other Out Pops Same Scene Surprise Thing True Wanted Where]
The Dead was cool, It's a great horror story. I went to the casting director of this movie and talked to him, then they called my agent and had me come in and read for it and they wanted to use me. Matthew McGrory
[ Agent Called Casting Come Cool Dead Director Great Had Him Horror Movie Read Story Talked Then Use Wanted Went]
On every movie I've done as a director, I look at the producers and having done it, I don't envy them, at all. Griffin Dunne
[ Director Done Envy Every Having Look Movie Producers Them]
I view the whole thing as a collaboration. As an actor, I always found that to be the most freeing thing, when the director would collaborate with you, so that together you'd come up with something exponentially better. Tony Goldwyn
[ Actor Always Better Collaborate Collaboration Come Director Exponentially Found Freeing Most Something Thing Together Up View Whole Would]
Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee. James Cameron
[ After Budget Camera Cheesy Director Everything Fee Friends How Just Matter Name Negotiating Now Pick Put Shoot Sister Small Something Star Up Whether Your]
I don't have a director. The audience directs me. Hal Holbrook
[ Audience Director Directs]
Movie directors, or should I say people who create things, are very greedy and they can never be satisfied... That's why they can keep on working. I've been able to work for so long because I think next time, I'll make something good. Akira Kurosawa
[ Able Because Been Create Directors Good Greedy Keep Long Make Movie Never Next Satisfied Say Should Something Things Think Time Very Why Work Working]
I really liked doing a number of the projects and directors, and etc., etc., I knew about half-way through that I would never be doing that again. It's just not me. I really am happy as a part-time film composer, not a full-time film composer. Danny Elfman
[ Again Am Composer Directors Doing Etc Film Full-Time Half-Way Happy Just Knew Liked Never Number Part-Time Projects Really Through Would]
I had read too many memoirs that were written after the writer or the director was past his or her prime. Joe Eszterhas
[ After Director Had Her His Many Memoirs Past Prime Read Too Were Writer Written]
I was concerned about who he would put in there as FBI director because he had expressed antipathy for the FBI, for the director. I was going to stay there and make sure that he couldn't replace me. Louis Freeh
[ Antipathy Because Concerned Director Expressed Fbi Going Had Make Put Replace Stay Sure Would]
As a director he was not that interested in Vader. David Prowse
[ Director Interested Vader]
I had to go and sing with the musical director of the film, Simon Lee, who is just incredible, and it went great. I sang with him about five things, things we'd worked on. And then I went to sing for Andrew Lloyd Weber. Gerard Butler
[ Andrew Director Film Five Go Great Had Him Incredible Just Lee Lloyd Musical Sang Simon Sing Then Things Went Worked]
Some directors expect you to do everything; write, be producer, psychiatrist. Some just want you to die in a tragic accident during the shooting so they can get the insurance. John Malkovich
[ Accident Die Directors During Everything Expect Get Insurance Just Producer Psychiatrist Shooting Some Tragic Want Write]
I always claim that the writer has done 90 percent of the director's work. Harold Ramis
[ Always Claim Director Done Percent Work Writer]
Egotism is not a good quality. It's not something to be admired or even tolerated. It wouldn't be tolerated in a field commander and it shouldn't be tolerated in a movie director. John Milius
[ Admired Commander Director Egotism Even Field Good Movie Quality Something Tolerated]
Limit use of shareware and public domain software to systems without fixed disks. If you do use them on fixed disks, allocate separate subdirectories... Public domain or shareware software should never be placed in the root directory. John McAfee
[ Allocate Directory Disks Domain Fixed Limit Never Placed Public Root Separate Shareware Should Software Systems Them Use Without]
John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween, so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series. The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept. Donald Pleasence
[ Carpenter Concept Created Directed Directors Focused Followed Halloween His Idea Intelligently Intent John Kept Most Original Remains Series Vision]
Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living. Carter Burwell
[ Carefully Director Every Execute Given Instruction Life Living Producer Studio Worth Would]
The red directors were one of the main political forces. Another force was the former Soviet ministers who lost everything because of the transformation of the Soviet Union to Russia. Anatoly Chubais
[ Another Because Directors Everything Force Forces Former Lost Main Ministers Political Red Russia Soviet Transformation Union Were]
All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film. Steve Buscemi
[ Brothers Directors Everyone Feel Film Ideas Include Listen Make Making Quentin These Unique Very Vision Want Would]
It's the first film that I made where the director was not present under the camera, and it threw me. Leslie Caron
[ Camera Director Film First Made Present Threw Under Where]
Jim Brooks is a very powerful director and it was a lot of intense work. Tea Leoni
[ Brooks Director Intense Jim Lot Powerful Very Work]
Not at all, I wanted to go into medicine. I took science in college. But my dad was a Producer - Director in Kannada films, and someone saw me, and one thing led to another. Soundarya
[ Another College Dad Director Films Go Into Led Medicine Producer Saw Science Someone Thing Took Wanted]
The thing about For Better or Worse is the only thing that made me an okay director for that is that I have a sense of humor, and it was supposed to be funny. Jason Alexander
[ Better Director Funny Humor Made Okay Only Sense Supposed Thing Worse]
Your own barometer is all you have to go by, and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something. On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where the person who is wearing the director's hat is only trying to justify his position. Gary Oldman
[ Barometer Director Film Find Go Good Hat His Justify Knowing Makes Occasions Often Only Own Person Position Say Set Something Trying Wearing Where Your Yourself]
Also, I plan to screw something up on every movie I do so that I can learn from my mistakes and become a better director with each project. Richard King
[ Also Become Better Director Each Every Learn Mistakes Movie Plan Project Screw Something Up]
Being nominated is a great thrill, and we like to say that all four of us were nominated, which means that our director, Anthony Page was nominated four times. Bill Irwin
[ Anthony Being Director Four Great Means Nominated Our Page Say Thrill Times Us Were Which]
European films were what it was about for me - the sensations I needed, the depth, the storytelling, the characters, the directors, and the freedom that you can't really find in American films. Charlotte Rampling
[ American Characters Depth Directors European Films Find Freedom Needed Really Sensations Storytelling Were]
The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors. James Cameron
[ Actors Come Comes Director Hearts Magic Mind Within]
As a first-time director in America, I feel I've been very fortunate. Sam Mendes
[ America Been Director Feel First-Time Fortunate Very]
My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer. Orson Scott Card
[ Actor Becoming College Director Eye Primarily Producer Theatre Training]
But at the same time, never having final cut before, I really learned an interesting thing for any studio executive who is reading this: that if a director has final cut, it's actually easier and more interesting to listen to notes. Griffin Dunne
[ Actually Any Before Cut Director Easier Executive Final Having Interesting Learned Listen More Never Notes Reading Really Same Studio Thing Time]
I can't help thinking if she - the director of a government agency - is this ignorant about what funding is available and where the money comes from - how often lower-level bureaucrats must give wrong answers when people are looking for help to start a business. Matthew Lesko
[ Agency Answers Available Bureaucrats Business Comes Director Funding Give Government Help How Ignorant Looking Money Must Often She Start Thinking Where Wrong]
When I auditioned for my high school band the band director was excited because my father was known to be a great musician. When he heard me, he said 'Are you sure you're Ellis's son?' Wynton Marsalis
[ Auditioned Band Because Director Ellis Excited Father Great Heard High Known Musician Said School Son Sure]
I became, and remain, my characters' close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Am Became Cannot Characters Close Creator Director Feel Intent Never Remain Their]
I get crushes on directors because they are so brilliant. Dorothy Malone
[ Because Brilliant Crushes Directors Get]
There are thousands of directors in Hollywood. Penelope Spheeris
[ Directors Hollywood Thousands]
I like working as a director most. Stephen Chow
[ Director Most Working]
I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Ago Began Directors Ignore Liberties Long Most Now Practice Rules Standard Taking Time]
I always think that a director who knows about the technical side, but cares about the acting performances and casting as well, is ahead of the game. Bob Balaban
[ Acting Ahead Always Cares Casting Director Game Knows Performances Side Technical Think Well]
I have many valentines. My mom and my sister and my directors. I got calls from all of them. And my friends. I respect what Valentine's Day stands for because it is about love. Michelle Trachtenberg
[ Because Calls Day Directors Friends Got Love Many Mom Respect Sister Stands Them Valentine Valentines]
I'm becoming a frustrated director, I think, in an actor's body. David Wenham
[ Actor Becoming Body Director Frustrated Think]
Some things you know about, you know what the ingredients are - maybe not all of them. But it's up to you to put in the amount. It's up to the director to nag you until you get it right. Judi Dench
[ Amount Director Get Ingredients Know Maybe Nag Put Right Some Them Things Until Up]
The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director's somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It's like conducting an orchestra. Roland Joffe
[ Actor Bigger Bit Concerned Conducting Director His Into Much Orchestra Own Picture Somehow Thing Trying Whole Work]
I'm a director's actor; I'm a storyteller's actor. Michael Ironside
[ Actor Director Storyteller]
The movies I like to make are very rich and full of passion. Some people see me as an action director, but action is not the only thing in my movies. I always like to show human nature - something deep inside the heart. John Woo
[ Action Always Deep Director Full Heart Human Inside Make Movies Nature Only Passion Rich See Show Some Something Thing Very]
I had some things I had to fix. It took me 14 years to do it. But it was never really fun back in the day to work with directors who were a lot older and were like authoritarian and talking to you like that. Mickey Rourke
[ Authoritarian Back Day Directors Fix Fun Had Lot Never Older Really Some Talking Things Took Were Work Years]
Tim Story is a fantastic director, and I'm so excited to get to work with him. Maria Menounos
[ Director Excited Fantastic Get Him Story Tim Work]
Since stepping down as laboratory director in 1999, I have devoted an increasing fraction of my time to international issues. I am involved with energy, environment, and sustainability issues, particularly as they involve new energy sources free of greenhouse gases. Burton Richter
[ Am Devoted Director Down Energy Environment Fraction Free Gases Greenhouse Increasing International Involve Involved Issues Laboratory New Particularly Since Sources Stepping Sustainability Time]
Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents were in the business and that I grew up around actors, comedians and directors. Ben Stiller
[ Actors Around Business Comedians Directors Grew Had Helped Parents Sure Talent Up Were Whatever]
I believe the director is the one that sets the mood and if you have this hysterical director it's a domino effect. I would work for him forever, for nothing. Don't tell my agent that. Elizabeth Pena
[ Agent Believe Director Domino Effect Forever Him Hysterical Mood Nothing Sets Tell Work Would]
Do you know what I'm working on now? My first feature as a director. Faye Dunaway
[ Director Feature First Know Now Working]
When we did concerts, we wanted them to be theatrical events - collaborations with designers, choreographers, and directors - because we thought traditional rock concerts were boring. Neil Tennant
[ Because Boring Collaborations Concerts Designers Did Directors Events Rock Theatrical Them Thought Traditional Wanted Were]
The parameters are such that I don't get offered a lot of work. I'm sure most directors hear my list of don'ts and say forget it. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Directors Forget Get Hear List Lot Most Offered Parameters Say Such Sure Ts Work]
I got an internship with the casting director of The Girl Next Door. I would hold the clipboard and help them in their casting sessions and get them lunch. Olivia Wilde
[ Casting Director Door Get Girl Got Help Hold Lunch Next Sessions Their Them Would]
Control is the wrong word. The practice is very much about sharing, and, in any creative practice, some individuals, whether partners or directors, are much closer to certain projects than I could ever be. Norman Foster
[ Any Certain Closer Control Could Creative Directors Ever Individuals Much Partners Practice Projects Sharing Some Than Very Whether Word Wrong]
One tries to be an observer as an actor and indeed as a director because the small things, the give-away things are what are really interesting to a performer. Janet Suzman
[ Actor Because Director Indeed Interesting Observer Performer Really Small Things Tries]
That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg. Samuel Goldwyn
[ Always Biting Directors Egg Golden Hand Lays Trouble]
It's kind of interesting to be a director who is all of a sudden being an actor playing an agent. This is my whole world! Mark Rydell
[ Actor Agent Being Director Interesting Kind Playing Sudden Whole World]
Well, I certainly was exposed to and learned to appreciate the work of great directors early on. As a kid, my mother used to take me to see really interesting arty films in Los Angeles. Jodie Foster
[ Angeles Appreciate Certainly Directors Early Exposed Films Great Interesting Kid Learned Los Mother Really See Take Used Well Work]
I had a director who told me a story about a fan who had commented on how nice it was to see her sister laughing and how happy the show made her. I like to make people happy and make them laugh. Will Estes
[ Commented Director Fan Had Happy Her How Laugh Laughing Made Make Nice See Show Sister Story Them Told]
I am working as public relations director for the Tour de France and maintaining my farm. Bernard Hinault
[ Am De Director Farm France Maintaining Public Relations Tour Working]
It was a movement that had all the art critics, all the museum directors in its thrall. Jack Levine
[ Art Critics Directors Had Movement Museum Thrall]
It was my band. I organized the band and Dizzy was in the band. Dizzy was the first musical director with the band. Charlie Parker was in the band. But, no, no, that was my band. Billy Eckstine
[ Band Charlie Director Dizzy First Musical Organized Parker]
You need the words, you need the script, you need the material, you need the commitment, you need the passion, it's like we depend on writers, we depend on producers, directors depend on us and once things are in the divine order as they happen. Nia Long
[ Commitment Depend Directors Divine Happen Material Need Once Order Passion Producers Script Things Us Words Writers]
It's very difficult to break into motion pictures, but it's oddly easier for directors today because of independent films and cable, who have inherited for the most part those films of substance that the studios are reluctant to finance. Mark Rydell
[ Because Break Cable Difficult Directors Easier Films Finance Independent Inherited Into Most Motion Oddly Part Pictures Reluctant Studios Substance Those Today Very]
Clint Eastwood. Here's a guy who's been involved in so many movies, lots of them masterpieces, and now he's a director. I just like everything I know about him. He's very decisive, he makes up his mind real quick. Bobby Farrelly
[ Been Clint Decisive Director Eastwood Everything Guy Here Him His Involved Just Know Lots Makes Many Masterpieces Mind Movies Now Quick Real Them Up Very]
If it gets to the Supreme Court, I'll have the directors of every museum in the country as expert testimony that my work is legitimate art. Jock Sturges
[ Art Country Court Directors Every Expert Gets Legitimate Museum Supreme Testimony Work]
I don't come in with any preconceived ideas, and although I will have done some preparation, I can go which way the director wants. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Although Any Come Director Done Go Ideas Preconceived Preparation Some Wants Way Which Will]
I provide the bricks and mortar with the words and situations - the director and the actors and the designers build the house. Eric Bogosian
[ Actors Bricks Build Designers Director House Mortar Provide Situations Words]
I'm lucky enough that directors sometimes seek me out for little projects that people don't even know about, that just surface later on. Laura Dern
[ Directors Enough Even Just Know Later Little Lucky Out Projects Seek Sometimes Surface]
I was a bartender in New York and I overheard this girl saying she made $3000 doing a commercial. A kid at work told me, 'Hey, I know this director and he'd really like you!'. So I walked into this guy's office and was like 'I was thinking maybe I could make $3000' and he hired me for commercials, short films, like 15 jobs in a row. Pauley Perrette
[ Bartender Commercial Commercials Could Director Doing Films Girl Guy Hey Hired Into Jobs Kid Know Made Make Maybe New Office Overheard Really Row Saying She Short Thinking Told Walked Work York]
I think it's easy for directors to stay fresh more than actors, especially once an actor becomes a star. It's hard for Russell Crowe to walk down a street or take a subway. I can fly coach. Michael Mann
[ Actor Actors Becomes Coach Crowe Directors Down Easy Especially Fly Fresh Hard More Once Russell Star Stay Street Subway Take Than Think Walk]
My Mom is a ballet director, so I had this idea in me that classical training is the best foundation for anything you do, so I wanted to get a classical background and voice. Shuler Hensley
[ Anything Background Ballet Best Classical Director Foundation Get Had Idea Mom Training Voice Wanted]
If you work in casting, it's sort of not cool to want to act. A lot of people think that casting directors are frustrated actors, but it wasn't true with any of the casting people I knew. Catherine Keener
[ Act Actors Any Casting Cool Directors Frustrated Knew Lot Sort Think True Want Work]
When I accept a role, I feel that as an artist I have to submit completely to the tutelage of my director. And while I expect to be heard and encouraged and honored, at the end of the day, man, it's the way the director wants it. Ashley Judd
[ Accept Artist Completely Day Director Encouraged End Expect Feel Heard Honored Man Role Submit Wants Way While]
I'm actually one who will encourage directors to cut my lines. Stanley Tucci
[ Actually Cut Directors Encourage Lines Will]
There has never been a female director who has won an Oscar. There has only been one woman who won at the Cannes Film Festival. Salma Hayek
[ Been Cannes Director Female Festival Film Never Only Oscar Woman Won]
My musical director, Mark Cherry, is the most wonderful person who ever lived on God's good green Earth. He's my director, he does the arrangements. Really, he does everything - including certain janitorial chores! Brett Somers
[ Arrangements Certain Cherry Chores Director Does Earth Ever Everything God Good Green Including Lived Mark Most Musical Person Really Wonderful]
In Dreams... well, I was slightly overcompensating with that. I was a bit like a director for hire, so maybe I was putting too much imagery that was familiar to me into it. Neil Jordan
[ Bit Director Dreams Familiar Hire Imagery Into Maybe Much Putting Slightly Too Well]
An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling. Donald Sinden
[ Able Actor Business Directory His Knows London Make Ought Sound Telephone]
A lot of young directors, they're not confident; they're not open to the emotional level of the scene. Terence Stamp
[ Confident Directors Emotional Level Lot Open Scene Young]
I am a sensitive writer, actor and director. Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager. Sylvester Stallone
[ Actor Am Business Call Director Disgusting Manager Personal Sensitive Talk Talking Want Writer]
You need these experiences. Just know that sometimes, the director has a specific look in mind. Paula Abdul
[ Director Experiences Just Know Look Mind Need Sometimes Specific These]
A lot of the things that we've been able to do in the last several years were Democratic ideas, including the structure for this new director of national intelligence. Jane Harman
[ Able Been Democratic Director Ideas Including Intelligence Last Lot National New Several Structure Things Were Years]
Now, I have big-money offers on three movies, and I have director approval. That's kind of scary,' he says. 'No directors have been attached. That's a lot of pressure on me. Cuba Gooding, Jr.
[ Approval Attached Been Director Directors Kind Lot Movies Now Offers Pressure Says Scary Three]
Every director is so different from every other one. Peter Fonda
[ Different Director Every Other]
The majority of directors I've worked with didn't know how to talk to actors. Stanley Tucci
[ Actors Directors How Know Majority Talk Worked]
What you do is get the right director and the right screenwriter and the right cast. It's a fantastic job. Robbie Coltrane
[ Cast Director Fantastic Get Job Right Screenwriter]
The director is the only person who knows what the film is about. Satyajit Ray
[ Director Film Knows Only Person]
I always choose my projects for the script or what the director want to tell with that story. And if I like the story. Elena Anaya
[ Always Choose Director Projects Script Story Tell Want]
I want to work with great directors and try not to put too much pressure on myself and just read things for the story and recognize when I'm drawn to something for the right reasons and try to maintain some sanity. Rachel McAdams
[ Directors Drawn Great Just Maintain Much Myself Pressure Put Read Reasons Recognize Right Sanity Some Something Story Things Too Try Want Work]
I didn't so much choose the film as director Claire Denis chose me. Beatrice Dalle
[ Choose Chose Claire Director Film Much]
I remember feeling that Michael was extremely sensitive when it came to that moment. Most directors are and they usually rely, at least in my experience, on the actress to take over. And Michael is a gentleman. Madeleine Stowe
[ Actress Came Directors Experience Extremely Feeling Gentleman Least Michael Moment Most Over Rely Remember Sensitive Take Usually]
I'm not an easygoing guy as a director. Ted Kotcheff
[ Director Easygoing Guy]
I don't want to know movie directors. I don't want to be close to them. I don't want to interfere with their work. I don't want them to interfere with mine. Patricia Highsmith
[ Close Directors Interfere Know Mine Movie Their Them Want Work]
It's fun to do something funny and have the director laughing. It makes you feel good. Jon Lovitz
[ Director Feel Fun Funny Good Laughing Makes Something]
Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg. Samuel Goldwyn
[ Bites Director Egg Every Golden Hand Lays]
I would love to have a part opposite a great actor - like, say, Pacino or De Niro or Hoffman. And to work with a top director. That's my dream. Jon Lovitz
[ Actor De Director Dream Great Hoffman Love Niro Opposite Pacino Part Say Top Work Would]
While a lab Director can get done the things that he regards as important, he has the more important job of bringing out the best ideas of the broader scientific community. Burton Richter
[ Best Bringing Broader Community Director Done Get Ideas Important Job Lab More Out Regards Scientific Things While]
You talk about what a director, he was smart. He said, Turn the camera on! Peter Falk
[ Camera Director Said Smart Talk Turn]
One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films. Paul Mazursky
[ Director Films Genre Hire Know Making Thing Want]
We make a contract within ourselves as actors or directors or writers about how much of ourselves we let into projects. You can actually figure out before you work on something how much blood you will have to let emotionally. Ajay Naidu
[ Actors Actually Before Blood Contract Directors Emotionally Figure How Into Make Much Ourselves Out Projects Something Will Within Work Writers]
The director's job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself. Taylor Hackford
[ Attention Director Drawing Give Itself Job Music Sense Should Without]
First, speaking for myself, I don't want to ever be in a position where I'm telling other directors how to make movies, because I don't think it's any of my business. John Frankenheimer
[ Any Because Business Directors Ever First How Make Movies Myself Other Position Speaking Telling Think Want Where]
I do think that's so much a part of what being a director is - in working with actors - to really try and be sensitive to what each actor needs to get to where he wants to be. Bill Condon
[ Actor Actors Being Director Each Get Much Needs Part Really Sensitive Think Try Wants Where Working]
I love the first two X-Men movies because I thought that Bryan Singer did such a great job. He elevated that whole genre. He's a very talented director. Famke Janssen
[ Because Bryan Did Director Elevated First Genre Great Job Love Movies Singer Such Talented Thought Two Very Whole X-Men]
I guess I like a lot of directors. Or at least I try to. Jacques Rivette
[ Directors Guess Least Lot Try]
Burt Lancaster was largely responsible for me becoming a director. Sydney Pollack
[ Becoming Burt Director Lancaster Largely Responsible]
I did all my directing when I wrote the screenplay. It was probably harder for a regular director. He probably had to read the script the night before shooting started. Preston Sturges
[ Before Did Directing Director Had Harder Night Probably Read Regular Screenplay Script Shooting Started Wrote]
To work with a director that has emotional commitment and passion toward the characters, and the piece, and the experiences, it only enriches your work. Jessica Lange
[ Characters Commitment Director Emotional Enriches Experiences Only Passion Piece Toward Work Your]
A director makes only one movie in his life. Then he breaks it into pieces and makes it again. Jean Renoir
[ Again Breaks Director His Into Life Makes Movie Only Pieces Then]
I sketched out a rough story for them and the director said, well it's a good story but we have the go-ahead from Universal to make this script and did I want to do it. I said no, and they left. Ellen Burstyn
[ Did Director Good Left Make Out Rough Said Script Sketched Story Them Universal Want Well]
The first thing I ask when I'm offered a part is, Who's the director? which is something they never understand in Los Angeles. Swoosie Kurtz
[ Angeles Ask Director First Los Never Offered Part Something Thing Understand Which]
As a director, I also get to sit and watch actors and learn from them in a way that I don't get to do when I'm just acting. Stanley Tucci
[ Acting Actors Also Director Get Just Learn Sit Them Watch Way]
I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script. Angela Bassett
[ Appreciate Because Directing Directors Five Four Good Itself Know Lot Opportunity Presented Said Script Thinking Times Usually Work Would]
The marvels of daily life are exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street. Robert Doisneau
[ Arrange Daily Director Exciting Find Life Marvels Movie Street Unexpected]
I believe the director's primary role is to create an atmosphere where his company can be created. Charles Keating
[ Atmosphere Believe Company Create Created Director His Primary Role Where]
What I look for in a script is something that challenges me, something that breaks new ground, something that allows me to flex my director muscle. You have got to think fast in this business, you've got to keep reinventing yourself to stay on top. Michael Bay
[ Allows Breaks Business Challenges Director Fast Got Ground Keep Look Muscle New Reinventing Script Something Stay Think Top Yourself]
It's an important thing to have a relationship with the director, and have it be a positive one. Trevor Rabin
[ Director Important Positive Relationship Thing]
You have always had individual directors who begin in the advertising or commercial world, but they are probably exceptions rather than the traditional pattern. Ann Macbeth
[ Advertising Always Begin Commercial Directors Exceptions Had Individual Pattern Probably Rather Than Traditional World]
Every actress has a line she'll draw, where she'll say, This I will do and this I won't. For me, everything has to be important to the story and the director has to be able to tell me why. Sheryl Lee
[ Able Actress Director Draw Every Everything Important Line Say She Story Tell Where Why Will Won]
I was taken to one place by a director, and he bought me a lap dance. Lexa Doig
[ Bought Dance Director Lap Place Taken]
The first thing is that we're being attacked by both the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild. Both of these groups are trying to diminish the importance and strength of the director. They're trying to do it through both frontal and side attacks. John Frankenheimer
[ Attacked Attacks Being Both Diminish Director First Frontal Groups Guild Importance Producers Side Strength These Thing Through Trying Writers]
As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie; all it requires is a great writer and great director with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy. David Cross
[ Ability Comedy Conventional Could Course Director Film Full Great Length Movie Outside Requires Tenacious Think Work Writer]
Directors, producers can make you look good or make you look bad. Aaron Eckhart
[ Bad Directors Good Look Make Producers]
I've worked with some incredibly difficult directors but my understanding is that a lot of the best people are driven from a place of being extremely challenging and dark within their way. Josh Lucas
[ Being Best Challenging Dark Difficult Directors Driven Extremely Incredibly Lot Place Some Their Understanding Way Within Worked]
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step in, I'd be willing to. But I'd do brain surgery the same way. I'm always up for something new. Carter Burwell
[ Always Before Brain Day Director Lost New Same Shooting Someone Something Step Suddenly Surgery Their Up Wanted Way Willing]
Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment and it seems that the French directors have woken up one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more. Wim Wenders
[ Any Backed Criticism Day Directors Entertainment Everything French More Now Realised Seems Suddenly Up Were]
When you're artistic director of a program, you present the music you want to present. Stanley Crouch
[ Artistic Director Music Present Program Want]
Most screenplays depend primarily on the vision of a director. Tom Skerritt
[ Depend Director Most Primarily Screenplays Vision]
The director's who want to be innovative use the DVD as a tool to see what people have done in the past and you have other people who will actually take from better directors and that makes them better directors. Jerry Bruckheimer
[ Actually Better Director Directors Done Dvd Innovative Makes Other Past See Take Them Tool Use Want Will]
I had been doing summer stock every summer while I was in college. We did a showcase, like most good conservatories do - monologues and things that agents and casting directors come to see. From that I got an agent. Randy Harrison
[ Agent Agents Been Casting College Come Did Directors Doing Every Good Got Had Monologues Most See Showcase Stock Summer Things While]
It will be hard work. It's always hard work, and hard work from everybody within the team - technical director, mechanics, drivers, engineers - everyone in the team. David Leslie
[ Always Director Drivers Engineers Everybody Everyone Hard Mechanics Team Technical Will Within Work]
There are a few directors around who I have some excitement about spending my $7 at the theatre watching their movies. Sean Penn
[ Around Directors Excitement Few Movies Some Spending Theatre Their Watching]
Most film directors do not come up with their own subjects or write their own screenplays. Thomas Harrison
[ Come Directors Film Most Own Screenplays Subjects Their Up Write]
And later I thought, I can't think how anyone can become a director without learning the craft of cinematography. Nicolas Roeg
[ Anyone Become Cinematography Craft Director How Later Learning Think Thought Without]
So whatever I might have started to learn at that age was all undone by the next director and next crew in the next cheap picture, because I was allowed to get away with murder. Jackie Cooper
[ Age Allowed Away Because Cheap Crew Director Get Learn Might Murder Next Picture Started Undone Whatever]
A lot of directors don't want the pressure of a movie the size of Pearl Harbor. But I love it. I thrive on it. Michael Bay
[ Directors Harbor Lot Love Movie Pearl Pressure Size Thrive Want]
We need to make is to strengthen the position of the director of the CIA. Bob Graham
[ Cia Director Make Need Position Strengthen]
My interpretation of a strong director is someone who knows their story. That's what directors are, they're storytellers because they're directing where your focus is going to be as an audience. Dennis Quaid
[ Audience Because Directing Director Directors Focus Going Interpretation Knows Someone Story Storytellers Strong Their Where Your]
That was me under the bath and the water being held down. The director wanted it to look as real as possible so he told Keanu, in front of me, don't go easy on her. So it was scary. Rachel Weisz
[ Bath Being Director Down Easy Front Go Held Her Look Possible Real Scary Told Under Wanted Water]
And I think being a good director is being able to be completely tyrannical and you?ve got to be an absolute dictator while at the same time, you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime. Bob Balaban
[ Able Absolute Because Being Change Completely Dictator Dime Director Everything Good Got Listen Same See Think Time Tyrannical While]
I'm a performer, comedian, entertainer, writer and director. William Shatner
[ Comedian Director Entertainer Performer Writer]
After Star Trek, I was with the top agencies, but producers and directors did not know what to do with me. Persis Khambatta
[ After Agencies Did Directors Know Producers Star Top Trek]
The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels. William Friedkin
[ Actor Actors Communicate Communication Create Direction Director First Levels Mood Order Place Set Take Work]
You have to give directors and cinematographers a word blueprint for visuals, but I had to learn that from experience. Steven Bochco
[ Blueprint Directors Experience Give Had Learn Visuals Word]
Richard Marquand, on Jedi, was very much an actor's director. Peter Mayhew
[ Actor Director Jedi Much Richard Very]
Obviously with the onset of cable and satellite, there are more opportunities for programming and original programming, so it creates more opportunities for actors and producers and directors and everything. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actors Cable Creates Directors Everything More Obviously Onset Opportunities Original Producers Programming Satellite]
I love doing big movies. It's awesome! You have all these toys. The thing I like about this movie is, like they always say, directors have the biggest train sets! Don't tell anyone, but I'd do this for free. Michael Bay
[ Always Anyone Awesome Big Biggest Directors Doing Free Love Movie Movies Say Sets Tell These Thing Toys Train]
Since signing with Universal, I have been working closely with Gary Ross, the director, producer and screenwriter. We have spent many hours on the phone, and I've been sending him information and items that have been useful to the writing process. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Been Closely Director Gary Him Hours Information Items Many Phone Process Producer Ross Screenwriter Sending Signing Since Spent Universal Useful Working Writing]
You could name the great stars of the silent screen who were finished; the great directors gone; the great title writers who were washed up. But remember this, as long as you live: the producers didn't lose a man. They all made the switch. That's where the great talent is. Ernst Lubitsch
[ Could Directors Finished Gone Great Live Long Lose Made Man Name Producers Remember Screen Silent Stars Switch Talent Title Up Washed Were Where Writers]
To deny women directors, as I suspect is happening in the States, is to deny the feminine vision. Jane Campion
[ Deny Directors Feminine Happening States Suspect Vision Women]
Historically the director has been the key creative element in a film and we must maintain that. We must protect that, in spite of the fact that there is new technology that's continually trying to erode that. John Frankenheimer
[ Been Continually Creative Director Element Erode Fact Film Historically Key Maintain Must New Protect Spite Technology Trying]
Ten years ago, it was really difficult for a young actress to walk onto a set and disagree with the director and having that be OK and have a conversation about it and everyone be cool with it. Maggie Gyllenhaal
[ Actress Ago Conversation Cool Difficult Director Disagree Everyone Having Ok Onto Really Set Ten Walk Years Young]
I think drug movies free the director to make intense films. Ray Liotta
[ Director Films Free Intense Make Movies Think]
I don't have a directorial overview, which sometimes is very helpful. Julia Barr
[ Helpful Overview Sometimes Very Which]
Clint Eastwood is an extraordinary director because he knows the value of a buck. He knows where it will show on the screen. Angela Lansbury
[ Because Buck Clint Director Eastwood Extraordinary Knows Screen Show Value Where Will]
As you can probably tell, I like films and directors that bring a totally unique style to filming action. John Foster
[ Action Bring Directors Filming Films Probably Style Tell Totally Unique]
If you're a movie actor, you're on your own - you cannot control the stage. The director controls it. Michael Caine
[ Actor Cannot Control Controls Director Movie Own Stage Your]
There are so few directors who are musical who appreciate music. Alex North
[ Appreciate Directors Few Music Musical]
I think we've shot scenes from every angle directors can think of to make it look like different villages. I've directed a couple shows on that set and believe me, it's impossible not to duplicate some camera angles. Vic Morrow
[ Angle Angles Believe Camera Couple Different Directed Directors Duplicate Every Impossible Look Make Scenes Set Shot Shows Some Think Villages]
We did Holy Grail, and I got my name up there as one of the directors. After that, I started moving more and more down the line I wanted to, which was making movies. Terry Gilliam
[ After Did Directors Down Got Grail Holy Line Making More Movies Moving Name Started Up Wanted Which]
I will argue my points; I will have my opinions. But at the end of the day, it's the director's choice. Amy Irving
[ Argue Choice Day Director End Opinions Points Will]
You have to nail the right tone because sometimes when you just see his films cold, you're not quite sure. It's the same in - I'm trying to think of other directors with a similar sense - David Lynch's films, Tim's films, some of Cronenberg's stuff. Danny Elfman
[ Because Cold Cronenberg David Directors Films His Just Lynch Nail Other Quite Right Same See Sense Similar Some Sometimes Stuff Sure Think Tim Tone Trying]
I'm doing a little consulting. I'm somewhat retired, still a director of a company or two. Jack Kilby
[ Company Consulting Director Doing Little Retired Somewhat Still Two]
I think, frankly, that I'm a better director than I was an actor. Jonathan Frakes
[ Actor Better Director Frankly Than Think]
I'm so happy to have been a part of that process and I would go straight back into the desert in a ton of chain mail for Ridley any day of the week. He's an amazing director and I can't wait to see the long version. Orlando Bloom
[ Amazing Any Back Been Chain Day Desert Director Go Happy Into Long Mail Part Process Ridley See Straight Ton Version Wait Week Would]
If a film is very clever and well-written, that's what gives you freedom as a director. Patrice Leconte
[ Clever Director Film Freedom Gives Very Well-Written]
Sirk was every woman's dream of a director. Dorothy Malone
[ Director Dream Every Sirk Woman]
I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all. James Cameron
[ Any Director Filmmaker Had Makes Myself Never Pictured Sense]
The Director of the Laboratory, George Reynolds, was most supportive of my efforts to work independently. There followed for ten years a glorious time for research. James Cronin
[ Director Efforts Followed George Glorious Independently Laboratory Most Research Reynolds Supportive Ten Time Work Years]
Every casting director I've met is a woman. Cameron Diaz
[ Casting Director Every Met Woman]
But everyone gets burnt, don't they? Certain things are outside of your control. I suppose the only thing you can learn as a director is to not put yourself into situations where it can get outside of your control. And that's what happened. Neil Jordan
[ Burnt Certain Control Director Everyone Get Gets Happened Into Learn Only Outside Put Situations Suppose Thing Things Where Your Yourself]
As a director you have to be careful you don't over-design the film. You have to be careful that the period aspect does not take over. Stanley Tucci
[ Aspect Careful Director Does Film Over Period Take]
That's why I had to leave Hair on Broadway, because I did it for about a year, and one night I was doing the show, and I realized, well, this is not real. I told the director. He says, man, it was a killer show tonight. Barry McGuire
[ Because Broadway Did Director Doing Had Hair Killer Leave Man Night Real Realized Says Show Told Tonight Well Why Year]
I want to take roles that challenge me and I want to like the script and obviously feel connected with the director because the director to me is so important. Amy Smart
[ Because Challenge Connected Director Feel Important Obviously Roles Script Take Want]
There's a lot of other movies I like, but I don't even pay attention to directors to tell you the truth. Jason Mewes
[ Attention Directors Even Lot Movies Other Pay Tell Truth]
Sometimes the producer has more say and the director takes what he is given. On other occasions, you don't see the producer very much and the director is the one who it is all about. Julie Harris
[ Director Given More Much Occasions Other Producer Say See Sometimes Takes Very]
The guy that made me wanna make movies... and this is off the wall-is a guy named Michael Pal, the British director. George A. Romero
[ British Director Guy Made Make Michael Movies Named Off Pal Wanna]
It's sad - it's sad for us old enough to remember when directors ruled, and films were substantially better than they are today. But it's hard to argue with those kinds of grosses. Mark Rydell
[ Argue Better Directors Enough Films Grosses Hard Kinds Old Remember Ruled Sad Substantially Than Those Today Us Were]
It's not my job to try and alter the director's style - he's in charge, and I'll always give him my trust. Ewan McGregor
[ Alter Always Charge Director Give Him Job Style Trust Try]
There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes. Dick Wolf
[ Angeles Article Bad Career Director Directors Film Get Guys Her Independent Interesting Learn Los Magazine Makes Mistakes Opportunity Over Tend Their Woman Women]
On stage, the audience watches from a fixed viewpoint and the director cannot retake something he doesn't like. It has to work straight through. Bruce Beresford
[ Audience Cannot Director Fixed Something Stage Straight Through Viewpoint Watches Work]
Gotta watch out for directors. Stephen Sondheim
[ Directors Gotta Out Watch]
I was never a villain on the stage. I always played strong, sympathetic types. My first stage role with a speaking part, believe it or not, was as a priest. It wasn't until I began acting in films that the producers and directors saw me primarily as a bizarre villain. Conrad Veidt
[ Acting Always Began Believe Bizarre Directors Films First Never Part Played Priest Primarily Producers Role Saw Speaking Stage Strong Sympathetic Types Until Villain]
I seemed to belong to three countries: I had an apartment in Paris, a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall, I moved to London. Leslie Caron
[ Apartment Belong British Countries Director Had Hall Hollywood House London Married Moved Paris Peter Seemed Theater Three]
Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate. Sun Tzu
[ Director Even Extremely Fate Mysterious Opponent Point Subtle Thereby]
I think they quite like me when I work because I'm one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don't bring their costs in back home, once they're shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs. Satyajit Ray
[ Back Because Bring Costs Cover Directors Even Films Home India Manage Once Outside Quite Safer Shown Their Think Work]
But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor. Ray Walston
[ Actor Adapted Book Cases Difference Director Guy Makes Screen These Think Would Wrote]
In the studio the director controls the actor's every move, every inflection, every expression. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Controls Director Every Expression Move Studio]
The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting. Brian De Palma
[ Acting Actually Bad Badly Biggest Cast Cover Direction Directors Films Friends Good Know Lot Mistake Student Usually]
If operating in a network environment, do not place public domain or shareware programs in a common file-server directory that could be accessible to any other PC on the network. John McAfee
[ Accessible Any Common Could Directory Domain Environment Network Operating Other Pc Place Programs Public Shareware]
My interests were aroused, and my faith in the cliches of the subject destroyed, as so often with other subjects, by the discussions with my friend, Aaron Director. George Stigler
[ Aaron Aroused Cliches Destroyed Director Discussions Faith Friend Interests Often Other Subject Subjects Were]
People wonder why first-time directors can make a brilliant picture, then suck on the second one. It's because they're a little terrified the first time. So they listen to all the experts around them. James Caan
[ Around Because Brilliant Directors Experts First First-Time Listen Little Make Picture Second Suck Terrified Them Then Time Why Wonder]
I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer. Ben Hecht
[ Any Belongs Better Connected Director Discovered Distinction Early Given Man May Most Movie Never Often Producer Stupidest Than Times Work Writer]
In a movie, you're raw material, just a hue of some color and the director makes the painting. Viggo Mortensen
[ Color Director Hue Just Makes Material Movie Painting Raw Some]
I do like to work with young directors because it's such a difficult business that I think after directors have been around a while sometimes, not always, but sometimes their passion gets siphoned off because they get hurt. Ellen Burstyn
[ After Always Around Because Been Business Difficult Directors Get Gets Hurt Off Passion Sometimes Such Their Think While Work Young]
As a writer, you have control of the words you put on the page. But once that manuscript leaves your hand, you give control to the reader. As a director, you are limited by everything: weather, budget, and egos. Nicholas Meyer
[ Budget Control Director Egos Everything Give Hand Leaves Limited Manuscript Once Page Put Reader Weather Words Writer Your]
I hate to sound like Julie the cruise director but it's people that I think about all the time. Bruce McCulloch
[ Cruise Director Hate Julie Sound Think Time]
In Hitchcock's eyes the movement was dramatic, not the acting. When he wanted the audience to be moved, he moved the camera. He was a subtle human being, and he was also the best director I have ever worked with. Bruce Dern
[ Acting Also Audience Being Best Camera Director Dramatic Ever Eyes Hitchcock Human Moved Movement Subtle Wanted Worked]
I thoroughly enjoyed working on Enemy of the State. Tony Scott is an important director, and has an amazing ability to express himself, and he doesn't do it in musical terms , he does it in emotional terms. I got along really well with him. Trevor Rabin
[ Ability Along Amazing Director Does Emotional Enemy Enjoyed Express Got Him Himself Important Musical Really Scott State Terms Thoroughly Tony Well Working]
A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders. Robin Tunney
[ Director Failure Film Shoulders Strictly Success]
I'd love to see the rushes but it's just not allowed because directors and also a lot of actors feel that if they see their work, and the director likes what they're doing, the actor might try to correct their mistakes. Corey Haim
[ Actor Actors Allowed Also Because Correct Director Directors Doing Feel Just Likes Lot Love Might Mistakes Rushes See Their Try Work]
It's really rare for film directors to be that interested in things other than themselves. Alan Cumming
[ Directors Film Interested Other Rare Really Than Themselves Things]
I have no idea what makes a director believe in me that I can sell these kind of roles. Izabella Scorupco
[ Believe Director Idea Kind Makes Roles Sell These]
Being a conductor is kind of a hybrid profession because most fundamentally, it is being someone who is a coach, a trainer, an editor, a director. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Because Being Coach Conductor Director Editor Fundamentally Hybrid Kind Most Profession Someone Trainer]
I wanted to do - there was this film called 'Magic' that Anthony Hopkins did. And the director wanted me. The writer wanted me. Joe Levine said no, I don't want any comedians in this. Gene Wilder
[ Anthony Any Called Comedians Did Director Film Hopkins Joe Levine Magic Said Want Wanted Writer]
In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary, violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors. John Turturro
[ Character Corners Crazed Directors Exposed Film First Five Lot Played Scary Very Violent]
I deal with guys in their 20s and early 30s who are presidents of companies, who are movie directors. Peter Criss
[ Companies Deal Directors Early Guys Movie Presidents Their]
The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor. Johnny Weissmuller
[ Actor Climbed Day Director Limb Next Out Sent Tarzan Told Tree Walked]
Originally a record producer more or less hired a bunch of professionals to participate in a recording session, the performers and the technicians, and a music director was put in charge. That directly related to a film producer's job. Tony Visconti
[ Bunch Charge Directly Director Film Hired Job Less More Music Originally Participate Performers Producer Professionals Put Record Recording Related Session Technicians]
Casting directors now just see me as the hard-core sniper or prison guard. Barry Pepper
[ Casting Directors Guard Hard-Core Just Now Prison See]
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism. Wim Wenders
[ Criticism Directors Film French Gone Having Many More Now Offended Past Quality Real Realised Standards Very]
I was six years old when I saw my first Godard movie, eight when I first experienced Bergman. I wanted to be a director when I was fourteen. Julie Delpy
[ Bergman Director Eight Experienced First Fourteen Movie Old Saw Six Wanted Years]
As an actress I find the most enjoyable part of acting is really just to please the director. I just want to please my director. Joan Chen
[ Acting Actress Director Enjoyable Find Just Most Part Please Really Want]
I get to play a great character while working with great actors and great directors on a great show. Harry Hamlin
[ Actors Character Directors Get Great Play Show While Working]
I rode it once, which was up the driveway in the opening credits of the show. I didn't know how to stop it. I actually nearly killed the director of photography, and I smashed into the sound truck. Henry Winkler
[ Actually Credits Director Driveway How Into Killed Know Nearly Once Opening Photography Rode Show Smashed Sound Stop Truck Up Which]
Well, this is the second time I've done New Directors. Jim McKay
[ Directors Done New Second Time Well]
But if one could go back in time, I'd love to have been directed by Howard Hawks, who's one of my great heroes. One of the greatest directors there ever was. He directed probably one of the greatest westerns of all time in Rio Bravo. Stephen Fry
[ Back Been Bravo Could Directed Directors Ever Go Great Greatest Hawks Heroes Howard Love Probably Rio Time Westerns]
For a director, the most challenging scenes are the dialogue scenes. Bruce Beresford
[ Challenging Dialogue Director Most Scenes]
Directors are never in short supply of girlfriends. Bob Fosse
[ Directors Girlfriends Never Short Supply]
A great opera house isn't run by a director, but by a great administrator. Steven Berkoff
[ Administrator Director Great House Opera Run]
Directors are not worried about casting beautiful women, but they are not sure that they want to cast great-looking men. My looks have prevented people from seeing my work. Rob Lowe
[ Beautiful Cast Casting Directors Looks Men Prevented Seeing Sure Want Women Work Worried]
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Director Documentary Feature Films God]
Directors never give you anything. Claudia Christian
[ Anything Directors Give Never]
My father worked for governments all his life as an engineer and public works director. Edward Tufte
[ Director Engineer Father Governments His Life Public Worked Works]
If it's stage, the two most important artists are the actor and the playwright. If it's film, THE most important person is the director. The director says where the camera goes. Brad Dourif
[ Actor Artists Camera Director Film Goes Important Most Person Playwright Says Stage Two Where]
To me the director's job is to leave it in better shape than you found it, literally. Steven Soderbergh
[ Better Director Found Job Leave Literally Shape Than]
We're producing a movie now, 'The Onion' Movie, and it's very difficult for me to be on the set. If I'm not right in the trenches, it's very difficult for me to watch another director, because I'm not involved and it's not exciting. David Zucker
[ Another Because Difficult Director Exciting Involved Movie Now Onion Producing Right Set Trenches Very Watch]
I was fortunate enough to work under directors who were, most of them, brilliant, emotional men. Gene Tierney
[ Brilliant Directors Emotional Enough Fortunate Men Most Them Under Were Work]
Bad directors will tell you they absolutely know how to do it, and how it has to happen; there's this insecurity that leads them to feeling like they have to control everything. Molly Parker
[ Absolutely Bad Control Directors Everything Feeling Happen How Insecurity Know Leads Tell Them Will]
I don't think a director should have any kids. I don't even think it's good for your physical health. Even guys in their 30s look exhausted because directors never get enough sleep. What I do is stressful enough. Tom Berenger
[ Any Because Director Directors Enough Even Exhausted Get Good Guys Health Kids Look Never Physical Should Sleep Stressful Their Think Your]
When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that. James Dean
[ Acting Actor Anyone Director Exactly Following Instructions Orders Physical Plays Qualifications Scene Way]
A film is a director's vision... there is, however, much input an actor or actress can have. Natasha Richardson
[ Actor Actress Director Film However Input Much Vision]
In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum. John Carpenter
[ Bum Director England Filmmaker Germany Horror Movie Us]
I'm on the board of directors for Peace Now, which works tirelessly between the Palestinians and the Israelis to create peace in the Middle East and we've never been closer. Mandy Patinkin
[ Been Between Board Closer Create Directors East Israelis Middle Never Now Palestinians Peace Tirelessly Which Works]
As a director, you try to find what is creative. Jan de Bont
[ Creative Director Find Try]
When I was very young I wanted to be a professional horseback rider. Then I wanted to be a pop singer. Then I wanted to be a psychiatrist. Then I wanted to be a movie director. Rebecca De Mornay
[ Director Horseback Movie Pop Professional Psychiatrist Rider Singer Then Very Wanted Young]
I've worked with Steven Spielberg three times. I'm proud to say that I'm one of those actors that continues to get hired by the same directors. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actors Continues Directors Get Hired Proud Same Say Spielberg Steven Those Three Times Worked]
How can you have a director that doesn't go to work with the crew every day and talk to them? Don Bluth
[ Crew Day Director Every Go How Talk Them Work]
I watched a couple of really bad directors work, and I saw how they completely botched it up and missed the visual opportunities of the scene when we had put things in front of them as opportunities. Set pieces, props and so on. James Cameron
[ Bad Completely Couple Directors Front Had How Missed Opportunities Pieces Props Put Really Saw Scene Set Them Things Up Visual Watched Work]
Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him. Leon Askin
[ Actor Admired Afraid Directors Dumont Him Producers Same Time Were While]
I like directors who come on the set and create something that's a little dangerous, difficult or unusual. Elia Kazan
[ Come Create Dangerous Difficult Directors Little Set Something Unusual]
Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's job to make it appear real... an audience should not be conscious of technique. David Lean
[ Appear Audience Conscious Director Film Job Make Real Reality Should Technique]
For a director and a producer to be named on the writing credits is practically unheard of. Terry Southern
[ Credits Director Named Practically Producer Unheard Writing]
How people are around a director, it really does affect everything, every detail of the life of the movie. Daniel Day-Lewis
[ Affect Around Detail Director Does Every Everything How Life Movie Really]
I go into a young film director's office these days and he says, 'Hey man, I know who you are. I grew up watching 'McHale's Navy'. And I think, 'Oh boy, here we go again'. Mako
[ Again Boy Days Director Film Go Grew Here Hey Into Know Man Navy Office Oh Says These Think Up Watching Young]
I felt that if there wasn't going to be a good opportunity, then I would just go back to second units which I love, keep working with great directors, keep learning and knowing that the opportunity would come when the time was right. David R. Ellis
[ Back Come Directors Felt Go Going Good Great Just Keep Knowing Learning Love Opportunity Right Second Then Time Units Which Working Would]
I have only one rule in acting - trust the director and give him heart and soul. Ava Gardner
[ Acting Director Give Heart Him Only Rule Soul Trust]
I never thought I was doing the same thing as directors like John Carpenter, George Romero, and sometimes even Hitchcock, even though I've been sometimes compared to those other guys. We're after different game. David Cronenberg
[ After Been Carpenter Compared Different Directors Doing Even Game George Guys Hitchcock John Never Other Same Sometimes Thing Those Though Thought]
A lot of really good directors have a killer in them, as if they'd do anything to get that image. But that comes with the terrain and I don't mind it. Judy Davis
[ Anything Comes Directors Get Good Image Killer Lot Mind Really Terrain Them]
During my six years with them Dr Garnet Davey (subsequently Research Director) constantly supported me and, I have no doubt, fought many battles on my behalf to keep the initially controversial programme going. James W. Black
[ Battles Behalf Constantly Controversial Director Doubt Dr During Fought Going Initially Keep Many Programme Research Six Subsequently Supported Them Years]
First cuts are a bitch for a director, because it's been so many months and you put your trust in your editor and you're going to see your film assembled for the first time. You look at it and go, This is terrible. I hate it. Richard Donner
[ Assembled Because Been Cuts Director Editor Film First Go Going Hate Look Many Months Put See Terrible Time Trust Your]
Part of the advantage, and part of the result of trying to be a producer and director, are the practical things, you find. It's so advantageous to go to a place that you already have a feel for, a literal and spiritual familiarity. Campbell Scott
[ Advantage Advantageous Already Director Familiarity Feel Find Go Literal Part Place Practical Producer Result Spiritual Things Trying]
I'd like to work with any actress from whom I can learn-one who has had many experiences with many directors and is willing to share some of her knowledge with me. Fred Savage
[ Actress Any Directors Experiences Had Her Knowledge Many Share Some Whom Willing Work]
As a producer, I probably am a little stronger than most, since I was a director originally. Roger Corman
[ Am Director Little Most Originally Probably Producer Since Stronger Than]
It was weird because I was pregnant, throughout that so it was weird being a pregnant witch. I was in a really bad mood but luckily, because I sleep with the director, he just sort of scheduled me so I only had to do it two nights. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Bad Because Being Director Had Just Luckily Mood Nights Only Pregnant Really Scheduled Sleep Sort Throughout Two Weird Witch]
The process of making a movie has expanded in terms of effort and time for the director, doing commentaries for the DVD for example, finishing deleted scenes so they could be on the DVD, and doing things like a web blog. David Cronenberg
[ Blog Commentaries Could Deleted Director Doing Dvd Effort Example Expanded Finishing Making Movie Process Scenes Terms Things Time Web]
Yes, they allowed us to play around a lot because, like we said, the director's such a good comedy director. Kevin McDonald
[ Allowed Around Because Comedy Director Good Lot Play Said Such Us Yes]
I'm a storyteller - that's the chief function of a director. And they're moving pictures, let's make 'em move! Howard Hawks
[ Chief Director Em Function Make Move Moving Pictures Storyteller]
All of the directors I've worked with I have loved and would work with again. I have no favorites. Judd Nelson
[ Again Directors Favorites Loved Work Worked Would]
But I did on projects that I produced, that I directed, that I acted in because it was important. I want to be a filmmaker. I don't want to be an actor who directs, I want to be a director. I want to be a filmmaker. So that's a big difference. Eriq La Salle
[ Acted Actor Because Big Did Difference Directed Director Directs Filmmaker Important Produced Projects Want]
It is absolutely my conviction, that Walter Salles will figure among the great directors of our time. Arthur Cohn
[ Absolutely Among Conviction Directors Figure Great Our Time Walter Will]
Usually, I don't want to sit down and listen to the director gas on about his movie. I just can't actually imagine myself sitting down and having that much to say. Joel Coen
[ Actually Director Down Gas Having His Imagine Just Listen Movie Much Myself Say Sit Sitting Usually Want]
So many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals. Shirley Knight
[ Budgets Deals Directors Dollar Focused Hollywood Many Own Solely Success Their]
It's a dumb question, because I don't look at things as a black director, just as a director, so ask me as a director first and we can segue into the colour thing later. Antoine Fuqua
[ Ask Because Black Colour Director Dumb First Into Just Later Look Question Thing Things]
The film of tomorrow will resemble the person who made it, and the number of spectators will be proportional to the number of friends the director has. Francois Truffaut
[ Director Film Friends Made Number Person Proportional Resemble Spectators Tomorrow Will]
In cinema, the leading player is the director. Ben Kingsley
[ Cinema Director Leading Player]
I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way. Jeff Bridges
[ Been Come Directors Experiences Filmmaking First-Time Fresh Great Had Ideas Lucky Really Very Way Working]
The 9/11 Commission strongly recommends that the National Intelligence Director be fully in control of the budget, from developing it to implementing it, to ensuring that the National Intelligence Director has the clout to make decisions. Leonard Boswell
[ Budget Clout Commission Control Decisions Developing Director Ensuring Fully Implementing Intelligence Make National Strongly]
The director calmed me down and told me I was being too hard on myself. He went on to say that I wasn't quite as bad as I thought, but needed to tone things down a bit. Dwight Schultz
[ Bad Being Bit Calmed Director Down Hard Myself Needed Quite Say Things Thought Told Tone Too Went]
Mankiewicz was a brilliant director. Richard Widmark
[ Brilliant Director]
The only stage direction Jackie ever gave him, George said was: 'If you want to stay in the picture, stay close to me.' The rest of the cast remembered a television director's adage. Audrey Meadows
[ Adage Cast Close Direction Director Ever Gave George Him Jackie Only Picture Remembered Rest Said Stage Stay Television Want]
If you're a director, your entire livelihood and your entire creativity is based on your self-confidence. Sometimes that's dangerously close to arrogance. Trevor Nunn
[ Arrogance Based Close Creativity Dangerously Director Entire Livelihood Self-Confidence Sometimes Your]
Cinema is a director's medium, so you're saying, "What do you want?" Being an actor is about adapting - physically and emotionally. If that means you have to look great for it and they can make you look great, then thank you. And if you have to have everything washed away, then I'm willing to do that too. Nicole Kidman
[ Actor Adapting Away Being Cinema Director Emotionally Everything Great Look Make Means Medium Physically Saying Thank Then Too Want Washed Willing]
The director had come to Madrid to court me. Victoria Abril
[ Come Court Director Had Madrid]
I've worked with many directors, good ones and bad ones. So if I have a chance to work the good ones, I better put myself in their hands, and trust them, because that's my big opportunity to be different, and to be better than usual. Thomas Kretschmann
[ Bad Because Better Big Chance Different Directors Good Hands Many Myself Ones Opportunity Put Than Their Them Trust Usual Work Worked]
I was very fortunate in having David Fincher, the director come to me. Now I've seen the finished product, I feel that every bit of the nine months we spent on the film was worth it. Dwight Yoakam
[ Bit Come David Director Every Feel Film Finished Fortunate Having Months Nine Now Product Seen Spent Very Worth]
It's pretty clear to me that working as a director for hire agrees with me. I like it. The films that have come out of that, I personally like better than the ones that didn't. Steven Soderbergh
[ Agrees Better Clear Come Director Films Hire Ones Out Personally Pretty Than Working]
I think film and television are really a director's medium, whereas theatre is the actor's medium. Christopher Eccleston
[ Actor Director Film Medium Really Television Theatre Think Whereas]
Good, bad mediocre or whatever it is, if a director wants me in his movie, I take it as a compliment. Scott Caan
[ Bad Compliment Director Good His Mediocre Movie Take Wants Whatever]
Our intelligence community needs better coordination of operations and exchange of information, and that's why we need an overall director of national intelligence and a national counterterrorism center. Jim Ramstad
[ Better Center Community Coordination Counterterrorism Director Exchange Information Intelligence National Need Needs Operations Our Overall Why]
When I made my first film, I didn't think of it as directing, so it wasn't like I set out to become a director. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Become Directing Director Film First Made Out Set Think]
The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer. Kyle MacLachlan
[ Control Difference Director Doing Editor Film Hands Play Producer]
I know the pressures of being the daughter of a great actress. But it's inspiring. You learn so much that other people don't get to learn until later on. My father being a director, I learnt a real work ethic. Natasha Richardson
[ Actress Being Daughter Director Ethic Father Get Great Inspiring Know Later Learn Learnt Much Other Pressures Real Until Work]
So, yes, there's nothing I love more than listening to directors talk about their movies. Jodie Foster
[ Directors Listening Love More Movies Nothing Talk Than Their Yes]
The director, of course, was Bob Fosse. But again, I worked with my father to prepare for the role. Liza Minnelli
[ Again Bob Course Director Father Prepare Role Worked]
There are two kinds of directors: There's the kind where two plus two equals four, and you have to help them figure it out. And then there's the kind that throws you in a room, locks the door, sets the house on fire and films it. Michael Pitt
[ Directors Door Equals Figure Films Fire Four Help House Kind Kinds Locks Out Plus Room Sets Them Then Throws Two Where]
A lot of directors don't know what they want to do. Every director I've seen that was a good director that I've admired knew exactly what he wanted to do. They didn't sit there and think about it. John Milius
[ Admired Director Directors Every Exactly Good Knew Know Lot Seen Sit Think Want Wanted]
I never wanted to be a film director but after this experience I really loved it. I would love to do more documentaries but it's difficult to find backing for them. Marc Singer
[ After Backing Difficult Director Documentaries Experience Film Find Love Loved More Never Really Them Wanted Would]
I was on the state board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union. Betty Hill
[ American Board Civil Directors Liberties State Union]
I read the script and try not to bring anything personal into it. I make notes, talk to the director and we decide what kinds of shades should be in the character. Dennis Farina
[ Anything Bring Character Decide Director Into Kinds Make Notes Personal Read Script Shades Should Talk Try]
The importance of the assistant director cannot be overemphasized. John Frankenheimer
[ Assistant Cannot Director Importance]
I've stood up to producers before, and even a director. I saw them being abusive. A lot of people on the set are scared to say stuff when they're not being treated right. Natalie Portman
[ Abusive Before Being Director Even Lot Producers Right Saw Say Scared Set Stood Stuff Them Treated Up]
There were movies that always made me want to be a director. You see brilliant scenes and the way the emotions were handled. I thought, I'd really like to do that. Bruce Beresford
[ Always Brilliant Director Emotions Handled Made Movies Really Scenes See Thought Want Way Were]
There are times when directors just don't know what they're doing. Christopher Atkins
[ Directors Doing Just Know Times]
I wanted a name that would put us first in the phone directory, or second if you count ABBA. Martin Fry
[ Abba Count Directory First Name Phone Put Second Us Wanted Would]
Nowadays they have 12 directors and 15 producers and 30 writers. And all the writers want their lines said a certain way-which isn't necessarily funny. I mean the lines aren't necessarily so funny to begin with. Tim Conway
[ Begin Certain Directors Funny Lines Mean Necessarily Nowadays Producers Said Their Want Writers]
The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director, were the ones where the actors weren't fearful. When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away. It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs. Jennifer Beals
[ Actors Avoided Away Costs Could Director Fearful Love Ones Out Regardless Right Scenes See Somebody Story Takes Were Weren Where Worked]
You're in the business - when you're a writer, producer, director - to get ratings. Norman Lear
[ Business Director Get Producer Ratings Writer]
In the end, it's acting, it's not real. But every director will tell you that you have to create conditions that create tension, because tension is what makes drama feel real. Paul Greengrass
[ Acting Because Conditions Create Director Drama End Every Feel Makes Real Tell Tension Will]
I mean, there are many other directors who are probably both more skilled and excited to adapt novels or work within certain genre conventions. I'd like to do that kind of work someday, but for better or worse I'm too drawn by my own material. Todd Solondz
[ Adapt Better Both Certain Conventions Directors Drawn Excited Genre Kind Many Material Mean More Novels Other Own Probably Skilled Someday Too Within Work Worse]
In the future, everybody is going to be a director. Somebody's got to live a real life so we have something to make a movie about. Cameron Crowe
[ Director Everybody Future Going Got Life Live Make Movie Real Somebody Something]
Sometimes I take the watch, or I take the shoes, but usually the souvenir is to take the life you had with those directors, or the crew - the camera person, the lighting person. When you finish a film it's like a little death. You had a family for a bit, and you finish the movie and you probably will never see each other again. Jean Reno
[ Again Bit Camera Crew Death Directors Each Family Film Finish Had Life Lighting Little Movie Never Other Person Probably See Shoes Sometimes Take Those Usually Watch Will]
I don't like directors that just say, Stand there and now do this. Joe Pantoliano
[ Directors Just Now Say Stand]
I owe Bankhead a gift; she made a director out of me. Elia Kazan
[ Director Gift Made Out Owe She]
The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget. Leonard Boswell
[ Allowed Asking Authority Budget Director Effective Her Him His Intelligence Job Means Must National Needs Over Power]
Other, far fewer, directors are more like the composer - conceptualizing the piece, scoring it, distributing its musical lines among a range of registers, chords, and instruments. Thomas Harrison
[ Among Chords Composer Directors Distributing Far Fewer Instruments Lines More Musical Other Piece Range Registers Scoring]
I think one of the major things a director has to do is to know his subject matter, the subject matter of his script, know the truth and the reality of it. That's very important. Robert Wise
[ Director His Important Know Major Matter Reality Script Subject Things Think Truth Very]
I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University. William F. Buckley, Jr.
[ Boston Directory Entrust Faculty First Government Harvard Listed Rather States Telephone Than United University]
I knew at the time that that wasn't the part I would be doing, they just wanted a screentest so they could have a look at it to show to the directors and producers. Then they wrote a part for me or maybe they already had it in mind, I don't know. Dannii Minogue
[ Already Could Directors Doing Had Just Knew Know Look Maybe Mind Part Producers Show Then Time Wanted Would Wrote]
I love my lifestyle now, but at the end of nine months, you're toast. You are toast. It's like running a marathon. You can't think while you're doing it. Especially when different directors come in who are not part of the posse, the circle. Christopher Meloni
[ Circle Come Different Directors Doing End Especially Lifestyle Love Marathon Months Nine Now Part Posse Running Think Toast While]
He sort of gets comic moments. Not a lot of directors do. Kevin McDonald
[ Comic Directors Gets Lot Moments Sort]
I think Van Sant is the most important American director we have. He takes the most risks. He's just pure to me. Michael Pitt
[ American Director Important Just Most Pure Risks Takes Think Van]
I'd worked in Clockwork Orange with Stanley Kubrick and since Stanley was such a prestigious director this opened all sorts of doors for me - one of them being Star Wars. David Prowse
[ Being Clockwork Director Doors Kubrick Opened Orange Prestigious Since Sorts Stanley Star Such Them Wars Worked]
The thing that separates a so-so director and a great director is a love and caring for film. Shirley Knight
[ Caring Director Film Great Love Separates Thing]
Yes, I was hired by Universal because they needed a comedy director. They had seen Scandal and liked it. I saw an opportunity even in those comedies to begin my project of American films. Douglas Sirk
[ American Because Begin Comedies Comedy Director Even Films Had Hired Liked Needed Opportunity Project Saw Scandal Seen Those Universal Yes]
I don't think of myself as a director or writer. I think of myself as a filmmaker. Conrad Hall
[ Director Filmmaker Myself Think Writer]
I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress. Stacey Dash
[ Across Assuming Awful Because Came Characters Directors Dress Got Hollywood Kind Sleep Some Status Then Things Trying Way Will]
You have to pretend to live in those clothes that they lived in, to live within the climate that they had then. You have to imagine with the help, obviously, of all the other technicians that are around - the writer, the director, the other actors. Derek Jacobi
[ Actors Around Climate Clothes Director Had Help Imagine Live Lived Obviously Other Pretend Technicians Then Those Within Writer]
You can't just go in there and open your mouth until the cast and director feel comfortable with you. Beth Henley
[ Cast Comfortable Director Feel Go Just Mouth Open Until Your]
A director is a choreographer, both politically and creatively. William Shatner
[ Both Choreographer Creatively Director Politically]
It's a morality film, and it poses the question "What would you do?" I took it very seriously, just as the director did in terms of atmosphere and lighting, and I was just trying to help that vision along. Kevin Williamson
[ Along Atmosphere Did Director Film Help Just Lighting Morality Poses Question Seriously Terms Took Trying Very Vision Would]
Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied. Bruce Beresford
[ Again Director Film Fragments Moments Same Satisfied Shot Until]
I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony, which would have been an extremely sad loss. Georg Solti
[ Become Been Chicago Director Extremely Loss Music Never Sad Symphony Which Would]
In a collaborative environment directors hire actors because they want their input, not just their bodies. Kelly Lynch
[ Actors Because Bodies Collaborative Directors Environment Hire Input Just Their Want]
Some very famous directors have started in the mail room, which is just getting inside the studio, getting to know people, getting to know the routine. Kenneth Anger
[ Directors Famous Getting Inside Just Know Mail Room Routine Some Started Studio Very Which]
Most directors have little lists in their heads of people they really want to work with. Alan Parker
[ Directors Heads Lists Little Most Really Their Want Work]
I was lucky to have my wife as the art director, and it turned out to be quite something - a great success. I'm very proud of it. Helmut Newton
[ Art Director Great Lucky Out Proud Quite Something Success Turned Very Wife]
Yeah, I mean the material, directors, the other cast, and if you think you can do something with the character then you do it and go from there. I am looking forward to doing some smaller movies. Orlando Bloom
[ Am Cast Character Directors Doing Forward Go Looking Material Mean Movies Other Smaller Some Something Then Think Yeah]
It's... a hard thing for a director, to think you came up with a shot, something from your mind, and someone died while doing it. It's the worst thing you'll ever have to live with. It was very hard for me to get back on the horse again. Michael Bay
[ Again Back Came Died Director Doing Ever Get Hard Horse Live Mind Shot Someone Something Thing Think Up Very While Worst Your]
I don't have any particular excitement about working with any specific director or actor at this point. Sean Penn
[ Actor Any Director Excitement Particular Point Specific Working]
I'm an actress who likes a strong, communicative director. Kristin Davis
[ Actress Communicative Director Likes Strong]
All I mean is, I'm not the kind of audience comedy directors want at a test screening because I seldom laugh, and if I do, it's not very loud. That doesn't mean I don't like the movie. Todd Solondz
[ Audience Because Comedy Directors Kind Laugh Loud Mean Movie Screening Seldom Test Very Want]
When I decided I wanted to be an actor, I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors. Puff Daddy
[ Actor Actors Decided Directors Quality Said Wanted Work]
I'm not aware that I was consciously influenced by any director, though these things often happen unnoticed, submerged in the unconscious. William Peter Blatty
[ Any Aware Consciously Director Happen Influenced Often Submerged These Things Though Unconscious Unnoticed]
Have you noticed how most directors are either bald or grey-haired? Mackenzie Astin
[ Bald Directors Either How Most Noticed]
Personally I'm very happy to be behind the scenes. I like collaboration, I like working with directors. Mark Mothersbaugh
[ Behind Collaboration Directors Happy Personally Scenes Very Working]
Directors who turn into big babies and shut out criticism stop learning. Richard King
[ Babies Big Criticism Directors Into Learning Out Shut Stop Turn]
It does make you a better director and a better actor. Charles Keating
[ Actor Better Director Does Make]
What I always meant by that was that I do believe that a lot of directors, and writers, and sometimes producers just lose their edge because they haven't seen anybody or talked to anybody or been with anybody who isn't a kind of replica of themselves for a long period of time. Buck Henry
[ Always Anybody Because Been Believe Directors Edge Haven Just Kind Long Lose Lot Meant Period Producers Replica Seen Sometimes Talked Their Themselves Time Writers]
Ambiguity in directors is a hard thing to deal with. Skeet Ulrich
[ Ambiguity Deal Directors Hard Thing]
I never storyboard. I hate it. I don't understand why so many directors want to make comic strips of their films. Patrice Leconte
[ Comic Directors Films Hate Make Many Never Storyboard Strips Their Understand Want Why]
Sam Wood, the director, made most of his money as a real estate agent; there was nothing of the temperamental artist about him. Gloria Swanson
[ Agent Artist Director Estate Him His Made Money Most Nothing Real Sam Temperamental Wood]
Music video directors, who conceive, write and direct these works, enjoy no creative rights, receive no ongoing financial benefit from the sale of our work, and many times are not even credited. Michael Apted
[ Benefit Conceive Creative Credited Direct Directors Enjoy Even Financial Many Music Ongoing Our Receive Rights Sale These Times Video Work Works Write]
During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO, high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized that health is central to sustainable development. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Central Development During Five Health High-Level Increasingly Nearly Policymakers Recognized Sustainable Years]
The one thing about program television that's absolutely incompatible with any concept of art is that all decisions have to be made by program directors, whereas art is autonomous. It may be dependent, but it knows no superiors. Alexander Kluge
[ Absolutely Any Art Autonomous Concept Decisions Dependent Directors Incompatible Knows Made May Program Superiors Television Thing Whereas]
The thing is David is also aware of everything and it's not like you're going somewhere the director is not. William Hurt
[ Also Aware David Director Everything Going Somewhere Thing]
Of all the projects I've worked on, I've never worked with another director like Billy Friedkin. I think he's a genius. Linda Blair
[ Another Billy Director Genius Never Projects Think Worked]
We had a very energetic floor manager and he was always jumping around all over the place. The director would send down messages like, Can you tell that actor to calm down? Sarah Sutton
[ Actor Always Around Calm Director Down Energetic Floor Had Jumping Manager Messages Over Place Send Tell Very Would]
I've found that the more experts you have on a movie, the less control the director has. John Frankenheimer
[ Control Director Experts Found Less More Movie]
One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people - directors, filmmakers, and writers - over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Aspects Collaborating Components Directors Film Filmmakers Five-Year Interesting Learned Many Most Over Period Project Two Writers]
When I was nine years old I use to copy ( not trace ) the covers of the Donald Duck comics. Many years later I became a close friend of Jack Hannah, the director of the Donald Duck film shorts. William Jackson
[ Became Close Comics Copy Covers Director Donald Duck Film Friend Hannah Jack Later Many Nine Old Shorts Trace Use Years]
The first assistant director is just so important that the choice of that person is critical to the movie. John Frankenheimer
[ Assistant Choice Critical Director First Important Just Movie Person]
I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium. Danny Elfman
[ Comes Composer Director Film Head Interpret Kind Medium Out Psychic Through Trying]
On the one hand, young theatre directors were coming to television theatre, because they wanted to get closer to the cinema, despite having studied and worked for the theatre. Andrzej Wajda
[ Because Cinema Closer Coming Despite Directors Get Hand Having Studied Television Theatre Wanted Were Worked Young]
I had just had small parts in other films, and I'd worked with a lot of directors in TV. Sally Kellerman
[ Directors Films Had Just Lot Other Parts Small Tv Worked]
Zhang Yimou is one of the best directors on mainland China. Jet Li
[ Best China Directors Mainland Yimou Zhang]
How many movies do you see when you can say this director really knew what film he wanted to make? I can count them on the fingers of one hand. Gary Oldman
[ Count Director Film Fingers Hand How Knew Make Many Movies Really Say See Them Wanted]
They offered me that film before I did Frida and I said, no, I'm not capable of directing. Then after seeing Julie direct, I was inspired by it. She motivated me to do it, because we don't have role models as woman for directors. Salma Hayek
[ After Because Before Capable Did Direct Directing Directors Film Frida Inspired Julie Models Motivated Offered Role Said Seeing She Then Woman]
I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater. Janine Turner
[ Am Ballet Board Both Directors Honored Proud Texas Theater]
It all has to do with the director, the captain of the ship. He sets the pace, the mood. If the director is quiet, the set is quiet. If the director is loud, then everybody has to be louder to be heard. Eva Marie Saint
[ Captain Director Everybody Heard Loud Louder Mood Pace Quiet Set Sets Ship Then]
I basically put myself into directors' hands and let them tell me what to do, and the more they told me what to do, the more I liked it. Julie Christie
[ Basically Directors Hands Into Liked More Myself Put Tell Them Told]
I enjoy looking at words on paper and visualizing how to make them come to life. As a director, the creative process is really amazing. Alfonso Ribeiro
[ Amazing Come Creative Director Enjoy How Life Looking Make Paper Process Really Them Visualizing Words]
Any time you talk about the look of the film, it's not just the director and the director of photography. You have to include the costume designer and the production designer. Spike Lee
[ Any Costume Designer Director Film Include Just Look Photography Production Talk Time]
Whereas with Sirk, everything is always filmed. No matter what the script, he's always a real director. Jacques Rivette
[ Always Director Everything Filmed Matter Real Script Sirk Whereas]
David Mamet was great to work with. He was everything that I thought he would be as a director. He's incredibly articulate, an easy collaborator. Extraordinarily knowledgeable about film and writing. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Articulate Collaborator David Director Easy Everything Extraordinarily Film Great Incredibly Knowledgeable Thought Work Would Writing]
A disk unbeknownst to the director can go to the producer in another city or in another office and that producer can edit behind the director's back much easier than in the old days. Since these dailies are now put on videotape, more kinds of people have access to dailies. John Frankenheimer
[ Access Another Back Behind City Dailies Days Director Disk Easier Edit Go Kinds More Much Now Office Old Producer Put Since Than These Videotape]
A film director has to get a shot, no matter what he does. We're desperate people. Elia Kazan
[ Desperate Director Does Film Get Matter Shot]
A director in Hollywood in my time couldn't do what he wanted to do. Douglas Sirk
[ Director Hollywood Time Wanted]
So I moved to Europe and only came back when directors like Robert Altman would call me after they'd seen my work in Full Metal Jacket. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ After Altman Back Call Came Directors Europe Full Jacket Metal Moved Only Robert Seen Work Would]
I have no interest in directing. I'd be a bad director. Michael Ritchie
[ Bad Directing Director Interest]
With acting I am being led by the script, other actors, the director, etc. But with songwriting I feel it is much more self reliant and allows me to be in the creative experience without being as dependent on others. Helen Slater
[ Acting Actors Allows Am Being Creative Dependent Director Etc Experience Feel Led More Much Other Others Reliant Script Self Songwriting Without]
Work is fun to me. All those years of being an actor and a director and not being able to get a job - two weeks is too long to not know what my next job will be. Dennis Hopper
[ Able Actor Being Director Fun Get Job Know Long Next Those Too Two Weeks Will Work Years]
I don't feel the need to direct. I tried to get other people to direct Dances, but they wouldn't do it. They all thought it was too long. One director wanted to cut the Civil War sequence. Another thought the white woman was very cliched. Kevin Costner
[ Another Civil Cliched Cut Dances Direct Director Feel Get Long Need Other Sequence Thought Too Tried Very Wanted War White Woman]
As an artist, program directors always want to put you in a little box. Angie Stone
[ Always Artist Box Directors Little Program Put Want]
My husband's a director, so he understands what I do. Sasha Alexander
[ Director Husband Understands]
I was the executive editor on a little magazine called Greek Accent, whose only claim to fame is that its art director went on to be the art director of Discover for many years. Jane Haddam
[ Accent Art Called Claim Director Discover Editor Executive Fame Greek Little Magazine Many Only Went Whose Years]
So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It's still their ball game. It's their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director's impulses. Danny Elfman
[ Any Around Ball Becomes Composer Dance Director Does Exercise Express Film Futility Game How Impulses Learns Show Something Still Successful Their Think Wishes Write]
I was too dumb to know Opie was going to grow up to be a great Director, if so, boy, I would certainly have become his best friend. George Lindsey
[ Become Best Boy Certainly Director Dumb Friend Going Great Grow His Know Too Up Would]
When you look at a movie, you look at a director's thought process. Oliver Stone
[ Director Look Movie Process Thought]
I love working with new directors. There's so much drive and effort. It still comes down to the character for me, but if it's a character I really want to play, I would never not do the project because of a new director. Pauley Perrette
[ Because Character Comes Director Directors Down Drive Effort Love Much Never New Play Project Really Still Want Working Would]
I still make more money as I do as an actor than director, however I don't want to be a commercial director. Charles S. Dutton
[ Actor Commercial Director However Make Money More Still Than Want]
Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Actresses Bombay Director Evening Films Give Happens Hours Madras May Maybe Morning Most Same Shoot Ten Time Top Twelve Two Will Working]
We are the only school in America, drama school in America that trains actors, writers and directors side by side for three years in a master's degree program, and we want them - to expose them to everything. James Lipton
[ Actors America Degree Directors Drama Everything Expose Master Only Program School Side Them Three Trains Want Writers Years]
The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being. Sergei Eisenstein
[ Any Aspiring Being Better Director Disregard Film High Him Human Knowledge Make Man Precious Profession Should Such Will]
I choose movies, I never choose roles. I look at the script. I look at the director. I look at the other actors - and then the role. Elle Macpherson
[ Actors Choose Director Look Movies Never Other Role Roles Script Then]
And when I have lived elsewhere, every two weeks I have to fly back to LA. Even New York directors go there to audition. So I have to be there to a degree. Scott Speedman
[ Audition Back Degree Directors Elsewhere Even Every Fly Go La Lived New Two Weeks York]
With Alien, because we always use a different director, each one kind of stands on its own. So I guess it's possible for them to make another one, but we have no plans. Sigourney Weaver
[ Alien Always Another Because Different Director Each Guess Kind Make Own Plans Possible Stands Them Use]
Do you know what directors go through? It's just hell. Like, why do I work so hard - to think I'm only going to see this movie five times and then never see it again 'cause I'm so sick of it? What is it worth, honestly? Michael Bay
[ Again Cause Directors Five Go Going Hard Hell Honestly Just Know Movie Never Only See Sick Then Think Through Times Why Work Worth]
Directors have to push me. I have to be pushed up. Not all the time, but often. Catherine Deneuve
[ Directors Often Push Pushed Time Up]
I think movies are a director's medium in the end. Theater is the actor's medium. Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding. I believe in great live performance. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Believe Director End Enjoyable Fast Great Live Medium Movies Performance Rewarding Theater Think Truly]
I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing. East coast Italian directors I guess. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Coast Coppola Directors East Favorite Guess Italian Thing Think Whole]
What happens is things come to you - director, script - and if you respond to it, it's because it's tapping into some part of what's inside you, and different roles tap into different parts. Sean Penn
[ Because Come Different Director Happens Inside Into Part Parts Respond Roles Script Some Tap Tapping Things]
I used to love Woody Allen but feel he's become a hack as a director. Bullets Over Broadway is the only film of his I've enjoyed in the last 10 years. Douglas Wood
[ Allen Become Broadway Bullets Director Enjoyed Feel Film Hack His Last Love Only Over Used Woody Years]
One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors. Jessica Savitch
[ Among Chairs Constant Directors Left Local Musical News Reason Tired]
The fact that I'm sleeping with the director may have something to do with it. Frances McDormand
[ Director Fact May Sleeping Something]
And also, Sergio Leone was considered in Italy a director of category B, not a big director. Claudia Cardinale
[ Also Big Category Considered Director Italy Leone Leone Sergio]
I think theatre helped, only because it was acting experience. I got to work with a lot of directors. James Denton
[ Acting Because Directors Experience Got Helped Lot Only Theatre Think Work]
What I think happens, and that you have to acknowledge though, is that a director uses a book as a launching pad for his own work and that's always very flattering. Katherine Dunn
[ Acknowledge Always Book Director Flattering Happens His Launching Own Pad Think Though Uses Very Work]
I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed. Tim Robbins
[ Abilities Actor Am Changed Confidence Could Criticism Director Enough Fairly Just Masterpiece Mr Neurotic Personally Start Take Tell Then Think Well Writer]
One longs for a director with a sense of imagination. Alan Rickman
[ Director Imagination Longs Sense]
Time management is a big part of the director's job. Debbie Allen
[ Big Director Job Management Part Time]
Then I usually leave the choice of the second assistant director and any other assistant directors to the first assistant director, who will choose because he or she is responsible for the conduct and the efficiency of the second assistant directors. John Frankenheimer
[ Any Assistant Because Choice Choose Conduct Director Directors Efficiency First Leave Other Responsible Second She Then Usually Will]
Indeed, the actor's lot is a much harder one than that of the director's, from one simple standpoint: The actor has to play the eight shows a week. Charles Keating
[ Actor Director Eight Harder Indeed Lot Much Play Shows Simple Standpoint Than Week]
I've figured out what to do so far, but it's always the next thing you come to where the man with the bucket of ice cold water is waiting - whoosh! in your face. That's why you work with directors who know what to tell you to do. Judi Dench
[ Always Bucket Cold Come Directors Face Far Figured Ice Know Man Next Out Tell Thing Waiting Water Where Why Work Your]
Some people are directors and I think they should stay behind the camera. Matthew Vaughn
[ Behind Camera Directors Should Some Stay Think]
Directors work 10 times harder than anyone else. Get paid a quarter. William H. Macy
[ Anyone Directors Else Get Harder Paid Quarter Than Times Work]
I never thought of becoming a director. When I was twelve, the passage from silent film to the talkies had an impact on me - I still watch silent films. Alain Resnais
[ Becoming Director Film Films Had Impact Never Passage Silent Still Talkies Thought Twelve Watch]
I mean he's a very famous director... they're not going to put their... and he's very tough, he doesn't like interference at all, so he kept them at bay. Ronald Harwood
[ Bay Director Famous Going Interference Kept Mean Put Their Them Tough Very]
Marlon was more of a formal zoo director type. Jim Fowler
[ Director Formal Marlon More Type Zoo]
They fired director Richard Donner because they didn't want to pay him, and he's the reason the franchise became so successful in the first place. There's a big part of Superman II that he did that no one has ever seen. Margot Kidder
[ Became Because Big Did Director Donner Ever Fired First Franchise Him Ii Part Pay Place Reason Richard Seen Successful Superman Want]
All directors are storytellers, so the motivation was to tell the story I wanted to tell. That's what I love. Spike Lee
[ Directors Love Motivation Story Storytellers Tell Wanted]
The film director, in many instances, has to swallow somebody else's decision about the final form of something. It's so hard as to be intolerable. Trevor Nunn
[ Decision Director Else Film Final Form Hard Instances Intolerable Many Somebody Something Swallow]
Obviously in Art of Noise, I'm just part of the group, and when I do film scores, it's always in collaboration with the director and other people involved. Anne Dudley
[ Always Art Collaboration Director Film Group Involved Just Noise Obviously Other Part Scores]
It's usually the exact same three things which are, the Scripts, the Director and the Role those are the three things I look for and really any two of them, If I get two of them that's usually enough, but definitely those are the things I look for. Matt Damon
[ Any Definitely Director Enough Exact Get Look Really Role Same Scripts Them Things Those Three Two Usually Which]
You have to write a good score that you feel good about. At least, you're supposed to. But, if the director hates it, it ain't going to be in the movie! Danny Elfman
[ Director Feel Going Good Hates Least Movie Score Supposed Write]
All the directors that I've had the opportunity to work with are fantastic. Will Friedle
[ Directors Fantastic Had Opportunity Work]
A lot of directors are great and they are fine but you know I think that Harry really takes a special point to really engage the actors and really make it feel like a safe place for them to explore whatever it is they want to explore in whatever scene with their character. Will Estes
[ Actors Character Directors Engage Explore Feel Fine Great Harry Know Lot Make Place Point Really Safe Scene Special Takes Their Them Think Want Whatever]
The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell. He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor. Steve Buscemi
[ Actor Alex Director Gave Had Involvement Lot Most Responsibility Rockwell]
The first comedy screenplay that I wrote was Animal House and I always thought I could and should be a director but no one was about to give me that opportunity on Animal House. Harold Ramis
[ Always Animal Comedy Could Director First Give House Opportunity Screenplay Should Thought Wrote]
When I work, I work very hard. So I look to work with people who have that level of dedication. And I depend on that from everyone. From the director to my crews that I work with. Tom Cruise
[ Crews Dedication Depend Director Everyone Hard Level Look Very Work]
I'd love to see more women working as directors and producers. Ida Lupino
[ Directors Love More Producers See Women Working]
Somehow I got to be one of five or six actors that the directors would use as guinea pigs at this directing colloquium, where people pay to listen to and watch the directors direct. Beth Henley
[ Actors Direct Directing Directors Five Got Guinea Listen Pay Pigs Six Somehow Use Watch Where Would]
And I just want to work with good directors and good people. Charlie Hunnam
[ Directors Good Just Want Work]
I mean, I've sold all these scripts and nothing's been made. Studios have closed, stars have died. I had a director find Jesus. And the pictures just don't get made. Bruce Vilanch
[ Been Closed Died Director Find Get Had Jesus Just Made Mean Nothing Pictures Scripts Sold Stars Studios These]
After all, at end of the day, when you're breathing your last, it's not your producer, director, or cast mates by your bedside; it's your children. Keep that in mind. John Ratzenberger
[ After Bedside Breathing Cast Children Day Director End Keep Last Mates Mind Producer Your]
One guy records the voices, another guy times the storyboard, another guy times the sheets, one guy is the story editor. All these jobs should be covered by the director. John Kricfalusi
[ Another Covered Director Editor Guy Jobs Records Sheets Should Story Storyboard These Times Voices]
There are a lot of directors who are knowledgeable about images, and others who aren't. Conrad Hall
[ Directors Images Knowledgeable Lot Others]
To me the only real star of the movie is the writer. And I work with writers very closely, from outline to first draft and on to the seventh draft, whatever it takes. Then my job is to support the director to make the best movie we can. Some producers try to go past them, but my job is to support them. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Best Closely Director Draft First Go Job Make Movie Only Outline Past Producers Real Seventh Some Star Support Takes Them Then Try Very Whatever Work Writer Writers]
And Louis Freeh was a completely dysfunctional FBI Director, who was actually waging his own private war against the Clinton Administration. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Actually Administration Against Clinton Completely Director Dysfunctional Fbi Freeh His Louis Own Private Waging War]
Every time I work with a European director, I find they hire the person that captures the spirit of the role. Americans tend to hire the best face. The person that looks more like the role, whether they can perform the role or not is a bonus. Elizabeth Pena
[ Americans Best Bonus Captures Director European Every Face Find Hire Looks More Perform Person Role Spirit Tend Time Whether Work]
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too. Carter Burwell
[ Director Enjoying Hopefully Music Myself Please Too Write]
The pastor of a parish will typically have no education in the chant or in music, and he will hire the first music director who walks through the door. Richard Morris
[ Chant Director Door Education First Hire Music Parish Pastor Through Typically Walks Will]
A lot of student directors used to pick other students to be in their graduate films, so. I ended up doing a couple of them just for fun. Eventually, I got an agent through a friend and I did some commercials; then I got Knots Landing. Brian Austin Green
[ Agent Commercials Couple Did Directors Doing Ended Eventually Films Friend Fun Got Graduate Just Knots Landing Lot Other Pick Some Student Students Their Them Then Through Up Used]
I have great respect for directors who know what they're doing. Bill Mumy
[ Directors Doing Great Know Respect]
Many times I felt like I'd do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn't have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there'd be battles of egos. Ray Harryhausen
[ Battles Because Better Charge Did Director Discouraged Egos Felt Film Full Got Little Making Many Some Sometimes Than Them Times]
From a writing point of view, you now have teams of screenwriters working with a director. What's lost in the process is the power of that one heart, brain, gut and soul that makes something an original piece of writing. Joe Eszterhas
[ Brain Director Gut Heart Lost Makes Now Original Piece Point Power Process Something Soul Teams View Working Writing]
A director shouldn't get in the way of the movie, the story should. Frank Darabont
[ Director Get Movie Should Story Way]
For example I don't work with William Hurt the same way that I will work with Viggo. They're different guys and they work in different ways. So a good sensitive director has his general style and technique and personality that he uses but you don't impose that on the actors. David Cronenberg
[ Actors Different Director Example General Good Guys His Hurt Impose Personality Same Sensitive Style Technique Uses Way Ways Will William Work]
The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images. Pedro Almodovar
[ Audience Challenge Collage Did Director Film Going Images Line See Sense Straight These Want]
I don't even know if I can call myself a director. Charles S. Dutton
[ Call Director Even Know Myself]
Continental directors, as opposed to British and American, tend to be somewhat high-handed in their approach. Donald Pleasence
[ American Approach British Continental Directors Opposed Somewhat Tend Their]
A director just pushes them a little this way or that way. Debbie Allen
[ Director Just Little Pushes Them Way]
But when you work with the director and the real person who is playing opposite you, it changes everything. You are almost in a working session. I was very comfortable, and that's maybe what helped me to get the part. Olivier Martinez
[ Almost Changes Comfortable Director Everything Get Helped Maybe Opposite Part Person Playing Real Session Very Work Working]
I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film. Jeff Bridges
[ Art Directing Directors Everyone Film How Manipulative Messages Receiving Set Should Theory Towards Universe Very]
I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines. I was off and running. R. Lee Ermey
[ Air American Back Base Casting Director Force Got Islands Made Meet Off Only Philippines Point Running Space Went]
The 'transition' involves the transfer of power from one president to another. In recent times, the incoming President has designated a Director of the Transition, a team leader, to oversee and administer the orderly transfer of power. Richard V. Allen
[ Administer Another Designated Director Incoming Involves Leader Orderly Oversee Power President Recent Team Times Transfer Transition]
I'm communicating with the directors of the Soviet companies, and I see that it is wrong, but when I go to the official discussions, they discuss we should change the color of the walls. Anatoly Chubais
[ Change Color Communicating Companies Directors Discuss Discussions Go Official See Should Soviet Walls Wrong]
Every director is completely different. Miranda Otto
[ Completely Different Director Every]
It could be a great script but the director is not the right person for me to work for at this time. So there are a lot of elements that come into play and a lot of variables, but more than anything it's got to be a great script and a great character. Blair Underwood
[ Anything Character Come Could Director Elements Got Great Into Lot More Person Play Right Script Than Time Variables Work]
By the first week of shooting, you know exactly where your film is heading based on the psychology of your director. Jodie Foster
[ Based Director Exactly Film First Heading Know Psychology Shooting Week Where Your]
Tarantino is the coolest damn guy; he's just so much fun to work with. He might be the best director I've ever worked with. He just seems to know how to do it and he knows how to make you feel good about it. He's having so much fun you start having fun. You can't help it. David Carradine
[ Best Coolest Damn Director Ever Feel Fun Good Guy Having Help How Just Know Knows Make Might Much Seems Start Tarantino Work Worked]
I will work with a director who has good material because at the end of the day, that's what counts. Javier Bardem
[ Because Counts Day Director End Good Material Will Work]
I admire directors so much, I find them incredible: they manage such a huge number of people of different characters, think of the money involved. Catherine Deneuve
[ Admire Characters Different Directors Find Huge Incredible Involved Manage Money Much Number Such Them Think]
Twelve years on sets watching directors, I've taken a bit from everybody and rejected a lot. Christopher Eccleston
[ Bit Directors Everybody Lot Rejected Sets Taken Twelve Watching Years]
Most actors go, 'I read the script and fell in love with it'; I fall in love with the directors. Sam Worthington
[ Actors Directors Fall Fell Go Love Most Read Script]
I have been a director who has starred, participated on both sides of the filmmaking process. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Been Both Director Filmmaking Participated Process Sides Starred]
I got a script sent to me at this office and I got a call from a woman - Universal's doing a snowboarding movie. I'm not in it yet, but I'm supposed to meet with the director in New York soon. I'm waiting to hear back from them. Jason Mewes
[ Back Call Director Doing Got Hear Meet Movie New Office Script Sent Snowboarding Soon Supposed Them Universal Waiting Woman Yet York]
I just knew how to do the one thing I did, and whether I did it well or not depended on who the director was. Jackie Cooper
[ Depended Did Director How Just Knew Thing Well Whether]
I wouldn't not want to be a director and write as I wouldn't not to want to be a writer and direct movies. Walter Hill
[ Direct Director Movies Want Write Writer]
A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly. Kevin Bacon
[ Actor Creates Director Encouragement Environment Fly Gives Good Which]
I didn't really know what I wanted to do, and then I got this call from a casting director in Los Angeles. She remembered me from something years before, and she called my mom wanting me to audition for this thing. Scott Speedman
[ Angeles Audition Before Call Called Casting Director Got Know Los Mom Really Remembered She Something Then Thing Wanted Wanting Years]
I'm not one of these directors, so far, that wants to have a whole separate director's cut of these things. So far they've turned out to be kind of the length that they wanted to be. Jay Roach
[ Cut Director Directors Far Kind Length Out Separate These Things Turned Wanted Wants Whole]
The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true. Hedy Lamarr
[ Actor Agent Crude Director Each Hollywood Ladder Leading Man Order Press Producer Sleep Star Success Them True Usually]
No two directors make the same film the same way. Rob Cohen
[ Directors Film Make Same Two Way]
I want to work with great directors. I want to work on good material with good actors. I've probably done 20 movies at this point and a lot of independents. It's been an incredible ride and I love it and I'm just going to keep going and doing what I'm doing. Famke Janssen
[ Actors Been Directors Doing Done Going Good Great Incredible Independents Just Keep Lot Love Material Movies Point Probably Ride Want Work]
There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants to reduce the priest to a mere functionary, a managing director, where administration rather than doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church. Arthur Middleton
[ Administration Church Determine Director Doctrine Form Kind Managing Mere Priest Rather Reduce Than Thinking Wants Where Worship]
Just being hired by a great director is complimentary. Tom Skerritt
[ Being Complimentary Director Great Hired Just]
Sometimes the directors were afraid of what they brought out of me. Jeanne Moreau
[ Afraid Brought Directors Out Sometimes Were]
Every part I've done has been for one reason or another-money, or the part, or the director, or the location. I'd like to get one thing that's all of those combined. Joan Severance
[ Been Combined Director Done Every Get Location Part Reason Thing Those]
I found it to be more challenging to be in a huge effects movie, because a lot of the things aren't there.You have to trust the director and react to nothing. Katie Holmes
[ Because Challenging Director Effects Found Huge Lot More Movie Nothing React Things Trust]
When I was to come to Washington the first time as Music Director of the Boston Symphony, Mrs. Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us a party and who we would like to meet. Erich Leinsdorf
[ Boston Come Could Director Find First Give Johnson Meet Mrs Music Out Party Phoned Symphony Time Us Washington Would]
The director is a bit analogous to the conductor of a symphony orchestra. It's a collaborative adventure. Nicholas Meyer
[ Adventure Analogous Bit Collaborative Conductor Director Orchestra Symphony]
I really think the mind of someone who hasn't been welded into place by their work or studios or actors or this whole society is a wonderful mind to work with, so I'd like to do a big picture with an unknown director. Joan Severance
[ Actors Been Big Director Hasn Into Mind Picture Place Really Society Someone Studios Their Think Unknown Welded Whole Wonderful Work]
I got my dailies every day, although I couldn't always look at them because I was usually preparing for the next day's shoot, both as an actress and as the director. Debbie Allen
[ Actress Although Always Because Both Dailies Day Director Every Got Look Next Preparing Shoot Them Usually]
The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency. Bobby R. Inman
[ Appoint Assuming Bush Central Chief Competitor Director Ford George Got Had Intelligence Persuaded Potential Presidency President Rid Rumor Rumsfeld Staff Standard Time]
Maybe I have just a younger voice than many other directors. Michael Bay
[ Directors Just Many Maybe Other Than Voice Younger]
My parents said, Oh, he's going to be a director someday. I wanted to be an actor. Quentin Tarantino
[ Actor Director Going Oh Parents Said Someday Wanted]
What goes on between a father and a son, which is usually such a private matter, is that they are able to be honest with each other, and be honest with me, as a director. It's just remarkable. Lee Grant
[ Able Between Director Each Father Goes Honest Just Matter Other Private Remarkable Son Such Usually Which]
Usually you talk about directors in terms of the way they choose camera lenses or a kind of light to create a certain effect. But to me the most valuable commodity for a movie to create is a feeling of life, and that's what A Hard Day's Night has in spades. Michael Patrick Jann
[ Camera Certain Choose Commodity Create Day Directors Effect Feeling Hard Kind Lenses Life Light Most Movie Night Talk Terms Usually Valuable Way]
There's no doubt about Prakash's abilities as a director. Ajay Devgan
[ Abilities Director Doubt]
I've worked with a lot of great directors. Catherine Keener
[ Directors Great Lot Worked]
I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room. James Denton
[ Actors Any Been Classes Different Directors Good Had Lot Never Pretty Room School Stage Theatre Training Went]
I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding the director's importance on a movie because, number one, just from a practical standpoint, with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk, more people have access to the movie. John Frankenheimer
[ Ability Access Because Digital Director Disk Disks Eroding Film Importance Just Mean More Movie Number Onto Practical Put Really Revolution Standpoint Whole]
The joy about the recording is that you are your own boss. You don't have a director telling you how to do it. Jim Dale
[ Boss Director How Joy Own Recording Telling Your]
It's often the case with directors that they don't like to share credit, which is the case of Stanley. He would prefer just A Film By Stanley Kubrick including music and everything. Terry Southern
[ Case Credit Directors Everything Film Including Just Kubrick Music Often Prefer Share Stanley Which Would]
On the stage, you alone hold the key, and on the night you have to trust that the director has inspired you enough to take the material and run with it. Greta Scacchi
[ Alone Director Enough Hold Inspired Key Material Night Run Stage Take Trust]
I got nominated for my second film as best young director in the Aikido Film Festival in Japan. Donnie Yen
[ Best Director Festival Film Got Japan Nominated Second Young]
Actually I'd had a certain amount of experience in Europe in the inter-war period, as a banker, and I was also a member of the Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Commerce. W. Averell Harriman
[ Actually Also Amount Banker Board Certain Chamber Commerce Directors Europe Experience Had International Member Period]
So I started to learn Russian and I was one of those probably way too eager, annoying young actor kids who was trying to change all my lines to Russian, much to the dismay of the director and Nic Cage. Jared Leto
[ Actor Annoying Cage Change Director Dismay Eager Kids Learn Lines Much Nic Probably Russian Started Those Too Trying Way Young]
Cukor is one of my favorite directors. He was a master at directing women. Pedro Almodovar
[ Directing Directors Favorite Master Women]
I realized the exciting place was behind the camera with the producer, director and so on. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Behind Camera Director Exciting Place Producer Realized]
Now that I'm taking some time off from school, I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything. It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the '40s and '50s. Fred Savage
[ Accounts Actors Been Classics Directors Everything Forget Lot Make Mostly Nonfiction Now Off Reading School Some Sure Taking Time Writers]
I don't like people who use the press to advance themselves in a way that they haven't earned as an actor, performer or director. Jason Patric
[ Actor Advance Director Earned Haven Performer Press Themselves Use Way]
Things have changed a great deal since the days of Mr. Mayer. The studios no longer control, as they did in those days, artists or directors or producers, as the case may be. Lew Wasserman
[ Artists Case Changed Control Days Deal Did Directors Great Longer May Mayer Mr Producers Since Studios Things Those]
But in the UK, I've given up any hope of being considered a director. Mel Smith
[ Any Being Considered Director Given Hope Uk Up]
Most actors are insecure enough already without having a director who adds to that. Marie Windsor
[ Actors Adds Already Director Enough Having Insecure Most Without]
You hope and pray that you'll get involved with a director that you understand and who has the same sensibility as you do and knows how to push you and bring out the best in you. Matthew Modine
[ Best Bring Director Get Hope How Involved Knows Out Pray Push Same Sensibility Understand]
I don't know why directors sign on to these projects and completely rewrite everything. Larry Wachowski
[ Completely Directors Everything Know Projects Rewrite Sign These Why]
Sometimes the odds are against you-the director doesn't know what the hell he's doing, or something falls apart in the production, or you're working with an actor who's just unbearable. Jessica Lange
[ Actor Against Apart Director Doing Falls Hell Just Know Odds Production Something Sometimes Unbearable Working]
Some directors hardly talk to the actors at all. Todd Solondz
[ Actors Directors Hardly Some Talk]
From my experience as an actor, choreographer, action director, and producer, I understand the elements and the dynamics of being a film maker. Donnie Yen
[ Action Actor Being Choreographer Director Dynamics Elements Experience Film Maker Producer Understand]
In the year and a half I was on SNL, I never saw anybody ad lib anything. For a very good reason - the director cut according to the script. So, if you ad libbed, you'd be off mike and off camera. Harry Shearer
[ According Ad Anybody Anything Camera Cut Director Good Half Lib Mike Never Off Reason Saw Script Snl Very Year]
I'm not like one of those actors who's a frustrated director. Gary Sinise
[ Actors Director Frustrated Those]
Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director. Victoria Abril
[ Acting Complicity Director Even Help Manipulation Only Possible Two Work]
This great oracle of the East India Company himself admits that, if there is no power vested in the Court of Directors but that of the patronage, there is really no government vested in them at all. Richard Cobden
[ Admits Company Court Directors East Government Great Himself India Oracle Patronage Power Really Them Vested]
Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance - but then they forget to direct you. Samantha Morton
[ Because Cast Direct Directors Forget Performance Some Then Trust]
There are so many effects and so many things that are done digitally now that it's so hard for the director to really control the process, because there are more and more experts that come in. John Frankenheimer
[ Because Come Control Digitally Director Done Effects Experts Hard Many More Now Process Really Things]
As a director, I've been able to combine with what I've learned as an actor and as a producer: it melds quite nicely into what I feel like I should have been doing all along. Griffin Dunne
[ Able Actor Along Been Combine Director Doing Feel Into Learned Nicely Producer Quite Should]
But a writer's contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that's what being a director is. Taylor Hackford
[ Being Cast Contribution Director Film Fit Going Into Literary Off Page Roles Stuff Take Those Writer]
Yes, there are directors I admire, the mavericks. Altman. There are many good directors. Mark Rydell
[ Admire Altman Directors Good Many Mavericks Yes]
Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor, or a producer, or a writer, or a director, or an agent, or... So everybody understands the hours. Julie Benz
[ Actor Agent Angeles Director Everybody Hours Los Oh Producer Understands Well Writer]
This is indeed not only relevant to Documentary but is evident is most type of film making. The film often mirrors the experience, understanding and politics of the director. Ben Edwards
[ Director Documentary Evident Experience Film Indeed Making Mirrors Most Often Only Politics Relevant Type Understanding]
If I feel the part is right, and I know that the producers and the director want me, I'd go for broke. Always. Anne Archer
[ Always Broke Director Feel Go Know Part Producers Right Want]
I think every director has a different take, some are good, some are bad. The directors you get on best with sometimes don't make the best films, so who's to say who is right. Tim Roth
[ Bad Best Different Director Directors Every Films Get Good Make Right Say Some Sometimes Take Think]
Ultimately in the end, it's the director's choice. Donnie Wahlberg
[ Choice Director End Ultimately]
If you were in the film industry at that time, you were always picked up by directors who were much older. You were whisked about and shown things. I did work very hard though. Diane Cilento
[ Always Did Directors Film Hard Industry Much Older Picked Shown Things Though Time Up Very Were Work]
Do whatever you're directed to do, and leave the rest of that technical stuff up to the director. Dennis Farina
[ Directed Director Leave Rest Stuff Technical Up Whatever]
Get more women producers, writers, directors. Why should we expect men to do it for us? They can't. Kathleen Turner
[ Directors Expect Get Men More Producers Should Us Why Women Writers]
If the director says you can do better, particularly in a love scene, then it is rather embarrassing. Julie Andrews
[ Better Director Embarrassing Love Particularly Rather Says Scene Then]
My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director. Cole Porter
[ Call Director Inspiration Sole Telephone]
When actors give their input, it can be very ego-driven, and directors are scared of that. Michael Pitt
[ Actors Directors Give Input Scared Their Very]
Now I'm kind of established as a director, I much prefer directing to writing. Ang Lee
[ Directing Director Established Kind Much Now Prefer Writing]
I'm supposed to be the director of a television company, but I've only ever seen that company as a vehicle for making the kind of programmes we wanted to make, getting our ideas on the screen. Rory Bremner
[ Company Director Ever Getting Ideas Kind Make Making Only Our Programmes Screen Seen Supposed Television Vehicle Wanted]
Good is the director who lets you do what you have to do. Marc Ribot
[ Director Good Lets]
All of the directors I've worked with I've gotten along with very well. Trevor Rabin
[ Along Directors Gotten Very Well Worked]
A good director's not sure when he gets on the set what he's going to do. Elia Kazan
[ Director Gets Going Good Set Sure]
It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around. Jennifer Beals
[ Antagonistic Around Became Because Clear Director Film Foolish Friendship Going Had Him Lot Love Negative Our Relationships Talk Tried Use Very Would]
Richard Donner is one of the few directors in Hollywood that can make whatever movie he wants exactly the way he wants it. No one will stop him. Larry Wachowski
[ Directors Donner Exactly Few Him Hollywood Make Movie Richard Stop Wants Way Whatever Will]
So, we come out to Los Angeles. And we met with every network. We met with show runners, directors, writers, everything. And what we had an idea for, they didn't like. And what they had an idea for, we didn't like. So, we went home. Reba McEntire
[ Angeles Come Directors Every Everything Had Home Idea Los Met Network Out Runners Show Went Writers]
I think the most insulting thing you can do to a director is to challenge when he or she is satisfied with your interpretation. Dustin Hoffman
[ Challenge Director Insulting Interpretation Most Satisfied She Thing Think Your]
Normally as a director, you do look at other films and things that are relevant. But with this film, it became impossible because I became so aware of the camera placement. Peter Weir
[ Aware Became Because Camera Director Film Films Impossible Look Normally Other Placement Relevant Things]
It depends who the director is you know, I mean Ken Loach for instance. I've done up to 32 takes with him. Robert Carlyle
[ Depends Director Done Him Instance Ken Know Mean Takes Up]
So I've had really great assistant directors for my last seven movies. John Frankenheimer
[ Assistant Directors Great Had Last Movies Really Seven]
The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear. Anatoly Chubais
[ Books Came Directors Disappear Earth Economy Life Maybe Month Moon Nothing Read Real Some Stupid Thought Understand Will]
When I came out here, my manager thought that casting directors might think I'm a girl, and when I did Threat Matrix, they thought Jamie was a little light. James Denton
[ Came Casting Did Directors Girl Here Jamie Light Little Manager Matrix Might Out Think Thought Threat]
I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors. Jonathan Frakes
[ Actors Been Directors Double-Edged Star Think Trek Us Very Writers]
I'm really a director's actor. I rely heavily on a director. Patricia Clarkson
[ Actor Director Heavily Really Rely]
It's an embarrassment of riches because you have directors who don't better. You end up with so much stuff going on the screen that you don't know where to look, and that's what I consider self-indulgent. John Dykstra
[ Because Better Consider Directors Embarrassment End Going Know Look Much Riches Screen Self-Indulgent Stuff Up Where]
And I think one way or another it's evident to those who work with me that as a writer, a director, a friend, as somebody's there that's very anxious to get the movie made. Robert Towne
[ Another Anxious Director Evident Friend Get Made Movie Somebody Think Those Very Way Work Writer]
Larry Kasdan is a great director. Brion James
[ Director Great Larry]
I think you've got to talk to the director, see the director's films and recognise that it's important that the work fits right in and see if as part of the movie. Dennis Muren
[ Director Films Fits Got Important Movie Part Recognise Right See Talk Think Work]
The director took my face in his hands and asked me to show him my teeth, as with a horse. This happened on a Wednesday, and by the following Monday I was shooting. Victoria Abril
[ Asked Director Face Following Hands Happened Him His Horse Monday Shooting Show Teeth Took Wednesday]
If you have a script that's not great, if you have a great director, you can make a great movie, but if you have a great script with a director who's not good, never are you going to have a good movie. Monica Bellucci
[ Director Going Good Great Make Movie Never Script]
Now, therefore, the Directors of the company are hereby ordered to see that precautions are taken to make travel on said railroad perfectly safe by using a screw with at least twenty-four inches diameter. Joshua A. Norton
[ Company Diameter Directors Hereby Inches Least Make Now Ordered Perfectly Precautions Railroad Safe Said Screw See Taken Therefore Travel Twenty-Four Using]
Arnold and Jamie Lee must have worked over the years with directors that did 50 takes, because I'd get like three takes or so and say, Ok, that's it, we're done. Penelope Spheeris
[ Arnold Because Did Directors Done Get Jamie Lee Must Ok Over Say Takes Three Worked Years]
When I worked on Altar Boys, they wanted to see us having fun. The four of us would have fun on set and steal each other's lines, and mess with the director. Kieran Culkin
[ Altar Boys Director Each Four Fun Having Lines Mess Other See Set Steal Us Wanted Worked Would]
One has the responsibility to oneself, to the writer, director and the people who put up the money, to put out the best of what one has experienced and understood about the human condition as it relates to the role one has been hired to portray. Tom Skerritt
[ Been Best Condition Director Experienced Hired Human Money Oneself Out Portray Put Relates Responsibility Role Understood Up Writer]
I don't like actors who try to talk directors into making their part bigger and that's really lame. Franka Potente
[ Actors Bigger Directors Into Lame Making Part Really Talk Their Try]
I only travel to good material, a good director and a good company. I won't work in another country for a year any longer, because I have a lovely wife and I adore her and I can't bear to be away from her. Jim Dale
[ Adore Another Any Away Bear Because Company Country Director Good Her Longer Lovely Material Only Travel Wife Won Work Year]
It's a director's job to tell a story and he's very well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and that's exactly what he did. He was observant of a world he didn't understand but he told a wonderful story. Cuba Gooding, Jr.
[ Bit Comedy Did Director Exactly Job Keeping Movie Observant Pace Right Stories Story Tell Telling Them Told Understand Versed Very Well Wonderful World]
But I don't really care for directors flaring up and trying to humble some actor, which they would do to try and make an example out of them so everybody else would stay on the ball - and David wasn't anything like that. Richard Farnsworth
[ Actor Anything Ball Care David Directors Else Everybody Example Humble Make Out Really Some Stay Them Try Trying Up Which Would]
The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film. Chester Brown
[ Book Changing Director Film Fur Match Planning Probably Title]
I think that's the key to being a director: to be able to get the shot and move on quickly. Bobby Farrelly
[ Able Being Director Get Key Move Quickly Shot Think]
Mel is a great director because he's not just a director, he's an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He's great as a director. He's so intelligent. He's generous. I really loved him. Monica Bellucci
[ Actor Actors Because Direct Director Generous Great Him How Intelligent Just Knows Loved Mel Really Working]
My guess is that if they now choose to change of director for every other film, it's just because you can't really change the formula, you can merely try to film it your way. Guy Hamilton
[ Because Change Choose Director Every Film Formula Guess Just Merely Now Other Really Try Way Your]
I don't think anyone can really make up their mind and say, Now I'm going to be a director. Judd Hirsch
[ Anyone Director Going Make Mind Now Really Say Their Think Up]
I feel fine, I don't care who the director is. All you have to do is know what your doing - all of us - everybody in the business - that's all you ask anyone - you know your job, I know mine, let's go do it. Morgan Freeman
[ Anyone Ask Business Care Director Doing Everybody Feel Fine Go Job Know Mine Us Your]
I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director that commands the respect of the rank and file. Vincent Frank
[ Appoint Commands Director File First Police Rank Recommend Respect Would]
As you follow the escapades or the journey of the hero through a story, it evokes some kind of emotion in the viewers. The director's job is to make sure that the audience goes through the journey and has an emotional reaction. Don Bluth
[ Audience Director Emotion Emotional Evokes Follow Goes Hero Job Journey Kind Make Reaction Some Story Sure Through Viewers]
I have worked with some great directors. Dabney Coleman
[ Directors Great Some Worked]
Directors say that you should get actors before they are recognized. They will be a pain or have an opinion. Dianne Wiest
[ Actors Before Directors Get Opinion Pain Recognized Say Should Will]
So I write melodies - thirty, forty, fifty - then I cast them off until I have just two or three. If only one is needed, I go see the director and ask him to decide. Michel Legrand
[ Ask Cast Decide Director Fifty Forty Go Him Just Melodies Needed Off Only See Them Then Thirty Three Two Until Write]
When I grow up, I still want to be a director. Steven Spielberg
[ Director Grow Still Up Want]
A lot of these people, these program directors, just like anybody else in the world, even though they're supposed to be leaders in the world, they're followers. They follow what they think someone else is doing, instead of trying to blaze a trail. Talib Kweli
[ Anybody Blaze Directors Doing Else Even Follow Followers Instead Just Leaders Lot Program Someone Supposed These Think Though Trail Trying World]
I was able to go from stage hand to floor manager to assistant director to director in a year because there was just no one else to do it and what I didn't realise and what people don't understand now about television is that we used to do about five shows a day. Richard Lester
[ Able Assistant Because Day Director Else Five Floor Go Hand Just Manager Now Realise Shows Stage Television Understand Used Year]
If I have enough ego to say I'm a writer, a director, a producer, and an actor, I should have the energy and the knowledge to write a scene for this great actor named Henry Fonda and direct him in it and have it work. Peter Fonda
[ Actor Direct Director Ego Energy Enough Fonda Great Henry Him Knowledge Named Producer Say Scene Should Work Write Writer]
I'm not a betting woman, but I have $50 on Secretariat with an old director friend of mine. Shirley Booth
[ Betting Director Friend Mine Old Woman]
I've run into some S.O.B. directors, but I gave them back as good as I got. Carroll O'Connor
[ Back Directors Gave Good Got Into Run Some Them]
One day, we were doing a serious scene and fast talking like we do and we could not stop laughing and the director had to stop the production. We had to go to our trailer and calm down and do it all again. Victor Garber
[ Again Calm Could Day Director Doing Down Fast Go Had Laughing Our Production Scene Serious Stop Talking Trailer Were]
If I had to choose criteria, for me, it's about first the director. I want to be a part of something that's good and intellectually challenging. After the director it's the character and the story. That's the deal for me. Giovanni Ribisi
[ After Challenging Character Choose Criteria Deal Director First Good Had Intellectually Part Something Story Want]
I remained a member of the section till 1947, becoming Director in 1946. James Meade
[ Becoming Director Member Remained Section Till]
Working with a great director is like getting a master class in acting. Swoosie Kurtz
[ Acting Class Director Getting Great Master Working]
The worst is when I talk myself into something. Sometimes you take things because you want to work with a certain actor, or you want to work with a director, even if the script or the part's not that great. Jessica Lange
[ Actor Because Certain Director Even Great Into Myself Part Script Something Sometimes Take Talk Things Want Work Worst]
Obviously, if a director doesn't communicative a clear, relevant vision of the material, it will not succeed no matter how good the material. Tom Skerritt
[ Clear Communicative Director Good How Material Matter Obviously Relevant Succeed Vision Will]
Many plays - certainly mine - are like blank checks. The actors and directors put their own signatures on them. Thornton Wilder
[ Actors Blank Certainly Checks Directors Many Mine Own Plays Put Signatures Their Them]
But the privileges that one has enjoyed and exploited can sometimes turn against you: nobody thinks of you as a director, you are always an actress. Sophie Marceau
[ Actress Against Always Director Enjoyed Exploited Nobody Privileges Sometimes Thinks Turn]
The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you. Stephen Rea
[ Actor Actually Confuse Director Gets Nerves Says Thing Things Worst Your]
I think the wonderful thing about doing theater is that it's more of an actor's medium. I think that film is more of a director's medium. You can't edit something out on stage. It's there. Kim Cattrall
[ Actor Director Doing Edit Film Medium More Out Something Stage Theater Thing Think Wonderful]
As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Actor Directors Factory Just Our Provide Services Workers]
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. James Allen Life
[ Director Discovers His Later Life Man Sooner Soul]
In some cases, the casting directors have casted blindly and have not looked into my ethnic background. Mario Lopez
[ Background Blindly Cases Casting Directors Ethnic Into Looked Some]
Of course for many years directors have had to go on the road with their movies and promote them and I've done that since the beginning. So that's not new but the forms of it are different such as with the internet. David Cronenberg
[ Beginning Course Different Directors Done Forms Go Had Internet Many Movies New Promote Road Since Such Their Them Years]
For any director with a little lucidity, masterpieces are films that come to you by accident. Sidney Lumet
[ Accident Any Come Director Films Little Lucidity Masterpieces]
But on this show, it's a good question because in the 35 shows that we've done now, I've really made a consistent effort to really shadow the directors because in many ways they have to be more prepared than feature directors. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Because Consistent Directors Done Effort Feature Good Made Many More Now Prepared Question Really Shadow Show Shows Than Ways]
By the time May rolls around, I'm probably going to want to spend a month on an island. But if Steven Spielberg or Steven Soderbergh or any number of directors were to say 'Hey, there's this role, are you interested?' I'd be there in a flash. Marg Helgenberger
[ Any Around Directors Flash Going Hey Interested Island May Month Number Probably Role Rolls Say Soderbergh Spend Spielberg Steven Time Want Were]
I should mention that I am a member of the board of directors of Dimensional Fund Advisors. Merton Miller
[ Advisors Am Board Dimensional Directors Fund Member Mention Should]
Theatre director: a person engaged by the management to conceal the fact that the players cannot act. James Agate
[ Act Cannot Conceal Director Engaged Fact Management Person Players Theatre]
Sabrina ran for seven years with a different director every week. Melissa Joan Hart
[ Different Director Every Ran Seven Week Years]
Granted, the writers, directors, producers, and that community make a great deal of money. But they might be choosing to do a whole lot of other things for the living they make. Norman Lear
[ Choosing Community Deal Directors Granted Great Living Lot Make Might Money Other Producers Things Whole Writers]
In choosing any role, I ask the same questions: what kind of part is it? is the role challenging? does the director have a vision? is the story moving? etc. Lukas Haas
[ Any Ask Challenging Choosing Director Does Etc Kind Moving Part Questions Role Same Story Vision]
The best thing about switching from being an actor to being a director is that you don't have to shave or hold your stomach in anymore. Dick Powell
[ Actor Anymore Being Best Director Hold Shave Stomach Switching Thing Your]
George Tenet has been the director of central intelligence since 1997, time enough to have changed the Agency's culture. He has failed. He should go. Richard Perle
[ Agency Been Central Changed Culture Director Enough Failed George Go Intelligence Should Since Tenet Time]
My parents, and especially my mother, encouraged by the director of the local school which I was attending, wanted in spite of everything to send me to a National School of Arts and Crafts so that I could later become an engineer. Leon Jouhaux
[ Arts Attending Become Could Crafts Director Encouraged Engineer Especially Everything Later Local Mother National Parents School Send Spite Wanted Which]
No, United Artists was a very extraordinary organization, because once they had agreed on the director, they believed in letting him have his way. They trusted me, and that doesn't often happen. John Schlesinger
[ Agreed Artists Because Believed Director Extraordinary Had Happen Him His Letting Often Once Organization Trusted United Very Way]
Obviously I'd love to work with any of these great directors because every time I've worked with them I've gained a tremendous amount as an actor. Each director has his own way of pushing you towards improving yourself. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Amount Any Because Director Directors Each Every Gained Great His Improving Love Obviously Own Pushing Them These Time Towards Tremendous Way Work Worked Yourself]
At Camp One we were met by Director of Public Works Warwick Greene, grim and grimy. He has been working himself to death to make this transportation plan a success. William Cameron Forbes
[ Been Camp Death Director Greene Grim Himself Make Met Plan Public Success Transportation Were Working Works]
A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard. Billy Wilder
[ Director Midwife Must Policeman Psychoanalyst]
It was difficult every ten days having a new director. I'm a real collaborator and, as an actor, I want to be directed. It's hard for me to shift gears. Jeanne Tripplehorn
[ Actor Collaborator Days Difficult Directed Director Every Gears Hard Having New Real Shift Ten Want]
I have worked with some very great directors. Ray Walston
[ Directors Great Some Very Worked]
You have a right to your opinion about the work that you're doing. An artist is as equally important as the director. If you believe that, you can work in any circumstances. Maggie Gyllenhaal
[ Any Artist Believe Circumstances Director Doing Equally Important Opinion Right Work Your]
I worked for John Ford, Howard Hawks, Henry Hathaway, Raoul Walsh - I worked for some real good directors. Richard Farnsworth
[ Directors Ford Good Hawks Henry Howard John Real Some Walsh Worked]
I directed before I was even in television; I directed in the theatre for seven years, so that was my trade anyway. But in the UK, I've given up any hope of being considered a director. Mel Smith
[ Any Anyway Before Being Considered Directed Director Even Given Hope Seven Television Theatre Trade Uk Up Years]
Being a producer, I deal with a lot of different directors, and some of them would drive me insane with all the different histrionics, and the mystique that they carry. Matthew Vaughn
[ Being Carry Deal Different Directors Drive Insane Lot Mystique Producer Some Them Would]
It's natural for any actor that segues into directing to be an actor's director. You know how to relate to the actors. Omar Epps
[ Actor Actors Any Directing Director How Into Know Natural Relate]
I would love to get great performances from actors as a director, because that's what I'm always looking for, a director that's going to help me go places I've never been before. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actors Always Because Been Before Director Get Go Going Great Help Looking Love Never Performances Places Would]
I think that you can't make a movie without a script. But you also can't make movies without actors. You also can't make movies without technicians. And there has to be just one person in charge of everybody, and to me that one person is the director. John Frankenheimer
[ Actors Also Charge Director Everybody Just Make Movie Movies Person Script Technicians Think Without]
Other writers, producers, and directors of low-budget films would often put down the film they were making, saying it was just something to make money with. I never felt that. If I took the assignment, I'd give it my best shot. Roger Corman
[ Assignment Best Directors Down Felt Film Films Give Just Low-Budget Make Making Money Never Often Other Producers Put Saying Shot Something Took Were Would Writers]
My biggest role as director on the film is keeping a sense of the overview - how to cast the movie and shoot it in such a way that it will cut together. And how to design the style and tone. Jay Roach
[ Biggest Cast Cut Design Director Film How Keeping Movie Overview Role Sense Shoot Style Such Together Tone Way Will]
It takes great skill to tell a compelling story in under 60 seconds. These five directors have mastered the format, using their talent, craft and imagination to provide us with some of the most innovative filmmaking out there today. Michael Apted
[ Compelling Craft Directors Filmmaking Five Format Great Imagination Innovative Mastered Most Out Provide Seconds Skill Some Story Takes Talent Tell Their These Today Under Us Using]
The only other things, and again these things are hearsay, is that he could be pretty rough on directors, because he knew exactly the way he wanted to play the part. And he did so. Tommy Bond
[ Again Because Could Did Directors Exactly Hearsay Knew Only Other Part Play Pretty Rough These Things Wanted Way]
A good script and a good brief from the director is enough to let me know what is expected of me. Sanjay Dutt
[ Brief Director Enough Expected Good Know Script]
Directors and writers have a lot of stress as well, because they have people they answer to. Alexis Bledel
[ Answer Because Directors Lot Stress Well Writers]
I still can't quite believe it. Although there was something about the fact that it was a first-time writer, a first-time producer, and a first-time director all at the same time. Sam Mendes
[ Although Believe Director Fact First-Time Producer Quite Same Something Still Time Writer]
To be honest with you, a lot of directors can be very lazy. Samantha Morton
[ Directors Honest Lazy Lot Very]
I doubted that there were Communists hiding behind every corporation desk and director's chair. Gloria Swanson
[ Behind Chair Communists Corporation Desk Director Doubted Every Hiding Were]
Elizabeth Taylor has more chins than the Chinese telephone directory. Joan Rivers
[ Chinese Chins Directory Elizabeth More Taylor Telephone Than]
I had no plans to be a director. Mike Figgis
[ Director Had Plans]
When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life. Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor. Lee Grant
[ Actor African Ahead Allowing American Became Convince Director Every Go Gone Had His Into Journey Life Other Reluctant Sidney Very Wanted]
All these directors who do different locations forget that one room can be shot from a million different angles and a million different ways. When I direct a movie, I'm going to use that. Michael Pitt
[ Angles Different Direct Directors Forget Going Locations Million Movie Room Shot These Use Ways]
Sometimes a director is making three films. Perhaps he is shooting a film in Madras and a film in Bombay and he can't leave Madras as some shooting has to be done, so he directs by telephone. The shooting takes place. On schedule. Satyajit Ray
[ Bombay Director Directs Done Film Films Leave Madras Making Perhaps Place Schedule Shooting Some Sometimes Takes Telephone Three]
There aren't many American directors here trying to direct a Japanese yakuza film. When you combine that with the fact that I don't speak much Japanese and this was an independent film I was financing myself - people were curious about what I was doing. John Foster
[ American Combine Curious Direct Directors Doing Fact Film Financing Here Independent Japanese Many Much Myself Speak Trying Were]
My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity. Yahoo Serious
[ Acts Art Background Director Documentary Interest Keen Life School Stupidity Threatening Thrilling]
Nobody taught Picasso how to paint - he learned for himself. And nobody can teach you to be a producer. You can learn the mechanics, but you can't learn what's right about a script or a director or an actor. That comes from instinct and intuition. It comes from inside you. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Actor Comes Director Himself How Inside Instinct Intuition Learn Learned Mechanics Nobody Paint Picasso Producer Right Script Taught Teach]
Directors, like actors, get typecast. John Landis
[ Actors Directors Get Typecast]
That's why I never became a director. I never had patience with people. Ray Harryhausen
[ Became Director Had Never Patience Why]