Quotations that match 'scripts'.

My partner Dan Ireland wants me to direct, and I read a lot of scripts - some good enough that I could see myself. But then it's like, so what? Who cares? Let someone else direct it.
[ Cares Could Dan Direct Else Enough Good Ireland Lot Myself Partner Read Scripts See Some Someone Then Wants]
We all sit in front of our mics and our scripts lay on music stands. Then the silliness begins!
[ Begins Front Lay Music Our Scripts Silliness Sit Stands Then]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts.
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
Agents are essential, because publishers will not read unsolicited manuscripts.
[ Agents Because Essential Manuscripts Publishers Read Unsolicited Will]
I'm going to go away on vacation, I'm going to try to get away from the phone, away from scripts. I think it's important to sit back and think about what you want.
[ Away Back Get Go Going Important Phone Scripts Sit Think Try Vacation Want]
I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page... sunrise over the desert and masses of... a whole essay before you get to the dialogue.
[ Before Desert Dialogue Direction Essay Get Lot Masses Most Over Page Scripts Stage Sunrise Suspicious Top Whole]
I wish in my own mind I were more definite - that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script, but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something.
[ Absolutely Because Convinced Definite Direct Else Find Keep Might Mind More Never Own Reading Script Scripts Someone Something Were Wish]
I didn't want to be seen as just a guy on a list. I'm interested in good scripts, scripts that are about something, scripts that move your acting along.
[ Acting Along Good Guy Interested Just List Move Scripts Seen Something Want Your]
I submitted manuscripts to publishers. This was not so much a feeling that I should be published as a wish to escape the feared and hated drudgery of normal work.
[ Drudgery Escape Feared Feeling Hated Manuscripts Much Normal Published Publishers Should Submitted Wish Work]
If I showed you scripts from my first few movies, the descriptions of my characters all said 'the ugly girl'.
[ Characters Descriptions Few First Girl Movies Said Scripts Showed Ugly]
I'm reading scripts, desperately wanting to work. I've set a couple of things up for next year.
[ Couple Desperately Next Reading Scripts Set Things Up Wanting Work Year]
Aaron is a very passionate, maniacal writer so the scripts really come from him, but he is very open to... y'know, we'll plan ideas and we'll certainly tussle about stuff when the script comes out. So, to a certain extent, he's very interested. If there's some problem or something that doesn't ring true, he wants to know why and he wants to correct it or fight for it.
[ Aaron Certain Certainly Come Comes Correct Extent Fight Him Ideas Interested Know Maniacal Open Out Passionate Plan Problem Really Ring Script Scripts Some Something Stuff True Very Wants Why Writer]
All my stories were usually titled, 'White House Says,' 'President Bush Wants,' and I relied on transcripts from the briefings. I relied on press releases that were sent to the press for the purpose of accurately portraying what the White House believed or wanted.
[ Accurately Believed Briefings Bush House Portraying President Press Purpose Releases Relied Says Sent Stories Titled Usually Wanted Wants Were White]
When I first read the script a few years ago I thought it was one of the best written scripts I had ever read.
[ Ago Best Ever Few First Had Read Script Scripts Thought Written Years]
I've been getting a lot of science fiction scripts which contained variations on my Star Trek character and I've been turning them down. I strongly feel that the next role I do, I should not be wearing spandex.
[ Been Character Contained Down Feel Fiction Getting Lot Next Role Science Scripts Should Star Strongly Them Trek Turning Variations Wearing Which]
I never do any television without chocolate. That's my motto and I live by it. Quite often I write the scripts and I make sure there are chocolate scenes. Actually I'm a bit of a chocolate tart and will eat anything. It's amazing I'm so slim.
[ Actually Amazing Any Anything Bit Chocolate Eat Live Make Motto Never Often Quite Scenes Scripts Slim Sure Tart Television Will Without Write]
I've been doing this for seven and a half years. I've been just bustin' it, trying to break in as an artist in this business. For me, it's still just about the work. I get the scripts and I'm all about that. I don't really even have an idea what that's going to be like.
[ Artist Been Break Business Doing Even Get Going Half Idea Just Really Scripts Seven Still Trying Work Years]
I'm lucky; people write scripts for me.
[ Lucky Scripts Write]
Animation scripts tend to be much more descriptive and are lighter on dialogue.
[ Animation Descriptive Dialogue Lighter More Much Scripts Tend]
Everyone is trying to do something that hasn't been done and that's a really good thing. You can only do so much with a story and some scripts don't give you the opportunities and other scripts do give you the opportunities to do things that haven't been done before.
[ Been Before Done Everyone Give Good Hasn Haven Much Only Opportunities Other Really Scripts Some Something Story Thing Things Trying]
I get a trickling few scripts that I'm lucky enough that some of them are great. I don't get loads of scripts.
[ Enough Few Get Great Loads Lucky Scripts Some Them]
And they were writing scripts where Christine had hit the glass ceiling. And I always thought Christine would never hit the glass ceiling. I thought her dreams would take her. Maybe her dreams wouldn't take her where she wanted, but she still had her dreams.
[ Always Ceiling Christine Dreams Glass Had Her Hit Maybe Never Scripts She Still Take Thought Wanted Were Where Would Writing]
I was looking to become more proactive with my career because I wasn't crazy with some of the scripts I was getting - this was before Blow and Hannibal - so I decided to start my own production company.
[ Because Become Before Blow Career Company Crazy Decided Getting Hannibal Looking More Own Proactive Production Scripts Some Start]
I, of course, wanted to do something with Drew Barrymore. Please. So we were reading scripts back and forth and then we found this script, Fever Pitch.
[ Back Barrymore Course Drew Fever Forth Found Pitch Please Reading Script Scripts Something Then Wanted Were]
And most countries are now reducing the number of conscripts and increasing the professionals that are available because they're available on short notice.
[ Available Because Countries Increasing Most Notice Now Number Professionals Reducing Short]
My own mentality is that I've retired. They send me these scripts and if I absolutely have to do it, then I go to work.
[ Absolutely Go Mentality Own Retired Scripts Send Then These Work]
I get a script and it's really interesting with scripts, because you never really know. It's paper and it could be great or awful. Even scripts that are good could end up not working.
[ Awful Because Could End Even Get Good Great Interesting Know Never Paper Really Script Scripts Up Working]
I have been reading scripts, going to auditions and looking for the right opportunities.
[ Auditions Been Going Looking Opportunities Reading Right Scripts]
Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination.
[ Also Although Bill Came Collaborated Concepts Days Early Fertile Finger Ideas Imagination Literally Many Mutually Own Scripts Story Twists Typed Unique Wrote]
I don't have a stack of scripts.
[ Scripts Stack]
I never examined what I did in any great detail because I thought it would spoil things. I never read the scripts at all carefully, and never wanted to know what was going on, because I felt that being a benevolent alien that's the way it should be.
[ Alien Any Because Being Benevolent Carefully Detail Did Examined Felt Going Great Know Never Read Scripts Should Spoil Things Thought Wanted Way Would]
Right now I'm doing four shows at a time, trying to read four outlines every week, four scripts every week, and watching four rough cuts; it's a lot of good work. It's fun to do it, but it does wear you out.
[ Cuts Does Doing Every Four Fun Good Lot Now Out Outlines Read Right Rough Scripts Shows Time Trying Watching Wear Week Work]
We were all thrown together on this show very rapidly, there was casting then a few days later a meeting where we all got to read the scripts and meet each other. Literally days after that we were on our way to Dallas.
[ After Casting Dallas Days Each Few Got Later Literally Meet Meeting Other Our Rapidly Read Scripts Show Then Thrown Together Very Way Were Where]
I read a lot of scripts. Most of 'em go to other actors.
[ Actors Em Go Lot Most Other Read Scripts]
There are all these scripts where the women, if they're working, are prostitutes and lawyers with an angry streak who'll kill you. It's a reaction to women leaving their men and men being angry about it and saying it on some subconscious level.
[ Angry Being Kill Lawyers Leaving Level Men Reaction Saying Scripts Some Streak Subconscious Their These Where Women Working]
I write scripts in storyboard fashion using stick figures, and thought balloons and word balloons and captions. Then I'll write descriptions of what scenes should look like and turn it over to the artist.
[ Artist Balloons Captions Descriptions Fashion Figures Look Over Scenes Scripts Should Stick Storyboard Then Thought Turn Using Word Write]
Now it's a fully realized production but for the fact that we're holding our scripts in our hand and some of us used them, and some of us didn't and you have to by union rules hold the script. You don't have to use them but you gotta hold them.
[ Fact Fully Gotta Hand Hold Holding Now Our Production Realized Rules Script Scripts Some Them Union Us Use Used]
Now I have to have the biggest P.O. box in the entire post office to get all the manuscripts coming in.
[ Biggest Box Coming Entire Get Manuscripts Now Office Post]
You see a lot of good ideas or well-written scripts that are bad ideas.
[ Bad Good Ideas Lot Scripts See Well-Written]
I fix things now and then, more often tweak HTML and make scripts to do things.
[ Fix Html Make More Now Often Scripts Then Things Tweak]
I think when you're a bigger star you get many good scripts sent to you, and you have to choose which one you're going to gravitate toward, but I just try to gravitate toward the best-written one that's been thrown my way after a lot of girls have passed on it.
[ After Been Bigger Choose Get Girls Going Good Gravitate Just Lot Many Passed Scripts Sent Star Think Thrown Toward Try Way Which]
The best thing for me is, when I'm not working, is to be at home and to have a script or two scripts is better, and to be just walking around the house and just thinking about the lines.
[ Around Best Better Home House Just Lines Script Scripts Thing Thinking Two Walking Working]
I would not have so many scripts being driven by demographics. The play's the thing - not the 18-35 year old male age group.
[ Age Being Demographics Driven Group Male Many Old Play Scripts Thing Would Year]
Writers would submit scripts to me, and if I liked one well enough to submit to magazine editors, I had the know-how whether the story was good or bad.
[ Bad Editors Enough Good Had Know-How Liked Magazine Scripts Story Submit Well Whether Would Writers]
Television theatre, as is implied in its name, should rely on adaptations of scripts written for the theatre.
[ Adaptations Implied Name Rely Scripts Should Television Theatre Written]
Some of the material out there - I don't want to say that it's all bad - but there's a lot of bad stuff out there. You just continue reading scripts, and eventually you find something you connect with.
[ Bad Connect Continue Eventually Find Just Lot Material Out Reading Say Scripts Some Something Stuff Want]
I'm just into making quality stuff if I can, with interesting people and good scripts. But it's very important that it's about something and that it says something. Otherwise, I don't know what the point is, really.
[ Good Important Interesting Into Just Know Making Otherwise Point Quality Really Says Scripts Something Stuff Very]
I'm still reading some scripts and I model as well, so I'm still doing that. But I don't want to do like just anything so we're being really selective about the stuff I'll do.
[ Anything Being Doing Just Model Reading Really Scripts Selective Some Still Stuff Want Well]
Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.
[ Acting Bigger Life Scripts Should Than]
Once, I had so many scripts coming to me that I could hardly read them all.
[ Coming Could Had Hardly Many Once Read Scripts Them]
I know a lot of people in the business recommend the many Story Structure seminars being offered here, but I point to them as the single biggest contributor to lousy scripts.
[ Being Biggest Business Contributor Here Know Lot Lousy Many Offered Point Recommend Scripts Seminars Single Story Structure Them]
The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny.
[ Because Comedies Down Funny Hundred Mean Often Reason Romantic Scripts Seldom Thousand Turn Very]
Reality TV finds talented people. There are no scripts. The editing is what it's all about. Great editing makes those shows.
[ Editing Finds Great Makes Reality Scripts Shows Talented Those Tv]
When what's around you - such as scripts, or like me being on the show and playing 18, now me doing this film playing 18 - it's kind of been what's been there for me.
[ Around Been Being Doing Film Kind Now Playing Scripts Show Such]
There are a lot of good stories out there, but I haven't found too many great scripts.
[ Found Good Great Haven Lot Many Out Scripts Stories Too]
A typical agent in New York gets 400 query letters a month. Of those, they might ask to read 3-4 manuscripts, and of those, they might ask to represent 1.
[ Agent Ask Gets Letters Manuscripts Might Month New Read Represent Those Typical York]
It was easier to do Shakespeare than a lot of modern movie scripts that are so poorly written.
[ Easier Lot Modern Movie Poorly Scripts Shakespeare Than Written]
There's editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there's not a lot of that for me.
[ Actor Casting Downtime Edit Editing Elements Just Lot Normal Production Read Scripts Sort Take Up Would]
I've been fortunate. I don't pick scripts. Scripts pick me.
[ Been Fortunate Pick Scripts]
I started writing movie scripts. They excited me a lot, but I didn't like them when they were finished because they were simple copies of the films I saw in childhood.
[ Because Childhood Copies Excited Films Finished Lot Movie Saw Scripts Simple Started Them Were Writing]
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.
[ Any Definitely Director Enough Exact Get Look Really Role Same Scripts Them Things Those Three Two Usually Which]
I was not the kind of a principal player that was so in demand that eight or 10 or 12 scripts came per month.
[ Came Demand Eight Kind Month Per Player Principal Scripts]
Oh, I had an idea for a pilot of my own at the time, and then Carl sent me about eight scripts and simply I threw my idea out the window because the writing was just so good.
[ Because Carl Eight Good Had Idea Just Oh Out Own Pilot Scripts Sent Simply Then Threw Time Window Writing]
I want to aspire to something like what Denzel Washington does, which is try to find scripts written for white actors - or Jodie Foster, who reads scripts for male actors.
[ Actors Aspire Denzel Does Find Foster Jodie Male Reads Scripts Something Try Want Washington Which White Written]
Today it has been estimated that the average 70 year old has four chronic conditions and consumes an average of 35 PBS scripts per year for those conditions.
[ Average Been Chronic Conditions Consumes Estimated Four Old Pbs Per Scripts Those Today Year]
I write scripts to serve as skeletons awaiting the flesh and sinew of images.
[ Awaiting Flesh Images Scripts Serve Sinew Skeletons Write]
I won't be able to do what I'm doing forever. There aren't that many scripts floating around for fifty-year-old chicks.
[ Able Around Chicks Doing Floating Forever Many Scripts Won]
We sometimes received - and I would read - 200 manuscripts a week. Some of them were wonderful, some were terrible; most were mediocre. It was like the gifts of the good and bad fairies.
[ Bad Fairies Gifts Good Manuscripts Mediocre Most Read Received Some Sometimes Terrible Them Week Were Wonderful Would]
I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon's Watergate tapes, and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking and providing information to Carl and myself.
[ Carl Figure Hours Information Leaking Myself Nixon Out Providing Read Recently Some Spent Tapes Trying Watergate]
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
[ Art Autobiographies Book Deeds Great Manuscripts Nations Their Three Words Write]
I find the most interesting and most daring scripts tend to be for independent films.
[ Daring Films Find Independent Interesting Most Scripts Tend]
I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.
[ Around Because Board Came Complete Even Experience Film First Good Great Just Loved Making Material Read Reading Scripts Signed Trilogy Without]
In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films.
[ Australia Bureau Could Enlightened Films Finance Fund Get Go Government Kick Move Off Quite Scripts Set Sort Special Up]
The Lord Chamberlin was censoring scripts when I first came into the theater.
[ Came Censoring First Into Lord Scripts Theater]
Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Movies
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
I'm definitely a messy person... I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control.
[ Bad Bathroom Bed Control Definitely Everything Find Just Kitchen Know Laundry Lists Machine Make Messy Need Organize Person Really Scripts Take Under Where]
So: we're all tired. Now what? Manuscripts written in Club Med?
[ Club Manuscripts Now Tired Written]
When I sent those scripts, that was the lowest point of my life. We'd just had our second son, and when I went to collect them from hospital, I went to the bank to try and get some money to buy some diapers, the screen showed I've got $26 left.
[ Bank Buy Collect Diapers Get Got Had Hospital Just Left Life Lowest Money Our Point Screen Scripts Second Sent Showed Some Son Them Those Try Went]
Our characters were antiseptic but we weren't. And if you remember what we did on BATMAN, as the scripts were written very funny, we played them very straight.
[ Batman Characters Did Funny Our Played Remember Scripts Straight Them Very Were Weren Written]
When I look back at it, I'm mostly amazed at how poorly it was shot. David Kelley is a great writer, and I thought the scripts were great, but it just looks so cheap.
[ Amazed Back Cheap David Great How Just Kelley Look Looks Mostly Poorly Scripts Shot Thought Were Writer]
Well, I must tell you I write the scripts very close to the bone. So I'm writing episode seven now and couldn't tell you what happens in episode eight.
[ Bone Close Eight Episode Happens Must Now Scripts Seven Tell Very Well Write Writing]
I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance.
[ Attached Close Come Credits Films Finance Find Generally Hit Know Money Point Producer Producers Producing Raise Screen Scripts Take Them Time Try Usually]
My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.
[ Because Character Choosing Interest Key Many Plot Sacrifice Scripts Stories]
It's nice to finally get scripts offered to me that aren't the ones Tom Hanks wipes his butt with.
[ Finally Get Hanks His Nice Offered Ones Scripts Tom Wipes]
You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person.
[ Because Come Comedy Dark Find Miserable Movies Person Probably Romantic Scripts Speak Talk Think Those Twisted Won]
I've auctioned off many scripts and will continue to do so for good causes.
[ Causes Continue Good Many Off Scripts Will]
If I were actually Homer Simpson, I'd be getting scripts out the wazoo.
[ Actually Getting Homer Out Scripts Simpson Were]
When an actor asks you to read his script, your heart sinks. The number of scripts I've been given by actors that are so unbelievably terrible!
[ Actor Actors Asks Been Given Heart His Number Read Script Scripts Sinks Terrible Unbelievably Your]
I get a lot of action scripts. I get low-budget vehicles that will end up right on the video shelf. I want to do movies that I want to talk about, that I'm proud of, but I also want to make a living.
[ Action Also End Get Living Lot Low-Budget Make Movies Proud Right Scripts Shelf Talk Up Vehicles Video Want Will]
I don't have wild dogs chasing people with scripts away from my door. I get my share. I've done okay. But I usually do independent stuff because that's mostly what I'm offered.
[ Away Because Chasing Dogs Done Door Get Independent Mostly Offered Okay Scripts Share Stuff Usually Wild]
And I don't think I'm giving away any secrets here, but there are a lot of terrible scripts in this town.
[ Any Away Giving Here Lot Scripts Secrets Terrible Think Town]
Most scripts are bad. I read a lot of them.
[ Bad Lot Most Read Scripts Them]
As the scripts come in they are sent to the artists, and the artists are either very busy, or ready to start.
[ Artists Busy Come Either Ready Scripts Sent Start Very]
I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts.
[ Composers Facts Music Photographs Research Scripts Use Way]
We've read scripts, and I think right now we are just focusing in on school.
[ Focusing Just Now Read Right School Scripts Think]
I won't leave any unfinished manuscripts.
[ Any Leave Manuscripts Unfinished Won]
I don't look at scripts in terms of commerciality. I just look at the part, the people involved.
[ Involved Just Look Part Scripts Terms]
If the scripts are not good, I'll tell somebody, 'This isn't good.'
[ Good Scripts Somebody Tell]
I keep working under the delusion that someday a library will ask for my manuscripts.
[ Ask Delusion Keep Library Manuscripts Someday Under Will Working]
I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way. Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend - leading roles for women were few and far between.
[ Being Between Endless Far Few Girlfriend His Junk Leading Play Reading Roles Scripts Sent Through Typically Way Were Wife Women]
I feel that I can't do certain things that have sent to me, scripts, because I think that really - I've been June Cleaver for so many years, because we went back, you know, and we did - 20-year hiatus we had - and we went back and made 105 new ones. And so I really feel very strongly that there are certain things I won't do.
[ Back Because Been Certain Did Feel Had Hiatus June Know Made Many New Ones Really Scripts Sent Strongly Things Think Very Went Won Years]
It was a joy to be a part of the team that created Round The Horne. I was involved with the show at a time of my life when I was very happy., and that happiness overflowed into the scripts.
[ Created Happiness Happy Into Involved Joy Life Part Round Scripts Show Team Time Very]
I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books.
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
I believe realism is nothing but an analysis of reality. Film scripts have a synthetical constitution.
[ Analysis Believe Constitution Film Nothing Realism Reality Scripts]
They're pretty particular about what they show. They certainly edit the scripts and have conversations with the writers about what they are and aren't willing to portray. But the writers and the network are pretty much on the same page.
[ Certainly Conversations Edit Much Network Page Particular Portray Pretty Same Scripts Show Willing Writers]
So, no, I'm not trying to crack into Hollywood, although I'll make films there if they're good scripts.
[ Although Crack Films Good Hollywood Into Make Scripts Trying]
I spent as much time writing proposals in '98 and '99 as I did writing scripts.
[ Did Much Proposals Scripts Spent Time Writing]
Alexander Payne's very specific. His scripts are always complete when you start working on them.
[ Alexander Always Complete His Payne Scripts Specific Start Them Very Working]
Oftentimes, in fact I think this is to my fault, I look at usually scripts as a whole. I should probably pay more attention to the character that I'm going to play and what they do.
[ Attention Character Fact Fault Going Look More Oftentimes Pay Play Probably Scripts Should Think Usually Whole]
I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should.
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
And I find it very easy to memorize the scripts, which are so close to conversations my husband and I have.
[ Close Conversations Easy Find Husband Memorize Scripts Very Which]
I've been blessed with some lovely scripts and a character that people could truly identify with. It's one of those surprises in life that makes you think, 'God was smiling on me that particular day.
[ Been Blessed Character Could Day God Identify Life Lovely Makes Particular Scripts Smiling Some Surprises Think Those Truly]
There's so many things I want to do. I want to work with great filmmakers, great actors, great scripts. And there's no reason for me to do anything short of that, because I'm 24, I don't have a family, I don't need to make tons of money, and I'm not dying to get famous.
[ Actors Anything Because Dying Family Famous Filmmakers Get Great Make Many Money Need Reason Scripts Short Things Tons 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.
[ Been Closed Died Director Find Get Had Jesus Just Made Mean Nothing Pictures Scripts Sold Stars Studios These]
The usual way - through a long series of rejections, revising my manuscripts, and kept trying again and again. Finally I was fortunate enough to find a good agent.
[ Again Agent Enough Finally Find Fortunate Good Kept Long Manuscripts Rejections Revising Series Through Trying Usual Way]