Director Quotes

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Tim Burton
“Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.”
Tim Burton

Stanley Kubrick
“I do not always know what I want, but I do know what I don't want.”
Stanley Kubrick

Alfred Hitchcock
“I'm sure anyone who likes a good crime, provided it is not the victim.”
Alfred Hitchcock

Diana Rose Morcilla
“Your life is a movie. You are the main character. You say your scripts and act to your lines. Of course you do your lines in each scene. There is a hidden camera and a director who you can ask for help anytime up above.”
Happy Positivity

Stanley Kubrick
“A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later?"
Stanley Kubrick”
Stanley Kubrick

David Lynch
“I look at the world and I see absurdity all around me. People do strange things constantly, to the point that, for the most part, we manage not to see it.”
David Lynch

T.F. Hodge
“Your life experience is a moving picture, of which you are writer, director, performer, producer and critic.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

“A director is a general in charge of an army of traitors like any showman. An audience will love you, laugh with you and wait outside your stage door when you're hot and on a roll, but no audience is ever truly friendly. Not for long. Bore 'em or disappoint 'em - even once - and they'll turn on you and tear you to pieces, regardless of who you are or might once have been.”
Richard Stanley

James Morcan
“Formulaic thinking is the antithesis of art.”
James Morcan

“If you want to be a good actor or director, firstly see life, secondly see films and thirdly read books!”
Md. Ziaul Haque

“If you think that you can hide what your interests are, what your prurient interests are, what your noble interests are, what your fascinations are, if you think you can hide that in your work as a film director, you're nuts.”
David Fincher

Joseph  Strickland
“There are four hundred and fifty films written by Black screenwriters/filmmakers every year. Sadly, of these, only three will ever see the light of day. ("The Making of Dual Mania: Filmmaking Chicago Style," 2018)”
Joseph Strickland, The Making of Dual Mania: Filmmaking Chicago Style

Joseph  Strickland
“Cat Ellington is the Bo Jackson of the creative arts. Everything she does, she does extremely well. And I'm proud of her. I'm proud to say that a woman as beautiful and gifted as she is has a solid place in both my personal and professional lives. ("The Making of Dual Mania: Filmmaking Chicago Style," 2018)”
Joseph Strickland, The Making of Dual Mania: Filmmaking Chicago Style

“If the director himself writes the script or screenplay of the drama, movie etc., the direction becomes perfect because he already imagined each shot nicely in his brain while writing the screenplay!”
Md. Ziaul Haque

“No matter the adversity, you can choose and take actions to determine how your story will be written, told, and end. You are the author, actor, and director no matter who else believes they are.”
Jeffrey G. Duarte

Rona Edwards
“If a Writer births the baby, then a Producer raises the child and sends it off to school.”
― Rona Edwards, I Liked It, Didn't Love It: Screenplay Development from the Inside Out”
Rona Edwards, I Liked It, Didn't Love It: Screenplay Development from the Inside Out

Viet Thanh Nguyen
“How about something to drink. Coffee, tea, soda, water, scotch. Never too early for scotch. Violet, some scotch. Ice. I said ice. No ice, then. Me too. Always neat for me. Look at my view. No, not at the gardener. José! José! Got to pound on the glass to get his attention. He's half deaf. José! Move! You're blocking the view. Good. See the view. I'm talking about the Hollywood sign right there. Never get tired of it. Like the Word of God just dropped down, plunked on the hills, and the Word was Hollywood. Didn't God say let the be light first. What's a movie but light. Can't have a movie without light. And then words. Seeing that sign reminds me to write every morning. What. All right, so it doesn't say Hollywood. You got me. Good eye. Thing's falling to pieces. One O's half fallen and the other O's fallen altogether. The word's gone to shit. So what. You still get the meaning. Thanks, Violet. Cheers. How do they say it in your country. I said how do they say it. Yo, yo, yo, is it. I like that. Easy to remember. Yo, yo, yo, then.”
Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Sympathizer

Peter Brook
“You become a director by calling yourself a director and you then persuade other people that this is true.”
Peter Brook, The Shifting Point: Theatre, Film, Opera 1946-1987

“It ain't the picture and it ain't the camera - it's the operator.”
Jordan Hoechlinchlin

“যদি ডিরেক্টর নিজে নাটক, চলচ্চিত্র ইত্যাদির চিত্রনাট্য লিখেন, তবে ডিরেকশন নিখুঁত হয় কারণ তিনি চিত্রনাট্য লেখার সময় প্রতিটি শট তার মস্তিষ্কে সুন্দরভাবে কল্পনা করে নেন!”
Md. Ziaul Haque

“দি ডিরেক্টর নিজে নাটক, চলচ্চিত্র ইত্যাদির চিত্রনাট্য লিখেন, তবে ডিরেকশন নিখুঁত হয় কারণ তিনি চিত্রনাট্য লেখার সময় প্রতিটি শট তার মস্তিষ্কে সুন্দরভাবে কল্পনা করে নেন!”
Md. Ziaul Haque

Viet Thanh Nguyen
“How about something to drink. Coffee, tea, soda, water, scotch. Never too early for scotch. Violet, some scotch. Ice. I said ice. No ice, then. Me too. Always neat for me. Look at my view. No, not at the gardener. José! José! Got to pound on the glass to get his attention. He's half deaf. José! Move! You're blocking the view. Good. See the view. I'm talking about the Hollywood sign right there. Never get tired of it. Like the Word of God just dropped down, plunked on the hills, and the Word was Hollywood. Didn't God say let there be light first. What's a movie but light. Can't have a movie without light. And then words. Seeing that sign reminds me to write every morning. What. All right, so it doesn't say Hollywood. You got me. Good eye. Thing's falling to pieces. One O's half fallen and the other O's fallen altogether. The word's gone to shit. So what. You still get the meaning. Thanks, Violet. Cheers. How do they say it in your country. I said how do they say it. Yo, yo, yo, is it. I like that. Easy to remember. Yo, yo, yo, then.”
Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Sympathizer

“I make movies that make no sense and make no money.”
Seijun Suzuki

“Brenda Chapman
She studied character animation at CalArts, and a few years later found herself exactly where she'd always dreamed: working on animated films for Disney in Los Angeles. She soon discovered that she was one of the very few women animators there.
"That's when I realized why princesses in their films were so helpless. They had all been created by men." she recalls. She promised herself that she would create a new type of princess: strong, independent, and...
"...Brave" she thought. "What a great name for a film!”
Elena Favilli, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls - Coloring Book, Poster, and Temporary Tattoos

“In view of the fact that the manager is primarily in most cases the point of reference for the company in the business streets, he is generally authorized by a power of attorney provided by the shareholders of the company or via the MOA of the company. In certain cases exceeding the powers given to the manager may make the manager, or the LLC itself, liable, depending on the nature of the manager’s actions.”
Henrietta Newton Martin-Legal Advisor & Author

A.J. Rose
“It takes a special combination of selfishness and selflessness to be a director, and I’ve found I have just enough of both.”
A.J. Rose

“To Walk In Direction Is A Function That The Director Is Aware”
Sunday Adelaja

Adrienne Posey
“A great director gives life to a work of art- gives it a heartbeat... a pulse... opens its eyes to the world.”
Adrienne Posey

“চলো ছায়ার পানে,

চলো ছবি ও গানে!”
Md. Ziaul Haque

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