I don't get the jitters and I don't get nervous, because I build that comfort on set for myself. Sometimes if I'm gonna do something really crazy, it helps me to yell or look like an idiot on set, so that when I'm about to do a scene, I've already embarrassed myself. I find ways to work around getting the jitters.— Logan Lerman
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I’d say a man is someone who is honest, strong-minded, moral, genuine, just a good human being.
My whole family is in orthotics and prosthetics, so I grew up having to check for scoliosis every week. 'Come over. Let me feel your spine.
I know these will become old stories someday and our pictures will become old photographs and we'll all become somebody's Mom or Dad, but right now, these moments are not stories. This is happening and I'm here.
Life is a rollercoaster ride and I don't intend on being the one screaming and hanging on for dear life.
The Goonies' is classic. That's, like, the movie I bring with me if I go out of town for a long time, because it just makes me think of the best times I've seen it with my friends growing up. Dude, everybody knows that movie, everybody watches that film. Best family film ever made.
Jews took it very seriously to marry other Jews and repopulate the Jewish bloodline, and my father's generation gets very serious in my household when they're like, "You have to marry another Jew," because that's still kind of the mentality coming from the baby boomers. So I know that type of pressure.
It's my passion, that's what I wanna do, it's the end goal, that's what I crave every second of the day is to be working on a production but also to be the person leading the production and guiding the pacing of the storytelling.
Honestly, my character doesn't have much in common with Harry Potter besides the fact that he's an unlikely hero who's thrown into a huge situation.
I did a commercial when I was, like, 5 or 6 years old for.
.. what was it called?... Cabbage Patch Kids! That was the first thing I ever did. Little bit embarrassing.
I love movie sets. It's another home for me. Movie theaters and movie sets - they're just the best places to be. I love them.
If I had a script that I was ready to shoot tomorrow, I'd work on it every day until we got into production as soon as possible, but I don't have that script yet, so I'm trying to find and support writers, really young writers and hopefully come across a story that I wanna tell one day.
I appreciate film actors who respect the film making process.
For me, being able to be vulnerable is difficult, but it's just something that I feel comfortable doing. I need to fully understand why, the thought-process behind the character and I have to believe it. That comes from a lot of preparation.
Berlin is my favourite city.
Growing up, I had a very normal relationship with my brother and sister.
But, over time, they became my best friends, and now I hang out with them all the time. I'm very close with them.
I've definitely had the experience where I was pursuing someone for a long time that I just obviously did not connect with, so I was always, kind of altering myself for her. But then you realize it's just not worth it. What's the point?
I would add a little more love in the world.
It's ridiculous, I know, but it is one thing I would do.
I started doing roles and working with people that I really respected and became passionate about the art form of acting. And I'm still trying to figure it out. Still learning.
I started studying filmmakers, and I would say early on the ones that really inspired me the most were like the field magicians of music videos.
The film makers are the true movie stars.
I'm always in the theater seeing everything, good or bad.
I know what it means to be Jewish, and I don't think someone who wasn't Jewish would really understand.
A lot of times I'm on my own trying to find research material and things like that and trying to educate myself on the world and the film that I'm working on.
A lot of times, when I'm approaching pre-production and my job, and trying to research and work on the script and whatnot it's always different.
I'm not someone who works a lot, and what I mean by that is that I have a project and I focus on it, and I don't spread myself too thin. I try to give as much as I can to that project, and if we have a lot of time, that's amazing for me, because I like to really dive deep and do as much as I can.
When I'm back at home it's just reality. I kind of separate myself from Hollywood.
I'm just trying to find a good project.
Work with a good director, someone I really admire. Find a good role.
You're not really just a filmmaker that makes a movie good most of the time.
It's everybody involved; it's a collective effort.
I'm doing 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'.
It was a book I read when I was younger, and it just changed my life, and I just wanted to be a part of it.
You would assume that a filmmaker should know how to edit, but pretty much every filmmaker I've worked with doesn't know how to edit.
I don't really look around and say, 'I've made it.
' I just look around and think how fortunate I am to work with the people I'm working with.
I’ve written a lot and brainstorm ideas, and I plan on pursuing them very soon.
As you get older, there are different types of roles in people's lives at certain ages.
I would love to shoot on film, but you can't really shoot a lot of footage on film, and you can't print a lot of it.
One thing a girl has to have is a good sense of a humor.
I'm a really laid back guy who can find humor in just about anything, so my girlfriend would need to be a little like that too. She doesn't have to be a big jokester, but to me finding humor in things and not taking too much too seriously is a way of enjoying life, so that is important to me.
I'd say people that really inspired me at first were like, Dustin Hoffman, Jim Carrey... serious Jim Carrey though.
The idea of working with David Fincher or Paul Thomas Anderson or Wes Anderson or Scorsese or Spielberg or any of the guys I really idolize is a dream for me.
It's really interesting to observe each filmmaker's approach to filmmaking and I feel very fortunate to have worked with a lot of really interesting filmmakers and they all approach their job in unique ways.
I started working with James [Schamus] early on, and my role as an executive producer was more about being involved in the conversations of putting the film together. I didn't have to do much work because James is the most experienced first-time director you could imagine.
When filming, I like to travel with an instrument.
When I was five I thought auditions were a great way to get out of school!
I grew up going to school and high school and then shooting a movie for a few months. It's an odd way to grow up and is kind of forced maturity.
I want to be a good actor more than anything - someone you can respect.
What you choose to do professionally is a reflection of yourself and I take that seriously as an actor. But even as a filmmaker, I take it even more seriously.
When I receive a new role, I completely become my character.
Fun. I'm not the kind of guy kids picked on in school, but I've seen it happen. I've never really given much thought to being cool. I don't really think about it one way or the other.
Film is a collection of many mediums and collaboration and you're only as strong as the people you're working with - and everybody owns their mediums.
Some people don't have an open mind, and when I was traveling to different places I think I found it hard to enjoy things. You know, I come from a great city where there are lots of things happening, and if you end up in a small town where you don't have all those things you can feel the difference. Somewhere along the way, though, I think I learned to appreciate the difference.