Time is a precious thing. Never waste it.— Gene Wilder
Proven movie director quotes that are about good director
Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple
Remember, success is a journey not a destination. Have faith in your ability. You will do just fine.
I believe in the truth of fairy-tales more than I believe in the truth in the newspaper.
God may allow us at times to hit rock bottom, to show us He's the rock-at the bottom.
When you hit a wall – of your own imagined limitations – just kick it in.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
When I was young, I believed in three things: Marxism, the redemptive power of cinema, and dynamite. Now I just believe in dynamite.
The work of a director can be summed up in two very simple words. Why and How.
The cinema is not an art which films life: the cinema is something between art and life. Unlike painting and literature, the cinema both gives to life and takes from it, and I try to render this concept in my films. Literature and painting both exist as art from the very start; the cinema doesn't.
And Later I Thought, I Can't Think How Anyone Can Become a Director Without Learning the Craft of Cinematography.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.
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.
No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul.
Tragedy is a close-up; comedy, a long shot.
Work for the actor lies essentially in two areas: the ability to consistently create reality and the ability to express that reality.
I can't imagine being a woman in the world of acting, like where you age starts to weigh you down - you go from being attractive to where they [directors] decided you're out... I feel like with stand-up comedy, it doesn't matter if I've gotten fatter.
I'm a frustrated actor. My ... goal is to beat Alfred Hitchcock in the number of cameos. I'm going to try to break his record.
There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.
A director standing by his film rejected by the audience is like him telling a girl 'I love myself and I don't care if you don't love me'.
A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.
I couldn't be a cameraman or a designer or an actor - I have to be a director because I learned how to do that from my dad.
It is necessary to recover the primeval force of the shock taking place at the moment when opposite a man (the viewer) there stood for the first time a man (the actor) deceptively similar to us, yet at the same time infinitely foreign, beyond an impassable barrier.
When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don't get to decide that you didn't.
I hate the word 'production'...it's a ceremony, it's a ritual...you should go out of the theatre stronger and more human than when you went in.
Editing is not merely a method of the junction of separate scenes or pieces, but is a method that controls the 'psychological guidance' of the spectator.
Creative director - A creative director is a position often found within the graphic design, film, music, video game, fashion, advertising, media, or entertainment industries
Executive director - An executive director is a member of a board of directors for an organisation, but the meaning of the term varies between countries. In the US, an executive
Director (business) - The term director is a title given to the senior management staff of businesses and other large organisations. The term is in common use with two distinct
Film director - A film director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay (or script) while guiding the technical crew and actors in
Director X - October 31, 1975), credited professionally as Director X, is a Canadian film and music video director and producer. Lutz was born and raised in the Greater
Funeral director - A funeral director, also known as an undertaker (British English) or mortician (American English), is a professional involved in the business of funeral
Assistant director - The role of an assistant director on a film includes tracking daily progress against the filming production schedule, arranging logistics, preparing daily
Teja (director) - Dharma Teja Jasti, 22 February 1966) is an Indian cinematographer turned director, known for his works in Telugu cinema and Bollywood. He ventured into direction
Director general - A director general or director-general (plural: directors general, directors-general, director generals or director-generals ) or general director is a
God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
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.
I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater.
To make a great film you need three things - the script, the script and the script.
Sometimes the person who is the most logical is the person whom we call insane.
I believe the common denominator of the Universe is not harmony, but chaos, hostility and murder.
Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action.
I'm only wanted by directors for the image I give off, and it makes me angry.
I always wanted to be an actor and not a beauty pageant winner.
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.