I think I'm going to spend some time learning how to be a first-time mom, and then I'll go back to work.
— Linda Cardellini

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 first time quote

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

As a first-time director in America, I feel I've been very fortunate.
— Sam Mendes

So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens.
— Walter Salles