A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
From my experience as an actor, choreographer, action director, and producer, I understand the elements and the dynamics of being a film maker.
I found it to be more challenging to be in a huge effects movie, because a lot of the things aren't there.You have to trust the director and react to nothing.
I think that I'm a better speechwriter than my speechwriters. I know more about policies on any particular issue than my policy directors. And I'll tell you right now that I'm gonna think I'm a better political director than my political director.
As an actress I find the most enjoyable part of acting is really just to please the director. I just want to please my director.
Work is fun to me. All those years of being an actor and a director and not being able to get a job - two weeks is too long to not know what my next job will be.
I'm not like one of those actors who's a frustrated director.
A film is a director's vision... there is, however, much input an actor or actress can have.
On the stage, you alone hold the key, and on the night you have to trust that the director has inspired you enough to take the material and run with it.
I was very fortunate in having David Fincher, the director come to me. Now I've seen the finished product, I feel that every bit of the nine months we spent on the film was worth it.
The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting
I was too dumb to know Opie was going to grow up to be a great Director, if so, boy, I would certainly have become his best friend.
I like working as a director most.
So I write melodies - thirty, forty, fifty - then I cast them off until I have just two or three. If only one is needed, I go see the director and ask him to decide.
My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity.
I hate to sound like Julie the cruise director but it's people that I think about all the time.
I was in Japan, and my assistant director had worked with Kurosawa. I used quite of number of Kurosawa's crew.
A good script and a good brief from the director is enough to let me know what is expected of me.
Egotism is not a good quality. It's not something to be admired or even tolerated. It wouldn't be tolerated in a field commander and it shouldn't be tolerated in a movie director.
I was six years old when I saw my first Godard movie, eight when I first experienced Bergman. I wanted to be a director when I was fourteen.
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I directed before I was even in television; I directed in the theatre for seven years, so that was my trade anyway. But in the UK, I've given up any hope of being considered a director.
The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor
You have to write a good score that you feel good about. At least, you're supposed to. But, if the director hates it, it ain't going to be in the movie!
I'd worked in Clockwork Orange with Stanley Kubrick and since Stanley was such a prestigious director this opened all sorts of doors for me - one of them being Star Wars.
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