I think the worst that can happen in filmmaking is if you're working with a storyboard. That kills all intuition, all fantasy, all creativity.
In every respect, fantasy is like doing abstract paintings.
When I do a horror or a fantasy film it all boils down to something in the script that surprises me. It could be a big thing or a small moment. If it's there I'll do it.
I love anything that's sort of surreal and with fantasy.
I always assumed that, like my mother before me, one day I would have children. When I was 5, my fantasy was to have a hundred dogs and a hundred kids.
When people ask me why is 'Winter's Tale' a fantasy, I point out that it is not a fantasy.
It's my job, to create a fantasy.
I don't think people should confuse fantasy and reality because no one is perfect - we all know that.
Tor.com has been a venue for original SF and fantasy since 2008, but we've never formalized our process for submissions. Indeed, for a long time, we were totally winging it.
Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
I don't need a fantasy life as once I did. That is the life of the imagination that I had a great need for. Films were the perfect means for satisfying that need.
When I read the 'Twilight' book, I didn't see it as fantasy. I saw it as a love story.
When George Graham was there they complained, harking back to better days, but I think that's a fantasy.
I did a 'Love Boat!' And based on my trip on the 'Love Boat,' I said, 'I'd just as soon not do 'Fantasy Island.'
I cannot say how strongly I object to people using other people's writing as research. Research is non-fiction, especially for horror, fantasy, science fiction. Do not take your research from other people's fiction. Just don't.
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