Flash photography can be horrible. In the hands of an expert who knows how to bounce all that searing bright light in the right direction, it may make an impossible picture workable.
Music for me has always been something that is directly connected to my heart.
It must be born in mind that one does not see directly - as is the case in the exploration of the surface of the brain - where the electrodes are attacking.
I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way.
I've worked with a lot of first-time directors who kind of look to me for ideas and opinions and stuff, and I'm a team player.
Directing takes a lot of time.
There are times when you work with directors on set, and things are a bit rudderless, and those can be good directors.
Actors know how to talk to other actors in a way that sometimes other directors just don't.
I don't make my living writing; I make my living as a producer and as a director.
You work with great directors and terrible directors, and so you learn; you take what you think will work for you.
I like and I love everything that has to do with cinema: writing, directing, editing, creating music, and even acting.
I do other sorts of things. I act in other people's movies. I direct operas. I write books.
Let me put it this way: I would like to direct a successful film. An unsuccessful film I would not like to direct. Films are very difficult.
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
I have problems with this very extreme form of capitalism where the pendulum has swung so far in one direction, where the focus is completely on the short term, and no one is thinking about the consequences.
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