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The British needlewoman follows blindly where the merchant leads. ...
by Ann Macbeth

The British needlewoman follows blindly where the merchant leads.
- Ann Macbeth

The tensions are always based on financial resources.
Something like film is very problematic because it
is viewed as an art form and also as an industry with a pure commercial base.
- Ann Macbeth

The more commercial work that is happening,
the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights,
the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen.
- Ann Macbeth

Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America
work for commercial crews and then have their own projects
when they've got enough money saved up to do so.
- Ann Macbeth

 

I see any production of any nature being good for the
development of the whole industry.
- Ann Macbeth

We are not yet at the point where our size,
our being the drama industry, is sufficient to support
full time professional crews,
and that is very very important.
- Ann Macbeth

They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings
where the non-commercial material will have air time.
There's no possibility of that here right now,
none.
- Ann Macbeth

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Build into each budget the cost of hiring and don't
lump yourself with capital investment.
- Ann Macbeth

Any new producer starting up is to get investors' confidence.
Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world.
- Ann Macbeth

The existing documentary makers still believe that
it is impossible to produce drama material in this State,
otherwise they would be doing it, they say.
- Ann Macbeth

The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film.
- Ann Macbeth

We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs.
We are also here to assist people actually in their production,
non-commercial people in their production.
- Ann Macbeth

It will never be Hollywood, the same way people think it should be.
I think it will grow and it will be healthy and it
will expand into more than one production house.
- Ann Macbeth

Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world.
- Ann Macbeth

Video just accesses international information so much more readily.
- Ann Macbeth

You have always had individual directors who begin
in the advertising or commercial world,
but they are probably exceptions rather than the traditional pattern.
- Ann Macbeth

All the arts are predominantly national,
and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us.
The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
- Ann Macbeth

We are the only state that does not have a State Film
Corporation there to support the commercial industry.
- Ann Macbeth

I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is
good in that what we are now getting up there on the
screen is of superior quality.
Videos are just so much more sensitive to the world.
- Ann Macbeth

The worst thing that you can do in terms of bringing
a product up to the market is to be two days after
someone else has brought a similar product to the international market-It's dead.
- Ann Macbeth

The State Film Authority will be there for film as industry only,
as is the case in all the other states,
except Victoria.
Victoria is moving more now into supporting non-commercial films.
- Ann Macbeth

Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film
world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening,
so there was immense growth for industrial training films,
documentaries to do with the mining,
and the outback world.
- Ann Macbeth

In 1975 Australia was producing things like Picnic at Hanging Rock,
in other words films that I would consider still some
of the finest products to come out of Australia.
I think that our quality now is less than it was then.
- Ann Macbeth

We're under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts.
The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial
Development have great difficulty in agreeing over
who should fund what in terms of film.
- Ann Macbeth

We probably do not have a large enough industry here
to ably support the independent filmmaker to move in and out.
Much of the industry is based on full-time jobs here,
institutionalised jobs.
- Ann Macbeth

We discovered that there was a great deal of keen interest
in America for the kinds of products that we thought could be produced here.
Also there was an interest in Britain for Australian material generally.
- Ann Macbeth

Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different
from sitting down to a meal with a British family.
- Roland Joffe

Be blind.
Be stupid.
Be British.
Be careful.
- Virginia Graham

The British have slang words, as we do,
but it was fun.
- Dennis Farina

In 1860 a total eclipse of the sun was visible in British America.
- Simon Newcomb

The British have always coped without becoming a dictatorship.
- Frederick Forsyth

I had to choose between American and British actors,
and it didn't take me more than a second to decide:
Russians are Europeans and should be played by other Europeans.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

It would not be fair to the critics of Rotary,
who include some of the most brilliant of the British and American writers,
to charge them with prejudice.
- Paul Harris

We believe that within five years, 96 percent of British
consumers will have access to the Internet,
whether it be through a personal computer,
a set-top box or a mobile phone.
- Richard Branson

Once, when a British Prime Minister sneezed,
men half a world away would blow their noses.
Now when a British Prime Minister sneezes nobody else
will even say 'Bless You'.
- Bernard Levin

Continental directors, as opposed to British and American,
tend to be somewhat high-handed in their approach.
- Donald Pleasence

The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be
involved in talks the guns must be left at the door.
- Martin McGuinness

The British cinema had been very dull and conformist.
- Karel Reisz

The avian influenza found in mainland British Columbia
poses no significant threat to human health.
- John Clifford

Being pretty crazy while being chased by the National Enquirer is not good.
The British tabloids were the worst.
- Margot Kidder

I really wouldn't want to live in America.
I found New York claustrophobic and dirty.
I missed England when I was there, simple things like
smells and the British sense of humor.
- Jonny Lee Miller

Working on the accent helped, enormously.
I will tell you that when I brought Michael a correct "British" accent,
one that my dialect coach was happy with,
he hated it.
- Madeleine Stowe

The British have given me good support for the last
8 years and have always believed in me.
- Jonathan Brown

We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious
battle with British Airways...
It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it.
- Richard Branson

My parents are Italian and British.
They live in Berkeley now - we all moved there four years ago.
- Claire Forlani

In my opinion the greatest advantage we can at present expect from our Navy;
for at this early period We can not expect to have
a Navy to cope with the British.
- William Whipple

A few regular troops from old France,
weakened by hunger and sickness, who,
when fresh, were unable to withstand the British soldiers,
are their general's chief dependence.
- James Wolfe

The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will
bring about the disintegration of the British Empire.
This would not be of any benefit to Germany.
- Franz Halder

Only when I came to America did I think of myself as British.
- Naveen Andrews

To cure the British disease with socialism was like
trying to cure leukaemia with leeches.
- Margaret Thatcher

I received an OBE from the Queen, which probably doesn't
mean anything in America but is quite nice in England -
the Order of the British Empire for services to drama.
- Joan Collins

The British Government and the Irish Government have
accepted very clearly the Mitchell Report.
- Dick Spring

We went to the British Museum, and I was looking up my family in the books -
pages and pages on it.
- Nicholas Lea

The fact that people didn't know I was British did work for quite a while.
- Claire Forlani

I am very proud to be British.
I'm very conscious of carrying my country with me wherever I go.
I feel I need to represent it well.
- Julie Andrews

I was never too keen on the British music press.
They've called us a supermarket hype,
and they used to suggest that we didn't write our own songs.
- Freddie Mercury

If I am pushed I will push back, that is the way I am.
I am very British.
We don't like to be pushed around.
When the chips are down we might have to step into grey areas.
- Damon Hill

A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really,
I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind
of semi hits for the people on it in America.
- Eric Clapton

You British plundered half the world for your own profit.
Let's not pass it off as the Age of Enlightenment.
- Paddy Chayefsky

The British do not expect happiness.
I had the impression, all the time that I lived there,
that they do not want to be happy; they want to be right.
- Quentin Crisp

If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country
it is by reversing that policy which made us simply
the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food.
- Eamon de Valera

I was determined that no British government should
be brought down by the action of two tarts.
- Harold MacMillan

Like, Mission Of Burma to me always sounded almost
like they were part of the British Arty New Wave.
I kind of like that.
I like not being able to tell the difference.
- Graham Coxon

The guy that made me wanna make movies...
and this is off the wall-is a guy named Michael Pal,
the British director.
- George A. Romero

We've already recognized that it is absolutely essential
for British children to learn other languages and we
will be working hard to put further strategies in place to ensure this.
- John Whitehead

Although the Chinese had used opium as a medicine,
there was no widespread addiction before the British arrived.
- Robert Trout

It is up to you to decide that this has lasted long enough,
that our boys are dying to serve no British interest
but for the interests of a small clique of utterly unscrupulous men.
- John Amery

When people say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain,
sometimes the United Kingdom, sometimes the British Isles,
- but never England.
- George Mikes

You don't expect to get the letter saying,
Her Majesty would like to appoint you Knight Commander of the British Empire!
It was just a completely overwhelming and exciting day.
- Antony Sher

You are a member of the British royal family.
We are never tired, and we all love hospitals.
- Queen Mary

We embrace policies that have, first and foremost,
the continued survival of the British people at their core,
and in that respect I think we are beyond left and right.
- Steve Blake


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