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Ann Macbeth Quotes and Sayings

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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

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 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

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

 

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

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 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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils,
as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
- Ambrose Bierce

Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed
at changing existing situations into preferred ones.
- Herbert Simon

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives,
I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
- Winston Churchill

They weren't immigrating to some existing society;
indeed,
they often did whatever they could do to destroy whatever
existed here in the way of Indian society.
- Samuel P. Huntington

It had a very good arrangement by Herbie Hancock,
but it used existing pieces.
- Ennio Morricone

It is obvious that the greatest and most important
service that is required of our agriculture under existing
conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops.
- David F. Houston

A fair question could be posed in this fashion:
If people are not obeying existing laws,
what makes us think they would obey any new laws?
- J. D. Hayworth

Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which
can utilize existing material to the best advantage.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Can you look forward to the future of our country and
imagine any state of things in which,
with slavery still existing, we should be assured of
permanent peace? I cannot.
- Robert Dale Owen

Knowledge is more important than life.
We've only one excuse for existing, to think,
to find out, to learn.
- Charles Lederer

Stardom is only a by-product of acting.
I don't think being a movie star is a good enough reason for existing.
- Natalie Wood

Let me reassure that the Kingdom of Cambodia a country with independence,
neutrality, peace, freedom, democracy and human rights as you all have seen,
shall be existing with no end.
- Hun Sen

The Roman Code was merely an enunciation in words of
the existing customs of the Roman people.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

I maintain that the existing corn laws are bad,
because they have given a monopoly of food to the landed
interest over every other class and over every other interest in the kingdom.
- Joseph Hume

When not deeply engaged in creative activities,
or numbed out by the TV, I felt empty.
My heart hurt.
I often felt hollow or as if I were some sort of wispy ghost,
barely existing.
- Judith Wright

A play visibly represents pure existing.
- Thornton Wilder

You can best fight any existing evil from the inside.
- Hattie McDaniel

With weak balance sheets, banks tend to continue lending
unprofitable businesses and leave them existing.
- Toshihiko Fukui

If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards,
and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism.
- Irving Babbitt

Protecting the rights of even the least individual
among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing.
- Ronald Reagan

Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension
of notions too general for its existing language.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I make music to generate atmospheres,
not to complement already existing ones.
- Tom Jenkinson

We preserve the status quo, preserve existing systems.
- Julie Bishop

That is, while we believe that cost-benefit analysis
is an important tool to inform agency decision making,
the results of the cost-benefit analysis do not trump existing law.
- Fred Thompson

When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union
and to the existing Federalist organization,
the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven.
- Herbert Croly

We must continue research into new forms of energy
and into more efficient use of existing energy sources.
- Mac Thornberry

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice,
rather than contradict it.
- Alexander Cockburn

The shock caused by the September 11 events has also
lead to a thorough reflection on the existing disparity
between rich and poor countries,
on the misery of populations of the South.
- Omar Bongo

Continuing economic growth requires both recruitment
of new companies and expansion of existing businesses.
- Phil Bredesen

It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended
of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances
simply doesn't work any more.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Every existing thing is born without reason,
prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

I use dancing to embellish, extend or enlarge upon an existing emotion.
- Gower Champion

There is not a truth existing which I fear...
or would wish unknown to the whole world.
- Thomas Jefferson

The truth about Hamas and Islamic Jihad is that they
don't prevent Israel from existing or even flourishing,
they prevent Palestine from coming into existence.
- Michael Medved

But we don't have an example of a democratic society
existing in a socialist economy -
which is the only real alternative to capitalism in the modern world.
- Peter L. Berger

It's better to take over and build upon an existing
business than to start a new one.
- Harold S. Geneen

Each man must have his I; it is more necessary to him than bread;
and if he does not find scope for it within the existing
institutions he will be likely to make trouble.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion,
existing without living.
My daughter, the birth of my daughter,
gave me life.
- Johnny Depp

I donate money to the existing foundation that funds the US Ski Team kids.
- Picabo Street

If there is to be peace in our industrial life let
the employer recognize his obligation to his employees -
at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes.
- John L. Lewis

Our existing media system today is the direct result
of government laws and subsidies that created it.
- Robert McChesney

Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do
a better job of training new and existing first responders
to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military.
- Louise Slaughter

Planets are too dim to be detected with existing equipment,
far away, except in these very special circumstances
where they're seen by their gravitational effect.
- Murray Gell-Mann

I didn't record any additional dialogue for this CD,
they are excerpts pulled from existing episodes.
- Tara Strong


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