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George A. Romero Quotes and Sayings

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As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does,
so I'm trapped in a genre that I love,
but I'm trapped in it!
- George A. Romero

The most realistic blood I've seen is when Marlon Brando
gets beat up in On The Waterfront.
- George A. Romero

I also have always liked the monster within idea.
I like the zombies being us.
Zombies are the blue-collar monsters.
- George A. Romero

I think you're only free if you're working on very low or huge money.
- George A. Romero

 

If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic.
If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart.
- George A. Romero

I like guys who are understandable and good guys who are flawed.
- George A. Romero

I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character
and the humans didn't either.
They forgot to make the movie that went along with
all these wonderful effects.
- George A. Romero

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If one horror film hits, everyone says,
'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
- George A. Romero

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

I really believe that you could do horror very inexpensively.
I don't think it has anything to do with the effects,
the effects are not the most important parts.
- George A. Romero

There are so many factors when you think of your own films.
You think of the people you worked on it with,
and somehow forget the movie.
You can't forgive the movie for a long time.
It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws.
- George A. Romero

As great as Ed is, the wisdom out here is that he can't carry a movie.
They'll pay him $3 million to be the second banana in Julia Roberts things.
But they won't put up $3 million for an Ed Harris movie.
- George A. Romero

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

I'm really interested in having a studio one day and being a filmmaker.
- Ryan Phillippe

My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance.
You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker.
- Robert Wise

A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist
has when he buys himself some paper.
- Stanley Kubrick

With the Ford Foundation grant all of a sudden instead
of being an artist that had made a couple of short films,
I became a filmmaker who dabbled in the arts.
- Bruce Conner

I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing.
- Jason Mewes

I am the luckiest filmmaker I know.
- Jodie Foster

When you start out as a filmmaker, you do parodies,
because you can't really compete on a studio level.
- Bill Paxton

I like Spike Lee a lot.
He's incredibly gifted and I don't think he gets the
credit he deserves as a filmmaker.
- Tim Robbins

In most films music is brought in at the end,
after the picture is more or less locked,
to amplify the emotions the filmmaker wants you to feel.
- Ken Burns

In any art movement, the art has to move into a new phase -
a filmmaker has a desire to make a film that is not like a previous film.
- Norman McLaren

I would certainly say that films like Time Code and
the Loss of Sexual Innocence were far more rewarding
to me in terms of being able to move forward as a filmmaker.
- Mike Figgis

I feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut.
- John Cusack

You're seeing me develop, not only as a filmmaker if
you've seen my earlier films,
but you're seeing me kind of learn how to be a human,
how my philosophy has evolved.
- David Cronenberg

I was very committed to the process of composing,
working at poems, putting things together and taking
them apart like some kind of experimental filmmaker.
- David Antin

In England, I'm a horror movie director.
In Germany, I'm a filmmaker.
In the US, I'm a bum.
- John Carpenter

I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something
else which extended from the visual arts into the making
of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.
- Jonathan Lethem

Films are always pretentious.
There's nothing more pretentious than a filmmaker.
- John Milius

My cousin Malcolm Lee is also a filmmaker.
- Spike Lee

You can't second-guess yourself as a filmmaker.
- Ralph Bakshi

I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker
is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student.
- Edward Zwick

My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I don't think of myself as a director or writer.
I think of myself as a filmmaker.
- Conrad Hall

I live in New York City, the stories of my films take place in New York;
I'm a New York filmmaker.
- Spike Lee

When I was young, my idea was to become a filmmaker.
- Patrice Leconte

I'm only a stupid filmmaker.
- Roland Emmerich

I'm a filmmaker, not a scientist.
- Roland Emmerich

I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my
office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker.
- Darren Aronofsky

I've always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do.
- Quentin Tarantino

I was always a filmmaker before I was anything else.
If I was always anything, I was a storyteller,
and it never really made much of a difference to me what medium I worked in.
- Nicholas Meyer

The thing is, I'm a very practical filmmaker.
- Stanley Tucci

I'd made these experimental films but I thought the
major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors.
- Bill Forsyth

I thought I was going to be a filmmaker but at the
same time I was an intellectual and I felt that I could
make a contribution to some field,
as yet, not invented.
- Ted Nelson

I learn so much from watching films like that with
commentary and then when you get to hear another filmmaker
talk about their films it's a really great experience.
- Jay Roach

The filmmaker's got to make it his story and the actors
have got to make it their story.
- Rachel Griffiths

A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots.
- Walter Salles

You've got to believe as a filmmaker that if a movie's good enough,
it's going to survive; and if it's not,
well, it won't.
- Sam Mendes

I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never
pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all.
- James Cameron

I'm not a politician; I'm lucky to be a filmmaker and
to be able to express myself through the films I make.
- Mathieu Kassovitz

On one hand, as a filmmaker, I don't want to make a
movie with guns everywhere.
- Jim McKay

There is no reason why challenging themes and engaging
stories have to be mutually exclusive -
in fact,
each can fuel the other.
As a filmmaker, I want to entertain people first and foremost.
If out of that comes a greater awareness and understanding
of a time or a circumstance,
then the hope is that change can happen.
- Edward Zwick

I'm actually part of a number of minorities.
I grew up being a horribly awkward kid.
A terrible student.
And now I find myself as a filmmaker,
and you feel kind of alone in the world because you're
separate from everyone else.
- Bryan Singer

The terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals,
that is, Turks.
And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year,
the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community.
- Otto Schily

Whereas money is a means to an end for a filmmaker,
to the corporate mind money is the end.
Right now, I think independent film is very confused,
because there's excess pressure in the marketplace
for entertainment to pay off.
- Robert Redford

But I did on projects that I produced,
that I directed, that I acted in because it was important.
I want to be a filmmaker.
I don't want to be an actor who directs,
I want to be a director.
I want to be a filmmaker.
So that's a big difference.
- Eriq La Salle

I really took filmmaking very seriously...
It was an honor and then a crutch also,
because at a young age, I was like, I guess I'm a serious filmmaker.
I never set out to be a serious filmmaker.
I just set out to make movies.
- John Singleton

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

An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the
ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great.
But I think you have to consider awards with some distance
and not get obsessed with it.
When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.
- Alejandro Amenabar

When a documentary filmmaker, working in the style that I do,
suggests that there has been a shooting ratio of 40
hours to every one hour of finished film,
that doesn't mean that the other 39 are bad.
- Ken Burns

Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so
popular as a filmmaker location is because New York
had been used so many times that Chicago,
I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late '60s,
early '70s for a long time as a new location.
- Richard Roeper

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
- Doug Floyd

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar


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