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Directors Quotes

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Arnold and Jamie Lee must have worked over the years
with directors that did 50 takes,
because I'd get like three takes or so and say,
Ok, that's it, we're done.
- Penelope Spheeris

There are times when directors just don't know what they're doing.
- Christopher Atkins

In some cases, the casting directors have casted blindly
and have not looked into my ethnic background.
- Mario Lopez

Personally I'm very happy to be behind the scenes.
I like collaboration, I like working with directors.
- Mark Mothersbaugh

 

Richard Donner is one of the few directors in Hollywood
that can make whatever movie he wants exactly the way he wants it.
No one will stop him.
- Larry Wachowski

I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors,
so all of my training has been on stage with different directors.
That was a pretty good school room.
- James Denton

Have you noticed how most directors are either bald or grey-haired?
- Mackenzie Astin

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To deny women directors, as I suspect is happening in the States,
is to deny the feminine vision.
- Jane Campion

Maybe I'm too masculine.
Casting directors cast in their own,
or an idealized image.
Maybe I don't look like anybody's ideal.
- Charles Bronson

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

He sort of gets comic moments.
Not a lot of directors do.
- Kevin McDonald

Most directors have little lists in their heads of
people they really want to work with.
- Alan Parker

Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance -
but then they forget to direct you.
- Samantha Morton

I'm lucky enough that directors sometimes seek me out
for little projects that people don't even know about,
that just surface later on.
- Laura Dern

There are thousands of directors in Hollywood.
- Penelope Spheeris

I'm not one of these directors, so far,
that wants to have a whole separate director's cut of these things.
So far they've turned out to be kind of the length that they wanted to be.
- Jay Roach

Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment
and it seems that the French directors have woken up
one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more.
- Wim Wenders

I have great respect for directors who know what they're doing.
- Bill Mumy

But a lot of that kind of work is done pre-flight,
coordinating efforts with the flight directors and the ground teams,
and figuring out how you're going to operate together.
- Leroy Chiao

The only other things, and again these things are hearsay,
is that he could be pretty rough on directors,
because he knew exactly the way he wanted to play the part.
And he did so.
- Tommy Bond

Somehow I got to be one of five or six actors that
the directors would use as guinea pigs at this directing colloquium,
where people pay to listen to and watch the directors direct.
- Beth Henley

Gotta watch out for directors.
- Stephen Sondheim

Granted, the writers, directors, producers,
and that community make a great deal of money.
But they might be choosing to do a whole lot of other
things for the living they make.
- Norman Lear

Bad directors will tell you they absolutely know how to do it,
and how it has to happen; there's this insecurity that
leads them to feeling like they have to control everything.
- Molly Parker

I don't want to know movie directors.
I don't want to be close to them.
I don't want to interfere with their work.
I don't want them to interfere with mine.
- Patricia Highsmith

I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing.
East coast Italian directors I guess.
- Anthony Michael Hall

There are so few directors who are musical who appreciate music.
- Alex North

Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents
were in the business and that I grew up around actors,
comedians and directors.
- Ben Stiller

To be honest with you, a lot of directors can be very lazy.
- Samantha Morton

Cukor is one of my favorite directors.
He was a master at directing women.
- Pedro Almodovar

A lot of really good directors have a killer in them,
as if they'd do anything to get that image.
But that comes with the terrain and I don't mind it.
- Judy Davis

Directors, producers can make you look good or make you look bad.
- Aaron Eckhart

The majority of directors I've worked with didn't know how to talk to actors.
- Stanley Tucci

I deal with guys in their 20s and early 30s who are presidents of companies,
who are movie directors.
- Peter Criss

Directors, like actors, get typecast.
- John Landis

It's sad - it's sad for us old enough to remember when directors ruled,
and films were substantially better than they are today.
But it's hard to argue with those kinds of grosses.
- Mark Rydell

One reason I left local news was that I was tired of
the constant musical chairs among news directors.
- Jessica Savitch

When I decided I wanted to be an actor,
I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors.
- Puff Daddy

There are a lot of directors who are knowledgeable about images,
and others who aren't.
- Conrad Hall

I like directors who come on the set and create something
that's a little dangerous,
difficult or unusual.
- Elia Kazan

All of the directors I've worked with I have loved
and would work with again.
I have no favorites.
- Judd Nelson

Things have changed a great deal since the days of Mr. Mayer.
The studios no longer control, as they did in those days,
artists or directors or producers, as the case may be.
- Lew Wasserman

I began taking liberties a long time ago;
now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

I had just had small parts in other films,
and I'd worked with a lot of directors in TV.
- Sally Kellerman

And I just want to work with good directors and good people.
- Charlie Hunnam

Being a producer, I deal with a lot of different directors,
and some of them would drive me insane with all the different histrionics,
and the mystique that they carry.
- Matthew Vaughn

A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make
you doubt your instincts.
- Omar Epps

I think every director has a different take,
some are good, some are bad.
The directors you get on best with sometimes don't make the best films,
so who's to say who is right.
- Tim Roth

Some people are directors and I think they should stay behind the camera.
- Matthew Vaughn

I'm on the board of directors for Peace Now,
which works tirelessly between the Palestinians and
the Israelis to create peace in the Middle East and we've never been closer.
- Mandy Patinkin

When you see the films of certain young directors,
you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980.
- Jacques Rivette

It was a movement that had all the art critics,
all the museum directors in its thrall.
- Jack Levine

I was fortunate enough to work under directors who were,
most of them, brilliant, emotional men.
- Gene Tierney

Most actors go, 'I read the script and fell in love with it';
I fall in love with the directors.
- Sam Worthington

I never storyboard.
I hate it.
I don't understand why so many directors want to make
comic strips of their films.
- Patrice Leconte

As you can probably tell, I like films and directors
that bring a totally unique style to filming action.
- John Foster

So many directors are solely focused on their own success
in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals.
- Shirley Knight

No two directors make the same film the same way.
- Rob Cohen

If you were in the film industry at that time,
you were always picked up by directors who were much older.
You were whisked about and shown things.
I did work very hard though.
- Diane Cilento

Many plays - certainly mine - are like blank checks.
The actors and directors put their own signatures on them.
- Thornton Wilder

Directors are not worried about casting beautiful women,
but they are not sure that they want to cast great-looking men.
My looks have prevented people from seeing my work.
- Rob Lowe

I don't like directors that just say,
Stand there and now do this.
- Joe Pantoliano

Zhang Yimou is one of the best directors on mainland China.
- Jet Li

I don't like actors who try to talk directors into
making their part bigger and that's really lame.
- Franka Potente

It's really rare for film directors to be that interested
in things other than themselves.
- Alan Cumming

Other, far fewer, directors are more like the composer -
conceptualizing the piece,
scoring it, distributing its musical lines among a range of registers,
chords, and instruments.
- Thomas Harrison

Casting directors now just see me as the hard-core sniper or prison guard.
- Barry Pepper

On the one hand, young theatre directors were coming to television theatre,
because they wanted to get closer to the cinema,
despite having studied and worked for the theatre.
- Andrzej Wajda

I get to play a great character while working with
great actors and great directors on a great show.
- Harry Hamlin

Maybe I have just a younger voice than many other directors.
- Michael Bay

Most film directors do not come up with their own subjects
or write their own screenplays.
- Thomas Harrison


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