” If you focus your energy on the camera, it takes away from the time you have to focus on the performances. “


” I think, as you’re growing up, your emotions are just as deep as they are when you’re an adult. You’re ability to feel lonely, longing, confused or angry are just as deep. We don’t feel things more as we get older. “


” I think at the beginning of a project, you decide if you’re in love with the idea and what it’s about, or what you think it’s about at that time at least. Then you commit to it, and once you’ve commit to it no matter what, no matter how many self doubts you have, you’re in it. The ship’s sailed, you can’t turn around. “


” It’s fun when you start a movie, because it’s kind of like you get to go Christmas shopping… you get to make your wish list and you start thinking about what each character needs. “


” The invention of the iPod changes how you use music. Suddenly you have music everywhere. “


” You make a movie that is about what you want it to be about and let people have their reaction to it. “


” If you compromise what you’re trying to do just a little bit, you’ll end up compromising a little more the next day or the next week, and when you lift your head you’re suddenly really far away from where you’re trying to go. “


” I feel like you only have so much time to make stuff. I’m definitely aware of that. I’m also excited about it. “


” I like the idea of the documentary as a portrait. There’s not a chronological beginning, middle, and end structure. You build something in the editing room that’s shaped by getting to know the person and digging deeper, unpeeling the layers of them as you get to know them. “


” You have to be involved and relate to the characters in order to make a film that is true emotionally. “



All 10 Spike Jonze Quotes about You in picture


If you focus your energy on the camera, it takes away from the time you have to focus on the performances.
I think, as you
I think at the beginning of a project, you decide if you
It
The invention of the iPod changes how you use music. Suddenly you have music everywhere.
You make a movie that is about what you want it to be about and let people have their reaction to it.
If you compromise what you
I feel like you only have so much time to make stuff. I
I like the idea of the documentary as a portrait. There
You have to be involved and relate to the characters in order to make a film that is true emotionally.

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