” I feel like if you can describe something fully and accurately, then people will be able to see it themselves – they don’t need be told what to. “


” Little kids grow up discovering the world that’s shown to them and then when you become a teenager, it kind of shrinks a little bit. I think when you get past that point, one of the important things is that you see there is more to the world than yourself. “


” Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication, beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people. “


” Teenagers all think their life is a movie. If you break up with someone or you have a fight, you walk around with movie scores playing in your head. You sort of see yourself suffering as you’re suffering. There’s a lot of melodrama attached to the real events of your life. “


” I’ve just always been interested in alter-naturalism and seeing if you can make real life interesting enough to be dramatic without enhancing it. Like, could you make a movie or write a play in which there’s no compression of time, there’s no enhanced event, it’s just real life? “


” I’ve done a lot of assignment work in my life, and the only way you can do it is to make it your own as quickly as possible, and then you give it back. “


” There are a lot of elements when you’re writing, or when I’m writing, that are sitting in the back of your mind. I try to let them stay there, because they find their way in more naturally that way. “


” If you’re going to make a statement, I think you should write it in prose and make a statement. If you have characters who are mouthpieces for a point of view, then you have to be very clever about disguising it. “


” Sometimes films have no rehearsals – you don’t have real rehearsals on the set because the day is so dominated by the schedule. “


” You’re thinking about the physical consequences about what you’re writing if you’re going to direct it. If you’re not going to direct it, then it’s somebody else’s problem, and they’ll solve it. “


” When I walk onto a film set, I become frightened and nervous. There’s all this equipment, all these people, and most of them do things you don’t know how to do. I didn’t come from a film background. “


” There’s a lot of pressure on a film set that’s more immediate than the pressure in the theater where you’re nervous about what’s going to happen next week. “



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