” This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation. “


” When I’m actually assembling a scene, I assemble it as a silent movie. Even if it’s a dialog scene, I lip read what people are saying. “


” You can always make a film somehow. You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment, use credit cards, use your friends’ goodwill, wheedle your way into this or that situation. The real problem is, how do you get people to see it once it is made? “


” There are many, many nouns for the act of looking – a glance, a glimpse, a peep – but there’s no noun for the act of listening. In general, we don’t think primarily about sound. So I have a different perspective on the world, I can construct soundscapes that have an effect on people, but they don’t know why. It’s a sort of subterfuge. “


” I would be happy if they just gave out nominations and there weren’t any Oscars. But winning them is definitely an experience – to get up there and make a speech. Every film is hard work, and a few lucky people do get Oscars for what they do, and it’s recognition for all that hard work on a certain level. “



All 5 Walter Murch Quotes about People in picture


This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation.
When I


You can always make a film somehow. You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment, use credit cards, use your friends
There are many, many nouns for the act of looking - a glance, a glimpse, a peep - but there
I would be happy if they just gave out nominations and there weren
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