” So many people have said this, but it’s true: 95 percent of what I do as a director is casting and getting people who can bear the load of what you’re asking them to do and creating this emotionally safe environment. “


” When I started working in film, I loved photography, I loved the image, I loved telling the story within a frame, but as I started playing around with film and video, it was like, ‘Oh my god.’ You just have so much more to play with. “


” Truth be told, I hear stories every day that would make you say, ‘If you put that in a movie, you wouldn’t believe it.’ Real life really is kinda incredible, the stories from people’s actual lives defy credibility. People’s lives are messy, humans are messy, and they’re flawed. “


” I can’t wait to do a fully improvised script again, to find people who are really comfortable and into it. It’s about the capabilities of the people you’re working with, what are their strengths and weaknesses. Some of the most brilliant actors need the spine of the text to work off of, and there’s no shame in that, they’re actors, not writers. “


” You wake up one day and you realize that all these years have gone by and I have this mortgage and I have this couch and I have this life and… is this going to be my prison? “


” Flaws make us all human, and you’re rooting for characters because of those flaws. It’s ageless if you’re interested in relationships and the way people can or can’t relate to each other. “


” All we really want in life is to connect to other human beings, and when you desperately want to connect physically to one specific human being and you can’t? That’s something I find compelling. “


” My mom was in education, and I remember reading in one of her books about multiple intelligences – this whole theory about how there are all these different ways you can be intelligent, like eight or 10 of them or something. And one of them is emotional. “



All 8 Lynn Shelton Quotes about You in picture


So many people have said this, but it
When I started working in film, I loved photography, I loved the image, I loved telling the story within a frame, but as I started playing around with film and video, it was like,
Truth be told, I hear stories every day that would make you say,
I can
You wake up one day and you realize that all these years have gone by and I have this mortgage and I have this couch and I have this life and... is this going to be my prison?
Flaws make us all human, and you
All we really want in life is to connect to other human beings, and when you desperately want to connect physically to one specific human being and you can
My mom was in education, and I remember reading in one of her books about multiple intelligences - this whole theory about how there are all these different ways you can be intelligent, like eight or 10 of them or something. And one of them is emotional.

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