Screenplay Writer Famous Quotes & Sayings

15 Screenplay Writer Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I like the varying rhythm of being a writer that you have a period of being in complete isolation where it's just you and the book and your screenplay and no-one can read it.Patrick Marber Screenplay Writer Sayings By Patrick Marber: I like the varying rhythm of being a writer that you have a period of
Why does Kubrick always chill our blood, and make us huddled up scared stiff with eyes wide shut? Because even dead he's still "Shinnying" with his old hand and his eye-catching plots.Ana Claudia Antunes Screenplay Writer Sayings By Ana Claudia Antunes: Why does Kubrick always chill our blood, and make us huddled up scared stiff with
One of the things about writing a novel is you can do it any way you want. It's your voice that's important and I see absolutely no reason why a screenplay can't be the same. It makes it a hell of a lot easier when you're the writer and the director.Quentin Tarantino Screenplay Writer Sayings By Quentin Tarantino: One of the things about writing a novel is you can do it any way
The time it would take me to write a screenplay it would take me the time to make two films. I would rather make the movies, and I'm a better moviemaker than I would be writer.Ridley Scott Screenplay Writer Sayings By Ridley Scott: The time it would take me to write a screenplay it would take me the
When I write a novel, I am God at my own typewriter, and there is nobody in between. But when I write a screenplay, it must be a compromise because there are so many elements which are outside the writer's province.Leigh Brackett Screenplay Writer Sayings By Leigh Brackett: When I write a novel, I am God at my own typewriter, and there is
Whatever you want to do in the industry, do it on the smallest level at first. If you want to be a writer, write a screenplay in your house. If you want to be an actor, put on a one-man show. If you want to be a stand-up comedian, go to an open mic.Ike Barinholtz Screenplay Writer Sayings By Ike Barinholtz: Whatever you want to do in the industry, do it on the smallest level at
The writer's job is to write the screenplay and keep the reader turning pages, not to determine how a scene or sequence should be filmed. You don't have to tell the director and cinematographer and film editor how to do their jobs. Your job is to write the screenplay, to give them enough visual information so they can bring those words on the page into life, in full 'sound and fury,' revealing strong visual and dramatic action, with clarity, insight, and emotion.Syd Field Screenplay Writer Sayings By Syd Field: The writer's job is to write the screenplay and keep the reader turning pages, not
I'd like to be a better writer, but I have no dreams to direct or do a screenplay. And I'd love to have a big starring role in a movie because the paycheck would be bigger. That's the only reason I do films.Henry Rollins Screenplay Writer Sayings By Henry Rollins: I'd like to be a better writer, but I have no dreams to direct or
Character isn't something that magically appears simply by virtue of having a birthday and a describable physical identity; it is something that is built by action and error, out of anxiety and a longing that compels great efforts in the face of eternal hopelessness. A character in a story fights to get what s/he wants, just as the dramatic writer must fight to penetrate his or her own stubborn habits, prejudices and expectations, to get to the heart of the story. Drama builds character - that's why it exists, both inside and outside the screenplay.Billy Marshall Stoneking Screenplay Writer Sayings By Billy Marshall Stoneking: Character isn't something that magically appears simply by virtue of having a birthday and a
I can pick up a screenplay and flip through the pages. If all I see is dialog, dialog, dialog, I won't even read it. I don't care how good the dialog is - it's a moving picture. It has to move all the time ... It's not the stage. A movie audience doesn't have the patience to sit and learn a lesson. Their eyes need to be dazzled. The writer is the most important element in the entire film because if it ain't on the page it ain't going to be on the screen.Robert Evans Screenplay Writer Sayings By Robert Evans: I can pick up a screenplay and flip through the pages. If all I see
With 'Moreau,' it's been particularly confusing because I started out being the writer of the screenplay and then trying to be the director, then being moved from being the director and having to become the dog extra, it makes some kind of sense to suddenly become a character in the story.Richard Stanley Screenplay Writer Sayings By Richard Stanley: With 'Moreau,' it's been particularly confusing because I started out being the writer of the
David Mamet we all know is a great screenplay writer and playwright and a great director. If you like him, you like him. If you hate him, you really hate him. He's someone who's into controversy, you know what I mean? That's David Mamet.Tom Hardy Screenplay Writer Sayings By Tom Hardy: David Mamet we all know is a great screenplay writer and playwright and a great
I have always credited the writer of the original material above the title: Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Bram Stoker's Dracula, or John Grisham's The Rainmaker. I felt that I didn't have the right to Francis Coppola's anything unless I had written the story and the screenplay.Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay Writer Sayings By Francis Ford Coppola: I have always credited the writer of the original material above the title: Mario Puzo's
About a year ago I got really exhausted from reading bad scripts and I know that I am a writer and that I have stories to tell, so I thought, 'Let's do this!' So I'm co-writing a screenplay now with another screenwriter and loving it. Absolutely loving it. And I would like to be the producer on the project and of course the lead is me.Kerry Washington Screenplay Writer Sayings By Kerry Washington: About a year ago I got really exhausted from reading bad scripts and I know
Directing was easy for me because I was a writer director and did all my directing when I wrote the screenplay.Preston Sturges Screenplay Writer Sayings By Preston Sturges: Directing was easy for me because I was a writer director and did all my