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25 Incredible Quotes About Filmmaking

or all the passionate filmmakers out there, here we have gathered a beautiful collection of awesome, thought provoking quotes from great filmmakers. Enjoy the read!

Art Depends on Luck and Talent. – Francis Ford Coppola [Tweet this]

Filmmaking is a miracle of collaboration. – James McAvoy [Tweet this]

To listen to your own silence is the key to comedy. – Elayne Boosler [Tweet this]

A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. – Stanley Kubrick [Tweet this]

If my film makes one more person miserable, I’ve done my job. – Woody Allen [Tweet this]

Photography is truth. The Cinema is truth 24 times per second. – Jean-Luc Godard [Tweet this]

In the future, everybody is going to be a director. Somebody’s got to live a real life so we have something to make a movie about. – Cameron Crowe [Tweet this]

One of the great things about being a director as a life choice is that it can never be mastered. Every story is its own kind of expedition, with its own set of challenges. – Ron Howard [Tweet this]

Filmmaking is such a collaborative piece of art that you can’t look to one person – you couldn’t look to me, you couldn’t say, ‘Because Vin’s in it, it’s this or that…’ It’s really all of us coming together for that period of time to try and make magic. – Vin Diesel [Tweet this]

I think maybe making films is something innate you can’t really teach to begin with. – Richard Linklater [Tweet this]

Casting is 65 percent of directing. – John Frankenheimer [Tweet this]

I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student. – Edward Zwick [Tweet this]

There is no more interesting place in the world to meet characters than a movie set. – Will Rogers [Tweet this]

The most honest form of filmmaking is to make a film for yourself. – Peter Jackson [Tweet this]

In cinema it is necessary not to explain, but to act upon the viewer’s feelings, and the emotion which is awoken is what provokes thought. – Andrei Tarkovsky [Tweet this]

I prefer the smaller budget versus the bigger budget because the mentality that goes along with big budget filmmaking doesn’t really suit me; the mind-set that money is the answer. – Keenen Ivory Wayans [Tweet this]

As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I’m trapped in a genre that I love, but I’m trapped in it! – George A. Romero [Tweet this]

We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies. – Walt Disney [Tweet this]

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians. – Francis Ford Coppola [Tweet this]

People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don’t have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning. – Steven Spielberg [Tweet this]

Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out. – Martin Scorsese [Tweet this]

Most directors make films with their eyes; I make films with my testicles. – Alejandro Jodorowsky [Tweet this]

Curiosity doesn’t matter anymore. These days people don’t want to be transported to emotional territories where they don’t know how to react. – Hector Babenko [Tweet this]

I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries. – Frank Capra [Tweet this]

With a good script a good director can produce a masterpiece; with the same script a mediocre director can make a passable film. But with a bad script even a good director can’t possibly make a good film. For truly cinematic expression, the camera and the microphone must be able to cross both fire and water. That is what makes a real movie. The script must be something that has the power to do this. – Akira Kurosawa [Tweet this]