11 Quotes To Inspire Your Inner Filmmaker

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To learn and grasp the realities of any industry you have to listen to its giants. There may have been a few moments when you thought about launching that filmmaking career, that career that up until now has only existed in your imagination. Well, whether you’re a wannabe, a newbie, or an oldie, Here are some quotes from some filmmaking greats to inspire you.

“The public has an appetite for anything about imagination-

Anything that is as far away from reality as is creativity possible.”

– Steven Spielberg

“I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening.”

– J.J. Abrams

“I believe that filmmaking – as, probably, is everything – is a game you should play with all your cards, and all your dice, and whatever else you’ve got. so, each time I make a movie, I give it everything I have. I think everyone should, and I think everyone should do everything they do that way.”

– Francis Ford Coppola

“All good ideas start out as bad ideas, that’s why it takes so long.”

– Steven Spielberg

“Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.”

– Alfred Hitchcock

“Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable to others.”

– Orson Welles

“Every time I go to a movie, it’s magic, no matter what the movie’s about.”

– Steven Spielberg

“I would travel down to hell and wrestle a film away from the devil if it was necessary.”

– Werner Herzog

Let me just pause a minute and drink in this moment. And if you film it, I’ll be able to get free refills for life.

― Jarod Kintz

Although I Write Screenplays, I Don’t Think I’m a Good Writer.

– George Lucas

The only safe thing is to take a chance.

– Mike Nichols

The characters in my films try to live honestly and make the most of the lives they’ve been given. I believe you must live honestly and develop your abilities to the full. People who do this are the real heroes.

– Akira Kurosawa

As a creative expression of imagination, filmmaking is right up there. These filmmaking greats show us that filmmaking as an art form is not only necessary but that it is a worthy pursuit. It is also a viable way to share those budding ideas with the world.

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