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Film Producers

Quotations about Film Producers

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Welcome to the captivating world of film producers, the masterminds behind the scenes who bring our favourite movies to life. Film producers play a crucial role in the filmmaking process, overseeing everything from financing and budgeting to creative decisions and casting. They are the visionaries who navigate the intricate web of production, collaborating with directors, writers, and actors to create cinematic magic. In this compilation, we explore the fascinating and sometimes amusing world of film producers, shedding light on their triumphs, challenges, and unique perspectives. So, grab your popcorn, dim the lights, and join us on a journey that celebrates the creative geniuses who shape the silver screen.

Lights, camera, laughter! In this collection of quotations, we present a delightful assortment of funny quotations about film producers. Behind the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, these visionary individuals have their fair share of amusing stories, quirky personalities, and unexpected encounters. From hilarious anecdotes about film sets to humorous insights into the challenges of bringing a movie to fruition, these quotes offer a lighthearted glimpse into the world of film production.

quotations about film producers

"A director is someone who knows the difference between a close-up and a farce." Alfred Hitchcock (British-born film director, 1899-1980)

"A good director is like a good *lion tamer.*clown.*policeman.* He must have a whip, a chair, and enough love for the lion to make him purr." Orson Welles (American actor and film director, 1915-85)

"Directors are the conductors of the film symphony, but sometimes they forget to tune the instruments." Anon

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"A director is someone who shouts 'Action!' and then takes all the credit." Woody Allen (director and actor, 1935-)

"A film director is someone who makes you think you're watching something new and different, even when it's the same old story." Quentin Tarantino (American film director, 1963-)

"Directors are like the *quarterbacks*demons*mothers* of the film industry. They call the plays and take all the hits." Anon

"A film director is someone who can make you laugh, cry, or fall asleep, all in the same movie." Steven Spielberg (American film director and producer, 1947-)

"Directors are like magicians. They create a world of illusion and make you believe it's real." Anon

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"A director is someone who has the ability to make you forget you're watching a movie and transport you into another world." Martin Scorsese (American film director, 1942-)

"A film director is someone who has the power to turn a bad script into a good movie or a good script into a bad movie." Anon

"Directors are like *surgeons.*teachers.*angels.* They have to make sure everything is just right, or the whole thing falls apart." Anon

"A film director is someone who can make you feel like you're part of the story, even when you're just sitting in a dark theater." Spike Lee (American filmmaker and actor, 1957-)

"Directors are like chefs. They have to mix all the ingredients together just right or the whole thing tastes like crap." Anon

"A director is someone who can turn a boring conversation into a gripping scene, or a gripping scene into a boring conversation." David Lynch (merican filmmaker, 1946-)

"Directors are like shepherds. They have to guide their actors through the story and make sure they don't get lost in the plot." Anon

"Hitchcock was more careful about how the birds were treated than he was about me. I was just there to be pecked." Tippi Hedren (American actress, 1930-) talking about filming "The Birds"

"If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach." Alfred Hitchcock (British-born film director, 1899-1980)

Jack Warner *has oilcloth pockets*carries empty tins*leaves work late* so he can steal soup. Wilson Mizner (American dramatist, 1876-1933)

"Once a month the sky falls on my head, I come to, and I see another movie I want to make." Steven Spielberg (American film director and producer, 1947-)

"The four-foot Pole you wouldn't want to touch with a ten-foot pole." Kenneth Tynan (English theatre critic, 1927-80) talking about Roman Polanski

"To Raoul Walsh a tender love scene is burning down a whorehouse." Jack Warner (Canadian-born American film producer, 1892-1978)

I like the old masters, by which I mean John Ford, John Ford, and *John Ford.*God.*John Wayne.* Orson Welles (American actor and film director, 1915-85)

"A modern-day Robin Hood, who steals from the rich and steals from the poor." Billy Wilder (American screenwriter and director, 1906-2002) talking about Sam Spiegel

"The first nine commandments for a director are 'Thou shalt not bore.' The tenth is 'Thou shalt have the right of final cut.'" Billy Wilder (American screenwriter and director, 1906-2002)

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