Don't follow trends, start trends.
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
Scriptwriting is the toughest part of the whole racket... the least understood and the least noticed.
In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
My advice to young film-makers is this: don't follow trends, start them!
Whenever a situation develops to its extreme, it is bound to turn around and become its opposite.
Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.
If you want to send a message, try Western Union.
Compassion is a two way street.