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I would love to document the Roots; I think they have an interesting story. I have a curiosity about them. Their musicality and their live performances I think would be great, and I have a feeling that there are stories behind each one of them.
There are some truths to some of the stories, but a lot of it isn't - you just have got to let it go.
I see the tool set being the same and maybe doing virtual movies and that's fine for some stories but not for others. And maybe make all CG movies but they are already doing it.
I was fortunate enough to be one of those stories where I was scouted on the street by somebody and actually refused to go to the agency, and was approached on different occasions and finally kind of caved and said, 'OK, I'll try it and see what happens.'
In independent film you tend to have stories that involve more of a community, and the smaller characters are important to the story.
My dream career would be to be in things that have real heart and are telling real stories but while doing that, you're getting really big laughs. I don't necessarily love the straight crazy comedies. 'Caddyshack' is amazing, but there's not a lot of new 'Caddyshack's.
I have to say that movies have as much impact on me as music. And that I learned as much about narrative from movies as I did from reading novels, how to arrange stories, how to juxtapose things.
One of the main things I do is focus on ideas and what stories we decide to tell, but probably the biggest part of my job I'd say is working on the storyboards.
I wanted to hold onto and exploit the power of narrative. This is not only a book about a great storyteller, but there have to be stories about the storyteller.
I have always been drawn to coming-of-age stories and books and movies featuring compelling young characters.
You hear stories like that of Canadians trying to get in, but when you go back home, you don't expect that.
I'm not a religious person, so I'm not a hardcore fate fan but I guess it's got me thinking about that. I was very careful, though, not to link Jaye's stories always to that.
We're kind of the comic relief of this movie because most of the stories are very dark. And that's why these plays were so great, because it's such a dark, dark universe that it becomes funny because it's just too pathetic.
There are confirmed stories of people who can break instruments and cause them to fail by walking in a room. I'm the opposite - I can walk into a room and something will work better than it is supposed to.
Many of my short stories (all unpublished) were horror, and the novel I'd just finished was horror, too.
On the other hand, now that I'm not dependent on fiction for my income, I've been writing more short stories despite the fact that there's no real paying market for short horror other than Cemetery Dance.
The dead and past stories that I have told again in divers fashions, are not set down without authority.
Marie de France
Not exactly but I get inspiration from stories which are unconventional.
For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting.
Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories - and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories.
'Great Expectations' is one of the greatest stories.
In our own, theatre can be the place where we come together, reaching with and through stories, to who we are and to who we can be.
It was a very emotional dinner... Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.
I hope before I am getting too old and when my mind is still functioning, I can tell some better stories.
It's fun. I sit down every day and tell stories. Some folk would kill to get that chance.
As a woman, a lot of stories haven't been told and we've got a lot of catching up to do.
We need art. We've been telling stories since the beginning. As human beings, we need it for our survival.
Because of all the concurrent stories going in 24 and its fast pace, it can be complicated in terms of the story, so I thought sound could help with the storytelling.
Stories where the author has known very little, but run a computer program that tells him how to construct a planet, and looked up specific things about rocketry and so on, really suck.
The head of Fermilab was reading Astonishing Stories when he was ten.
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