Filmmaking should be an art form, not merely a business.
The creative process should be personal, not impersonal.
Filmmaking should be sentimental, not political.
Performances should be natural, not robotic. They should be authentic, not artificial.
Writing should be truthful, not bogus.
Cinematography should be ambitious, not pretentious.
Premieres should be on a big screen, not a flat screen.
The audience should open up their preferences, not solidify them. They should respect traditions, not belittle them.
Profit should be a reward for hard work, not a motive for it.
Filmmaking should be intoxicating, not grueling.
Credit should be a right, not a luxury.
Ownership should be divided, not bombarded.
Final cuts should be final, not temporary.
The industry should be welcoming, not selective. It should be open, not gated.
Investors should require trust, not demand control.
We should treasure movies, not forget them over time.
Artists should be publicized, not exploited. They should be grateful, not prissy.
Celluloid should be valued, not endangered.
Equipment should last, not outdate within a year.
In a country full of opportunities, why is it so difficult to achieve what you want? Better yet, if you work hard enough, why could you still fail?
This is what I wanna do.