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" It's difficult working with very rich actors, because inevitably they become a little spoilt, and the managers and agents tend to control things more than is healthy. "
" Each film is different. Time Code was very quick - a matter of months. Miss Julie has been on my shelf as a script for some seven or eight years. But then the shooting process was very quick - 16 days. "
" There's nothing I've done which I'm ashamed of or I thought was actually bad. "
" One of the things I love about cinema is the range. "
" I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film. "
" There's a sadness to the human condition that I think music is good for. It gives a counterpoint to the visual beauty, and adds depth to pictures that they wouldn't have if the music wasn't there. "
" I play piano and trumpet. I studied classical guitar. "
" Obviously, I try to make the films work for an audience. That's the main point of making a film, and in retrospect, one can see that certain films, let's say Leaving Las Vegas, demonstrated its own success. "
" Films take up so much time, and with theatre, you do have to plan a period of time that you can be free. "
" I might have a guitar or a piano on set to play something for the actors. "
" I'm a huge fan of world cinema, because each country uses cinema in a very individual way. "
" Then I became interested in drama, and almost by accident, I drifted into film. "
" I am intrigued enough to want to continue, and also to try and work with companies like Sony on modifying the cameras and making them more user-friendly and efficient. "
" The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that. "
" I would certainly say that films like Time Code and the Loss of Sexual Innocence were far more rewarding to me in terms of being able to move forward as a filmmaker. "
" I like to work my camera as if it were a musical instrument. "
" The world is an infinitely fascinating, tragic and humorous place. "
" In a way, the history of jazz's development is a small mirror of classical music's development through the centuries. Now jazz is a living form of original music, while classical music has gotten to the end of its cycle in terms of exploring its form. "
" I've spent my life hearing people trying to apologize for music. "
" When I do the music, I make the musicians listen to what's happening in the film. That way they treat the dialogue as if it was a singer. "
" But I don't have such a strong desire to need to get away from filmmaking. "
" You can do really slow movements with it, like zooming in for a minute and a half. The audience isn't aware that the camera has moved, but there's subconscious tension there. "
" In discussing the process with the actors, I made it clear to them that they could improvise but that the sum total of their improvisation needed to impart certain plot points, and schematic material. "
" I've held onto little musical sketches that I thought could be useful, and the more time that I spend doing them for each film, then the more I have to draw on. "
" I want the score to have a really big voice. "