“Creativity is just being stupid enough to not realise that you can’t do something.” – GARETH EDWARDS
Gareth Edwards worked as a freelance visual effects artist for the documentaries department of the BBC. But that’s not exactly how he put it; in fact, he described himself as “a film-maker pretending to be a visual effects person”. His goal was to direct feature films.
Unfortunately, when he told producers and colleagues that he wanted to start directing, no one took him seriously. Everyone simply viewed him as a visual effects artist who had a foolish fantasy he could make films.
After earning a reputation for making £100,000 productions look like they cost double the amount, Edwards had become a valuable and Emmy-nominated ...