I think the secret to directing is collaborating and I had truly an extraordinary group of collaborators in my crew.
Kathryn Bigelow (From acceptance speech, 2010 Academy Award for Directing)
Filmmaking is a communal activity in the sense that an artist has to go out and interact with a lot of other people and inspire and energise them. Unless you have the ability to convey your internal vision to enough people in a way that enthuses them and makes them want to help you translate that vision back as cinema vision, you won’t make the jump.
Mike Figgis (From Digital Filmmaking, Faber & Faber, 2007)
Narrative filmmaking on any scale is a collaborative art form requiring the effort and creative ...