Writer-Directors Of The Cinema Of Inner Consciousnesses

Fiction writers are the writer-directors of the cinema of inner consciousness.

Goodreads.com. (2020). Robert Olen Butler Quotes (Author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/90820.Robert_Olen_Butler [Accessed 20 Jan. 2020].

A Screenplay Is Not A Finished Product

A screenplay is not a finished product; a novel is. A screenplay is a blueprint for something – for a building that will most likely never be built.

Nicholas Meyer Quotes. (2019). Retrieved 24 December 2019, from https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/nicholas_meyer_187023

You’re A Storyteller Using Found Objects

In documentary films, you’re a storyteller using found objects. You still have to have a story arc and all the elements that make a good story. It really helped me mature as a storyteller.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Garth Stein Quotes (Author of The Art of Racing in the Rain). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/194531.Garth_Stein [Accessed 7 Dec. 2019].

The Audience Wants To Work

In storytelling, the audience actually wants to work for their meal, they just don’t want to know that they’re doing it.

A-Z Quotes. (2019). TOP 25 QUOTES BY ANDREW STANTON | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: https://www.azquotes.com/author/29798-Andrew_Stanton [Accessed 3 Dec. 2019].

You Can’t Translate A Book Literally To The Screen

I’ve been a fan of movies longer than anything else. One thing I learned a long time ago is that you can’t translate a book literally to the screen. It won’t work because it’s a different medium. And it would be the same in reverse.

A-Z Quotes. (2019). TOP 25 QUOTES BY ANDREW STANTON | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: https://www.azquotes.com/author/29798-Andrew_Stanton [Accessed 3 Dec. 2019].