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So much of literary sci-fi is about creating worlds that are rich and detailed and make sense at a social level. We’ll create a world…
People think that what I see diving must drive what I put into films, but that isn’t really the case. When I am making a…
It took me a long time to realize that you have to have a bit of an interlanguage with actors. You have to give them…
It’ll be all of our efforts together. It won’t won’t ever be exactly the way I imagined it. And that is, I think, an important…
Inspiration can hit you in the head at any time in any context. It could happen in a conversation. Talking to someone at a party,…
I watched a couple of really bad directors work, and I saw how they completely botched it up and missed the visual opportunities of the…
I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the –…
I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept…
The Jacques Cousteau shows actually got me very excited about the fact that there’s an alien world here on Earth.
The magic doesn’t come from within the director’s mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors.
What are you gonna do, talk the alien to death?
I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all.
I always do makeup touch-ups myself, especially for blood, wounds, and dirt. It saves so much time.
The films that influenced me were so disparate that there’s almost no pattern.
There is a hugely underserved population out there… those who are the least capable of paying pay the highest.
Any direct experience that I have with indigenous peoples and their plights may feed into the nature of the story I choose to tell. In…
I do an awful lot of scuba diving. I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean. I live next to the ocean.
You have to not listen to the nay sayers because there will be many and often they’ll be much more qualified than you and cause…
I had read tons of science fiction. I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments. For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy…
You know, in the film making business no one ever gives you anything.
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