Geoffrey S. Fletcher
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Geoffrey S. Fletcher
‘Precious’ is strangely uplifting. It goes down into the valley but it also goes to the mountain tops. A lot of difficult realities are explored…
It may take hundreds of pages before you begin to get a handle on the craft of writing, and your first scripts may not work.…
In these times of stress, snark, division and despair, I still suspect that two of the most important features we possess are imagination and a…
I devoted myself to writing for years without representation or a promise of anything. And there were times when I felt quite down about my…
I often think about the many remarkable things that my personal computer can do which I never ask it to do. I probably use a…
You only get one world premiere of your directorial debut.
You can be moved by an animated film and not by a live action film. There could be great inspiration in and humanity in that…
Women have a greater verbal capacity.
There is so much talent out there and not quite as much opportunity.
There are few films where you have women really driving the plot.
My mother enjoyed few things more than investing in the underdogs and showing them that they were special and could achieve their dreams.
My M.F.A was in directing, and all the films I’ve made, for film school and after, I’ve written, directed and shot.
My brothers were the ones who taught me about mythology and storytelling, and showed me how to do stop-motion animation.
It’s always healthy to be taken down a notch, even though it’s humbling.
If humanity is being swallowed by a modern primitivism, imagination might be the thing that saves us all.
I was always writing scripts, and I had made several shorts, before and after film school. But I worked a variety of temp positions over…
I think there are many more stories still to be told about women.
I think if you get your fifth script made, that’s the fast track. But there’s no guarantee any of them will get made.
I love so many different genres. I love crime films – and unusual coming-of-age pieces.
I don’t think there’s enough breadth to the stories told about African-Americans.
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