Find the best quotes by Spike Jonze.
On everything I do I’m always taking someone’s money, whether it’s a movie studio or a record label. Somebody’s paying for it, and I’m always…
It’s fun when you start a movie, because it’s kind of like you get to go Christmas shopping… you get to make your wish list…
As a parent, your perspective of childhood is through the eyes of this person that you care so much about and you just want the…
You have to be involved and relate to the characters in order to make a film that is true emotionally.
Music is thousands and thousands of years old and I don’t think that basic, primitive connection to the language of music ever changes.
The invention of the iPod changes how you use music. Suddenly you have music everywhere.
If you focus your energy on the camera, it takes away from the time you have to focus on the performances.
I’m not one to intellectualize why I did something.
I think the way kids create is so inspiring. They’re drawing a picture? They love the picture they drew; they’re not tortured about it.
I like naps. I don’t drink coffee.
I just want to make whatever is exciting.
I don’t understand the whole testing-numbers thing. It is not how I want to make movies.
Felt is not the easiest thing to animate. It’s very flimsy.
I definitely enjoy getting to know people I find inspiring.
Emotions are messy and hard to figure out.
I think because I’m not a parent, my most immediate connection to childhood is my memory of my own childhood.
If I can make one generalised statement, and generalised statements are never entirely true, nobody wants to be talked down to, kids included.
I feel like you only have so much time to make stuff. I’m definitely aware of that. I’m also excited about it.
You make a movie that is about what you want it to be about and let people have their reaction to it.
Doing a documentary is about discovering, being open, learning, and following curiosity.
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