Find the best quotes by Dennis Muren.
You know a lot of what worked on this was taken from Harry Potter 2, the little Doby character, we had a lot of our…
Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that’s OK with certain films. But that isn’t right with an Ang Lee movie, you…
I took business classes as a back up but I made movies all the time. I would get my classes done in two days and…
I see the tool set being the same and maybe doing virtual movies and that’s fine for some stories but not for others. And maybe…
I think you’ve got to talk to the director, see the director’s films and recognise that it’s important that the work fits right in and…
Everyone is trying to do something that hasn’t been done and that’s a really good thing. You can only do so much with a story…
But you don’t hire Ang Lee to do a typical children’s movie. But it’s such an interesting combination, whoever thought of getting Ang together with…
Because you’re telling a story, and I’m sure people fifty years ago would tell the same story differently if they were telling it to you…
And then you start getting into the technical side of it and the aesthetic side and with those areas you can come up with new…
And it’s very hard to do this stuff too because there are so many effects movies being done, so many companies busy doing this work…
To me the biggest breakthrough was when we did Terminator 2 that just opened the door for Jurassic and all of the others and that…
Steven and I have worked together a lot and I’m far ahead of the curve than most people in knowing what he wants, but he…
I’m always reaching for something we really haven’t done, and War of the Worlds has a lot of this sort of documentary look to it…
So much of it is the design of the shot or the motion of the character; it’s the work you do so that it has…
I’ve done enough of this that I can tell early on if it’s going in the wrong direction or not.
It’s harder for me to work on a Forrest Gump kind of movie, where everything is invisible.
I just focus on one show, when this is over then I’ll start looking at what is coming up.
And I also trust that there’s more than one way to do something.
What you want to do is, you want to get away from people being afraid to show their work, which is the first thing, because…
I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on…
Explore More Topics →