Penelope Spheeris Quotes

29 Penelope Spheeris quotes:

"It is fun to try figure out the things that really are real and the things that aren't."
"This generation has given up on growth. They're just hoping for survival."
Author: Spheeris Quotes Category: American Director Quotes Teenager Quotes
"Arnold and Jamie Lee must have worked over the years with directors that did 50 takes, because I'd get like three takes or so and say, Ok, that's it, we're done."
"Before you approach a production entity or even a potential producer, you should write up a treatment and register your show with the Writers Guild of America."
"Big studio comedies are such a headache."
"Different parents have different standards for their children."
"For the most part, studio movies have huge budgets. They don't do anything under 30 to 40 million. When you have that much money at stake, you have so many people breathing down your neck."
"I actually picked up copies of Decline I and II at a flea market once. I walked out without paying."
"I can't believe I actually was in my own movie."
"I got IRS records to finance what I wanted to do."
"I live on this nice three acres in Hollywood."
"I love punk rock, but I also love metal."
"I really feel kind of guilty spending 80 million dollars. People are starving in the world."
"I was always into music. I think everyone is when they're a teenager, as a way to drown out the world."
"I worked for the studios, making those comedies, and I found I could make enough money then to be able to do the work I was passionate about."
"If you are looking for a producer, try to contact established producers. Don't let the fear of theft paralyze you, or you will never get anywhere with it."
"In other countries, it's a common thing to have outcast children running around the streets in packs, and I don't think we're so far away from it here."
"It is the idea that it's a movie in a movie. So I did it."
"It used to be that people would try to achieve financial success with their art, to make themselves comfortable, accumulate possessions."
"It's really hard to imagine there ever being the kind of impact there was when punk rock happened in the late 70's. I wish there would be one big change like that again, but I don't know if that'll ever happen."

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