"Good copy can't be written with tongue in cheek, written just for a living. You've got to believe in the product."
David Ogilvy

"Publishing your work is important...The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn."
Tim Cahill

"Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions."
Robert Redford

"Sometimes when you're heavy into the shooting or editing of a picture, you get to the point where you don't know if you could ever do it again."
Martin Scorsese

"Cinema is universal, beyond flags and borders and passports."
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

"I don't intentionally make my films with the express goal of surprising the viewer."
Bong Joon-ho

"A film set is a workplace for me; it's my office, and nobody really wants to be in a stressful work environment."
Park Chan-wook

"Well, first of all, you read the script a million times. Because what the script gives you are given circumstances. Given circumstances are all the facts of your character."
Viola Davis

"Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising."
Mark Twain

"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography."
Federico Fellini

"I can't do a film after having debated it. I am unable to do a film while discussing it with my team. I issue directives. I do not achieve it otherwise."
Hayao Miyazaki

"People sometimes say the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually, it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal."
Andy Warhol

"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."
Ansel Adams

"The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well that the product or service fits him and sells itself."
Peter Drucker

"It's funny, in a way the actor is a writer. It's not like the two things are so separate as to be like apples and oranges. The writer and the actor are one."
Sam Shepard

"Language is a virus from outer space."
William S. Burroughs

"I had been struggling with how to create a child-like protagonist's voice without making it sound as though I was 'dumbing down' to the character. They are able to see events, people and places with an intensity and open mindedness that adults lack."
An Na

"The most powerful element in advertising is the truth."
William Bernbach

"The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible."
David Ogilvy

"I've always been a fan of advertising, I've always been a fan of television, I've loved commercials, I've loved all the jingles, I loved all the stuff."
Jon Hamm

"Photography has always been about documentary, the depiction of the instant, a moment, sometimes a place. Each project is somehow an experimentation of a specific context or a character."
Hedi Slimane

"Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space."
Orson Scott Card

"Whatever your style or subject matter, in the end, film-making is about searching for authenticity - that is what the audience will divine."
Paul Greengrass

"I realised that there's a more muscular approach to film-making that I found very inspiring."
Kathryn Bigelow

"The difference between the present and the past is that the conscious present is an awareness of the past in a way and to an extent which the past's awareness of itself cannot show."
T.S. Eliot

"I like to think of film-making not just as an act of personal self-aggrandisement but rather as an act of public service."
Alexander Payne

"The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution."
J. K. Rowling

"Entertainment and art are not isolated."
Martin Kippenberger

"For a truly effective social campaign, a brand needs to embrace the first principles of marketing, which involves brand definition and consistent storytelling."
Simon Mainwaring

"I've learned one general thing in filmmaking: to work with one strong idea. One strong concept that pushes you to work in a certain way artistically."
Darius Khondji

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