Michel Gondry Quotes

Top 41 wise famous quotes and sayings by Michel Gondry

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Michel Gondry quotes: All these gadgets, the phone and the computer, they expose the inside of your brain in a way that's bad. All these gadgets, the phone and the computer, they expose the inside of your brain in a way that's bad.
Michel Gondry quotes: It's part of my job to maintain the emotional reality and the naturalism even when the atmosphere is contrived. It's part of my job to maintain the emotional reality and the naturalism even when the atmosphere is contrived.
Michel Gondry quotes: My father had a Super 8 camera when I was a kid and sometimes he would use it. I did some animation with it. I did a lot of flipbooks. My father had a Super 8 camera when I was a kid and sometimes he would use it. I did some animation with it. I did a lot of flipbooks.
Michel Gondry quotes: Pop music is created by repression - and then the system takes it and makes even more money with it! Pop music is created by repression - and then the system takes it and makes even more money with it!
Michel Gondry quotes: I don't like movies that are too manipulative. A lot of movies thrive on really pushing your buttons and making you hate the villain. I don't like movies that are too manipulative. A lot of movies thrive on really pushing your buttons and making you hate the villain.
Michel Gondry quotes: The problem is when you get forced to use ideas that aren't good. When I can filter the ideas and use the best of them, I am happy to collaborate. The problem is when you get forced to use ideas that aren't good. When I can filter the ideas and use the best of them, I am happy to collaborate.
Michel Gondry quotes: There is an amount of abstraction in my movies, and sometimes they don't really understand it until the film is finished. There is an amount of abstraction in my movies, and sometimes they don't really understand it until the film is finished.
Michel Gondry quotes: I don't like the idea of competition - maybe because I kept losing them when I was a kid. Maybe it's better to be the one who loses? I don't like the idea of competition - maybe because I kept losing them when I was a kid. Maybe it's better to be the one who loses?
Michel Gondry quotes: The competition is not really friendly or peaceful. It leads to oppression in some ways. The competition is not really friendly or peaceful. It leads to oppression in some ways.
Michel Gondry quotes: And I'm not a micromanagement guy. I prefer to spend my time doing other stuff than that. And I'm not a micromanagement guy. I prefer to spend my time doing other stuff than that.
Michel Gondry quotes: When people are very original, sometimes they are original as a way to resist the mainstream. When people are very original, sometimes they are original as a way to resist the mainstream.
Michel Gondry quotes: At school I was very shy. I wasn't funny really. At school I was very shy. I wasn't funny really.
Michel Gondry quotes: I'm not against the technology at all, I just don't like to use it if it's just to mimic what you can do with traditional methods. I'm not against the technology at all, I just don't like to use it if it's just to mimic what you can do with traditional methods.
Michel Gondry quotes: Every movie I do is challenging for me. There is some element of imaginative that you wouldn't have in a typical movie. Every movie I do is challenging for me. There is some element of imaginative that you wouldn't have in a typical movie.
Michel Gondry quotes: Every great idea is on the verge of being stupid. Every great idea is on the verge of being stupid.
Michel Gondry quotes: I think always my interest in making movies is to have something really technical mixed with something that was not so formal ... something free. I think always my interest in making movies is to have something really technical mixed with something that was not so formal ... something free.
Michel Gondry quotes: There's nothing worse than a dream sequence done all in post-production. There's nothing worse than a dream sequence done all in post-production.
Michel Gondry quotes: I don't like those shows where people get eliminated every week, and then they have to get meaner to survive. I don't like those shows where people get eliminated every week, and then they have to get meaner to survive.
Michel Gondry quotes: I like actors who don't have to think too hard about what they have to do to achieve their performance. I like actors who don't have to think too hard about what they have to do to achieve their performance.
Michel Gondry quotes: I'm always excited to work with actors. I'm always excited to work with actors.
Michel Gondry quotes: The problem is, with a lot of children's films, they are very commercial. The problem is, with a lot of children's films, they are very commercial.
Michel Gondry quotes: I love 3D a lot, I have a great interest in 3D, so if I am given the tools to do a project with 3D, it's a dream for me. I love 3D a lot, I have a great interest in 3D, so if I am given the tools to do a project with 3D, it's a dream for me.
Michel Gondry quotes: My goal was to show that even if people work in a garage or a supermarket, they have very funny things to say. We never hear their voices. My goal was to show that even if people work in a garage or a supermarket, they have very funny things to say. We never hear their voices.
Michel Gondry quotes: I read about some movie where they did everything on blue screen, and the actors were not even connecting to each other. I read about some movie where they did everything on blue screen, and the actors were not even connecting to each other.
Michel Gondry quotes: Orange is an underrated color, it's the second most underrated color after yellow. Orange is an underrated color, it's the second most underrated color after yellow.
Michel Gondry quotes: I think it's a problem when journalists have the title of their article before they do the interview, because it biases the way they conduct it. I think it's a problem when journalists have the title of their article before they do the interview, because it biases the way they conduct it.
Michel Gondry quotes: I don't like to put people in a competition to defeat the other. I don't like to put people in a competition to defeat the other.
Michel Gondry quotes: If you're not grown up enough to understand that a trailer is not done by the director, then fine. Judge the movie from the trailer. If you're not grown up enough to understand that a trailer is not done by the director, then fine. Judge the movie from the trailer.
Michel Gondry quotes: Misinterpretation leads me to inspiration and creativity because I think my brain is trying to figure out some information that I'm confused about. Misinterpretation leads me to inspiration and creativity because I think my brain is trying to figure out some information that I'm confused about.
Michel Gondry quotes: I want to explore new ideas and put myself in a place where I can finish a project that is more unusual or that doesn't seem doable. I want to explore new ideas and put myself in a place where I can finish a project that is more unusual or that doesn't seem doable.
Michel Gondry quotes: In the '90s movies were so serious, and so stylistic and slick that I could not identify with them. In the '90s movies were so serious, and so stylistic and slick that I could not identify with them.
Michel Gondry quotes: You can't feel sorry for a scene. If the movie works without the scene, then you don't need the scene. You can't feel sorry for a scene. If the movie works without the scene, then you don't need the scene.
Michel Gondry quotes: It's very hard to say I'm surrealist. It's like saying I'm poetic. It's not something you want necessarily to be aware of. It's very hard to say I'm surrealist. It's like saying I'm poetic. It's not something you want necessarily to be aware of.
Michel Gondry quotes: The problem when you edit a film together, when you shoot a film, you are drawn into the moment. You want each moment to be special and full of life. The problem when you edit a film together, when you shoot a film, you are drawn into the moment. You want each moment to be special and full of life.
Michel Gondry quotes: In a way, putting actors deep into this sort of complicated universe frees them from thinking about who they should be. They just are somebody. In a way, putting actors deep into this sort of complicated universe frees them from thinking about who they should be. They just are somebody.