The noise you hear after people see something you do--whether it's a TV show or a movie--that always makes you see that thing slightly differently. Without question. The ability of a television series to make adjustments is something you've got to take advantage of. And test-screening a movie can be helpful too. But the part that can be dangerous is when you take those notes as gospel, instead of taking them with a grain of salt. The key is to use the response as one of the tools in your box, as opposed to using it to determine what you do.
By: J. J. Abrams
The film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, based the book of the same name, has a line that enlightens and comforts me. The protagonist, who has lost all ability to move except one eye, discusses his role as a father. He notes, Even a fraction of a father is still a father.
By: Steve Gleason
I have ideas every day, and if Im not carrying a pad of paper, Im typing it into the notes thing on my iPhone, and its just ridiculous - idle hands are the devils plaything, and I cant be the devils plaything. I got to be the devil; I got to be the guy making it all happen.
By: Corey Taylor