Words matter. These are the best Quotes about George Lucas from famous people such as Steven Spielberg, Dave Filoni, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Richard Marquand, Francis Ford Coppola, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I love creating partnerships; I love not having to bear the entire burden of the creative storytelling, and when I have unions like with George Lucas and Peter Jackson, it’s really great; not only do I benefit, but the project is better for it.
Pressure, to me, was creating a ‘Star Wars’ film, then sitting alone in a theater with George Lucas and showing it to him, the guy that created the word ‘Wookiee’ and R2-D2. That was pressure.
I didn’t see ‘Star Wars’ in theaters until George Lucas re-tweaked it.
I was a great admirer of George Lucas’ work.
You’re in a profession in which absolutely everybody is telling you their opinion, which is different. That’s one of the reasons George Lucas never directed again.
If you got the DVD you can see that George Lucas has taken that person out, as well as the voice, and we shot this scene when we arrived in Australia during the actual filming of Episode 3.
I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.
I mean listen, ultimately I’m positive George Lucas was inspired by ‘Dune’ when he made ‘Star Wars.’ I don’t know if that’s sacrilegious to talk about, but there are a lot of similarities in some areas, so you could tell he was definitely influenced by that.
My best advice came by examples. A supportive environment at home, school, and grad school. Support at the New York Institute of Technology, then George Lucas, Steve Jobs, and Bob Iger. The examples meant that I should support other people, even when things aren’t going well. It will pay off.
Working on the franchise and getting direction from George Lucas – it’s something that I never thought would take place.
I got a call saying that George Lucas wanted to meet me. Of all the phone calls I’ve received – Oliver Stone wants to meet you; Spike Lee wants to meet you – that was the one call I never in a million years thought was going to happen.
Jim Henson once allowed me to visit the Muppets on set and spent an entire day showing me how he and the other puppeteers performed Kermit and all the characters! After that, I was lucky enough to work with both George Lucas and Steven Spielberg on many fun animation projects and learned so much from them.
I think I signed my left kidney to Disney and my right kidney to George Lucas.
George Lucas was casting about and had heard favourable things about my work in Clockwork Orange and asked me to come in, which of course I did even though no one knew what the film was about!
Just getting to meet George Lucas was pretty amazing, and then working with him and getting to be part of this process… it’s a great responsibility.
Way back at the beginning, I went to see George Lucas when he first came to London for ‘Star Wars.’ I met him months before they started, and he didn’t ask me to do the picture at all. But the actor whom he had employed to play Wedge didn’t work out for some reason.
The movie I’ve seen a million times – wait, that’s not possible – my favorite movie of all times is ‘The Empire Strikes Back,’ directed by Irvin Kershner, executive-produced by the great George Lucas and stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones.
I’m not a big fan of the George Lucas school of meddling and tinkering. That’s a slippery slope.
‘The Clone Wars’ was rooted in George Lucas and his characters.
George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the photography in Star Wars. He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that I advanced with regard to ways for doing that.