Words matter. These are the best Filming Quotes from famous people such as Beatrice Dalle, Sean Bean, Francis Alys, Dana Brunetti, Mary Berry, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
There was a strange atmosphere on the set because we were filming in this large house, which was used for troubled children. You’d go in and find walls had been burnt down. The building was charged with this history and it stayed with us throughout the filming.
Lord of the Rings was just so much enjoyment. It was over about the space of a year that I was filming. It’s one of the most enjoyable things I’ve ever done, so emotional.
Formulating the proposal is about 80% of the actual time of the process. In the end, the time spent filming, editing and postproduction is a very small proportion of the total time you spend in the production of the film.
If you’re a writer, write. You just keep writing. And if you’re a filmmaker, you keep doing what you can to keep telling your stories; you don’t stay on the one. Keep moving forward and doing what you can to tell whatever story you can tell, be it via writing, be it via filming it.
While we’re filming ‘Bake Off,’ I can get really cold, so I’m often holding a hot-water bottle or layered up under an anorak and a warm hat.
On the first season of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,’ I was constantly uncomfortable with my eyes. It became annoying filming the show and having to turn away every few seconds and put drops in my eye.
When I’m filming, I always have to have breaks to eat.
I’ve never got a part in the same way twice. I’ve never prepared the same way. I’ve never experienced the filming the process the same way.
I could see when I was filming ’21’ that it was going to go a direction I wasn’t comfortable with it going.
I had the most fantastic time filming ‘Downton.’
My family has had to become quite understanding about me not returning phone calls when I’m filming.
The first act is writing, the second act is filming, the third act is releasing. If you have to partake in the third act, it hurts the first act of the next one. It’s like a prizefight. You get punched.
I think fidelity is absolutely important, especially in the acting industry, which is littered with broken relationships because people are away filming for months.
Sometimes I have a great day of filming and sometimes the theater strikes me better. It just depends.
When you’re filming on the road you literally are isolated for two weeks and you may go to Alaska or Atlanta or you may go to Florida.
After ‘Rings,’ I had two feelings: One, I immediately didn’t want to work on anything on a large scale. I wanted to work on something really small after I was finished filming the first three. But the other thing was that I had a continuing interest in working on things that were really different.
As colleagues, Shammi ji was my first co-actor and the hero of my debut film ‘Junglee’ in 1961. I met him for the first time at Kashmir’s Shalimar Bagh where we were filming the song ‘Kashmir ki kali hoon main.’ I was an excited teenager, fresh out of London College, and had pursued films against my mother’s wishes.
My eldest daughter’s been to a few sets of mine and gets spoiled when she’s doing her nails, her hair. Though more often than not, you bring them to set, and they realize the filming process is pretty boring.
In terms of filming, yes, it really does feel over now. There’s a real sense of freedom now. It’s a good time to finish, I think. As much as I’m going to miss it I’m ready to move on and do different things.
Jewellery’s not a big thing for me. The only thing I wear is a gold cross on a chain that I got for my 21st birthday. You have to take it off every day for filming, but that’s the only time I’m not wearing it. You won’t find me in rings, bracelets or earrings.
Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing, where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that, and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.
I had so much fun filming ‘Starstruck.’ It was an amazing experience, and I bonded right away with Sterling Knight, so we had loads of fun together!
I was so used to documentary filming, where it’s one take. You can’t really say, ‘Make that elephant charge again!’ And you talk to the camera. With movie filming, you’re talking to someone else.
Amanda Bynes and I have become close since filming ‘Hairspray.’ It’s so weird because I grew up watching her.
I never wore a single fedora filming ‘L.A. Noire.’ It took about an hour and a half to do the hair – it was a very precise process.
You have to spend four hours filming a 30-minute program. That seems mental to me.
The research period of a film is the most exciting part of the process, and filming is sometimes a letdown because when you’re dealing with biopic material, the real thing is always much more intricate than the story told in the film.
Imagine you wake up one morning with a knock at the door, and when you answer, there’s Denzel Washington announcing that he’s going to be filming on your street for several weeks.
When we began filming, these people had legs, but as we were filming, they had been injured and they were brought to the hospital to have their legs amputated, and that’s where we found them and asked them to come and be part of the film.
There’s a way of filming where you can get rid of the vanity and of trying to make something beautiful.
With ‘Versace,’ after I had gotten the , it was two weeks of preparation before I started filming, and I had read Maureen Orth’s book; I had been able to get a hold of photos and really start to inhabit the mind of David Madson.
You want the character to keep being able to grow through the process of writing, through the process of filming, and editing, you want to discover things about that character.
Filming is about continuing to be alert and to think, and I find it quite exhausting.
I go through phases when I’ve been filming where I wake up in the middle of the night and I think I’m being filmed.
It’s like that Simpsons joke – they’re filming a cow in a movie and they go, ‘OK, we’ll tape a bunch of cats together to make a cow’, and it’s like, ‘Why don’t you just use a cow?’. For some reason that is novel – like, ‘Oh, my guitar sounds like a piano and now if I can just get my piano to sound like my guitar’.
The mid-90s were really not the high point of fashion for anybody – I had a fashion disaster when I wore heavily sequined clothes which cut my armpits and I bled during the filming of my first movie!
When I’m filming, my fitness levels fall off, but when I’m not, I try to go to the gym a few times a week.
Honestly, when I am filming for anything, I do it because I love it so much. And then whatever happens is fate.
When I emerge from filming I feel slightly out of synch with real life, but it’s also a relief.
Most of the time you spend filming a show is time you spend without the cameras on, when you’re not acting.
Because I found myself telling the story of his family to people without the visual aids that I was able to employ by filming them eventually. But I very much knew exactly what I was going to do.
I was filming ‘The Avengers’ when I got the call for ‘Rush,’ so I went from 215 pounds, which is how much I weigh when I’m playing Thor, down to about 185 pounds to be able to fit into the car. That was all in about four months.
Well, that was certainly – to me, until we could film in Charles’ room, I didn’t even want to bother filming anything else. And in fact, I did hold off and that was the first thing we filmed.
If we’re not shooting, if we’re not filming, if you’re not standing on the soundstage, turn off your phone and go live your life.
Before filming ‘The Crown,’ I couldn’t care less about the royal family. But now… I’m obsessed.
As far as filming for TV goes, I like to go where the food is definitely of interest to British people.
There’s something refreshing about going into filming and not brushing your hair, letting your toenails chip, drawing darker circles under your eyes.
When I’m in meetings until 5am and then have to get up two hours later for filming, sometimes I ask myself ‘why?’
In filming, you’re waiting – you’re waiting for lights, you’re waiting for people to set things up – and when you’re not waiting, you’re repeating.
I was a TV producer at a noncommercial station, and we were producing some good documentaries – on Head Start, on poverty. But I was struck by the children, and the damage that poverty was doing to them. I didn’t think filming them was helping much, so I wondered how we could use TV for them, to teach them.
It’s a strange thing when someone passes away. It’s always when you’re not expecting it that you’re affected by it. When we first started filming, we were filming with existing characters in a location that we’d never been before.
I often find myself feeling that filming music is somehow the purest form of filmmaking. This crazed collision of sound and images, the intense collaboration, these incredibly cinematic performances. And for the nights you’re filming, a non-player like me gets to feel somehow part of the band.
I love working with the Farrelly brothers. I’m a big fan and feel very lucky to have gotten to work with them a few times. One thing that I learned while working with them is that you have to keep your cell phone off when filming scenes, or you owe them a lot of money!