To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.
Violent behavior exists in one's psychological makeup much deeper than the level that receives information from television or movies.
Directors who turn into big babies and shut out criticism stop learning.
Many of us view the bible and other religious teachings as mythology.
I position everything else in my life around making movies.
Everyone has an opinion, and the guy screaming for censorship may be the next guy to have his ideas cut off.
I have never seen a connection between cinematic violence towards women and actual violence towards women in society.
If a violent act towards a woman takes place, and the inspiration for that act is violence in cinema, the inspiration for that act would have come from somewhere else if movies didn't exist.
We should assume that the end product can be switched off by any consumer who is offended or frightened by it.
I am not stopped by low funds, physical exhaustion, mental exhaustion, or temptations to stop and work on some other production that would be more financially rewarding.
Also, I plan to screw something up on every movie I do so that I can learn from my mistakes and become a better director with each project.
Most of my technical knowledge comes from having worked in the industrial video industry.
When I'm working on a movie, I will make any sacrifice to finish it.
I think the act of condensing months or years of work down to a couple hours of entertainment is pretty wild and extremely rewarding.
And the fact that you must make the movie for yourself because no one else will ever fully appreciate the endeavor, makes it a more rewarding challenge.
More people are exposed to movies than to most other forms of art."
I've also directed, shot, and edited several music videos.