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Director of Photography

"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's."

Billy Wilder - Filmmaker


Source: "Dance First, Think Later: 618 Rules to Live By"

               By: Kathryn & Ross Petras

"If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased. "

Katharine Hepburn - Actress

Source: "Dance First, Think Later: 618 Rules to Live By"

               By: Kathryn & Ross Petras

Film Crew
Film Set

"You don't have to rush down the hill. You can walk down."

Clint Eastwood - Film Director/Actor

Source: "Dance First, Think Later: 618 Rules to Live By"

               By: Kathryn & Ross Petras

"Always leave them laughing when you say good-bye."

George M. Cohan - Entertainer

Source: "Dance First, Think Later: 618 Rules to Live By"

               By: Kathryn & Ross Petras

Film Set
Man Holding Camera

"Do not try, and do not wish, to draw tears from the public with the tears of your models, but with this image rather than that one, this sound rather than that one, exactly in their place."

Robert Bresson - French Film Director 

Source: "Notes on the Cinematograph" 

               By: Robert Bresson - Introduction By J. M. G. Le                        Clézio

"Your camera catches not only physical movements that are in apprehensible by pencil, brush or pen, but also certain states of soul recognizable by indices which it alone can reveal."

Robert Bresson - French Film Director 

Source: "Notes on the Cinematograph" 

               By: Robert Bresson - Introduction By J. M. G. Le                        Clézio

Behind the Scenes
Film Production

"Nothing important was ever accomplished without chutzpah. Columbus had chutzpah. The signers of the Declaration of Independence had chutzpah. Don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Laugh at yourself, but don't doubt yourself."

Alan Alda - Actor 

Source: "Dance First, Think Later: 618 Rules to Live By"

               By: Kathryn & Ross Petras

"The Goal: To be successful AND happy!"

Original Quote
Victoria Francesca - Filmmaker and Performer

Popcorn
Video Camera

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."

Henry David Thoreau - Essayist

Source: Color Me Happy Spiral Journal

             By: Èccolo

"Creativity can solve almost any problem."

George Lois - Art Director

Source: Color Me Happy Spiral Journal

             By: Èccolo

Filming Location
Image by Denise Jans

"A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations."

Gerald G. Jampolsky

Source: Color Me Happy Spiral Journal

             By: Èccolo

"The world is unfair. You just have to make it unfair in your favor."

Steven Lance - Actor & Author

Source: "Steven Lance: Artist Spotlight Corner" 

             By: Victoria Francesca 

Old Televisions and Radios
Photoshoot Setup

"If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit."

Banksy - Street Artist

Source: goodreads.com

"Give me a tuba, and I'll get you something out of it."

John Lennon

Source (Not original): Show Your Work: 10 Ways To Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered

By: Austin Kleon

Tuba Close-up
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