Peter Jackson quotes

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“The most honest form of filmmaking is to make a film for yourself.”

— Peter Jackson

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“New Zealand is not a small country but a large village.”

— Peter Jackson

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“Rivalry doesn't help anybody.”

— Peter Jackson

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“The big-budget blockbuster is becoming one of the most dependable forms of filmmaking.”

— Peter Jackson

“Filmmaking for me is always aiming for the imaginary movie and never achieving it.”

— Peter Jackson

“Film is such a powerful medium. It's like a weapon and I think you have a duty to self-censor.”

— Peter Jackson

“No film has captivated my imagination more than 'King Kong.' I'm making movies today because I saw this film when I was 9 years old.”

— Peter Jackson

“To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.”

— Peter Jackson

“Everybody's life has these moments, where one thing leads to another. Some are big and obvious and some are small and seemingly insignificant.”

— Peter Jackson

“I didn't want my kids having to pass through an airport named after their father.”

— Peter Jackson

“I was bullied and regarded as little bit of an oddball myself.”

— Peter Jackson

“For a lot of my childhood, I didn't want to direct movies because I didn't really know what directing was.”

— Peter Jackson

“The only thing about 3-D is the dullness of the image.”

— Peter Jackson

“What I don't like are pompous, pretentious movies.”

— Peter Jackson

“One of the first movies I ever saw was 'Batman,' based on the TV series with Adam West and Burt Ward.”

— Peter Jackson

“I mean, I didn't have a huge upbringing with movies, I guess.”

— Peter Jackson

“The vast majority of the CGI budget is labor.”

— Peter Jackson

“Actors will never be replaced. The thought that somehow a computer version of a character is going to be something people prefer to look at is a ludicrous idea.”

— Peter Jackson

“I think that George Lucas' 'Star Wars' films are fantastic. What he's done, which I admire, is he has taken all the money and profit from those films and poured it into developing digital sound and surround sound, which we are using today.”

— Peter Jackson
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