Quotes by Quentin Tarantino that will inspire every aspiring filmmaker

Check out these quotes by the legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.

Quentin Tarantino is an American director, writer, actor and producer who is considered as one of the most successful and influential filmmakers at the present time. His films are mostly popular for their dark humour, non-linear screenplay, neo-noir storytelling and references of popular cultures. The way Tarantino portrays violence on screen, is being followed by many filmmakers around the World. Till now, he has made 9 films and all of them are considered as masterpieces and "out of the box" films.

Here are some quotes by him.

  1. "Trying to make a feature film yourself with no money is the best film school you can do."
  2. "When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me; like I would die for it."
  3. "I don't think there's anything to be afraid of. Failure brings great rewards in the life."
  4. "When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them,"No, I went to films."
  5. "If you just love movies enough, you can make a good one."
  6. "If you want to make a movie, make it. Don't wait for a grant, don't wait for the perfect circumstances, just make it."
  7. "I worked for 3 years on a 16 mm movie that became nothing but guitar picks. And I was very disappointed when I realized it wasn't any good. But it was my film school, and I actually got away really cheap. When it was all over, I knew how to make a movie."
  8. "My movies are painfully personal, but I'm never trying to let you know how personal they are. It's my job to make it be personal, and also to disguise that so only I or the people who know me know how personal it is."
  9. "The good ideas will survive."
  10. "To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I'm writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I'm going to play for the opening sequence."
  11. "There are a lot of bad screenplays so of you write a good screenplay; people are going to respond to it."
  12. "I just grew up watching a lot of movies. I'm attracted to this genre and that genre, this type of story and that type of story. As I watch movies I make some versions of it in my head that isn't quite what I'm seeing; taking the things I like and mixing them with stuff I've never seen before."
Quentin Tarantino is a director par excellence. He has received several awards including two BAFTA awards, four Golden Globe Awards, Palme d'Or and two Academy Awards.