Mathieu Demy quotes

  • It's pointless to go against digital because sooner or later you won't be able to do anything else.
    -- Mathieu Demy

    #Able #Digital #Sooner Or Later

  • In music, we can still record analog and then do the post production in digital. In film, sooner or later, we're not even going to be able to film because they won't be able to process. The labs won't exist anymore. You'll just have to do it with digital.
    -- Mathieu Demy

    #Records #Labs #Able

  • I had my little teenage craziness where I wanted to be a doctor, I admit. I have to confess at one point I considered even going to school. Hopefully, I went back on the right track being an artist.
    -- Mathieu Demy

    #Teenage #School #Artist

  • My parents, and especially my mother, always made films in a very artisanal kind of way. Her office was at home. She was always filming low budget stuff and including her family inside. It was more a way of life. I related to that from the beginning.
    -- Mathieu Demy

    #Mother #Home #Office

  • When you're an actor, you're very much exposed, but in a strange way you're totally protected behind a character, behind a script, behind a director.
    -- Mathieu Demy

    #Character #Directors #Actors

  • Being the director is really something. It's a statement of something and you have to stand up for that. Okay, this is what I see. This is how I see the world. This is how I see cinema. And you have to be able to talk about that and explain it and be responsible.
    -- Mathieu Demy

    #Directors #Cinema #World

  • Love shouldn't be about jealousy or anything like that. It should be about commitment and being able to trust that person. If you can't have that from the get-go, there's a problem.

  • If I get an idea for a series that I really like, I'm sure I won't be able to resist coming back and doing it.

  • But I was only a chaotic walker, nobody could stop me; even a totalitarian state was not able to control my daydreams, my poetic fascinations, the pattern of my walking.

  • Everybody seems to be imprisoned in their own sectarian or political affiliations. They don't seem to be able to rise above these things.

  • The computer is the new fireplace, everyone in the family gathers around the digital hearth for warmth.

  • Being human in the digital world is about building a digital world for humans.

  • I'm in the early stages of a film called 'Freezing Time' about Eadweard Muybridge, the Victorian photographer who was really the forefather of cinema. Digital animators still treat his images like the Bible. He was a very obsessed man.

  • There's no more film; now everything's digital. I welcome this. It's fantastic for me to have a new chance.

  • Death comes to us all sooner or later. We cannot escape it.

  • Anyone who is going to make anything out of history will, sooner or later, have to do most of the work himself. He will have to read, and consider, and reconsider, and then read some more.