Jon Turteltaub quotes

  • We love the quality in a person, who can see themselves clearly and isn't ashamed of who they are.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Quality #Ashamed #Persons

  • What's great is when you're shooting at the same hotel you're living in, you finish shooting, put your stuff down, take an elevator and go to bed.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Bed #Shooting #Stuff

  • It's an ongoing process, in the script, on the set and in the editing room, to make sure you are being true to the emotion of the film without turning it into a melodrama, and making sure you're getting all the laughs you can without it turning into just some stupid comedy.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Stupid #Editing #Laughing

  • It's so much harder to recreate something than it is to shoot at the actual place. It's not without its problems. You've got a lot of bystanders and security issues, but it's always a lot easier and a lot more fun to shoot at the actual location.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Fun #Bystanders #Issues

  • You're just always looking for something new. That's why a lot of people bounce between TV and movies. You have the ability to try something else.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #People #Trying #Tvs

  • You're often trying to fix a script by shooting it.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Trying #Shooting #Scripts

  • Most of the guys like sticking to the script and doing just what's written. If they're exploring, they're exploring ways of doing the script.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Guy #Way #Scripts

  • What you realize is that a lot of actors want to be directed. They're there to do the best job they can for the director. They have a lot of questions, and your job is to have answers.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Jobs #Best Job #Directors

  • You'll never meet a nicer person, let alone a nicer actress, than Mary Steenburgen.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Actresses #Mary #Persons

  • We always feel safest, I think, around the most dangerous person who's on your side, more than the nice good person who's on your side.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Nice #Thinking #Your Side

  • It's so damn hard to write a great historical mystery based on fact. It's not for lack of trying.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Writing #Historical #Trying

  • Magic has a spiritual element, and is considered very important and of value, and magicians have always been a little bit silly, so if you're going to portray a modern day magician, there's gotta be a little silliness.
    -- Jon Turteltaub

    #Spiritual #Silly #Magic