Editing Quotes

So? are you ready to read some of the most epic and famous ever Editing Quotes? if yes than here is a greatest collection of them.

Editing Quotes

“I feel that working with the camera and editing it is actually my strong suit.” – Adam Yauch

“I’m writing a first draft and reminding myself that I’m simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles.” – Shannon Hale

“Editing is the same as quarrelling with writers – same thing exactly.” – Harold Ross

“So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.” – Dr. Seuss

“Editing is where movies are made or broken. Many a film has been saved and many a film has been ruined in the editing room.” – Joe Dante

“Self editing is the path to the dark side. Self editing leads to self delusion, self delusion leads to missed mistakes, missed mistakes lead to bad reviews. Bad reviews are the tools of the dark side.” – Eric T. Benoit

“The process of editing is what I enjoy most – putting the pieces together and making sense out of them.” – Christian Marclay

“I edit my own stories to death. They eventually run and hide from me.” – Jeanne Voelker

“I love editing. It’s one of my favorite parts about filmmaking.” – Steven Spielberg

“When I’m writing, I make words my b*tch. But when I’m editing, the words make me their b*tch. It all equals out in the end.” – Richard B. Knight

“Editing is simply the application of the common sense of any good reader. That’s why, to be an editor, you have to be a reader. It’s the number one qualification.” – Robert Gottlieb

“A good editor doesn’t rewrite words, she rewires synapses.” – S. Kelley Harrell

“The notion of directing a film is the invention of critics – the whole eloquence of cinema is achieved in the editing room.” – Orson Welles

“When an editor works with an author, she cannot help seeing into the medicine cabinet of his soul. All the terrible emotions, the desire for vindications, the paranoia, and the projection are bottled in there, along with all the excesses of envy, desire for revenge, all the hypochondriacal responses, rituals, defenses, and the twin obsessions with sex and money. It other words, the stuff of great books.” – Betsy Lerner

“Sometimes when you’re heavy into the shooting or editing of a picture, you get to the point where you don’t know if you could ever do it again.” – Martin Scorsese

“Editing is a kind of creative activity where, in a perfect world, an author and an editor find that elusive oneness to understand each other intuitively.” – Sahara Sanders

“I directed a movie and now, I’m going to do the editing.” – Salma Hayek

“Be a good editor. The Universe needs more good editors, God knows.” – Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

“I go through periods, usually when I’m editing and shooting, of seeing only old films.” – Martin Scorsese

“Editing is the very edge of your knowledge forced to grow–a test you can’t cheat on.” – S. Kelley Harrell

“I don’t do any research. It’s all about gut. Editing – it’s always about gut.” – Graydon Carter

“Write when drunk. Edit when sober. Market it with the persistence of a drug peddler.” – Ashwin Sanghi

“I’m a big fan of editing and keeping only the interesting bits in.” – Sarah Vowell

“You should edit before and after editing.” – Dwayne Fry

“The best songwriting comes from being as creative as you can and editing it down to the good bits, essentially.” – Alex Kapranos

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