I am here because I love film.
I am here because I am a filmmaker.
I looked around in my office recently and realized I was surrounded by people who love film as much as I do.
So I decided to see what they love about films and why they are filmmakers.
“I love movies because I love story. I love going and visiting another world for a few hours. I am a filmmaker because it makes my heart sing. I want to give the world more great stories. Being a filmmaker is something that requires a lot of me but it is a job I never get tired of because I am constantly being stretched.”
“I love films because they take me into other worlds. They show me life in a new way. They challenge and change the way I think. I am a filmmaker because I want to give people everything that film has given me.”
“I love movies because of the feeling I get when Han Solo comes back just in time to help Luke destroy the Death Star. I love movies because of the hours and hours of my life that I’ve spent processing life from a different persons perspective. I am a filmmaker because I believe that a well told story can change the world. I love being a part of the beauty that is creation. They’re is no better feeling than seeing people connect emotionally with your art. I also like being poor and working long hours.”
“I love movies because they transport me to a different world, they entertain me, they thrill me and pull on my heart strings. I love how they cause me to ask questions and bring revelation in my life. I make movies because I was born with this desire to create and I simply can’t help it whether that means making movies, writing and performing music, being creative and crafty etc.”
“I love movies because they take you where I’ve never been before and show me the world from a different perspective. I love how they entertain but also challenge me and have the power to change me. I am a filmmaker because I love puzzles and putting a film together is finding all the different pieces of the puzzle that fit nicely together to make a piece of art. I want to be able to express my thoughts to the world in the form of art which can be interpreted in very personal ways. I want to ask challenging questions that make people feel uncomfortable and you can get away with that in a movie.”
“I love movies for the feeling of amazement watching Star Wars for the first time. I love movies for the giddy excitement of going on an adventure with some well loved characters form literature. I am a filmmaker because I express my self visually. I love seeing how people react to something I created. I love how films make you re-evaluate yourself as a person while making it. I love seeing stories come to life and anywhere that I wanted to be a part of it.”
“I love film, because films have been part of my life since I was little and to me there is no better way of storytelling. Also it’s just a great way of building connections. I am a filmmaker, because filmmaking is a great way to show truth and impact and fascinate people worldwide – and I feel like this is the best way I can serve my generation.”
“I love movies because of their ability to transport me to somewhere I’ve never been. I love how they inspire me to be a better person. I am a filmmaker because I want to be part of changing the world. I want to inspire people with new and challenging stories. I want to inspire and help others into the industry. I am a filmmaker because I love seeing a large group of people working in syncopation towards a common goal.”
I believe the people you work is what makes or breaks the working experience. I am lucky to work with people who care and have passion for bringing exciting art to the world.
We would love to hear from you.
What do you love about movies?