Coppola On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration

Posted on Jan 30, 2011

Over the course of 45 years in the film business, Francis Ford Coppola has refined a singular code of ethics that govern his filmmaking. There are three rules: 1) Write and direct original screenplays,  2) make them with the most modern technology available,  and 3) self-finance them.

If you don’t take a risk then how are you going to make something really beautiful, that hasn’t been seen before?

via Francis Ford Coppola: On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration

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