Signe Baumane Quotes.
What inspires me is when I see something and I say, “I can do that too!”
Storyboards are kind of inflexible, once you finish making them you have to stick to them. Since animation takes such a long time you become a slave to a storyboard that was created four years ago while as an artist and storyteller you change, you have new ideas.
The fantastical images in my works are descriptive in a different way – a metaphorical way – that removes you from reality. Then, this visually removed point of view allows you to deal with a very heavy subject.
I have decided that I want animation to be taken seriously; that is the goal of my life. I believe that animation is a very important medium to tell stories, not just for kids but for adults.
There can be no formula in arts. Formulas are for factory mass productions. There are no discoveries in already discovered formulas.
Animation remove you from a visual reality – if it was live action, you wouldn’t be able to see through the person’s mind. But animation takes a step away. It creates a very stylized landscape, but at the same time it is the form that is best able to address the reality of being alive and being in pain.
Once an audience feels that you trust them like you trust a friend, they do become your friends.
By using formula in filmmaking we are admitting that film is not art.
I animated everything traditionally, on paper. I love how the texture of paper looks (it also matches textures of papier-mГўchГ©) and I love the tactile process.
I always knew that I wanted to be a writer. I think I was six or seven when I learned how to read, and I still remember it.
In my opinion, animation is best when it communicates without words, because it is the perfect medium through which to make shortcuts to meaning. When actors are not talking, just acting out, it looks kind of weird. But in animation, mime is constant, and you accept it.
The ability to understand and deliver comedy and tragedy is extremely rare in one composer.
I would never jump under a subway car because that would delay all the people behind me. How inconsiderate!