"I am a kid just figuring it out. If you love it, you keep going and you try everything and you hope the story it tells is that you're an actor..."
"...they decided to go in another direction and I was like, 'there's no fucking way, I am the direction.'"
"It’s really hard...it’s a real grind but it’s exhilarating so it feels like a privilege to be able to do it. But it’s a marathon."
"...You can come and be there during the casting sessions, and you can watch us shoot it. I’ll show you the edits, and your name will be in the credits."
"I am really serious when I say I don’t know what filmmaking is anymore. Everything is changing."
"If you get to come back up and have some fried chicken after a day of being evil, it kind of evens you out..."
"...non-actors are easier to direct. They have nothing else to go on...actors are filtering what you say."
"...you would survive. That’s something I wanted to do with this film, to show that this is just a normal guy..."
"...we needed to do casting with kids that had never acted before."
"I was studying acting I was actually training to be a director..."