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1. "In 2003, I almost died of an intestinal blockage when I was on a mountain in Chile, filming a segment for 'Scientific American Frontiers.'"
Author: Alan Alda
2. "The research period of a film is the most exciting part of the process, and filming is sometimes a letdown because when you're dealing with biopic material, the real thing is always much more intricate than the story told in the film."
Author: Alessandro Nivola
3. "I would just as likely be doing soccer practice as filming commercials."
Author: Alyson Hannigan
4. "When I was filming 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' in America, for a couple of weeks beforehand we would always fit in a family holiday in California."
Author: Anthony Head
5. "Filming a movie is different from a TV show because film is a lot quicker, you get to see the character progress and grow all in one script, and in television, you wait for a weekly update on each character."
Author: Ariel Winter
6. "I'm over there filming in South Africa now, and two in five are HIV-positive now. Not many people know that."
Author: Bruce Davison
7. "Actually I have a tradition that I always steal my last costume on the last day of filming."
Author: Channing Tatum
8. "That's the big letdown you'll notice about filming a movie: No underline music. No mood music."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
9. "I kind of always think my work is unfilmable, and when I meet people who are interested in filming it, I'm always stunned."
Author: Daniel Handler
10. "Ne plus ultra of interactivity: a surgeon operates on his own brain whilst filming and watching it through his phone"
Author: Dean Cavanagh
11. "Actually, when I'm not filming a movie, my beauty approach is really natural - I prefer a bare face that looks really healthy and dewy."
Author: Eva Green
12. "I never liked filming the ads, but they were so well received."
Author: Frank Perdue
13. "When my senior prom was happening, I was in Malta filming 'Troy.'"
Author: Garrett Hedlund
14. "Filming "The Love Boat" was exciting, but sometimes it was hard to keep track of where to show up for work. It all depended on the cut. Some of them were really on the ship. Some were really on the set. Like if they had the stars for a week, that was usually on the set, except if we were on location for that particular show."
Author: Gavin MacLeod
15. "Filming is a very adult world, and you need to be with people your own age."
Author: Georgie Henley
16. "I've also just finished filming the role of Robert Brown in 'Just William,' which is due to transmit on BBC One at Christmas."
Author: Harry Melling
17. "If you got the DVD you can see that George Lucas has taken that person out, as well as the voice, and we shot this scene when we arrived in Australia during the actual filming of Episode 3."
Author: Ian McDiarmid
18. "Playing in front of an audience was just such a turn-on for me, and you have 200 people in the audience and it's like doing live theater. And filming something that goes to millions of people several weeks later, it's an interesting dynamic."
Author: Jenna Elfman
19. "Larry Kasdan wanted us all there, all the time, even if we weren't filming."
Author: JoBeth Williams
20. "I feel more in touch with the world when I'm filming."
Author: Joe Wright
21. "As you can probably tell, I like films and directors that bring a totally unique style to filming action."
Author: John Foster
22. "I'm a filmmaker, but my working procedures are different. All my basic structuring is done during the filming. You know, how long I keep the shot, the exposure or the speed - slower or faster, etc. That's structuring. And then there is a second stage of structuring that comes later when I begin to put those pieces together."
Author: Jonas Mekas
23. "I saw 'Brokeback Mountain' in a packed house in Chelsea, New York, when I was filming a Bollywood film there. Chelsea, being a predominately gay neighbourhood, had the most euphoric reaction. I saw couples holding hands and crying at the end. It was the most heartening viewing I have ever been to."
Author: Karan Johar
24. "I wish that when we weren't filming, we could have full privacy. I wish I could live in a bubble and just be with my family."
Author: Kourtney Kardashian
25. "When I emerge from filming I feel slightly out of synch with real life, but it's also a relief."
Author: Laura Carmichael
26. "All throughout filming '12 Years a Slave,' there was a focus like no other. Everyone took ownership of this film and gave their all."
Author: Lupita Nyong'o
27. "As we were leaving the Huron camp, it was awkward filming. I think that the Huron watching us was there to create tension - maybe we wouldn't get out. Nothing complicated."
Author: Madeleine Stowe
28. "For the first two weeks of filming, I remember bristling at some of the occurrences on the set, none of which directly involved me. Then I surrendered to the environment, to Michael's method, and became much happier, even though no one knew what to expect."
Author: Madeleine Stowe
29. "My mother died when I was young, and I was filming all the time. I was all over the place. Acting was the one constant."
Author: Mara Wilson
30. "Filming is always a challenge because I'm not used to it. But I approach it head-on. I'm not technically brilliant, but it's the spirit that counts."
Author: Martin Parr
31. "Filming is repetition and many takes."
Author: Max Von Sydow
32. "Working with Woody Allen is like filming Howard Hughes's will. It's a very mysterious and strange event. You never get a peek at the whole will."
Author: Michael O'Donoghue
33. "A good day's filming at last... John Horton's rabbit effects are superb. A really vicious white rabbit, which bites Sir Bor's head off. Much of the ground lost over the week is made up. We listen to the Cup Final in between fighting the rabbit -- Liverpool beat Newcastle 3-0."
Author: Michael Palin
34. "Here it comes," Niten said. The whites of his eyes,his teeth and his tongue had turned blue."Ready," Prometheus said.Nicholas Flamel touched the green scarab he now wore around his neck and felt it grow warm in his hand.The spell was a simple one,something he had performed a thousand times before, though never on such a large scale.A red-skinned head broke the surface of the water...followed by a second...and a third...and then a fourth head,black and twice as large as the others appeared. Suddenly there were seven heads streaking toward them."Let's hope no one if filming this," Niten murmered."No one would believe it anyway." Prometheus grinned. "Seven-headed monsters simply do not exist.If anyone saw it,they'd say it was Photoshopped."
Author: Michael Scott
35. "I was deliciously happy filming 'True Blood.' I even kept all the scripts in my office, which I never do with any script. Although I did shred them all in one go when the series finished; it seemed like a ritual, somehow."
Author: Michelle Forbes
36. "Filming scenes like that are always odd but I feel comfortable with Josh and care about him a great deal, so it could be much worse. Scenes like that are just part of the job."
Author: Nikki Cox
37. "After 'Heart Skips A Beat' hit No.1, I barely had a chance to celebrate 'cos it was straight over to the judges' houses for the 'Xtra Factor,' filming in Greece, L.A. and Spain."
Author: Olly Murs
38. "Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming."
Author: Peter Mayhew
39. "I want to read books and go for walks and make dinner. I guess there are people who love working and that's great. I'm not one of them. I love tackling roles and I love theater, but filming, I don't get it. It seems mind-numbing to me."
Author: Robert Sean Leonard
40. "I can only go places because I know that I can go away from them, if that makes sense. I like the gypsy lifestyle that filming affords."
Author: Rupert Friend
41. "I've never got a part in the same way twice. I've never prepared the same way. I've never experienced the filming the process the same way."
Author: Rupert Friend
42. "I'll always take Scrabble and chess if I'm going filming. But I do have the Scrabble dictionary, which can be infuriating for other players."
Author: Saffron Burrows
43. "I thought The Visitation was good fun. We did some of that filming at Ealing on the big set."
Author: Sarah Sutton
44. "In Australia, there is a very famous show called 'Home and Away.' I was cast on that at 15. The day I started filming, my life changed."
Author: Tammin Sursok
45. "Best ever was filming in Barcelona last year, and I had a couple of scenes with De Niro. He's a very shy man. Speaks so quietly that people tend to bend down and adopt the same tone, almost the same voice, whenever they talk to him - watching, you'd think someone's offering to carry out a hit for him when they're just offering him a cup of coffee."
Author: Toby Jones
46. "To work with somebody you love makes filming faster, more fun."
Author: Vincent Cassel
47. "A fairly young, intelligent-looking man with long hair asked me whether filming or being filmed could do harm, whether it could destroy a person. In my heart the answer was yes, but I said no."
Author: Werner Herzog
48. "I have a way of filming things and staging them and designing sets. There were times when I thought I should change my approach, but in fact, this is what I like to do. It's sort of like my handwriting as a movie director. And somewhere along the way, I think I've made the decision: I'm going to write in my own handwriting."
Author: Wes Anderson
49. "James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was."
Author: Will Ferrell
50. "Amanda Bynes and I have become close since filming 'Hairspray.' It's so weird because I grew up watching her."
Author: Zac Efron

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