Low-Budget Quotes

Low-Budget Quotes by Bruce Beresford, Jason Blum, Taika Waititi, Takashi Miike, Leigh Whannell, Michael Sheen and many others.

Tender Mercies is a very low-budget film, but it was a huge budget compared to anything I had done in Australia. My fee for Tender Mercies was something like five times all of my Australian films combined.
One of the benefits of doing low-budget movies is you don’t have to release them wide to recoup. You can release it in a smaller way, make your money back, and keep going.
Eagle vs Shark‘ was about keeping myself sane. I wanted to go back to my comedy roots with people I trusted and had worked with before and do something low-budget and more experimental.
I don’t choose to make low-budget films. But that is the reality of surviving in the Japanese film industry. However, the trade off is, since we’re working on small budgets, we have freedom. You can’t buy this freedom with money. With this freedom, I think there are an infinite number of possibilities.
Paranormal Activity‘ was the first of our independently made/studio-released films. It was also the ultimate low-budget high-concept movie, which is what we are always looking for. ‘Paranormal Activity‘ was the genesis of our model, of which I am so proud.
A lot of low-budget genre films you see are horror movies, because horror is the friendliest movie to lack of money.
I still, by and large, make low-budget Australian films.
I auditioned for ‘Moonlightwithout knowing anything. I went in the room, and I didn’t know the lines as well as I should have. I didn’t know a thing about the script. I wasn’t told anything. I heard it was a low-budget film, and my agent told me to do it. I was super-ignorant to it.
Work is good when people are responsible, and in low-budget movies a lot of the actors don’t want to be there. They’re there to build a resume.
I learned from making a few of these low-budget videos early on that the best way to go about doing it is just to keep it honest and real.
Certain actors wanna get paid, they think working in a low-budget movie is being ripped off. But for others it’s like, ‘Yes, let’s do it.’
I’ve had weird, weird acting jobs. Low-budget filmmaking where you find yourself in really bizarre places.
My father was a low-budget monster movie maker, so he made classics like ‘The Crater Lake Monster.’ There were always creatures around. And my dad was a huge fan of Ray Harryhausen. One of our neighbors, who went on to win several Academy Awards, was close friends with my dad. His name is Phil Tippett.
I love how most people in ‘Sixteen Candles‘ don’t actually look their age. It adds to the movie’s funky and low-budget vibe.
I had fun doing a lot of low-budget movies and web series. And I got back into stand-up where I started.
Oh yeah – for surehardly a week doesn’t go by when I don’t hear something wonderful that someone has made in some low-budget situation, primarily with a view to selling a few hundred copies at their concerts.
I’m willing to give up a little control but not a lot. So I say I want the money, but when push comes to shove, I’m not sure I’ll be able to compromise in order to make the big studio movie. Maybe something in between would be okay, like a low-budget studio film.
I don’t see a big difference between the job of directing a low-budget movie and the job of directing a big-budget movie.
I tend to make low-budget movies but, yeah, I make more money than I ever thought I would make.
One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.
I just like to do work that inspires me, and I don’t pay any attention to whether it’s a high- or low-budget movie.
I’m used to very low-budget situations. In ‘The Exploding Girl,’ we were literally changing in Starbucks because we didn’t have trailers.
My friend James Cameron and I made three films togetherTrue Lies, The Terminator and Terminator 2. Of course, that was during his early, low-budget, art-house period.
I’m always looking for a low-budget script with an interesting character to play.
Walter Koenig