The technology keeps moving forward, which makes it easier for the artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want.
There's no difference between movies and television. None at all. Except in a lot of cases, television's much better than movies.
Film is not an easy occupation. There's a lot of occupations that are difficult and film is one of them.
I was afraid that science-fiction buffs and everybody would say things like, 'You know, there's no sound in outer space.'
Even in high school I was very interested in history - why people do the things they do. As a kid I spent a lot of time trying to relate the past to the present.
To be renewed is everything. What more could one ask for than to have one's youth back again?
When I was making 'Star Wars,' I wasn't restrained by any kind of science. I simply said, 'I'm going to create a world that's fun and interesting, makes sense, and seems to have a reality to it.'
A director makes 100 decisions an hour. Students ask me how you know how to make the right decision, and I say to them, 'If you don't know how to make the right decision, you're not a director.'
Making a film is like putting out a fire with sieve. There are so many elements, and it gets so complicated.
Whenever you do something, people try to re-do it and do a better version, especially if they're in another country.
'Star Wars' is fun, its exciting, its inspirational, and people respond to that. It's what they want.
One thing about 'Star Wars' that I'm really proud of is that it expands the imagination. That's why I like the 'Star Wars' toys.
Film is a very tight little box. If you don't fit in that box, you're gone. Television, there's more room to move around.