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Ann Macbeth Quotes & Quotations
Ann Macbeth
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    All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    Any new producer starting up is to get investors' confidence. Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    Build into each budget the cost of hiring and don't lump yourself with capital investment. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    For the first time in one place in the west, there were important people from all the other states, all aspects of the film world. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    I am very much in favour of video because the quality of production of video is now so good. It is a different experience to sitting in a cinema. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    I see any production of any nature being good for the development of the whole industry. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is good in that what we are now getting up there on the screen is of superior quality. Videos are just so much more sensitive to the world. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    In 1975 Australia was producing things like Picnic at Hanging Rock, in other words films that I would consider still some of the finest products to come out of Australia. I think that our quality now is less than it was then. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    The existing documentary makers still believe that it is impossible to produce drama material in this State, otherwise they would be doing it, they say. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    The State Film Authority will be there for film as industry only, as is the case in all the other states, except Victoria. Victoria is moving more now into supporting non-commercial films. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    The worst thing that you can do in terms of bringing a product up to the market is to be two days after someone else has brought a similar product to the international market-It's dead. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    There are Aboriginal groups up north and in the west, northwest of WA, that do not have television, they do not have cinemas, but they do have videos. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings where the non-commercial material will have air time. There's no possibility of that here right now, none. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    Video just accesses international information so much more readily. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    We are getting more and more not only the trained but also internationally well-experienced people coming here. So it's all adding up. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs. We are also here to assist people actually in their production, non-commercial people in their production. Ann-MacbethAnn Macbeth
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    We are the only state that does not have a State Film Corporation there to support the commercial industry. Ann-Macbeth/">Ann Macbeth
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    We're under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty in agreeing over who should fund what in terms of film. Ann-Macbeth/">Ann Macbeth
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    You have always had individual directors who begin in the advertising or commercial world, but they are probably exceptions rather than the traditional pattern. Ann-Macbeth/">Ann Macbeth