A lot of people who watch DVDs are people who are interested in, if not moviemaking, then creativity in general.
Creative people are notoriously the slowest to adopt new technology.
Don't give me any money, don't give me any people, but give freedom, and I'll give you a movie that looks gigantic.
Don't look at all at what other people are doing. Think of what you're doing as completely fresh because if you imitate you're dead.
Hollywood wants to own everything. I don't want to own anything. I don't want people just to make content, I want to empower and teach them to create content they own that they can exploit in any medium.
People don't live in Austin to work, they work to live there.
People talk about immigration, but they won't talk about the corruption that actually exists between Mexico and the U.S.
Your mind just goes to the craziest idea to lure people into the theater, and then you write your script around those elements.