Quotes about George Lucas by Dave Filoni, Francis Ford Coppola, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Greig Fraser, John Dykstra, Steven Spielberg and many others.
‘The Clone Wars’ was rooted in George Lucas and his characters.
You’re in a profession in which absolutely everybody is telling you their opinion, which is different. That’s one of the reasons George Lucas never directed again.
I didn’t see ‘Star Wars’ in theaters until George Lucas re-tweaked it.
I think I signed my left kidney to Disney and my right kidney to George Lucas.
George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the photography in Star Wars. He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that I advanced with regard to ways for doing that.
I love creating partnerships; I love not having to bear the entire burden of the creative storytelling, and when I have unions like with George Lucas and Peter Jackson, it’s really great; not only do I benefit, but the project is better for it.
That aesthetic of the Star Wars universe: the do-it-yourself, hotrod ethic that George Lucas exported from his childhood, is exactly the same kind of soul behind what we do and build for the show. It may not look pretty, but it gets the job done.
George Lucas doesn’t have the most physical stamina. He was so unhappy making Star Wars that he just vowed he’d never do it again.
Way back at the beginning, I went to see George Lucas when he first came to London for ‘Star Wars.’ I met him months before they started, and he didn’t ask me to do the picture at all. But the actor whom he had employed to play Wedge didn’t work out for some reason.
My agent set up a meeting with George Lucas. They were casting in England.
I forget who said it, but there’s that saying: ‘Films are never finished, they’re abandoned.’ There’s always something you think you can improve on, but I don’t think you should try. George Lucas started doing it, and didn’t stop. You can tinker indefinitely, and it doesn’t necessarily make it better.
George Lucas puts those types of characters in for the kids. Same with Jar Jar.
I’m like George Lucas, bringing together a creative team that will come up with a unique, well-crafted product.
Perhaps the most significant thing George Lucas did in creating ‘Star Wars’ was to fictionalize the Tao – to spark a universe where we can talk about the Force in objective terms and show it in direct action.
I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.
I think why people relate to ‘Star Wars’ is George Lucas is so brilliant at telling these stories that we relate to, but in such a fantastic environment with fantastic characters and things you want to believe in this story.
I’m not a big fan of the George Lucas school of meddling and tinkering. That’s a slippery slope.