Adam Wingard Quotes
Adam Wingard (born December 3, 1982) is an American film director, editor, cinematographer, and screenwriter. He is notable for his works in the horror genre, especially the films You're Next, The Guest, and Blair Witch
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I think you just have to be realistic to what the reality is, the way people experience movies.
If we're going to be considered horror filmmakers, we have to prove it not only to ourselves, but to the audience that we can actually make something scary.
There are only a few genres, horror and comedy, where you can get that immediate feedback from the audience. It's very gratifying when that's what you're going for, and you can hear the reactions in all the places that you intended.
Normally, you have all this knowledge from all the films that you've done that you've accumulated over the years, and you can constantly look back when you're in some sort of fix and say, "Well, on so-and-so film, we did this, and it worked out fine." You can point to these things, and you can have that assurance.
I think, as a filmmaker, it's important to be honest with yourself at all times in terms of what's working and what's not.
If I can make the movies I want, people are going to watch it how they're going to watch it.