David Ives

David Ives

Writing a play, you start with less, so more is demanded of you. It's as if you have to not only write a symphony, but invent the instruments as well.More David Ives quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have been approached now and again about sitcoms, but, with very few exceptions, one simply needs to move to L.A. for at least a year or two these days if one wants to develop a series - which is what writing a pilot means. I've also been approached about writing episodes for sitcoms, but in order to do that one actually has to watch sitcoms. . . . Life's too short for television, and I don't what it on my actual gravestone, HE STARED AT A BOX FOR 10,000 HOURS.More David Ives quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ultimately one has to pity these poor souls who know every secret about writing, directing, designing, producing, and acting but are stuck in those miserable day jobs writing reviews. Will somebody help them, please?More David Ives quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've taught both screenwriting and playwriting, and playwriting is both much harder and much more rewarding. One can teach people how to tell a story in cinematic ways, but theater is a much more elusive craft.More David Ives quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All reviews should carry a Surgeon General's warning. The good ones turn your head, the bad ones break your heart.More David Ives quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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