Top 100 Film Making Quotes by Vikas Rajpopat

film making quotes by vikas rajpopat

Vikas Rajpopat is Gujarat based film maker, media planner, writer, published author, journalist, academician and businessman. His first feature film is going to be available soon on silver screen and on OTTs. Before this feature film, he has made many award winning short films, documentaries and professionally corporate films, television commercials and digital video commercials.

Academically, he was student of mass communication and journalism faculty, MS University, Vadodara. He has completed his M.Phil. in cinema and currently pursuing his Ph.D. in cinema.

Here’s an amazing collection of film making quotes, film shooting quotes, film director quotes and much more which depict the depth and experience Vikas Rajpopat has about film-making.

Vikas Rajpopat Quotes

Amazing starter quotes

1. Life is not only about winning, for the victory sometimes loosing is necessary. – Vikas Rajpopat

life is not only about winning

2. Experience is an uncanny virtue ! It confuses past with your present. – Vikas Rajpopat

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3. Film, though a commodity, can not be created by a maker as a product. – Vikas Rajpopat

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4. Magic might be called to something external but the real magic is when something beautiful comes out of you. – Vikas Rajpopat

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5. To trust someone dumps you but to trust without any person being there makes you win. – Vikas Rajpopat

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6. Mind is so entertaining until it thinks about others. – Vikas Rajpopat

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7. God saves you when you don’t need to be saved anymore. – Vikas Rajpopat

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8. Until art becomes the very existence, the artist can’t stop. – Vikas Rajpopat

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9. Reality, being very subjective in its nature, always leads you to illusions. – Vikas Rajpopat

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10. Relaxation is when you don’t need to remember your name too. – Vikas Rajpopat

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11. If it’s only about numbers, where there is need of quality? – Vikas Rajpopat

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12. The biggest lie that has ever occurred is to be not affected. – Vikas Rajpopat

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13. Magic for someone is a simplest trick for other. – Vikas Rajpopat

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14. If the physical body is in sync, mind finds its easy to remain silent. – Vikas Rajpopat

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15. When you speak truth, who can guarantee it? – Vikas Rajpopat

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16. Investment is knowledge seems without ROI but it’s the core. – Vikas Rajpopat

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17. When a film makes you feel part of it, the success is evident. – Vikas Rajpopat

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18. If newspaper is for negative incidents, what’s for positive incidents to report? – Vikas Rajpopat

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19. Education is to replace the natural process of learning with the artificial .- Vikas Rajpopat

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20. Films can not be made with inspiration, knowledge or even calculation of earning. It is made when the urge centers the stage. – Vikas Rajpopat

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Classic quotes on film-making

21. Films were easy to be made when ‘lost and found’ was amidst people. Now humanity even doesn’t know what they want so gaining it is impossible, loosing and finding it back is out of question. – Vikas Rajpopat

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22. Once story is told, the frustrating vacuum is created. It can vanish when a storyteller finds a new story to tell. – Vikas Rajpopat

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23. It is still a mystery to define a film. It is an art, a science or something else. – Vikas Rajpopat

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24. Actors are called objects. But as we can’t live our life without objects, films can’t be in existence without them. – Vikas Rajpopat

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25. A few questions are unanswered in existence in itself, so in films. What makes a success? – Vikas Rajpopat

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26. When the day of shoot arrives, the director feels like being born. – Vikas Rajpopat

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27. Nevertheless director is at the helm of everything, he doesn’t know much except about what he wants to say through his film. – Vikas Rajpopat

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28. A film is a life. Few life tastes success, few fails but all have existence. – Vikas Rajpopat

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29. There are beings who become conscious when they’re in front of camera and there are some who become conscious when they are not. – Vikas Rajpopat

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30. Films through its emotional connecting rods reach to the lives and motivate to change. – Vikas Rajpopat

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31. Time is very relative in films. Sometimes, 3 hours seems so less and 3 minutes feel too long. – Vikas Rajpopat

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32. Shot by shot, a story unveils and something hidden inside human hearts unfolds too. – Vikas Rajpopat

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33. Audiences feel that they are going to theatre to get entertained but knowing other lives on a giant screen also teaches. – Vikas Rajpopat

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34. The cinema screen like a sky has rainbow of various colors of life. – Vikas Rajpopat

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35. Difficult to believe but the truth is…story chooses a writer-director to be manifested. – Vikas Rajpopat

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36. A real actor blossoms when camera is in front of him. The reincarnated character touches the hearts. – Vikas Rajpopat

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37. Why drama is the most popular genre? Dramatic feelings are there in every human beings. – Vikas Rajpopat

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38. Amidst the chaos of making a film, director remains in the ivory tower of his own. – Vikas Rajpopat

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39. The greatest story tellers have simplest ways of telling it. – Vikas Rajpopat

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40. Until and unless a story is told, a passionate artist doesn’t get to normalcy. – Vikas Rajpopat

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Deep quotes on film-making

41. A script well written has less words to express what visuals can speak of and the expression of artists can communicate. – Vikas Rajpopat

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42. When a director works on a script written by someone else, he needs to live the life the story has to communicate it to the audiences. – Vikas Rajpopat

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43. Why sometimes a film is celebrated after decades while it is ignored, dejected or rejected when released first? A story can be a post-mature too. – Vikas Rajpopat

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44. A writer sees, a director shows and a viewer experiences. A film is as simple as that. – Vikas Rajpopat

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45. When a film is made only to make money, the film smells the intention. A viewer can’t be made fool. – Vikas Rajpopat

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46. The passion plays vital role to make a filmmaker. Skills, know-hows, etc can be managed, kick from inside can’t be rented or leased. – Vikas Rajpopat

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47. The entire crew of the film should act blind as it is the maker who sees what he wants to show and how. – Vikas Rajpopat

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48. It’s no non-sense every plot uses crisis at its core because crisis works as a fire to ignite human beings. – Vikas Rajpopat

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49. The beauty of life lies in it’s syllabus to test you. Pass or fail is not important, to go through the test is essential. – Vikas Rajpopat

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50. More and more advancement in technology makes a filmmaker thinks that to tell a story has become easy. But it is not. – Vikas Rajpopat

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51. Insecurities inspire planning. Such planning try to secure things which never can be secured. – Vikas Rajpopat

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52. To know what audiences will feel, the maker needs to feel what the particular situation impacts him emotionally. – Vikas Rajpopat

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53. Gigantic screen in a theatre has its own charm. It makes everything gala and thus emotional effect is also doubled. – Vikas Rajpopat

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54. With the advent of new era of viewing, screens have become smaller and attention span has decreased. Challenge lies there. – Vikas Rajpopat

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55. Dubbed films have its own charisma and that simply proves that the language may differ, core remains the same. – Vikas Rajpopat

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56. Presence of mind of a filmmaker takes the audiences to the absence of mind where things happen. – Vikas Rajpopat

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57. Writing and direction are subtle arts while cinematography and editing execute that singleness into the reality. – Vikas Rajpopat

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58. When a director decides to look after something on table half way (in editing), he is not prepared in advance. – Vikas Rajpopat

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59. When a boy proposes to a girl and eagerly waits to listen what the girl responds…filmmaker has same feeling when the film is released. – Vikas Rajpopat

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60. The pleasure of expressing oneself is quite higher than what the audiences have to say. – Vikas Rajpopat

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Intriguing quotes on film-making

61. The consistency in character is essential. What a character can do and what can’t be well defined in a film as it’s in real life. – Vikas Rajpopat

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62. With the advent in color spectrums, any tone of emotions is achievable if that sensibility is there in the maker. – Vikas Rajpopat

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63. Editing seems an easy job and it is if the code to hit the right emotions known. – Vikas Rajpopat

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64. Communication prevails even making a film. Who should be said what to get the desired results is crucial. – Vikas Rajpopat

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65. Viewers when stimulated and enticed with the emotions, their body, mind and heart are in the control of filmmaker. – Vikas Rajpopat

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66. There is a reason why in branding and training, people have started to emphasize on stories. They have seen what films do to the people. – Vikas Rajpopat

branding stories quote vikas rajpopat

67. Archetypes play a major role by default. When a writer conceives a story, archetype inspires and on screen, for audiences, archetypes connect with them. – Vikas Rajpopat

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68. Something unknown and personal always seem like a magic. The magical element of film is that it has something universal in it and always a reference to context. – Vikas Rajpopat

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69. Tears are laughter are two great emotions. Which genres have succeeded most? Which triggers laughter and tears. – Vikas Rajpopat

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70. Juxtaposition is not just the tool used inside films. Life of a viewer juxtaposes with the life on a screen. – Vikas Rajpopat

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71. For dreamers, films give visuals to strengthen their dreams. For common man, films give dreams to aspire for. – Vikas Rajpopat

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72. Grammar of cinema should only have subject as story, objects as their characters and verbs as their actions and reactions. – Vikas Rajpopat

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73. Time, alas time! Films play with it. You are made to believe what time it is. – Vikas Rajpopat

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74. Who knows whether dream is the reality and waking up is dream? Who knows films are reality and our lives are films ! – Vikas Rajpopat

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75. When there is no song in a film, it seems like there is nothing living in the film. We Indians are trained so ! – Vikas Rajpopat

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76. When a film is made, a maker is transformed. Though he designs transformation of his protagonist only, his own is automatic. – Vikas Rajpopat

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77. Paradox is that only- on one hand a maker seeks feedback and on the other he doesn’t need it. – Vikas Rajpopat

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78. Reflecting emotions in certain situation, made to feel like living the experience, not only the actors but the director also needs to have rich experiences of life. – Vikas Rajpopat

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79. First thing first. The opening shot and the beginning of the film sets the tone for the full film. – Vikas Rajpopat

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80. Pursuits become the ingredients to develop the story. Our quests have our stories. – Vikas Rajpopat

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Behind the psyche quotes

81. Art, commerce and science, these are streams of activities. In selected any stream, others two become the part partially but in films all 3 are major players. – Vikas Rajpopat

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82. The need of entertainment and story is always huge. If not giant screen, people will consume it on small screen. – Vikas Rajpopat

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83. Heavens, hells, fairy world… all these have got imaginary but visualization through films. – Vikas Rajpopat

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84. Most of the times stories select the communicators and communicators keep believing that they selected the story. – Vikas Rajpopat

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85. Those who tasted being on screen find it difficult to live off the screen differently, such is the impact all around. – Vikas Rajpopat

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86. Child like innocence, young like passion, old like understanding…a director needs them all to make a film. – Vikas Rajpopat

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87. Setting of a film becomes essential part of the storytelling. Living, non-living everything communicates something. – Vikas Rajpopat

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88. Producer of a film has a great role to play. He plays a vital role to create an environment in which a director can remain in his creative zone. – Vikas Rajpopat

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89. On the contrary to the popular notion of glamorous field, while making a film, there is no glamour but hard work. – Vikas Rajpopat

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90. Style of a filmmaker is set after 2-3-4 films. What is said how sets the tone of a filmmaker’s style. – Vikas Rajpopat

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91. The creative judgements are an ongoing process. The maker keeps on taking such decisions which in long run proves beneficial or non-beneficial. – Vikas Rajpopat

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92. Films are truly part of mass- communication. The stories are for masses only. – Vikas Rajpopat

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93. Bio-pics expresses the lives which were sometimes lived ordinarily but had greater effects on a long run. – Vikas Rajpopat

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94. The butterfly effects are well seen in the propaganda films. A film strongly expresses the propaganda with greater effects. – Vikas Rajpopat

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95. A doctor treats, an engineer builds and a filmmaker tells. His telling is not at all didactic but interesting. – Vikas Rajpopat

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96. Narrative techniques evolved with time. The rise in media literacy of audiences made makers to tell the simplest stories creative and innovative ways. – Vikas Rajpopat

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97. Mind games, heart games and soul games, everything is there in a film. – Vikas Rajpopat

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98. The emotional upliftment that music creates in a film works very similar to the magic. – Vikas Rajpopat

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99. Lighting in a film can create miracle. To create the mood in the minds of the viewers, lighting can be used effectively. – Vikas Rajpopat

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100. Like customer is king, viewers are kings being film as an commodity or product. But the fact is also that king proposes a product to a king. – Vikas Rajpopat

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