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My dad took me to my first movie. It was 'The Greatest Show on Earth' in 1952, a movie of such scale it was actually a traumatic experience.

Steven Spielberg in Experience, Me, Greatest

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I missed my dad a lot growing up, even though we were together as a family. My dad was really a workaholic. And he was always working.

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My dad took me to my first movie. It was 'The Greatest Show on Earth' in 1952, a movie of such scale it was actually a traumatic experience.

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I get that same queasy, nervous, thrilling feeling every time I go to work. That's never worn off since I was 12 years-old with my dad's 8-millimeter movie camera.

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My dad's been responsible for a lot of my issues.

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My first reaction every time I delve into an episode of history that I don't know very much about is... my first reaction is anger that my teachers never taught me about it.

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My dad took me out to see a meteor shower when I was a little kid, and it was scary for me because he woke me up in the middle of the night. My heart was beating; I didn't know what he wanted to do. He wouldn't tell me, and he put me in the car and we wen

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Documentaries are the first line of education, and the second line of education is dramatization, such as 'The Pacific'.

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In '83, not only was there no such thing as performance motion capture technology, there was no such thing as digital animation. This was the analog era.

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My filmmaking really began with technology. It began through technology, not through telling stories, because my 8mm movie camera was the way into whatever I decided to do.

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My problem is that my imagination won't turn off. I wake up so excited I can't eat breakfast. I've never run out of energy. It's not like OPEC oil I don't worry about a premium going on my energy. It's just always been there. I got it from my mom.

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The public has an appetite for anything about imagination - anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible.

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It is not my job to compare my movies. I don't like to compare my films with other movies because I don't really have that perspective. It is an intellectual exercise, but it doesn't intuitively come to me.

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I love history, so I do a lot of movies about history.

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Television has a different biorhythm than movies. I love the biorhythm of TV.

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I was making a lot of 8mm home movies, since I was twelve, making little dramas and comedies with the neighborhood kids.

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