Quotes by: Yahoo Serious

Yahoo Serious
Serious in Young Einstein promo
Born Greg Gomez Pead
(1953-07-27) 27 July 1953 (age 63)
Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor, director, composer
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Lulu Serious (c. 1988–2007)
Website www.yahooserious.com

In a kind of a way there's a bit of that happening now so we have to be careful to preserve our culture.
Yahoo Serious
It's an infinite creative universe to explore so why chase conservative options?
Yahoo Serious
I kind of worry about that a little bit - we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn't show any Australian films.
Yahoo Serious
So we have to be careful because if you don't protect your culture you won't have it for very long.
Yahoo Serious
Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you'll ever do on your film.
Yahoo Serious
The obsession required to see a feature through from concept to release is not a rational thing to do with your brief time on this planet. Nor is it something to which an intelligent person should aspire.
Yahoo Serious
My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity.
Yahoo Serious
Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film.
Yahoo Serious
Can you imagine what it would be like if all the Aussie film talent was able to make Australian stories?
Yahoo Serious
The journey of your first movie is not just beyond belief it can be truly beyond satire.
Yahoo Serious
Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.
Yahoo Serious
Now both my films have been number one at the Australian box office and it took about two years just to get the finance for this film, so if it's hard for me then God help everyone else.
Yahoo Serious
The American formula things are out there but they don't have any stories to tell - we have all the stories to tell - but they're all formula.
Yahoo Serious
Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
Yahoo Serious
We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing, it's more a business that's out there and running riot, so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff.
Yahoo Serious
We've got so many stories to tell, you know, we could take on the world.
Yahoo Serious
While the eyes of the world will be on us let's show everyone that we have a great sense of humour.
Yahoo Serious
We cheer everyone who goes off to Hollywood and tells American stories but telling Australian stories is the greatest thing you can do.
Yahoo Serious
I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas, it's a collaboration.
Yahoo Serious

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