"So much of it is the design of the shot or the motion of the character it's the work you do so that it has the same things that are in the movie. In just a few frames it's got to communicate something clearly and dramatically."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Dennis Muren on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Dennis Muren on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Dennis Muren on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Dennis Muren on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Dennis Muren on Erma Bombeck
"I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on a long stick, so you can hold it up there and you can wave it around and let them see it and explain it to them, they are just great."
"Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that's OK with certain films. But that isn't right with an Ang Lee movie, you have to fit right in. You have to understand Ang, respect him and be part of the team and not be in charge of it - he is in charge of it."
"And I also trust that there's more than one way to do something."