Lloyd Kaufman

(Stanley Lloyd Kaufman Jr.)

Lloyd Kaufman
Lloyd Kaufman
  • Born: December 30, 1945
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor









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Comedy is not commercial; it is risky, because what is funny in one place isn't always funny somewhere else. Humor
'Fast Food Nation' was boring and aimed at yuppies, and yuppies don't eat fast food. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
I believe that independent film making is the last frontier of creative expression available. So I'm always willing to lend a helping hand to a young film maker who's just getting into the business. Business, Commerce & Finance
I don't make crappy movies. I spend two or three years making a film. I don't take myself seriously, but I take my movies very seriously. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I hope that all new filmmakers see that the Internet and social media are helpful tools in establishing a fan base as well as being able to interact with your fans. Hope
I like fat people more then I like thin people, things are always a lot more funnier when they happen to fat people.
I majored in Chinese Studies. I'm probably the only director of chicken Indian zombie movies who can speak pretty good Mandarin. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
If someone offered me a hundred million dollars to make a movie? I would first remind him that there are 850 million people in the world who don't have enough to eat.
I'm from the '60s, but no one has ever accused me of being a hippie. I never had much interest in the Woodstock crowd, which partied to change the world, while real people were starving to death in Africa. Death
In our racist, sexist society, Christmas is the 8 hours when we stop killing each other and gratutious over eating is encouraged so that the starving and other people in the world can die! Society
In our racist, sexist society, Christmas is the eight hours when we stop killing each other and gratuitous overeating is encouraged so that the starving and other people in the world can die! Society
It is up to us to produce better-quality movies. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Movies are art and the spirit of the movie depends on the creators. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
My favorite film is always the one that I most recently worked on.
My roommate at Yale University introduced me to the auteur theory of filmmaking. I soon became a big fan of the works of John Ford, Kenji Mizoguchi, Ernst Lubitsch, and Stan Brakhage. I then decided to make my own films!
That DMC Act is a disgrace. And the problem with independent art in this country is that independent artists have been economically blacklisted. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
The dean of the American Film Institute has written that I'm one of the very few auteurs in America. I've had freedom for 40 years to create art that is totally personal and is what I believe in. Freedom & Liberty ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
The thing I find about the movie industry is that 99 percent of the people are absolute scum. They're horrible people, they really are. Very nasty killer rabbits who hate movies. But the other 1 percent are really the greatest, most wonderful people in the world. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
There is no way I could have ever dared to make a documentary, much less have the money to make a documentary, if it was on 16mm. But, with the magic of digital. Money, Coins & Minting

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