I’m defending my documentary today, so a quick quote I really liked from Art & Copy.
I’d rather deal with a tyrant than a committee any day. Committees are there to spread blame, not take chances.
-George Lois (90% sure)
Yes, I’m saying directors are tyrants. But tyrant in the “one voice, one vision” sense, not “execute a production assistant on the first day of set to assert my authority” sense.
At least tyrants come with names:
[Bureaucrats’ Brainstorm on Hulu]