Steven Bochco Quotes

Casting is sort of like looking at paintings. You don't know what you'll like, but you recognize it when you see it... view

By: Steven Bochco

You have to give directors and cinematographers a word blueprint for visuals, but I had to learn that from experience... view

By: Steven Bochco

Vivid images are like a beautiful melody that speaks to you on an emotional level. It bypasses your logic centers and even your intellect and goes to a different part of the brain... view

By: Steven Bochco

One of the problems of writing is that anyone who commits themselves to that process has to believe that they're good... view

By: Steven Bochco

Imagery is like music... view

By: Steven Bochco

I think the best work flows out of a collaborative environment... view

By: Steven Bochco

Hill Street Blues might have been the first television show that had a memory. One episode after another was part of a cumulative experience shared by the audience... view

By: Steven Bochco

Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images... view

By: Steven Bochco

Being a good television screenwriter requires an understanding of the way film accelerates the communication of words... view

By: Steven Bochco

Hill Street Blues gave me an opportunity to work with an ensemble cast of people whose work I admired... view

By: Steven Bochco