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I try not to think of myself as a woman filmmaker. I dont look for women influences. I have noticed that there is a certain ceiling that a woman filmmaker can reach. I dont believe that its sexism per se, but there are certain expectations in the industry about what films should be, how they should be made, what stories they should tell, and its a habit, its a tradition.
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I define art as a work created by a human that has a unique point of view and discovers something that was not there before.

— Signe Baumane

I guess for major film industry players a film is a money making devise, so using formulas assures them that their investment will have returns. A lot of big studio films are created by formulas and committees, stripping away any individuality or personality from the work so that they could appeal to most everyone on there planet but to no one in particular.

— Signe Baumane

Even if you have a gift, it's nearly impossible to become a good actor in just a few weeks of training.

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I would never jump under a subway car because that would delay all the people behind me. How inconsiderate!

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I have decided that I want animation to be taken seriously; that is the goal of my life. I believe that animation is a very important medium to tell stories, not just for kids but for adults.

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I guess I'm interested in the behind-the-surface feelings of the human condition, in my own way. I was always struck by the gap - at least in the books I was reading - between what people tell stories about and what I actually feel. I started thinking about a gap between fantasy and reality.

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The fantastical images in my works are descriptive in a different way - a metaphorical way - that removes you from reality. Then, this visually removed point of view allows you to deal with a very heavy subject.

— Signe Baumane

Animation remove you from a visual reality - if it was live action, you wouldn't be able to see through the person's mind. But animation takes a step away. It creates a very stylized landscape, but at the same time it is the form that is best able to address the reality of being alive and being in pain.

— Signe Baumane

When I do only images, people don't connect with the images because the images are too weird to understand. But when I explain the weird images with straight words, then all of a sudden there is a tension between the two that the audience wants to see.

— Signe Baumane

I try not to think of myself as a woman filmmaker. I don't look for women influences. I have noticed that there is a certain ceiling that a woman filmmaker can reach. I don't believe that it's sexism per se, but there are certain expectations in the industry about what films should be, how they should be made, what stories they should tell, and it's a habit, it's a tradition.

— Signe Baumane

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