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All filmmakers are influenced by other people's ideas and creations. If one was to watch what everyone else was watching, then, in theory, one can only think what everyone else is thinking. This is why individual ideas and viewpoints are so important. A world where everyone has the same opinion would be a boring world indeed.

My current influences are as follows:

Film Directors:
Peter JacksonJ. J. AbramsRidley ScottGeorges MeliesTim BurtonPhotographers: Henri Cartier-BressonDorothea LangeJoel RobinsonAnsel AdamsArtists: Oliver JeffersAlan LeeBeatrix PotterE. H. ShepardJudith KerrAuthors: Jane AustenJ. R. R. TolkienMichael MorpurgoNoel StreatfieldSuzanne CollinsAgatha ChristieClassical Music:The Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit Soundtrack (Howard Shore)The Kings Speech Soundtrack (Alexander Desplat)Raindrop Prelude (Frederik Chopin)Dance of the Cygnets (Tchaikovsky)Mars/Jupiter (Holst)Liebestr√§ume No. 3, Notturno (Liszt)Violin Concerto in E Major (Bach)Night on Bald Mountain (Mussorgsky)The…