May 15, 2019
In this episode of Directing Magic; the co-writer and lead actress of the Sundance Film Festival movie PREMATURE. They discuss her collaboration process with Rashaad Ernesto Green, creating characters that feel like our younger selves and how she managed being both the co-writer and actor of the film.
May 10, 2019
In this episode of Directing Magic; the filmmaking team Mary Harron and Guinevere Turner that brought us American Psycho joins Marquette to talk about their latest film collaboration as the writer and director of CHARLIE SAYS. They discuss their short hand as collaborators and how they were able to capture a pivotal...
Feb 26, 2019
In this episode of Directing Magic; Alexandra Cuerdo, director of the documentary ULAM: Main Dish, joins Marquette. They discuss Alexandra’s mission to raise awareness about Flipipino culture through food and how to get your new documentary idea off the ground.
Sep 26, 2018
In this episode of Directing Magic; Tchaiko Omawale , writer and director of her debut feature film SOLACE, joins Marquette. They discuss Tchaiko’s 15-year filmmaking journey of making this personal film about overcoming eating disorders and self-harm, how to gain actors’ trust as a first time director, and what it...
Sep 5, 2018
In this episode of Directing Magic; Tonja Renee Stidhum, Los
Angeles-based writer and director of the WINGCHICK webseries, joins
Marquette. They discuss what it means to be the eternal wingchick
in relationships, the value of writing groups, and what Tonja
learned from giving crowdfunding a second chance.