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Directing Magic Podcast

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.

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Jun 27, 2018

In this episode of Directing Magic; Natalie Kingston, New Orleans-based cinematographer of LOST BAYOU, joins Marquette. They discuss how to craft a common creative language between a director and cinematographer, the different ways to approach shooting a documentary versus a narrative film, and what makes the...


Jun 13, 2018

In this episode of Directing Magic; Tomeka Winborne, writer & director of the foster care awareness short film AGED OUT, joins Marquette. They discuss Tomeka’s networking strategies and the importance of being willing to volunteer when starting out in the entertainment industry, what to negotiate in advance...


May 30, 2018

In this episode of Directing Magic; Anne Hu, writer & director of the daring short film CAKE, joins Marquette. They discuss her brave choice to cast herself as the film’s sex robot, her work as a senior producer & trailer editor for some of HBO’s top shows including Game of Thrones, and the ladies mutual love for...