All posts by “Magda Olchawska

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Freelancing vs Employment

The pandemic quickly re-shaped the employment landscape, making work from home more acceptable, accessible, and preferred choice for most. A new normal has emerged for the working population. Since the working model has changed quite drastically in such a short period, many new opportunities have… Read more

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Film Distribution, Which Way to Go: Theatrical Distribution

There is no denying that Covid-19 has changed the way we consume digital content, which means that the distribution of films has also shifted with the speed of light. Filmmakers in pre-pandemic era were usually “uncomfortable” picking only digital distribution, somehow having this crazy cloud… Read more

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Is Putting Yourself in Your Character’s Shoes a Good Development Choice?

I’ve been thinking about characters a lot recently. Usually, that type of free association wondering opens up a gate to my favourite way of developing projects and ideas: asking questions. How, as writers, we create characters, build them, nurture them, find stories for them or… Read more

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What Not to Do While Marketing Your Film?

Of course, it’s essential to know what to do while marketing and promoting your film. It’s also equally important to know what not to do. Below is my list of the things to avoid. 1. Don’t buy email addresses or followers on social media. This… Read more

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Writing Down the Bones

“Writing Down the Bones” by Natalie Goldberg is one of my favourite books. I’ve read it several times and each time I re-read it, I seem to discover something new, exciting, and inspirational, while expanding my understanding of the writing process even further. Natalie’s spiritual… Read more