Miguel Machalski



Born in Buenos Aires of a Polish father and a British mother, based in Paris for many years and currently living in Barcelona, with a multicultural, multilingual background, Miguel has been working since 1995 as a scriptwriter and development and creative consultant on projects from all parts of the world. He runs around 10 to 15 workshops a year and delivers lectures all around the world, is or has been an adviser and lecturer for SOURCES 2, EAVE, MAIA, LIM and other programmes supported by Creative Europe, and has worked as a regular consultant for the National Film Funds in Catalonia, Colombia and Jordan, as well as with the Binger Institute in Amsterdam. He works internationally as a development and creative consultant, mainly in the realm of independent filmmaking, though his track record as a script analyst also includes films such as Clint Eastwood’s Million-Dollar Baby (2004), Alejandro Amenábar’s The Sea Inside (2004), Nagisa Oshima’s Gohatto (1999), David Cronenberg’s Spider (2002), Sydney Pollack’s The Interpreter (2005) and Ingmar Bergman’s last feature Saraband (2003). He has an extensive track record as a script consultant on projects from all over the world, many of which have won awards at major festivals. For a full list, please consult: He has written or co-written more than 20 feature film screenplays in various genres and three different languages (English, Spanish, French) and has published three books on the subject of screenwriting (two in Spanish-language and one in English). He also sets up his own scriptwriting labs (currently online) under the label of ScreenTelling (

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