The Cinema Squad is a weekly Movie News Podcast brought to you by insiders currently working within the film & television industry.
But who are the Cinema Squad? Let’s meet them:
Sean Wathen – Creator & Moderator (@)
Sean Wathen is a screenwriter from Louisville, Kentucky who moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to pursue a writing career. While working in production offices such as “House, MD,” “24,” & MTV Studios, Sean pursued his love of writing. In 2017 his screenplays “Iron Dragon” & “Timegate” were optioned to Fotocomics Productions, and his contained horror/thriller script “The Gotham Hotel” was optioned to Anacapa Pictures. In 2015, his screenplay “The Field” was optioned to Dune Entertainment & Stormchaser Films, his screenplay “ALICE” was optioned to Array Pictures, and his screenplay “Second Shot” was optioned to Status Media & Entertainment. In 2014, he was named on Tracking Board’s ‘Young & Hungry List – Top 100 Writers on the Verge,” and he was hired to adapt graphic novels for State & Cabrillo Productions, Inc. as well as Solipsist Films.
Skye Wathen – Show Host (@)
Skye Wathen has been working in production for both television and film since 2006. Her credits include “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” “The Revenant,” “Moneyball,” “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” “12 Deadly Days” for Youtube Red, “The New Edition Story” for BET, and “Taskmaster” for Comedy Central. She is now Vice President of Production at Live Nation Productions. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Skye’s love of all thing Hollywood began at a very young age. She enjoys all things nerdy and crafty and is the proud fur-mom to Bruce, a shar pei mix puppy.
Lee Perez is a native of South Texas and has been working in the entertainment industry since 2005. Working production on all types of entertainment from extremely low budget indie movies and reality TV to award winning scripted shows and huge blockbusters. His credits include “House M.D.”, “Drive”, “Hangover 3,” “Straight out of Compton” “Free State of Jones,” “Rules Don’t Apply,” and “Annabelle: Creation.”
Joshua Douglass – Recurring Panelist (@JoshDouglass)
Josh Douglass is originally from the Washington D.C. area and has been working in entertainment in Los Angeles for the past decade. He is a producer on various unscripted shows such as “Celebrity Apprentice,” “American Dream Builders,” “Top Shot,” “Food Fighters,” “Stars Earn Stripes,” “Expedition Impossible,” “Great American Road Trip,” and “Alaska The Last Frontier.” Although he works primarily in unscripted television, he has had a deep love of all things film since seeing Star Wars at the age of four. When he’s not working, he’s at the movies, watching Netflix, reading comics, writing, hiking, and stuffing his face at new restaurants around town.
Josh Clement – Recurring Panelist (@)
Born in NYC and raised in Los Angeles, Josh Clement has been listening to Skye’s views on film for more than two decades. He grew up memorizing the words to “Mrs. Doubtfire”, watching movie musicals and getting sucked in to the Turner Classic Movie channel. An actor and writer, he has spent many a summer performing in regional theatre. He’s worked in film development, Broadway ticketing, music and merchandising, but always comes back to his love of everything film-related. He is currently editing his first novel about one woman’s adventures working in the temp world of New York City.
Christopher Isenegger – Recurring Panelist (@ChristopherIce)
After growing up in Oklahoma and attending college on the East Coast, Chris finally made his move to Hollywood where he has worked since 2002. From Post to Production and finally settling in the art department, he now works as a graphic designer for films and television. His credits include IRON MAN 3, THE HANGOVER 1 + 2, FAST & FURIOUS 7 + 8, and shows such as TOUCH, COLONY, and THE LAST SHIP.
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