We are very excited to welcome a new special guest for Episode #19 of The Cinema Squad Podcast:
Mr. Jason Salzman!! Let’s meet him:
Jason Salzman – Is an experienced Physical Production Supervisor/Coordinator for feature films. After growing up in New York he graduated from the University Of North Carolina at Greensboro with a film degree in 1998. After his move to Los Angeles in 2002, Jason’s desire for film immediately took off. His jobs in the film business range from production assistant to production supervisor and was privileged to have worked with such great artists as Martin Scorsese, Tony Scott, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Ang Lee.
He has recently completed the film “Unhinged” Starring Sean Patrick Flanery as Executive Producer and “USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage” directed by Mario Van Peebles as Production Supervisor. Currently Jason has been working with the co-host of Cinema Squad, Skye Wathen, on The New Edition Biopic as Production Coordinator, which just wrapped this past weekend.
In development, he has a horror /thriller feature entitled “What’s Yours Is Mine,” which he has written, slated to move in to production by the end of the year.
Be sure to tune into this week’s Podcast which is set to drop on Sunday, June 26th. We’ll give you all the latest movie news covering everything from script to screen.
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As for the rest of the Cinema Squad, we have the usual suspects:
Sean Wathen – Creator & Moderator ( & @Cinema_Squad)
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 2014, he was named on the Tracking Board’s ‘Young & Hungry List – Top 100 Writers on the Verge.’ In 2015, his screenplay “The Field” was optioned to Dune Entertainment & Stormchaser Films, his script “Riverside” was optioned to Fotocomics Productions, his contained horror/thriller “The Gotham Hotel” was optioned to Artimage Entertainment, and his screenplay “Second Shot” was optioned to Status Media & Entertainment. In 2014, 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”, and “MONEYBALL”. 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 – Original Panelist (@DorkUp & )
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,” “Free State of Jones,” and most recently “Straight out of Compton”& “Annabel 2.” In 2013 he started DorkUp.com as a creative outlet for his love of all things nerdy.
Joshua Dobkin – Original Panelist ()
Joshua Dobkin was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, but grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. A month after graduating from Full Sail University, he moved to Los Angeles and started working as an on-set production assistant on “Without a Trace.” Shortly after that, he landed at “Scrubs” as the Art Department Coordinator and has since bounced around various tv shows & feature films including “Drive,” “Extant,” “The Office,” and “Con Man.” In 2015, his screenplay “The Field” was optioned to Dune Entertainment & Stormchaser Films.
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