Special Guests For Ep. #43: Writing/Directing Team Chris Cullari & Jennifer Raite!!

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We are thrilled to have two new special guests for Episode #43 of The Cinema Squad Podcast:

The Writing/Directing Team of Chris Cullari & Jennifer Raite!!     Let’s meet them:

Chris Cullari (@Chris_Cullari)

Jennifer Raite (@jenniferraite)

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Writing and directing team Chris Cullari and Jennifer Raite launched their career in 2012 with their horror-comedy short film THE SLEEPOVER, a festival darling and Vimeo Staff Pick. Their ear for dialogue and eye for world building caught the attention of Blumhouse Productions in 2014, leading to the sale of several television projects and a first look deal. The duo recently created and executive produced 12 DEADLY DAYS  with Blumhouse for YouTube Red and are currently in development on their first feature film. Cullari and Raite are repped by Gersh, Stagecoach Entertainment, and Hansen Jacobsen Teller.


Be sure to tune into this week’s Podcast which is set to drop on Sunday, March 19th.  We’ll give you all the latest movie news covering everything from script to screen.

And you can catch us on iTunes as well!

As for the rest of the Cinema Squad, we have the usual suspects:

Sean Wathen – Creator & Moderator  (@Cinema_Squad)

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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 2016 his screenplays “Riverside” & “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  (@1blueskye)

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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 & @leegonz80)

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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” and most recently “Straight out of Compton”. In 2013 he started DorkUp.com as a creative outlet for his love of all things nerdy.

We are the Cinema Squad (@Cinema_Squad & CS_Facebook)

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