The Cinema Squad is very excited to welcome new special guests for Episode #60:
Screenwriting Team Marianne & Cormac Wibberley!! Let’s meet them:
Marianne & Cormac Wibberley (@dottiehudson)
|Marianne & Cormac Wibberley are a married writing team. They both grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California, Los Angeles.
After graduation, Marianne went on to receive her masters degree in film from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Cormac became an executive in children’s programming at ABC. It was during this time that the two began to collaborate as writers.
In 1993, they sold their first spec script to Disney, although it was never produced. The 6th Day, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, was their first major motion picture. Their credits also include I Spy, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Bad Boys II, The Shaggy Dog, G-Force, National Treasure, National Treasure: Book of Secrets and the short-lived USA Network television series Common Law.
They are currently working on projects for STARZ and Netflix.
The Wibberleys sometimes teach screenwriting at UCLA’s Graduate School of Theater, Film and Television where they were the 2014 recipients of the Hunter/Zakin Chair Holder Screenwriting Award.
Be sure to tune into this week’s Podcast which is set to drop on Sunday, July 30th. 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 2016 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 (@1blueskye)
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. 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.
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