Special Guest For Ep. #64: Writer/Director Emily Carmichael!!

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The Cinema Squad is excited to welcome a new special guest for Episode #64:

Writer/Director Emily Carmichael!! Let’s meet her:

Emily Carmichael (@emilycarmichael)

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Emily Carmichael is a writer and director of science fiction, fantasy, and action movies. Her recent writing work includes “Pacific Rim: Uprising” and Disney’s reboot of the 1979 sci-fi film “The Black Hole.” She is currently attached to direct “Powerhouse” for Amblin Entertainment, as well as independent features “Shadow in the Cloud” by writer Max Landis, and her own science-fiction film “Eon” (More about that here).

STRYKA – A sci-fi comedy short written & directed by Emily Carmichael, starring Aimee Mullins & Rupert Friend, about the inner life of a reptile alien thief in futuristic Brooklyn.


Be sure to tune into this week’s Podcast which is set to drop on Sunday, September 3rd.  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 “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)

12742268_680415652060869_7299178785315528530_nSkye 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.

Josh Clement – Recurring Panelist (@joshuamclement)

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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.

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