About Cameron Penn

Cameron Penn

Cameron Penn is an English and Spanish speaking Writer, Director, and Producer with a passion for dark comedy and crime drama. His work has screened at several Oscar Qualifying Film Festivals, including Tribeca, HollyShorts, the Austin Film Festival, the Rhode Island Film Festival, and the St. Louis International Film Festival. Currently Penn is writing/ executive producing Sinaloa’s First Lady for Paramount Plus alongside Frida Torresblanco and John Leguizamo. He is also in development on his first documentary in collaboration with Oscar nominated producer Lee Magiday. Additionally, Penn is developing an animated comedy series entitled Dickface with Daniel Moncada (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul).

Penn began his first foray into the entertainment world as a magician, and quickly transitioned to theatre where he performed in and directed various plays and scenes at regional theatre competitions. In 2014, he was nominated for a National Youth Arts Award and in 2015 he won 1st place at the Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California Shakespeare Festival. Past winners include Sally Field, Richard Dreyfuss, Jason Bateman, and Nicolas Cage.

At 21, Penn wrote and directed an indie pilot entitled ‘The Roommates,’ which stars Golden Globe Winner Barry Bostwick, Oscar Nominee Bruce Davison, and Martin Kove from Karate Kid and Cobra Kai. While making acclaimed projects, Penn has also worked for various film companies based in Los Angeles, including Legendary Pictures and Allison Shearmur Productions, the latter of which was involved in producing the Star Wars Franchise. In 2017, he graduated from Academy Gold, a mentorship program hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and in 2019 Penn graduated magna cum laude from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Most recently, Penn finished working on season 4 of the hit Freeform/ Hulu series, Good Trouble.

Cameron Penn

Cameron Penn is an English and Spanish speaking Writer, Director, and Producer with a passion for dark comedy and crime drama. His work has screened at several Oscar Qualifying Film Festivals, including Tribeca, HollyShorts, the Austin Film Festival, the Rhode Island Film Festival, and the St. Louis International Film Festival. Currently Penn is writing/ executive producing Sinaloa’s First Lady for Paramount Plus alongside Frida Torresblanco and John Leguizamo. He is also in development on his first documentary in collaboration with Oscar nominated producer Lee Magiday. Additionally, Penn is developing an animated comedy series entitled Dickface with Daniel Moncada (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul).

Penn began his first foray into the entertainment world as a magician, and quickly transitioned to theatre where he performed in and directed various plays and scenes at regional theatre competitions. In 2014, he was nominated for a National Youth Arts Award and in 2015 he won 1st place at the Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California Shakespeare Festival. Past winners include Sally Field, Richard Dreyfuss, Jason Bateman, and Nicolas Cage.

At 21, Penn wrote and directed an indie pilot entitled ‘The Roommates,’ which stars Golden Globe Winner Barry Bostwick, Oscar Nominee Bruce Davison, and Martin Kove from Karate Kid and Cobra Kai. While making acclaimed projects, Penn has also worked for various film companies based in Los Angeles, including Legendary Pictures and Allison Shearmur Productions, the latter of which was involved in producing the Star Wars Franchise. In 2017, he graduated from Academy Gold, a mentorship program hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and in 2019 Penn graduated magna cum laude from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Most recently, Penn finished working on season 4 of the hit Freeform/ Hulu series, Good Trouble.

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