Maura Soden is a long time veteran of the television industry. She is a multi-hyphenate as producer, talent and writer. She began her career as assistant to the director on Golden Girls. From there she moved into production managing for Dreamworks, Animal Planet and Wild West Media. As a writer, Soden has worked as a story producer for TRUtv and has created numerous pilots including Doctor Doctor for Dick Clark Productions. Presently she is in development at G & G Films and George Hamilton Productions.
Maura has cast and produced over 400 commercials and infomercials with her focus on health and fitness projects. Although not a real doctor or nurse, she has played one on TV in Brothers & Sisters, Parenthood and Mad Men to name a few. Soden’s producing skills were honored in when her short film, Rush of the Palms won Best Short in the Festival Internacional de Cinema. Her documentary, Forgotten Grave, won the Best Film in its category and she shared a NIMA award for Best Infomercial Production for Jack Nicklaus’ Golden Bear Putter and a Freddy for Hilton. Soden also serves as a part time instructor-at-sea teaching USC’s Digital Filmmaking Class on Crystal Cruises. Ms. Soden served as a proud member of the Television Academy, however, her greatest production is her daughter, Callahan.