Maureen Muldaur, Producer/Director/Writer
Maureen began Muldaur Media Ltd. by gaining the rights to make Smothered via an exclusive deal with the Smothers Brothers.
Maureen is a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts Film School where she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree.
Her documentary career began as a Production Assistant on numerous National Geographic Specials. In the late 1980s, she was Associate Producer for two PBS Infinite Voyage Specials (Life in the Balance and To the Ends of the Earth) and an episode of ABC’s World of Discovery series (The Secret Life of 118 Green Street).
Subsequently, she was involved in two 26-part PBS series: Earth Revealed (Field Producer/Director and Writer, 1992) and Crossroads Café (Line Producer, 1996). In 1997, she wrote, produced and directed a two-hour History Channel Special, Crimes in Time, and the following year worked in the same capacity on another History Channel series, Haunted History. She was co-producer of the 1998 TLC show Superstructures: The Panama Canal.
Prior to Smothered, Maureen spent three years as a producer at E! Entertainment/style. Television.
Early in 2004, Muldaur Media contracted with A&E Television to produce a one-hour Biography of Rob Reiner that premiered in December of 2004. Maureen wrote, produced, and directed the show, including interviewing numerous celebrities.
Beginning in 2003, and continuing until the present, Muldaur Media has completed many Electronic Press Kits (EPKs) for Warner Bros. Home Video Publicity Division. All of the EPKs are made for WB franchise shows, mainly television DVD releases. They include:
West Wing, Season One
West Wing, Season Four
West Wing, Season Seven
Friends, Season Nine
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
Cheyenne, Season One
F-Troop, Season One
Ellen, Compilation DVD
Heidi (the TV movie)
Life Goes On, Season One
Lois and Clark, Season One
The OC, Season Three
Superman, Season One (the original series from the 1950s)
Tales From the Crypt, Season Two
The Waltons, Season Two
Veronica Mars, Season One
What I Like About You,Season 1
Welcome Back Kotter, Season 1
Powerpuff Girls, Season 1
Josie & The Pussycats compilation
Popeye the Sailor, 1933-1938 Shorts
OC, The Complete Series
Tom and Jerry, Nutcracker Tale
The New Adventures of Old Christine, Season 1
Third Watch, Season 1
Smurfs, Season 1
Tiny Toons, Season 1
Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo
Freakazoid, Season 1
Looney Tunes: Golden Collection; Spotlight 6 Collection
Follow That Bird 25th Anniversary Edition
Smallville, Season 8
The Mentalist, Season 1
The Middle, Season 1
In 2007, Maureen was a field producer and director for Survive This, a Discovery Network Series. 2008 and 2009 were spent consulting for a post-production media company as well as continuing the production of EPKs for Warner Bros. The Eye of the Storm is in development as of 2010 (see "In Production"). In the Fall of 2010 and the Spring of 2011, Maureen worked as a producer for the Lifetime series Vanished with Beth Holloway.
In 2014, Maureen was accepted into the Women in Film (WIF) PSA Program. She produced a PSA for the Santa Monica Museum of Art. The PSA was nominated for a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award.
Santa Monica Museum of Art - Women In Film Commercial from Maureen Muldaur on Vimeo.