Maggie was the executive producer at Future You Media where she produced promos and documentary series and features. As a filmmaker, she has produced documentaries on a wide range of subjects, from comics to solar energy. Gilbert chronicles the life and career of beloved and intensely private comedian Gilbert Gottfried. The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017 and was distributed by Gravitas Ventures with exclusive SVOD on Hulu. Jonathan Scott's Power Trip is the titular HGTV celebrity and activist's journey across the USA to examine the corrupt and antiquated utility monopoly system and how solar holds the key to energy freedom. Coming soon!
Her foray into the non-fiction world was as a publicity consultant, helping to shape the campaigns for nearly twenty documentary features at Sundance alone. Her contributions to feature films include AMPAS nominees Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Invisible War and Twenty Feet From Stardom, which went on to win an Oscar. Having spent time in development, Maggie has cultivated strong relationships with brands and network partners. She continues to develop projects for film, television and digital.
Maggie grew up with a foot in two distinctly different worlds. Her paternal grandparents are Mexican immigrants who walked to Tucson, Arizona where Maggie was born and raised. She spent every summer growing up and eventually moved with her family to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia where her mother is from.
As writer/producer, Maggie sold a scripted series in the UK, co-written with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. She trained at Boston University and The London Dramatic Academy and holds a B.A. from The George Washington University.
She is an interfaith activist and was a part of President Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge where she worked with college students to promote understanding between diverse communities and contribute to the common good.
She was a competitive equestrian, is a classically trained singer and actor and loves bugs.