Awarded and sought after for her engaging storytelling & bold visual style, Scottie has over 35 years in the trenches, She’s comfortable and experienced in any genre, bringing creative solutions and professional acumen to any show she produces from adventure reality/documentary, to richly post-produced dramatic television series, live network events, scripted or non-scripted, primetime competition reality, games shows or children’s programming… oh… and feature film for good measure.
Scottie rose through the technical ranks as camera operator and editor to bring a front line experience to her work as writer, director and showrunner. Her feature writing and directing debut, “the kiss” was decorated in film festivals (Best Horror film, Best Horror Script HIFF, & Audience Favorite Award LAFF) and was featured at AFM. s Showrunner, Networks know that Scottie will bring her crews home safely while getting all of the story. Her recent television work has garnered international attention, Discovery’s “Land Rush” & the legendary “Dude, You’re Screwed,” (“Survive That!” Internationally) Nat Geo’s “The Ark.” History channel’s “Bamazon,” APL’s “Ragin’ Cajuns’. and awards for weekly series such as, Vh-1’s “Cookin’ Ain’t Easy, with Three 6 Mafia”, History Channel’s “Last To Survive”, Discovery Channel’s “Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment”, “NBC’s “The Contender” & “The Contender: Live Season Finale,” NBC’s “The Apprentice Live Season Finale,” FOX’s “Legacy”, FOX’s “Joe Millionaire Specials” and ESPN’s "Surfer Magazine," "Powder Magazine," and "Snowboarder.” And for the youth markets, “Pug and Zero’s Field Trip,” for national Syndication, and MTV’s “Bully Beatdown.”Ms. Madden is also a best-selling author of two books: Recklass In The Kitchen -- a year of light, laughter & love... oh, and food! and her memoir “Getting Back To Me” from girl to boy to woman in just fifty years is being adapted for television with Valerie C. Woods, and was selected to launch the premier of Staged/Lit – a showcase of adapted works for the screen.
Other recent directing credits include, “Hot Tamales Live!” and “The Best of It’s Showtime at the Apollo” comedy series for Western International Syndication.
She has also logged many miles in the international documentary arena for the Discovery Channel, ESPN, and ABC.
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