About

Bold Soul Studios is a development and production company for youth-driven features, series and podcasts, both long-form and short-form, scripted and unscripted. 

Founded by producer/digital video veteran Corey Moss and filmmaker/young adult novelist Brad T. Gottfred, the company recently added Michael Masukawa to launch the management division.

Bold Soul produced the series "You're Not a Monster" for Amazon/IMDb. Created by Frank Lesser ("The Colbert Report"), the show stars Kelsey Grammer, Eric Stonestreet and Ellie Kemper.

The company also co-created the podcast "Dying for Sex," which sold to Wondery and became a Top 5 hit.

Bold Soul also produced the holiday romantic comedy "White Elephant," which premiered exclusively on Xumo and stars Devin Druid ("13 Reasons Why") and Carmela Zumbado ("You"). Moss wrote and directed the movie.

BSS also produced the thriller Confessional, which recently premiered on Shudder. Gottfred directed the movie, which stars Marcus Scribner ("Black-ish"), Paris Berilc ("Alexa & Katie"), Brandon Larracuente (“13 Reasons Why”) and Vanessa Marano ("Switched at Birth").

Bold Soul also produced the comedy features "4/20" and "In the Rough," optioned the feature "Looking for Group" to Paul Feig's Powderkeg and sold the series "Gimp Brigade" to Warner Bros.' Stage 13

Unscripted projects include the Fuse pilot "Cook My Rider," "Celebrity Dopplebangers" for AwesomenessTV, "Celebrity Pillow Fights" with Anthony Anderson for Bunim Murray, "Football Orgulo" with Tony Gonzalez and Benjamin Bratt, and "Tumble" with Chip Kelly for Fine Brothers Entertainment.

In short-form, Bold Soul produced 100 episodes of “Casting Calls” for IMDb and made multiple series for Ranker, including "Eat This."

Moss and Gottfred first collaborated on "The Boonies" as producer and writer/ director, respectively. The 12-part series, first released on go90, is a high-concept, character-driven, comedy mystery about former friends embarking on a treasure hunt on the last day of senior year.

Before Bold Soul, Moss spent nearly the past three years at Hearst Digital Studios, where he created multiple series, including the Streamy-nominated “Drive Share” (with Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel) and “QB1” (with Peter Berg’s Film 45). Prior, Moss launched developed, sold and produced more than 30 series with talent such as Ed Helms, Key & Peele, Anthony Anderson, Judy Greer and more, as SVP of Development at PYE (now Artists First). He also held executive roles at AMC, Yahoo and MTV and co-directed the Warner Bros. documentary Dear Jack. 

Along with "The Boonies," Gottfred wrote and directed "Sex and Love Conspire to Destroy the World," which was released by MyDamnChannel in 2013. His debut novel, "Forever for a Year," was released in July 2015 by Macmillan/Holt, followed by “The Nerdy and The Dirty” in November 2016 and his third book in Spring 2018. He also wrote and directed the play “Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes” that has played over four years in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.