The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (2012-2013): Transmedia Editor
A cross-platform, modernized adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, engaging with fans on every major social media platform.
- Winner of the 2013 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media — Original Interactive Program.
- Winner of the 2013 Streamy Award for Best Interactive Program.
- Winner of the 2013 IAWTV Award for Best Interactive/Social Media Experience.
- Nominated for the 2014 Producers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Digital Series.
- Kickstarter campaign: 770% funded, ending at $462,405, the 4th highest-funded Film & Video Kickstarter at time of close.
- Novelization The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet published by Simon & Schuster.
- “A unique piece of interactive media that has a big heart and a lot of soul.”
- Also featured in TIME NewsFeed, USA Today, Wired (2), Entertainment Weekly, BBC News, The Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal.
Selected academic engagement:
Baeva, Elena. “‘My Name Is Lizzie Bennet, And This Is My [Vlog]’: Adaptation And Metareference In The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.” Pride and Prejudice 2.0: Interpretations, Adaptations and Transformations of Jane Austen’s Classic. 151-165. Göttingen, Germany: Bonn UP, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015.
Jandl, Silke. “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: Adapting Jane Austen In The Internet Age.” Arbeiten Aus Anglistik Und Amerikanistik 40.1-2 (2015): 167-196.
Seymour, Jessica, Jenny Roth, and Monica Flegel. “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: Fan-Creator Interactions And New Online Storytelling.” Australasian Journal Of Popular Culture 4.2/3 (2015): 99.
Tepper, Allegra. “Lizzie In Real Life: Social And Narrative Immersion Through Transmedia In The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.” Film Matters 6.1 (2015): 45-51. Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text.
Zerne, Lori Halvorsen. “Ideology In The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.” Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal On-Line 34.1 (2013).
Welcome to Sanditon (2013): Transmedia Producer and Writer
A modern, multi-platform adaptation of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, Sanditon, from the team that created the award-winning series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.
- Finalist for the 2014 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media — Original Interactive Program
- 2014 IAWTV Award nominee for Best Interactive Experience
- “A brilliant extension of Austen’s vision… the perfect combination of creator, fanbase, and source material.”
- Daily Dot: “Sanditon” role-playing is so popular that Twitter mistook it for spam
- Wired: Unfinished Austen Novel Finds New Life Through Collaborative Web Series
- Also featured in USA Today’s What to Watch, TV Guide, and Oprah Magazine.
- Part of Anne Jamison’s English 222 course at Princeton University.
Emma Approved (2013-2014): Transmedia Producer and Writer
From the Emmy Award-winning team behind The Lizzie Bennet Diaries comes a modernized, cross-platform adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma.
- Winner of the 2015 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media — Original Interactive Program
- Nominee for the 2014 IAWTV Award for Best Comedy Series
- “Emma Approved is a feminist triumph.”
- Named a top ten webseries of 2013 by The Guardian and Variety.
Classic Alice: Musica Mundana (2015): Writer
A 6-episode spinoff of the popular literary webseries Classic Alice. Directed by Kate Hackett, starring Elisa Cantu, Dyana Liu, and Lauren Mayhew.