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Daryn Wins a 2016 Writers Guild Award!

2016 Writers Guild Award Winner

2012 Writers Guild Award Nominee

About

Daryn Strauss is a writer, producer, director, actress, and a self-proclaimed "digital chick," who took home the 2016 WRITERS GUILD AWARD for Original New Media for her online pilot "Weight," a comedy about life after reality TV weight loss, which she created, wrote, and executive produced. She was previously nominated for a WRITERS GUILD AWARD for her critically acclaimed web series "Downsized," a dramedy inspired by her experiences working as a paralegal at financial firms during the economic crisis, which ran online from 2009-2012, and was recognized by numerous publications including the Los Angeles Times, Indiewire, Fast Company, and The Guardian as one of the pioneering scripted web series. She was part of the writing team of the EMMY AWARD winning interactive series "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries" and has developed and produced scripted, non-scripted, social, interactive experiences, and live events for AOL & PBS, Astronauts Wanted & Sony Music, Studio71, DigitasLBi, and more.

Press for Weight

"Razor sharp... Great premise." -- Andrew Wallenstein, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Variety
"Weighty... painfully funny." -- Michael Logan, TV Insider

Press for Downsized

"The best of the straight-ahead dramas (on the web)"--  Los Angeles Times
"A touching dramedy." -- Fast Company
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Weight


WEIGHT

 

Creator, Writer, and Executive Producer

 

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WEIGHT

 

Creator, Writer, and Executive Producer

 

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Downsized


DOWNSIZED

Creator, Writer, Director, Executive Producer, and Co-Star

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Downsized


DOWNSIZED

Creator, Writer, Director, Executive Producer, and Co-Star