weight. (creator. writer. executive producer.)

2016 Writers Guild Award WINNER, Daryn Strauss
"Razor sharp... Great premise." Andrew Wallenstein, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Variety
"Weighty... painfully funny." Michael Logan, TV Insider

Daryn was the recipient of the 2016 Writers Guild Award for Short-Form Original New Media for her online comedy about life after extreme reality TV weight loss and America's dysfunctional obsession with weight, which she created, wrote and executive produced.

Created, written, and executed produced by Daryn Strauss

Directed by Frederick King Keller (producer/ director of Blue Bloods, 24, and more)

Starring: 3-time Emmy Winner Martha Byrne, Allison Smith, Bradley White, Dee Freeman, Peyton Ella, Kate West, Trent Dawson, and Maitely Weismann

downsized (creator. writer. executive producer. director. co-star. showrunner.)

2012 Writers Guild Award Nominee, Daryn Strauss
"The best of the straight-ahead dramas (on the web)" Los Angeles Times
"A touching dramedy." Fast Company
"Made for grown-ups in a grown-up way."--  Los Angeles Times
"Touching... darkly funny." -- Boston Globe

Considered one of the pioneering web series, this critically acclaimed series from Daryn Strauss following the desperate and absurd choices of middle class New Yorkers during the economic crisis launched in 2009 and was listed on Best of the Web lists from Los Angeles Times, UK's The Guardian, Boston Globe, Fast Company, and more, and was nominated for a 2012 Writers Guild Award.

Director of Photography & Editor: Chris Shimojima

Starring: Daryn Strauss, Shannon Conley, Chris Henry Coffey, Esra Gaffin, Brian Keane, Michele Mavissakalian, Conan McCarty, Duncan Murdoch, Kaipo Schwab, Gerard Urciuoli, Dawn Vicknair, and Meredith Zinner, with Aysan Celik, Sevrin Anne Mason, Anna Stone, and Maitely Weismann