2016 Writers Guild Award Winner, Daryn Strauss
In this Writers Guild Award winning online comedy, a suburban mom returns home from a reality weight loss competition 100 pounds lighter but finds she's gained some extra baggage due to the dysfunctional reactions of her family and friends.
Created by Daryn Strauss, directed by Frederick King Keller (producer/ director of 24, Blue Bloods & more) & starring three-time Emmy winner Martha Byrne, Bradley White (Pay It Forward), Allison Smith (The West Wing), Peyton Ella (NBC's The Sound of Music Live), Kate West, Trent Dawson, Dee Freeman & Maitely Weismann.
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 follows the desperate and absurd choices of middle class New Yorkers during the economic crisis and has been viewed more than half a million times online. The series was listed on Best of the Web lists from the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Indiewire, Boston Globe, Fast Company, and more and was named an Official Selection at the Cologne Conference in Germany and one of YouTube's Top 10 Made-for-the-Web Shows.
This social media take on Ferris Bueller's Day Off brought together the three biggest teen viners in the world (Cameron Dallas, Nash Grier, and Lauren Giraldo) and had them vining in real-time during a day off together in NYC to launch Astronauts Wanted, a new venture from Former MTV Chief Judy McGrath & Sony Music.