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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Jay Bushman

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is the groundbreaking multiplatform adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". Jay Bushman was the Transmedia Producer and a member of the writing staff, overseeing all interactive and transmedia elements to the story, in addition to writing several episodes of the show.

The show was honored with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media-Original Interactive Program. The show is the first YouTube series to win a Primetime Emmy.

The show also won the IAWTV Award for Best Interactive/Social Media Experience, and Streamy Awards for Best Interactive Series and Best Comedy Writing, and was nominated for Best Digital Series by the Producers Guild of America.

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries compiled over 70 million YouTube video views (and growing), launched a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign, and inspired two sequels and a dozens of other shows using the same model.