Welcome to Sanditon is a modern multiplatform adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel "Sanditon".
Welcome to Sanditon relocates the action from the English seaside to a California beach town, and replaces the novel's protagonist with The Lizzie Bennet Diaries's Gigi Darcy.\ \ Gigi has come to Sanditon, CA to run a beta demo of the Pemberley Digital Domino application. The residents of Sanditon have all been invited to join in the test, and discover how this "life-revealing" app performs.\ \ Viewers were given the chance to play a resident of the town, through response videos and social media role-playing, creating a virtual community that still thrives today.
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Welcome to Sanditon - Bernie Su - Netflix
Bernie Su is an American web series creator, writer, director and producer. He is best known for his work on the Emmy Award-winning web series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries with Hank Green, a modern vlog-style adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice which won YouTube’s first primetime Emmy. His five-platform interactive re-imagination of Austen’s Emma, called Emma Approved, won the same Emmy two years later. Su's most recent project, Vanity, was Multi-channel network StyleHaul’s first original online series, with Maybelline New York attached as the exclusive sponsor for its centennial celebration.
Welcome to Sanditon - The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Pemberley Digital - Netflix
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is an American web series adapted from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. The story is conveyed in the form of vlogs. It was created by Hank Green and Bernie Su, produced by Jenni Powell and stars Ashley Clements, Mary Kate Wiles, Laura Spencer, Julia Cho and Daniel Vincent Gordh. It premiered on YouTube on April 9, 2012 and concluded when the 100th episode was posted on March 28, 2013. The story is told in vlog-style by the eponymous character, each episode being between two and eight minutes long. In 2013, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries won YouTube’s first primetime Emmy. The Guardian called The Lizzie Bennet Diaries “the best Austen adaptation around” at the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice. In 2014, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries YouTube Channel was listed on New Media Rockstars Top 100 Channels, ranked at #40. A DVD set containing every episode of the series and its spinoffs was launched on Kickstarter on March 22, 2013; the initial pledge goal of $60,000 was met within six hours.
Welcome to Sanditon - References - Netflix