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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (Pemberley Digital)

"The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is the groundbreaking multiplatform adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. It became the first YouTube series to win a Primetime Emmy, receiving the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media-Original Interactive Program.

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries reimagines Austen’s classic around a fictional vlog filmed in the bedroom of a 24 year-old grad student, living at home and burdened with a mountain of student debt."

You can also check out: The March Family Letters (based on Little Women); Frankenstein MD; and Emma Approved.




Five-Minute Film Festival

Pride and Prejudice Animated (Graphic Canon Vol. 2)




Jane Austen vs Emily Bronte: The Queens of English Literature Debate

Filmed at the Royal Geographical Society on 26th February 2014.




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  "The Austen Project pairs six bestselling contemporary authors with Jane Austen’s six complete works: Sense & Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Pride & Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion and Mansfield Park. Taking these well-loved stories as their base, each author will write their own unique take on Jane Austen’s novels."
  "An innovative web video production company that specializes in the adaptation of classic works onto the new media format. The company utilizes not only YouTube but other social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, LinkedIn, LOOKBOOK, and others to tell an enriched and immersive story that transcends across multiple formats.Pemberley Digital’s most notable project is the Emmy® Award-winning interactive adaptation of Pride and Prejudice,  The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.  The series also received the 2012 award for Best Web Series as well as the IAWTV and Streamy awards for Best Interactive Series. Its recent Kickstarter campaign raised over $462,000, with 771% funded and ending $400,000 over it’s initial $60,000 goal, pre-selling over 5,800 DVDs."
  This blog explores Jane Austen as we see her today in movies, print, sequels, websites, and other modern media.
  Quirk Books take the text of classic novels and add to them to create 'Quirky' twists on classic literature (without changing even a word of the original). For example, you might like to read Pride and Prejudice and Zombie or Android Karenina.

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