Taryn Southern

Digital storyteller and artist

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLos Angeles, United States
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  • ProfessionsArtist - Writer - Producer


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Taryn Southern is an artist and digital storyteller whose videos have received more than 500 million views across YouTube and been featured in Vanity Fair, Fast Company, People, Forbes, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and more. An early adopter of digital media, Taryn was one of the first people to sell two television series based on web videos - Project MyWorld to DirecTV and Private High Musical to MTV in 2007 and 2008. She later guest starred on more than a dozen TV shows, was a co-host of Discovery Channel’s highest rated late night talk show, Shark After Dark, and hosted her own Top 20 Countdown show on SiriusXM Radio. In 2013, she founded digital production + consulting company Happy Cat Media, which has advised dozens of companies on digital media strategies and influencer campaigns and produced more than 1500 videos for companies like Snapchat, Marriott, Maker Studios, Focus Features, ATTN, and more. Passionate about the intersection of science, tech, and storytelling, she is currently producing a documentary on the future of the human brain and working on the first music album composed with artificial intelligence, I AM AI, to be released in early 2018. She is also co-founder of Ladies of Crypto, a crypto-currency education initiative for women, and launched the Taryn Token, the world’s first tokenized song that allows large numbers of people to collaborate on a song and participate in the backend royalties using Ethereum smart contracts. An active VR/AR enthusiast and producer, Taryn has worked as an a brand ambassador for HTC Vive, Samsung, Oculus, Geena Davis’ Women in Media, and was recently granted one of ten grants for experimental VR filmmaking by Google

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