Bernie Su


Bernie Su is a three-time Primetime Emmy award-winning creator, showrunner, and producer. He constantly challenges and embraces new technologies, methods, and platforms into his work. His Emmy winning works include the following: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, an interactive reimagining of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice on YouTube. The series is known as one of the defining transmedia franchises of the era, incorporating social media storytelling with short form video seamlessly.

Emma Approved, another Jane Austen adaptation, highlighting a sustainable creative ecosystem presented as a five-platform interactive series. The brand synergy of this franchise was groundbreaking in how it incorporated products into the story.

Artificial, the first live, audience-interactive, science fiction series. The show debuted on Twitch, and ran for four seasons, awarded a Webby, Peabody, and Primetime Emmy Award making the series the most decorated Twitch original to date.

Industry Track

Ending the Stream vs Mainstream Debate

Location: Anaheim Ballroom C

Friday, June 28

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Featuring: Alan Chikin Chow, Adam Rose, JT Casey and more

Digitally native creators are forging new paths, with careers that simultaneously span social media and more traditional forms of entertainment, including film, television, and print media. No longer is digital considered a jumping off point that should be “graduated” from — today’s multi-talented creators are building multi-platform careers, ultimately changing the nature of media and entertainment forever. How do these creators think holistically about the content they create, and about connecting authentically with their fans regardless of platform or context? Find out during this insightful conversation.