Writing, Producing and Acting

She travels the country writing, producing online videos and acting on TV, in films and in online video web series. The above video is a PSA she co-wrote for Stand Up 2 Cancer / Her Energy called THE BOOBY SCARE Featuring Alyson Hannigan, Emily Deschanel, Kat McPhee, Minka Kelly and Jaime King. Her blog says, "she currently is writing Private High Musical, a half-hour scripted comedy pilot for MTV based on a web series that she wrote, produced, and starred in for 60Frames Entertainment. In addition, she has several other writing projects currently in development for web, TV, and film." Her first entertainment industry deal was at the age of 20, when she sold Project MyWorld, a web interactive travel series, to DirecTV. But since then she taken a little break and only received over 50 million views of her internet videos that she has written, produced, and/or starred in. Her online credits include: a starring role in Big Fantastic's / Warner Bros. first original series, Sorority Forever, a daily show on Cosmopolitan.com, a weekly sketch comedy show on Heavy.com, and shorts with TVGuide.com, Reveille, MSN, MySpace, Atom.com, and more. She will soon be appearing in the Electric Farm series Woke Up Dead opposite Jon Heder. In the feature world, you can currently catch her in Comedy Central’s Senior Skip Day. She recently completed supporting roles in the indie drama Pound of Flesh alongside Malcom McDowell, Deep In The Valley with Scott Caan and Denise Richards and Dewana’s Bridal alongside Jaime King, Selma Blair, and Jamie Lynn Sigler. In the fall of 2009, She went to Denver to play one of the leads in the indie comedy The Frankenstein Brothers. In 2008, she won a Spike TV Guy’s Choice Award and made CNN’s Most Influential Viral Videos of the Year list for her online videos. She has also been featured in USA Today, Maxim, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, People, Christian Science Monitor, and been a guest on shows like CNN, Fox and Friends, Red Eye, MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, The Insider, and Entertainment Tonight. In addition, She has hosted the red carpets of The Golden Globes for MSN, The Young Hollywood Awards for Showtime, and The Grammys for CBS. And her name? Taryn Southern Look out Hollywood. Here comes Taryn Southern, Online Video Leader.
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  • @musicmatterseth

    and she also just launched a new site powered by Umbrella. http://www.taryntogo.com. Just getting started I guess..

    great call, thanks.

  • jules

    hi tim

    useful site

    not quite related but i see you use eventbrite for tickets for your webinar, who do you use/ recommend for the webinar integration/hosting..

    thanks j

  • jules

    hi tim

    useful site

    not quite related but i see you use eventbrite for tickets for your webinar, who do you use/ recommend for the webinar integration/hosting..

    thanks j

  • http://1timstreet.com Tim Street

    Hey Jules, Give Dimdim.com a try. Keep in mind they are one of my sponsors.