Fourth Wall Studios’ Series “Dirty Work” Wins First-Ever Creative Arts Emmy® Award for Original Interactive Programming

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Multi-Platform Series Honored with Emmy® for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media, Original Interactive Television Programming

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“We are thrilled Dirty Work has been so well received by audiences and critics,” said Jim Stewartson, CEO and Founder, Fourth Wall Studios.

Fourth Wall Studios’ first multi-platform series, Dirty Work, was honored to win the Emmy® for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media, Original Interactive Television Programming at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 15th held at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles. The success of the groundbreaking Dirty Work series marks the first Emmy® win for Fourth Wall Studios, and the first time the Academy has given the award to a property created solely for an online audience.

“We are thrilled Dirty Work has been so well received by audiences and critics,” said Jim Stewartson, CEO and Founder, Fourth Wall Studios. “We are grateful to the Academy for recognizing next-generation storytelling, and we are so excited to have the opportunity to be on the forefront of this rapidly growing category.”

Created by Aaron Shure (The Office), John Newman (Guiding Light) and Zach Schiff-Abrams (Executive Producer, Brothers and Domino), Dirty Work is an irreverent dark comedy about a trio of misfits navigating the after-hours landscape of Los Angeles as they attempt to clean up their lives. The series is produced by Jackie Turnure alongside executive producers Zach Schiff-Abrams, Jim Stewartson, Elan Lee and Sean Stewart. Starring Mary-Lynn Rajskub (24), Hank Harris (Bones, Nip/Tuck), and Jamie Clayton (Hung), the series is directed by Eric Appel (Funny or Die Presents) and written by Aaron Shure and John Newman.

The series can be accessed via DIRTYWORK.com and through the studio’s proprietary platform RIDES.tv where all other Fourth Wall Studios content lives. You can become a fan of Dirty Work on Facebook at facebook.com/dirtyworkride; add the series to your circles on Google+ at gplus.to/DIRTYWORK; and follow on Twitter at twitter.com/dirtywork.

ABOUT FOURTH WALL STUDIOS

Fourth Wall Studios develops, distributes and markets content that crosses the traditional barrier between audience and onscreen action, resulting in entertainment experiences that are more connected, immersive and real. Founded in 2007 by three award-winning, next-generation storytellers, Jim Stewartson, Elan Lee and Sean Stewart, the venture-backed, Culver City, CA-based company develops a wide range of interactive entertainment properties designed for RIDES.tv, their proprietary transmedia entertainment platform. RIDES are immersive, narrative experiences that deliver an unfolding story across multiple screens via web browsers, smartphones and tablets.

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Judy Merrick     (323) 822-4800 jmerrick(at)id-pr(dot)com

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