Brian Pittman

Content Strategist, Copy Editor, Copywriter, Developmental Editor, Editor, Ghostwriter, Writer, Writer Manager

King of content, screenwriter, surfer, storyteller, strategist ~ Avoids left breaking sentences and right breaking waves. @thesurfwriter

I'm a content marketing specialist and brand storyteller who will boost your awareness, leads and conversions with compelling writing, WIFM content and SEO.

A driven screenwriter, journalist and marketing communications professional with a passion for writing and undying love of story, I believe in the magic of words, the power of creativity and the miracle of the collaborative process. I'm repped in TV and features writing at UTA. Recently on The Black List. As a screenwriter and surfer, I avoid left-breaking sentences and right breaking waves. No matter the size of the wave or assignment, I'm all in--navigating each challenge with style, grace and professionalism.

Marketing, social media, PR, media and communications specialties: Editorial, PR planning and execution, events and training, webinar development and instruction, thought leadership editorial, social media, content marketing, writing. An educator, editor and expert in marketing, media, PR, corporate comms, management, reporting, writing, editing, media interviews, moderation, etc. Also adept and produced in visual storytelling, including screenwriting: concept to can, treatments, assignments, award-winning feature film scripts, produced feature films, etc. With screenwriting partner Rachel Long, has multiple projects in various stages of development and production, as well as produced credits.

Entertainment specialities: Screenwriting (TV, features), pitching, rewrites, concept generation.
Categories
Content Types
Ad/Promotional Copy, Article, Blog Post, Case Study, Checklist, Direct Mail, Documentary, Ebook, Interview, Landing Page, Live Event, Narrative Video, Page Layout, Press Release, Presentation, Product Description, Script, Social Copy, Website Copy, Whitepaper
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University of Utah, Bachelor of Arts (English, Communications)
Ventura, California|English, Norwegian, Spanish
Publications

Published Content

7
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
imdb.comScript
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

I co-wrote a revised production script for this with writing partner Rachel Long. We put over 150 people to work and saved a $30 million project. We were brought in to script doctor the story, as the main lead was going to leave the project otherwise.

August, 26 2016
Crisis Communications Conference
conferences.ragan.comLanding Page
Crisis Communications Conference

I planned this event, recruited speakers, wrote each curriculum session/title/blurb/bullets, wrote the landing page (incl. SEO, etc.) and produced the conference.

Dawn Patrol (2014)
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Dawn Patrol (2014)

Wrote this script with screenwriting partner, Rachel Long. Shot for less than a commercial.

June, 5 2015
Social Media #Mashup
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Social Media #Mashup

I planned this event, recruited speakers, wrote each curriculum session/title/blurb/bullets, wrote the landing page (incl. SEO, etc.) and produced the conference.

October, 23 1925
3 often-overlooked steps to take before crisis strikes
prdaily.comBlog Post
3 often-overlooked steps to take before crisis strikes

I interviewed sources for this. Wrote it. Posted the article. Shared the article on social media. I also wrote the inline ad copy. This post was intended to drive leads to a related webinar, which it did.

June, 12 2018
3 ways to revitalize your Instagram feed
prdaily.comArticle
3 ways to revitalize your Instagram feed

I interviewed sources for this article. Wrote the article. Posted the article. Shared the article on social media. I also wrote the inline ad copy. This article was intended to drive leads to a related webinar, which it did.

December, 5 2017
4 refreshingly simple ways to engage employees
prdaily.comArticle
4 refreshingly simple ways to engage employees

I interviewed sources for this article. Wrote the article. Posted the article. Shared the article on social media. I also wrote the inline ad copy. This article was intended to drive leads to a related webinar, which it did.

May, 18 2018
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