Nicola Pittam is a British screenwriter, award winning author and former Fleet Street journalist.
Her dark comedy Dying for Business, which she wrote during Screenwriting U's Pro Series and Master Class, is currently being marketed to producers.
She has also written a TV pilot titled House of the Rising Sun, based on the famous song, and is currently working on a high concept sci-fi script as well a 6-part TV series based on a female journalist investigating a child smuggling ring, similar in tone to shows Luther and Broadchurch.
Nicola has won awards for her news and features that have appeared in Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper The Sun, where she worked for four years (as well the News of the World and Daily Mirror), as well as several women's real life magazines.
She is also the co-author of Christian Bale: The Inside Story of the Darkest Batman - a biography of the Oscar winning actor which won 4 awards in 2013 including Best Biography at the Indie Book Awards and the National Indie Excellence Awards.
(https://www.facebook.com/ChristianBaleBook and https://twitter.com/BaleBook as well as the book's website www.bale-biography.com)
She also wrote a biography with Angie Best - ex-wife of England's most famous soccer player George Best and fitness trainer to world-renowned entertainer Cher. George And Me: An Autobiography (ISBN 1852279028) was published in the UK by Virgin Publishing in September 2001.
Her latest book proposal is currently with publishers and Nicola is working with a producer who has interest from CNN and Investigation Discovery to turn the book into either a documentary or TV series.
Nicola has been living and working in Los Angeles for the past 17 years as a celebrity journalist, and more recently a screenwriter and author.
DYING FOR BUSINESS Comedy A funeral director embarks on a desperate undertaking to save his family's dying business and 'accidentally' becomes a serial killer - but soon begins to struggle between his love of killing and his love for the female cop investigating the deaths.
Film (short) by 9 Pies Pictures Co-Producer, Publicist
Film (short) by Praxiscope Productions Associate Producer
The Girl At The End Of The World
Film by Soldier Monkey Productions Associate Producer
Christian Bale: The Inside Story of the Darkest Batman biography: Next Generation Indie Book Awards June 2013 Winner - Best Biography
Christian Bale: The Inside Story of the Darkest Batman - Biography Independent Publisher Book Awards May 2013 Finalist - Biography