Brian is a science fiction writer with roots in the online serialized fiction arena. His mission is to create stories that thrust ordinary, modern-day citizens into fantastic scenarios through elements of science fiction. After publishing five sci-fi novels, he turned to his lifelong love of film to adapt The Magician's Horses into a feature length screenplay titled Escape 2120. He plans to adapt his other novels as well as develop other original screenplays. When Brian is not at a computer keyboard or tinkering in his workshop, he enjoys a hectic lifestyle with his wife and active teenage children.
Vireo Productions has completed major filming for Precognito. Post-production editing is currently underway, led by Brian Bennett and Saki Kawamura
Brian Bennett February 22, 2022 Filming Returns to Marietta, Ohio in 2022
Vireo Productions has begun pre-production planning for the sci-fi feature film Precognito scheduled to film in early June 2022 at various locations around the Mid-Ohio Valley, including Marietta, Ohio.
Brian Bennett November 28, 2021 Escape 2120 Released on Streaming Channels
Escape 2120 has been released on multiple streaming channels.
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Brian Bennett July 1, 2020 Escape 2120 Finds Global Distribution
Escape 2120 signed a deal with Bridgestone Multimedia Group for global distribution on streaming channels and DVD sales.
Release information coming soon...
Brian Bennett June 22, 2020 Film Premiering at Peoples Bank Theatre
Escape 2120 will premiere in Marietta, Ohio at the historic Peoples Bank Theatre.
Brian Bennett August 1, 2018 Film Production - Marietta, Ohio
Escape 2120 is slated to film in Marietta, Ohio.
Brian Bennett July 4, 2018 Feared Audiobook Available
Brian Bennett October 21, 2017 The final book in the Misplaced Trilogy is now available in paperback and eBook format.
Brian Bennett September 6, 2017 Brian's August Newsletter has been issued.
School is Back in Session.
From college move-in-day to getting schooled on writing, August was a learning experience. Subscribe to Brian's newsletter.
Brian Bennett August 7, 2017 Brian's July Newsletter has been issued.
Summer kicked in with hot July activity.
From summer promotions to an audiobook release, July was a hot one. Subscribe to Brian's newsletter.
Brian Bennett July 4, 2017 Brian's June Newsletter has been issued.
June brought a whirlwind of distractions.
Looking back on June, I got the feeling a storm blew through and I was left wonder what just happened. Subscribe to Brian's newsletter.
Brian Bennett June 1, 2017 Brian's May Newsletter has been issued.
May has blossomed with new and exciting opportunities. Subscribe to Brian's newsletter.
Brian Bennett May 31, 2017 Finalist in LA Screenwriter Logline Competition
I'm very proud to announce that I was one of two finalists in the LA Screenwriter Logline Competition. With help from the talented staff at LA Screenwriter, I was able to pack a powerful story description into one sentence with only 32 words:
A detached orphan teen escapes to the future in suspended animation, but when he arrives at a natural utopia, he must evade a lynch mob convinced that he's the prophesied Devil's Child.
Brian Bennett February 23, 2017 Friday Featured Story
'Feared by Brian Bennett is currently featured on the Radish Fiction app with new chapters posted every Friday.
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Brian Bennett February 15, 2017 Birthplace of a Novel
As an aspiring author, many words have originated on my laptop keyboard as I lay stretched out on our living room sofa, late at night with everyone else fast asleep. But the opening chapters of the Misplaced series were born quite differently. Far away from home in a small rental cottage near Sandusky Ohio, a football field from the shore of Lake Erie, sits the birthplace of my second novel.
Brian Bennett February 8, 2017 Just Keep Writing!
I've read from more than one successful author that the best marketing tactic for promoting a book is to publish another book. In keeping with that spirit, I had striven to become a prolific author, publishing my fourth novel only weeks before posting this article. But when my sales numbers continued to flat-line, I succumbed to the temptation to throw money at the problem.
Brian Bennett December 13, 2016 The Magician's Horses - 870L
Brian Bennett December 1, 2016 Audiobook Production Deal
The thought of producing an audiobook version of The Magician's Horses had been lurking in the back of my mind for months. It took social media and ACX to turn that idea into reality.
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Brian Bennett November 8, 2016 A Book Cover is not a storyboard.
My first book cover design failed horribly. As a rookie author, I'd fallen into a trap laid by my own misunderstandings. I had erroneously attempted to depict moments of my story through cover art, rather than focus on connecting with my genre and audience.
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Brian Bennett November 1, 2016 The Lost Horseman is now available in paberback and eBook format.
Brian Bennett April 4, 2016 The Magician's Horses - Official Trailer