Screenwriter - Producer
Brian Bird has worked as a writer and producer in Hollywood for more than three decades. His most recent writing and producing credits include the Paramount Pictures feature film Captive (2015) and the hit Hallmark Channel TV series, When Calls the Heart now in its third season. Additionally, he has written and produced: the Beverly Lewis trilogy of films, The Reckoning (2015), The Confession (2012) and The Shunning (2011), all for the Hallmark Channel; The Ultimate Life for 20th Century Fox (2013), Gametime for NBC (2011); Not Easily Broken (2009), adapted from the novel by T.D. Jakes, for Sony/Screen Gems; Saving Sarah Cain (2008) and The Last Sin Eater (2007) for 20th Century Fox. Bird served as co-executive producer and writer on the final five seasons on the series Touched By an Angel.
His TV series writing and producing credits include more than 250 episodes of When Calls the Heart, Touched By an Angel, Evening Shade, Step By Step and The Family Man, as well as pilots for ABC, NBC and Showtime. His current company is Believe Pictures.
However, his best productions to date are his five children with his wife, Patty, of 35 years.