Brittany Tomkin is a comedy writer and video producer living in New York. She grew up on Long Island and surprisingly does not have an accent. She attended Hamilton College and graduated with a BA in Creative Writing and Theater in 2012. After graduating, she studied sketch and improv at UCB under Michael Delaney, Achilles Stamatelaky, Beth Appel, Doug Moe, David Siegel, Geoff Garlock, and Karin Hammerburg.
As a writer, she co-created the award-winning series, Myrtle and Willoughby, with writing partner Jorja Hudson. Myrtle & Willoughby premiered in early 2018 and has been an official selection at many festivals, including ITVFest, Hollyshorts Festival, Austin Film Festival, and Stareable Fest. The series also won Just For Laugh’s “Stand Up and Pitch” competition in 2018. For more information on Myrtle & Willoughby, click here. You can also watch the full series series here.
Brittany is also a contributing writer to Reductress, the satirical, online women's magazine, and a produced playwright. Her play "Ceiling Art," premiered at the Adam Roebuck Theater in the Times Square Art Center in June 2016. Other interests include staring longingly at dogs, memorizing mostly useless trivia tidbits, and playing video games. In 2016, Brittany was a frequent guest and occasional host of the video game comedy show, Play You Guys, on twitch.tv.
As a producer, Brittany has worked on a variety of corporate and independent projects. She has produced corporate projects with Animal Planet, A&E, Milano Cookies, and Barnes & Noble; she has also worked on projects with Food Network, NBC, and Esquire Network. Some of her independent productions include web-series such as Blast!, Low Budget Sketch Show, and a pilot called “NNN.” She currently is an Associate Producer at Ventana Productions.