From bold, effective marketing, PR and digital strategies
to attention-grabbing writing, design and digital media solutions,
we help companies build their brands, engage their audiences
and communicate their compelling stories.

Recent News

Leading marketing & PR for Pittsburgh visit
by Academy Award- Nominee Mary Badham

She co-starred as "Scout" in the popular film with Gregory Peck. When she visited Pittburgh spoke at the New Hazlett Theater, met fans and signed books, we rolled out the red carpet for her and handled all marketing and public relations.


Leading marketing & PR for Pittsburgh appearances
by author George Orwell's son, Richard Blair

Our work with the legendary author's son included PR, marketing and event planning as he discussed his father's books with fans, spoke with the media, gave a presentation to a packed house at Barnes & Noble, and more.

Fries Communications launches film, TV & video
production company Blue Myst Films + Digital

Now open for business, BMF+D is now creating original films, branded video content, web series, documentaries, digital shorts, trailers, and more. Our services include writing, shooting, production, editing, and marketing.

Selected Projects

Macalicious, Santa Fe
Brand design, web design, writing, and public relations for Santa Fe, NM's newest restaurant (opened August 2017).


Pittsburgh's Connections to World War I

Creating a website that explores the city's connections to WWI through words, photos, video, and more.

Blue Myst Films & Digital
Website for our production company. We write and produce original films, client videos. branded content and more.

Prime Stage Theatre
Poster design for 2017–2018 season


"Going the Distance"
Co-writing, editing and providing cover design for the new book by Olympic hopeful Branding Hudgins.

Prime Stage Television
Logo design / branded content production

Prime Stage Television: "2017-2018 Season Preview"
Branded content production


Event: "Dram and Drama at Wigle Whiskey"
Logo design / writing

Original Film: "Blue Myst Road"
Writing / production / direction

Logo design


Prime Stage Theatre: 2016-2017 Season
Poster design / digital design

Holy Trinity G.O. Church: Stewardship Campaign
Graphic design

Blog writing & design


Intentional Levity
Logo design

Vasculitis Foundation: Team Brandon
Graphic design

Prime Stage Theatre: "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Public relations


Insight 4D Imaging

Press & Promo Kit writing / design


Vasculitis Foundation: Vasculitis Month 2017
Infographic and web design

Vasculitis Foundation: Annual Appeal
Video PSA production


Prime Stage Theatre: "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Branded video / writing / public relations

Three Rivers Inspection: Website
Web design / writing / photography

Steampunk Night at the Frick
Writing / design / multimedia design


Killer Heels at the Frick
Web design / writing / collateral design

Vasculitis Foundation

Comedy Relief Pittsburgh XII (2016)
Ad design / public relations


Online Video Series: Author Christine Posti
Producer / director / photographer

The Newsstand
Writing / design

The Soldier
CD cover design / video production


Retro NY
Travel Posters
Writing / design


Dr. Maria Simbra
Writing / photography / web design

Snow Funny Comedy Tour
Logo design / writing / design / PR

Kenny Blake


CooperTalk Live (Los Angeles, California)
Graphic design

Prime Stage Theatre
2015–2016 season poster design

Choice Chiropractic & Wellness Center
Brand design / collateral design

Ladies' Night of Luxury
Branding / graphic design / advertising

Little Sisters of the Poor
Wrote, produced and directed a short documentary to launch LSP's successful capital campaign

Writing and editing online educational content
to teach company sales reps about ketchup

Studio Yianni
Designing brand graphics for cool
creative studio

PNC Bank
Writing magazine content & radio commercials

Giant Eagle Market District
Collateral writing

interactive game scripting

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