consulting + teaching

Documentary production workshop in Tunisia w/Ramona Diaz – July 2019


Patrick offers consulting services at all levels of production from concept to rough cut, sound design and mix. Depending on the project, fees can be hourly, per-project, or by monthly retainer. Please get in touch to discuss your individual needs.


Currently, as an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Patrick teaches directing in the graduate documentary production course. He’s also served as mentor and Creative Advisor for Film Independent’s Global Media Makers. As a film envoy for the U.S. government since 2013, Patrick has traveled to places such as Mozambique, Laos, Jordan, Tunisia, India, and China screening his films and conducting documentary filmmaking workshops with the American Film Showcase (AFS), the United States’ premiere film diplomacy program. The AFS is a partnership between the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.

Patrick’s favorite teaching gig is that of art docent at his kids’ elementary school where he leads 1st grade and 5th grade students in monthly art lessons.

Wild Women Media Lab – Africa