Patrick Wimp is writer-director from Chicago, Illinois. His work has been lauded in prestigious film festivals around the world every year since 2009, with screenings at the Chicago International, Austin Film Festival, Cannes International, New York Television Festival, and many more. Patrick's work has aired on Netflix, PBS, Amazon Prime, and a number of international cable and TV networks.
Patrick's 2019 digital series "Brothers from the Suburbs" received both the Jury and Audience awards at the 2019 Austin Film Festival, Best Web Original at Urbanworld '19, and Best Directing at SeriesFest Season 5. The show was recently optioned by Warner Bros TV with a pilot script ordered by HBOMax. Patrick also DP’d the 2019 Chance the Rapper short music film "We Go High", was listed as #7 on NewCity’s Chicago Film 50 in 2021, and named to Austin Film Festival's 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2020.
As a proud African-American storyteller, Pat’s work focuses on creating emotionally impactful, accessible, human stories, built around authentic and diverse characters.