Pat is an accomplished actor as well as an award winning producer; giving her a unique perspective on storytelling. She  is a graduate of American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She continued her studies at HB Studio with the Ibsen Master Earle Hyman and the legendary Uta Hagen. As a full-time working actor Pat has graced the stage Off Broadway  in New York and on Theatre Row in LA. She has also brought her talents to numerous film projects, including the comedy My Bakery in Brooklyn, starring Linda Lavin, A Cry From Within, the psychological thriller starring Cathy Moriarty as well as the thriller “Junction” with Michael O’Keefe and David Zayas. She has been seen on The Blacklist, Younger, 30 Rock, Time After Time and the pilot of an ID series, now in it’s 6th season, Blood Relatives.

For a complete list of her credits and reels visit www.patpatterson.me

She is the founder and president of Pâté Productions an independent production company which has created the short A Younger Man, which is used as part of Hospice’s “Elephant In The Room” series, exploring the theme of what are your options when life cheats you out of health. Junction, a winner of 17 Major Festival Awards as well as being named by Indiewire as One of the Top 5 Best First Feature in 2013.

Her personal Mission Statement says “We do not know, so let’s explore the what if”. She has been in the business of production since 1992 when, along with two Broadway veterans, she formed Fleetwood Stage which had an eleven season run producing 4 main stage productions per year along with children’s theatre and Shakespeare in the Park. As a member of the Board of T. Schreiber Studios  (www.tschreiber.org) Pat spearheaded the creation of the studio’s first year long conservatory, a comprehensive professional training program designed to prepare dedicated actors for thriving careers in theatre, film and television. While living in Los Angeles, Pat served on the prestigious Blank Theatre Company Board, which was founded by Noah Wylie, known as the “Hollywood’s Resident Theatre.” (www.theblank.com).

For additional information on other projects in development as well as press visit www.pateproductions.com

Pat is a true believer that “while some dreams may have to wait, they can and do eventually come true.”

Gina Roché

   The Writer/Director of the short film Gina began her journey into production, working as a PA on numerous episodes of Hollywood Safari and Hang Time in the late 90s. Back in New York Gina teamed with Pâté Productions on the award winning feature Junction. She traveled to Sri Lanka for the feature Vara: A Blessing. Back in New York she continued to work in production on the Zac Efron comedy That Awkward Moment , with Brendan Fraser and James Earl Jones on Gimme Shelter and on Stephen King’s A Good Marriage with Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia . Making the transition to television Gina worked on NBC’s “The Blacklist” for 2 seasons, and continues to work on Amazon’s original series Mozart In The Jungle. The Mustard Seed was her directorial debut.

Andy Hand

Andy began his educational journey at Phillips Exeter Academy, which he credits for his passion for the written word. He continued his education at Princeton University. He  has an extensive background as a creative director of major advertising agencies.
He was a Dean of Students as well as teacher at an international film school, Columbia College Hollywood, where he taught script analysis.
Andy is a long time member of the TV Academy, formerly ATAS and is the author of several screenplays. This marks his first collaboration with Páte Productions.
He is the husband of the late singer, actress and producer, Gloria Lambert

Joan Tankersley

As a three decade Creative Producer, Joan specializes in creating media for broadcast platforms. Through Five Key Collective, she creates-acquires-develops-markets intellectual properties for film and television. 5KC seizes the opportunities in the market to produce a robust catalogue of content for distribution in the US and globally.