Patrick Cummings is a New York-based director known for bringing his uniquely cinematic, often music-driven, visual style to comedic storytelling. His creative passions are high-concept visual metaphors, dark comedy and music.
He began his career as a writer/director for MTV’s On Air Promos department and has since gone on to direct award-winning commercials, promos, short films, and branded content. His short films have been played on Vice, IFC and at film festivals worldwide. In 2013 his Katy Perry spot was nominated for an Emmy.
His sense of adventure and love for the art of filmmaking has enabled him to excel whether he’s working with celebrities, up-and-coming actors, pro surfers, convicts or comedians.