The son of an American diplomat, Patrick Sherman was born in Montevideo, Uruguay and raised in seven countries throughout South America and Europe. Patrick graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in architecture followed by a graduate degree at The American Film Institute, garnering the prestigious Mary Pickford Award.
Between 1993-2000 Patrick worked as a production designer on commercials, feature films, and television shows, collaborating with directors such as Darren Aronofsky, Lasse Hallstrom, Ben Stiller, Scott Silver and Mark Waters on projects such as Protozoa, The Fountain, The House of Yes, The Mod Squad movie, and Heat Vision and Jack.
In 2001 Patrick Joined Anonymous Content where, shortly after beginning to direct commercials, his spots played to enormous success at the Saatchi New Director Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. He has been featured repeatedly in SHOOT and ADCRITIC, was named one of the “Ten Hottest New Directors” by Creativity, was a Boards awards winner, and has been honored by Canada’s Marketing Awards (garnering it’s highest honor, the Best in Show) for his spot, Panasonic “Recital.” Patrick’s notable campaigns include the award winning Superbowl spot, “Green Light” for Ford Mustang Convertible, campaigns for ESPN, Sony, Freecreditreport.com and many others. In 2010, Patrick directed the pilot episode for Well Traveled, a travel show parody.
Having joined Caviar Content, Patrick has recently directed spots for such notable clients as Comcast, Dodge, Visa, Budweiser and Subway. Patrick is represented in Canada by Suneeva and in London by Outsider Films.