Patrick Sherman has directed over 100 commercials in his award-winning career
and he’s just getting started. His commercial work is characterized by blending
comedic performances with impeccable timing and amazing production design
The son of an American diplomat, Patrick Sherman was born in Uruguay and raised
in seven countries throughout Europe and South America. 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.
Patrick began his career 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, Heat Vision and Jack.
Shortly after beginning to direct commercials, his spots played to enormous success
at the Saatchi New Director Showcase at the Cannes FilmFestival. He’s been featured
repeatedly in CREATIVITY and SHOOT, 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, and many others. In 2010, Patrick directed the pilot
episode for Well Traveled, a travel show parody.
Pat joined m ss ng p eces in September 2014. Patrick has recently directed spots for
such notable clients as Comcast, Dodge, Visa, Budweiser and Subway