Patrick Wimp

Adjunct Faculty // Cinematography, Screenwriting, Cinema Production
College of Computing and Digital Media
Patrick Wimp
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Bio and Research Information

Patrick is the first MFA graduate from DePaul University Digital Cinema. Throughout his career at DePaul and as an industry professional he has produced, shot and directed productions of all sizes. Pat is the co-founder and owner of local production company Digital Hydra. The Emmy award-winning company has crafted commercial and creative content for a variety of major brands and entities including Facebook, HBO, McDonald's, The Chicago Bulls, Cubs, and Blackhawks.
Digital Hydra is also one of the largest content producers in Middle Eastern markets.
Pat's cinematography on DePaul MFA short film 'Milwaukee,' helped the film reach the Chicago Latino Film Festival, Carmel International Film Festival, Cannes International Short Film Corner, and a host of others.
Pat has also served as writer, producer, and cinematographyer on a variety of independent feature films and television series in Europe, the Middle East, Hollywood, and all across the United States.
Recent accolades include winning Best Writer at SeriesFest Season 3, and selections to Chicago International TV Festival, New York Television Festival, and ITVF in Vermont.

Research Area

Cinematography, Screenwriting, Cinema Production

Specific Research Area

Cinema Production Cinematography Visual Effects

Professional Associations

Digital Cinema Collaborative

Schedule for Spring 2017-2018

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