Patrick O’Brien was born October 5, 1974 in Edison, New Jersey and currently lives in Chelsea, MA at the ALS Residence for Living. His first film was “Cancer Zoo Review” and he was awarded first prize at the 1994 NJ Young filmmakers festival. Patrick attended the School of Visual Arts and produced the 1996 Student Academy Award Winning film: “Waiting in the Wings”. He has lived and worked in New York City until recently. Patrick has had a successful commercial career on TV and the web, creating unique stories for Spike TV, AOL, IBM, MTV, MICROSOFT and WARP RECORDS with his own brand of darkly humorous and sometimes controversial films and animations. His independent projects are seen by millions every year on TV and the internet. Patrick was diagnosed with ALS on May 24, 2005 and it was at this point that he decided to embark on his feature length documentary film.
Click here to view the trailer and help with fundraising.