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Patrick Flynn

Adjunct Instructor School of Communication

Patrick Flynn is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright, and webseries creator based in Washington, D.C. His series I Live With This won Outstanding Series and Outstanding Writing at the 2012 L.A. Webfest. His series Long Distance Relationship took home Bronze at the 2016 TIVA-DC Peer Awards. The Capitol Fringe production of his play Giant Box of Porn was hailed by The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, and was named "Best of Fringe" by DC Metro Theatre Arts. His plays have been part of the DC Source Festival, the Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival, Bethesda Play-in-a-Day, DC One-Minute Play Festival, and New York Fringe. He is a 10-year veteran of the 48 Hour Film Project and has received several awards including Best Film for his short For Whom the Whistle Blows. His first book Visual Literacy: A Practical Text on the Analysis, History, and Creation of Visual Media (co-authored with Kyle Brannon) is available from Kendall-Hunt. He is a professor at American University’s School of Communication and host of a podcast about original cast albums called The Original Cast available on iTunes.

Degrees

MA, Film & Video, American University
BA, Media Studies, Catholic University

Favorite Place in Washington DC
The National Portrait Gallery

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See Also
official website
VISUAL LITERACY at Kendall/Hunt
Twitter
YouTube

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