Patrick Milling-Smith is a Producer and the Co-Founder / President of international production company SMUGGLER, Ad Age’s 2017 production company of the year. From a Tony Award-Winning Broadway musical, a Grammy-winning album, countless Cannes Lions Grand Prix, Palme d’Ors, Clios, category-defining Virtual & Augmented reality, to Emmy-awarded storytelling, Patrick’s focus is on innovative storytelling and working with first-class talent to create impactful work that resonates, regardless of the medium or platform.
Notable theatre projects include international hit and 8 x Tony Award-Winning Musical, “Once,” an audience-favourite Broadway show, “Seminar”, starring the late Alan Rickman and extended by Jeff Goldblum, a virtual reality experience of Othello which premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in May, and the stage adaptation of Robert Evans memoir The Kid Stays in the Picture, written and directed by Simon McBurney, which had a sold out run at the Royal Court Theatre in London.
Recent film projects include the recently released NY Times Critics’ Pick movie WEIGHTLESS written by Enda Walsh and directed by Jaron Albertin. Upcoming film projects include Wild Geese and Becket, adapted by Academy Award Winner William Monahan.
Patrick has served as the Jury Chairman of the Clios awards and on the board of The New York Theatre Workshop and currently sits on the board of Immersive theatre company Punchdrunk International (Sleep No More).