A Journey Through Hollywood: From Hampton to Paramount w/ Patrick Coleman

Listen to our podcast conversation with filmmaker Patrick Coleman.

Join us on this captivating episode of Noir360, as we sit down with the remarkable Patrick Coleman, a multifaceted talent who has made his mark as a producer, director, and independent filmmaker. Patrick’s journey within the Hollywood studio system has been nothing short of inspiring, and in this episode, we delve deep into his path to becoming a co-producer on Paramount Studio’s hit show, The Game.

Our conversation with Patrick begins by exploring his upbringing in the picturesque peninsula of Hampton, Virginia. We learn about the early seeds of his passion for storytelling and communication, which eventually led him to Morris Brown College, an HBCU in Atlanta, where he pursued a degree in Mass Communication.

From there, we embark on his post-university adventure, which took him to the vibrant city of Los Angeles, California. It was here that Patrick’s dreams of working in television and film truly came to life. Throughout his career, he’s lent his talents to some of the industry’s biggest players, including the Walt Disney Company, HBO, and CBS.

Patrick’s current role as Co-Producer on the Paramount Plus streaming series, The Game, is a testament to his dedication and expertise. In our conversation, we not only discuss his pivotal role on this hit show but also explore his involvement in a series of both commercially and critically acclaimed productions, such as NCIS, The Shield, Judging Amy, and many more.

Noir 360 is a series of podcast conversations celebrating international Black filmmaking in all its diversity, hosted by Rashid Bahati.

Featured image courtesy of Patrick Coleman.

  • A poster of the 2024 AVP Summit, which took place in Reggio Calabria, Italy.
    Image: AVP Summit

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