Patrick Milling Smith is a film, theatre, commercial and music video producer who co-founded international production company SMUGGLER alongside Brian Carmody. Since its inception, SMUGGLER has twice taken home the coveted Cannes Lions Palme d’Or as well as the Cannes Lions Grand Prix, AICP Awards, Tony’s, Olivier’s, the Emmy, the Grammy and D&AD Pencils. SMUGGLER has also been recognized as Production Company of the Year several times by the Clio Awards, British Arrows, and Creativity Magazine.
In 2012, Patrick produced the Broadway adaptation of the Oscar-winning musical Once which garnered 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical along with the 2013 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album. In addition to touring the US, Once is currently playing in Toronto, Korea and London’s West End where it was nominated for six Olivier Awards including Best Musical and went on to win two.
In 2014 Patrick founded Vrse.works (now Here Be Dragons) with filmmaker and digital artist Chris Milk.