Pat Mills got his start in the industry as an actor on the series 'You Can't Do That on Television' (Nickelodeon/ YTV). He received his training at Ryerson University where he was the recipient of the Norman Jewison Filmmaker Award and City TV Best Film Award for his short comedy 'The Affected Turtleneck Trio'. Short films include Babysitting Andy (distributed by Wolfe Video on "He Likes Guys"/"She Likes Girls" Short film compilations), Marjorie (an NSI Drama Prize,) 'Pat's First Kiss' (TIFF Talent Lab Short), and '5 Dysfunctional People in a Car' (Bravo!FACT).Pat was accepted into the NSI's Totally Television program and the WGC-CTV Diverse Screenwriters Program for his teen series 'Amnesia Girl', which ended up going into development with CTV, Canada's largest network. He was also a 2011 CTV Fellow at the Banff World Media Festival. Pat was invited to participate in the inaugural NSI/Movie Central "Script to Screen" program with his time travel comedy 'Here I Go Again'. The project will spend a year going from treatment to a fully formed script ready for packaging.In September 2008, Pat was named winner of the Toronto International Film Festival's Pitch This! Competition for 'Don't Talk to Irene', which has received development support from Telefilm, Corus and the Harold Greenberg Fund. The project took part in the 2013 CFC Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange, where the script was mentored by Kirsten Smith ('Legally Blonde', 'The House Bunny'). The screenplay just won best comedy screenplay at the 2013 Austin Screenplay Competition.Pat just completed principal photography of his first feature, the dark comedy, 'Guidance', produced by Edyson Entertainment and funded by Telefilm Canada. It will be released in 2014.He is represented by the Jennifer Hollyer Agency in Toronto.