Patricia Mizen

About Patricia:

As a content creator, Patricia wrote, directed, acted and produced her first short film, “Blink” to help bring awareness to those who are suffering from PTSD and to help support their friends and families who are also being affected by this destructive disorder. Her passion to help others comes from her own experience as a teen having to witness the effects PTSD had on her father and her family. Patricia’s father was a war hero who served in the Army Special Forces and during his time, there was little support for those who suffered with PTSD. Blink helped shed light on this debilitating disorder and iIn an 2014, “Blink” was officially selected into the Inaugural Indie Capitol Awards in Washington, DC.

In addition, Patricia booked her first lead in a feature film, “Assumption of Risk” starring Brain Anthony Wilson, and Frankie Faison. The feature went on to win ‘Best Feature’ in The Winter Film Awards in New York City in 2015.

Patricia has also worked in National Commercial and Print Campaigns to include: Miller Genuine Draft, Budweiser, Exxon Mobile, and Starwood Hotel Worldwide. Patricia also worked with Director Anthony Cohen of Bridge Gate Pictures and appeared in James Franco’s nominated web-series “Making a Scene with James Franco”.

Furthermore, the notable short film “400 to Oahu” directed by David Rountree was officially selected into the 2018 CANNES SHORT FILM CORNER in which Patricia had a supporting role as Marie Johnson in the film. The film took home the trophy as WINNER, Award in Merit, during the 2018 IndieFilm Fest in LA. In addition, “Surviving Theatre 9” another notable short was officially selected into the 2018 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL in 2018. Patricia was ‘Dean Polly’ in this true story which helped shed light on one man’s journey during this horrific tragedy. https://youtu.be/hhcm_E-nlos

In October of 2018, Patricia recieved 1st place for her short film, “FLY RIGHT” in the AT&T Create A-Thon. She wanted a challenge and entered into the competition. After building a team, she wrote, directed, and acted in the short which went on to win! Patricia will continue her journey in creating content and storytelling. She has fallen in love with directing so we will see more of her behind the camera as well as in front.

Patricia’s love for stage lead her back to perform for SkyPilot’s One Act Festival in Hollywood in November of 2018. The original plays shed light on Black Lives Matter, #Metoo, and March For Our Lives. Also, Patricia has participated in The Hollywood Fringe Festival, in an original play by Adam Hahn called, “Overlay”. She also worked with one of the original Firesign Theatre performers, Philip Proctor, in the SAG Radio Play “Welcome to Firesign Theatre or Something Like It” as Nancy.

To give back, Patricia helped raise awareness in “The Thirst Project”, a nonprofit organization to build working wells in third world countries. www.thirstproject.org

Patricia received her first professional training at ‘The Actors Theatre Workshop Training Institute’ in Boston, MA where she completed the Meisner Sanford Program for two years. Since moving to Los Angeles she has studied with Robert Carnegie at Playhouse West, The Groundlings, Killian McHugh, and on September 1st 2017, Patricia received a Certificate of Completion at UCLA School of Theatre, Film ad Television’s (TFT) Professional Program in Acting for the Camera. Through TFT, she has had the privilege of learning from Emily Rose (Haven), Shiri Appleby (Unreal), Wendell Pierce (The Wire), Meredith Scott Lynn (Days of Our Lives), Catherine Dent (The Shield), Nolan North (Uncharted), Sacha Gervasi (The Terminal), ” Jennifer Aniston (Friends), Whitney Cummings (creator: 2Broke Girls) and more.

Patricia is a member of the Screen Actor Guild (SAG-AFTRA), American Equity Association (AEA) and member of The SkyPilot Theatre Company, a non-profit ensemble of resident playwrights, actors, directors and designers producing provocative, compelling and challenging new works for the Los Angeles theatre-going audience. Patricia is a member of Women In Film, East West Theatre, and the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE).

For Fun, Patricia loves hanging out with her family, taking her dogs to the dog park and hikes, roller-skating and binge watching some of her favorite shows on Netflix.

Her motto: “Live life to the fullest because tomorrow is never promised!”

Favorite Quote: “If There Is A Will, There Is A Way”

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