Patrick Wang

  Male      American      Writer

About Author

Patrick Wang is an American writer, economist, director and actor whose first directed feature film In the Family earned a number of awards and strong reviews.

Wang is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Economics and a concentration in Music and Theater Arts.

His feature film directorial debut In The Family - which he wrote, directed, produced and starred in - was nominated for a "Best First Feature" Independent Spirit Award and received rave reviews from Roger Ebert (and the Chicago Sun-Times), the New York Times (Critic's Pick), the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Reader (Critic's Pick), Time Out Chicago (Critic's Pick), NOW Magazine (Critic's Pick) and was listed in over 25 "Best of 2011" Film lists. The film also won the "Golden Hammer" Award from "Hammer to Nail", the online film magazine, and Best Narrative Feature awards at the San Diego Asian Film Festival, the Spokane International Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (with Wang receiving "Best Emerging Filmmaker" or "Most Promising New Filmmaker" Awards at all three festivals as well). For the film, Wang also was named by Filmmaker Magazine as one of the "25 New Faces of Independent Film."..

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