Chasing stories

Pat McGee , is an award-winning showrunner and director in both film and television. In 2018, Viceland Network picked up the original Pat McGee Pictures series, “Dopesick Nation,” a ten hour documentary series about the opioid epidemic in Florida. Pat McGee’s feature documentary, “American Relapse,” the inspiration for Dopesick Nation won 7 awards at film festivals across the nation, and was theatrically released in Los Angeles and New York. Currently “American Relapse” is available on iTunes, Amazon and most popular streaming services and VOD. Simultaneous to producing “Dopesick Nation”, Pat executive produced and directed the YouTube Original feature documentary “The Deported”, set to premiere in 2019. Pat McGee Pictures’ “24 to Life” was LMN’s highest rated series of 2016, and was picked up for a second season airing on Lifetime, LMN and A&E.

Pat’s focus has been on producing, “stories worth telling”. He’s grateful for all those who let him into their world to assist in telling their story. He keeps pushing to give a voice to the voiceless, while respecting the art of storytelling.

Pat McGee’s experience includes working with T-Group as Senior Vice President of Development and as an in-house Executive Producer. Prior to his stint at T-Group, he served as showrunner for National Geographic Channel’s “Filthy Riches.”

From 2009 – 2012, Pat ran Bigfoot Television Studios based out of Cebu, Philippines, with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and California. He started as the Head of Television for Bigfoot Studios, was promoted to CEO of Bigfoot Productions, and then took over as the Head of Programming / Creative for Bigfoot’s sister company, Fashion One Network. Producing both at home and abroad, Pat has developed a unique area of expertise directing and showrunning in challenging and off-the-grid locations, producing shows in almost every conceivable field location -- underwater, deserted islands, the Arctic and even dense jungles. Whether it’s Nome, Alaska or Palawan, Philippines, he has assembled a talented international production company willing to go wherever the story takes them.


Contact: 310.739.0295


Representation by Kristin Peace, Kaplan Stahler Agency