Patricia K. Meyer

Patricia K. Meyer

Playwright, producer and screenwriter in Santa Monica, California

About Patricia

Meyer earned a B.A. in History and Literature (Modern England &
France) from Harvard University and an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from
Boston University. She comes to LMU from the American Institute
Conservatory where she served as Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting for
ten years. Aside from teaching she enjoys a diverse career as a
motion picture and television screenwriter and producer. With her
passion for true crime stories, she has written screenplays for Martin
Scorsese and Robert De Niro's Tribeca Productions, as well as every
major studio. She has also written projects for the television and cable
networks. Meyer's first production, the ABC miniseries THE WOMEN OF
BREWSTER PLACE starred Oprah Winfrey and received an
Emmy®nomination for Outstanding Miniseries in 1989 and won the
Image Award. Additionally, she executive produced Nora Ephron’s
directorial debut, THIS IS MY LIFE, for Twentieth Century Fox. Meyer
also developed and executive produced six network movies in her deal
with Von Zerneck/Sertner Films. She made her directorial debut in
2004, with THE LIST, a short tragic-comedy, which screened at seven
major film festivals, including Cannes' short film corner. Her recently
produced short, UNSPOKEN, is out to festivals. Currently, Meyer has
several new screenplays under option and three one-hour drama
series pilots in development. Additionally, her first play,
TURNAROUND, was presented at the Pasadena Playhouse’s Hot House
series. She remains an active and proud member of the Writers Guild
of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


Name: Patricia K. Meyer

Lives in: Santa Monica, California

Occupation: Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter and Script Consultant

Credits

  • Unspoken

    Unspoken (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Writer A grieving couple, facing an empty nursery for the third time, struggles to reconnect in order to build a family.

  • Assassin

    Assassin (2015)
    Video (Thriller) Producer Ruthless killer for hire (Danny Dyer) breaks the rules of his profession and falls for a beautiful young woman. Discovering the notorious gangland brothers (Martin & Gary Kemp) had hired him to kill her father, his world breaks down and he must turn against his criminal employers and their gang to save the woman he loves.

  • Default

    Default (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Left for Dead

    Left for Dead (2007)
    Film (Action, Horror and Western) Producer A desperate criminal and a merciless posse become trapped in a remote Mexican ghost town by a vengeful demon.

  • The Loch Ness Monster

    The Loch Ness Monster (2005)
    Film (Short) Producer Add a Plot »

  • The List

    The List (2004)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Short) Producer A remorseful ex-Yankees star reappears in his daughter's life when she gets hit by a diaper truck and is temporarily confined to a wheelchair. To make up for his past failings, he plans a surprise party for her and inadvertently invites every ex-boyfriend she hoped she'd never see again. After facing her exes one by one, she finally settles the score with the first man in her life -- her dad. Written by anonymous

  • Home Song

    Home Song (1996)
    TV Movie (Drama) Writer High school principal Tom Gardner is happily married with two children, but then his perfect life is disrupted by the arrival of new student Kent Arens and his mother Monica. Tom and Monica share a secret--on the night of Tom's bachelor party he got drunk and slept with Monica. Tom learns that Kent is his son and though initially he wants to keep it a secret, he eventually has no choice but to tell his family the truth. Written by Anonymous

  • The Other Woman

    The Other Woman (1995)
    TV Movie (Drama) Producer After the divorce from Michael, Tessa raises her daughters Kate and Laura alone. None of them can stand her ex-husband's new young wife Carolyn, a model. But then Tessa learns that she's suffering from cancer and soon will die. Now she tries to get her kids to accept Carolyn as new mother. She takes her with her on a trip across America to her father Jacob's ranch in Wyoming. She tries to teach Carolyn about the responsibilities involved in raising kids. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

  • Take Me Home Again

    Take Me Home Again (1994)
    TV Movie (Drama) Producer Ed Reece, an old travelling salesman, decides to end his days in the place in which he was born. Therefore he convinces his elder son to acompany him on his last long voyage of farewell. Written by Volker Boehm

  • Beyond Suspicion

    Beyond Suspicion (1993)
    TV Movie (Thriller and Drama) Producer A web of deceit, lies and sex sends a woman on a risky mission to catch a deranged killer in this tightly wound thriller. Two decades of brutal and mysterious murders have gone unsolved as a concerned wife begins to suspect that her seemingly mild mannered husband could be responsible. The key to trapping the unlikely maniac lies deep in the man's bizarre and twisted psyche: his greatest sexual turn on is actually talking about his victims. Now, can his wife manage to seduce her husband while getting him to admit his crimes on tape? Written by Anonymous

  • This Is My Life

    This Is My Life (1992)
    Film (Drama) Producer Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two daughters, Erica and Opal, to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her agent, Arnold Moss, makes her famous, but while she travels all over the USA, the girls stay home lonely. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

  • Menu for Murder

    Menu for Murder (1990)
    TV Movie (Comedy, Drama and Mystery) Producer Joanne Mayfield, head of the parental school commission, behaves like a dictator and makes all the other women her enemies. But when she suddenly falls dead on a party after having a sandwich, the main suspect is Susan, who served her the food. The handsome detective Joe Russo interrogates her repeatedly and they become friends. He invites her to help him with the investigation, what she happily accepts - too happily, says her husband. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

  • The Women of Brewster Place

    The Women of Brewster Place (1989)
    Television (Drama) Producer Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three decades, they struggle against poverty, bigotry, and weak, troublesome men. Written by mts77

Awards

  • Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Miniseries, "The Women of Brewster Place."
    (1989)

Education

  • Harvard College (Cambridge, MA)

  • Boston University

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