Patrick Tobias

Patrick Tobias

1837 Productions
Producer, Casting Director and Screenwriter

Chicago, Illinois

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About Patrick

PATRICK TOBIAS always wanted to be involved in the entertainment business, having studied Film/TV in College he was eager to get his foot in the door.

Pat currently serves as Executive Producer of THE MATTHEW AARON SHOW, an award-nominated Entertainment & Comedy Podcast based in Chicago which is hosted by his producing partner, Comedian/Writer/Director Matthew Aaron. The show features in-depth and revealing interviews with some of Hollywood's top talent, both in front of and behind the camera. Pat also books all the guests who appear on the show. He played a key role in the building of a Worldwide audience and maintains a strong relationship with many talented Agents, Managers, Publicists, Studios & PR firms.

In 2013 Pat expanded his duties as Producer on the unscripted, multi-camera TV talk show pilot DINE AND DASH which was created and hosted by Matthew Aaron and featured Writer/Director Joe Carnahan (The Grey, The A-Team, Smokin' Aces,) Rapper/Actor Common (Wanted, American Gangster,) Actress Kate Walsh (Private Practice, Grey's Anatomy,) Actress Lucy Lawless(Spartacus, Parks & Rec, Xena: Warrior Princess) & Actor Dermot Mulroney (The Grey, About Schmidt, My Best Friends Wedding.) Pat booked all the guests for the pilot as well.

Dine and Dash is Executive Produced by Matthew Aaron along with Writer/Director Joe Carnahan.

In 2014 he co-produced the Indie feature BROMANCE, an observational comedy about modern dating and sexuality. The film was written, directed, and starred Matthew Aaron.

BROMANCE is scheduled for release in 2021.

In 2015 he co-produced the award-winning Indie feature THE WAY WE TALK, a comedy about a group of friends who gather at a Lake House for a "conscious uncoupling" party. The film was written & directed by Matthew Aaron.

THE WAY WE TALK is scheduled for release in 2021.

In 2016 he produced and cast the feature LANDLINE, a comedy which takes place in Chicago and follows a PR agent who, under the stress of work, a marriage, and social media, gives up his cell phone and disconnects and once doing so, discovers the wacky implications of going off the grid. "Landline" is the first sports-related film to feature LGBT leads working in association with Major League Baseball and the WORLD SERIES WINNING Chicago Cubs.

The film was written & directed by Matthew Aaron and stars Tom Arnold (True Lies, Nine Months, Roseanne,) Jim O'Heir (the lovable Jerry Gergich on Parks and Recreation,) Nick Searcy (Justified, Cast Away, Fried Green Tomatoes,) James DuMont (Trumbo, Dallas Buyers Club, Treme,) Louis Lombardi (24, The Sopranos, The Usual Suspects,) Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces, Breaking Bad,) and Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY hailed LANDLINE as making "History for Chicago, the Cubs & LGBT Cinema."

In April 2017 LANDLINE was acquired by FREESTYLE DIGITAL MEDIA for US distribution and had its World Premiere at the Music Box Theater in Chicago in March 2017. The film is currently available on VOD.

in September 2020 LANDLINE was acquired by FILM VOLT LTD for International distribution and is currently available on Amazon Prime UK with more digital platforms to follow.

Patrick currently resides in Suburban Chicago.

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  • Bromance

    Bromance (2021)
    Film by Matthew Aaron (Comedy and Drama) Producer Bromance is an observational comedy about modern dating and sexuality. Bromance follows the week in the life of an internalized, homophobic Chicagan, David, who's grown bored with his daily life and even his group of hyper-masculine Italian buddies. When David befriends a new-to-Chicago, gay man the film dissects the consequences of that friendship and argues that friendships can transcend social labels.

  • The Way We Talk

    The Way We Talk (2021)
    Film by Matthew Aaron (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Producer There's always a new fad, whether that be a terrible hairstyle, gag-worthy fashion, or theme parties. But for Michelle and Jerry, it's the latest trend in-vogue that prompts them to invite all their closest friends to a relaxing weekend getaway: a divorce party. Michelle's blooming career has left Jerry in the dust and they've grown apart ... together. Through a (seemingly) mutual separation, both parties agree a getaway to close their romantic chapter makes the most sense when their friends accompany them. Of course each set of friends comes with their own wacky baggage. Between divorce, weekend pranks, the pressures of pregnancy, a gay love affair, and a drunken tryst, Matthew Aaron's latest film focuses on the way we treat each other and The Way We Talk.

  • The Matthew Aaron Show (Podcast)

    The Matthew Aaron Show (Podcast) (2011 - 2021)
    Radio (Comedy and News) Executive Producer/Guest Booking THE MATTHEW AARON SHOW is a wildly popular, Award-nominated Entertainment & Comedy Internet Radio show with a HUGE listening audience Worldwide (All 50 States + 73 Countries & hundreds of thousands of subscribers on Apple Podcasts & rising.) Hosted by Chicago Comedian/Actor/Writer Matthew Aaron and broadcasting from Chicago. Joined by a ragtag revolving door group of co-hosts, Matthew Aaron consistently delivers a fun and entertaining look at life, show business, and comedy. The Matthew Aaron show has been positively mentioned twice in the Cheers & Jeers section of TV Guide and once more in TV Guide Magazine, as well as multiple Entertainment News websites including, Collider, JoBlo, Dark Horizons, AOL, The Huffington Post, Yahoo, and countless others. Past guests include Sean Astin, Gary Sinise, Chazz Palminteri, Jeff Garlin, Vivica A Fox, Joshua Malina, Michael Ian Black, Adam McKay, Mike Binder, Joe Carnahan, Frank Grillo, John Landis, Eli Roth, Marlon Wayans, Paul Sorvino, Brie Larson, Tim Conway, William Friedkin, Stephen Dorff, Hulk Hogan, David Krumholtz, Tony Hale, Joel Edgerton, Neil LaBute, Anton Yelchin, Thomas McCarthy, Zendaya, Cary Elwes, Shawn Levy, Paul Feig, and countless others.

  • Landline

    Landline (2017)
    Film by Matthew Aaron (Comedy and Sport) Producer/Casting LANDLINE is a comedy that takes place in Chicago and follows a PR agent who, under the stress of work, a marriage, and social media, gives up his cell phone and disconnects and once doing so, discovers the wacky implications of going off the grid. "Landline" is the first sports-related film to feature LGBT leads working in association with Major League Baseball and the WORLD SERIES WINNING Chicago Cubs.

  • Dine and Dash (TV Pilot)

    Dine and Dash (TV Pilot) (2015)
    Television by 1837 Productions (Comedy, Documentary and Talk-Show) Producer/Casting Matthew Aaron (Comedian/Writer/Actor and host of the popular and cleverly named Podcast "The Matthew Aaron Show") brings his brand of ballsy, in-your-face humor and encyclopedic knowledge of films and TV to the small screen as Creator and Host of "Dine and Dash", a unique, independently-financed, multi-camera, unscripted, reality-based TV pilot which will give viewers a behind-the-scenes peek at Hollywood and fame through fun and entertaining stories told by some of today's biggest celebrities in an intimate dinner setting. The pilot will feature Aaron sitting down to dinner with 6 well-known celebrities at a local LA restaurant. They will be talking about whatever happens to be on their minds,-from fame and fortune to love and politics. Whatever the topic, you are sure to be entertained.

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