Based in London UK, Patrick is originally from Sweden and Poland, and grew up in various parts of the world spending most of his childhood living in Malaysia. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston and was selected to attend the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2009. Patrick has always been fascinated by the creation and transformation of unique sounds, going back to his love of guitar and a childhood spent experimenting with pedals.
In 2013 Patrick scored BENDS, directed by Flora Lau, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival as part of ‘Un Certain Regard’ for which he went on to receive a nomination for ‘Best Original Film Score’ at the Taipei Golden Horse Awards, one of the top Chinese-language film awards.
Patrick has since composed the score for Academy Award and BAFTA nominated feature documentary VIRUNGA, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel and executive produced by Leonardo Di Caprio. The film’s music was picked out as one of the “15 Best Film Scores of 2014” by HitFix.
More recently he completed the score for Academy Award winning Netflix Short Documentary THE WHITE HELMETS, also directed by von Einsiedel, which premiered at Telluride and was awarded Best Short at the International Documentary Association Awards.
Other credits include upcoming BBC Three Drama FIVE BY FIVE starring Idris Elba and directed by Kate Herron; acclaimed documentary FRAME BY FRAME, directed by Alexandria Bombach and Mo Scarpelli, for which he was nominated for ‘Best Documentary Score’ at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2015; DOG DAYS, a Chinese drama by American director Jordan Schiele which was developed as part of the Cannes Cinefondation Residence and premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in the Panorama line up; and MOON SHOT a documentary web series for Google, produced by JJ Abrams/Bad Robot.
He has also assisted composers on a number of studio level feature films such as Thor, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Disney’s Brave.