Patrick is co-founder and co-director of Cheeky Little Media, which launched in July 2014 and is based in Sydney, Australia.
Cheeky Little focuses 100% on developing and producing unique animated content for kids worldwide, and growing global brands around that content.
Cheeky Little has just completed production of two shows.
Bottersnikes & Gumbles is a 52 x 11 minute action comedy for kids aged 6 – 9 for Seven Network (Australia), CBBC (UK) and Netflix (Europe, North America, and LATAM). The show has already won the 2016 Pulcinella for Best Kids Series at Cartoons on the Bay this year, as well as being nominated for Logie and AACTA awards in Australia.
Kazoops is a unique 78 x 7 minute pre-school series produced for ABC Kids (Australia), CBeebies (UK) and Netflix (ROW). The show has launched very strongly on all three platforms and has attracted Tomy as global master toy partner and Penguin as a publishing partner for Australia.
Along with co-founder David Webster, Patrick directs the development and production of all Cheeky Little’s brands and oversees management of staff and strategy
Previously, Patrick was Executive Producer for International Co-Production at Ambience Entertainmnet where he developed the slate of properties with David Webster that they took rights for in starting Cheeky Little. Before that he was Head of Development at Chief Productions in the UK developing and producing children’s television for ITV, factual for Discovery and online comedy for the BBC.
From 2003 to 2005 Patrick worked as a producer in the film and TV dept at Animal Logic where he managed large teams of animators and compositors for VFX sequences on Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire and the Farscape mini series.