Patrick Flynn is an award-winning playwright, filmmaker, and webseries creator based in Washington, D.C. The Capitol Fringe production of his play Giant Box of Porn was hailed by The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, and was named “Best of Fringe” by DC Metro Theatre Arts. He has received commissions from Adventure Theatre MTC, Flying V, Contemporary Stage Company, and his plays have been part of the DC Source Festival, the Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival, Bethesda Play-in-a-Day, DC One-Minute Play Festival, and New York Fringe. His web series I Live With This won Outstanding Series and Outstanding Writing at the 2012 L.A. Webfest. His series Long Distance Relationship took home Bronze at the 2016 TIVA-DC Peer Awards. He is a 10-year veteran of the 48 Hour Film Project and has received several awards including Best Film for his short For Whom the Whistle Blows. His first book Visual Literacy: A Practical Text on the Analysis, History, and Creation of Visual Media is available from Kendall-Hunt. He is a professor at American University & Catholic University and host of a podcast about original cast albums called The Original Cast available on iTunes.