Patrick Schwarz, the producer /  director of October Studios located in the Chicagoland area, has over twenty years of experience working in the film and television industry. His abilities include screenwriting, directing, producing and creative development. Patrick's television experience includes working on commercials for Southwest Airlines, Ford Motor Company, Budweiser, Johnson Floor Wax, BMW, Discovery Channel, Universal Studios Theme Parks and Disney World just to name a few. His wealth of experience in production work on industrials for Exxon, BP, Ford, IBM, and DuPont provides creative knowledge and brings filmmaking experience to each of his projects. In addition, Patrick has worked on feature films for companies such as Universal Studios, Propaganda Films, Anna Productions, Disney and 20th Century Fox.

 Patrick Schwarz's screenwriting experience includes "Asylum" which was produced and premiered on HBO. Patrick has won awards for his screenwriting in the Houston Film Festival and as a semi-finalist in the Nicholl Fellowship. He was also Membership Chairman for the Horror Writers Association.