Patrick Tarr

Patrick Tarr

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Producers' Lab),

Completion Year


Current Information


Patrick Tarr worked for many years and in many jobs in film & TV production before attending the Canadian Film Centre Writers’ Lab in 2005. Since then he's had several feature screenplays go into development, and co-wrote 2013’s The Colony,a sci-fi thriller starring Lawrence Fishburne and Bill Paxton. Starting out in television, Patrick was a story consultant on the fourth season of Murdoch Mysteries in addition to writing the WGC Award-winning web series Curse of the Lost Pharaohs. He has since worked as a writer and story editor on the Showcase series, King, a writer and consulting producer on seasons 1 & 2 of the CBC drama Cracked, and is currently a writer/producer on the staff of CTV’s Saving Hope. He was selected as one of Playback Magazine’s 10 to Watch for 2012.