Brooklyn, NY Member since July 2017
Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood are a filmmaking duo based in Brooklyn, New York. They met in the summer of 2015 while working at an advertising agency together. The two clicked as friends and knew that becoming creative partners was in both of their best interests.
Pat, 26, grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. In 2013, he graduated from Emerson College, where he studied Film and Television and interned at NBC, BBC, and was nominated to partake in the prestigious Writers Guild of America East Mentorship Program.
Jamil, 24, is a Turkish & African American director from Kaiserslautern, Germany. Jamil’s interest in film began at a young age with an extensive background in photography. Upon graduating business school from Florida A&M University and a couple Wall Street stockbroking gigs under his belt, Jamil jumped into the film industry and hasn’t looked back.
Pat has worked as a coordinator at the production companies SMUGGLER and Here Be Dragons for over three years, while Jamil works as a producer at the advertising agency Droga5.