With a wealth of experience in many different genres and media, Patrick Hegarty will be joining the team as Senior Writer. Patrick is an award-winning game and screenwriter, penning the game scripts for such titles as GHOSTBUSTERS, BLUR RACING, CARS, SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, RATATOUILLE, ERAGON, and many more.
His action-drama screenplay, FLOWER OF FIRE, won the prestigious Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition as well as the Filmmakers International Writing Contest. His action thriller screenplay, S.T.E.A.L., was named to The Hit List as one of the best spec screenplays in Hollywood, as voted on by major development executives, including Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions, Brad Pitt’s Plan B, and J.J. Abram’s Bad Robot.
Hegarty is also the author of a literary novel entitled THE DAZZLE OF THE LIGHT (Wexford College Press, 2003), and co-author of WAR ROOM to BOARDROOM: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM WEST POINT’S WARRIOR CLASS.
Prior to his work as a writer, Hegarty was a backup quarterback for the Denver Broncos before moving on to earn his Master of Arts in Literature from the University of Colorado.